Truth-squading public officials' statements, with our partners at voiceofsandiego.org

Friday, May 1, 2015 at 09:18 PM PDT

SD Fact Check: Super Bowl Myths

SD Fact Check: Super Bowl Myths

New NFL stadiums are supposed to draw lots of Super Bowls, and that should mean more cash to the host city. But some of those arguments are oversimplified and misleading. Lisa Halverstadt from the Voice of...

Friday, Apr 24, 2015 at 09:33 PM PDT

SD Fact Check: Going to School Outside Your Neighborhood

SD Fact Check: Going to School Outside Your Neighborhood

San Diego schools are trying to stop a recent trend: Families choosing to send their students to schools outside their neighborhood. The district had a couple of ideas. Scott Lewis from The Voice of San...

Friday, Apr 10, 2015 at 08:54 PM PDT

SD Fact Check: Businesses by New Stadium

SD Fact Check: Businesses by New Stadium

Some San Diego city leaders have proposed building a new Chargers stadium in Mission Valley. The plan would ideally attract businesses and developers to the area, but which local companies are willing to...

Friday, Mar 27, 2015 at 10:10 PM PDT

SD Fact Check: City Raises

SD Fact Check: City Raises

The mayor of San Diego and the city council haven't received raises in a while. Do they deserve one, and how does the mayor's salary really compare to other cities? Lisa Halverstadt from the Voice of San Diego...

Friday, Mar 20, 2015 at 10:52 PM PDT

SD Fact Check: Chargers Stadium Plan Nixed Decade Ago

SD Fact Check: Chargers Stadium Plan Nixed Decade Ago

Were traffic concerns the reason City Hall nixed a plan to build a Charger's stadium in Mission Valley ten years ago? That claim is examined, along with who actually nixed it, in this week's San Diego Fact Check...

Wednesday, Mar 18, 2015 at 08:22 PM PDT

SD Explained: One Paseo Project

SD Explained: One Paseo Project

Neighborhoods across San Diego have fought over the newly proposed development One Paseo Project. The city knows the best way to handle things is to get involved and sort out differences before a new project is...

Friday, Mar 13, 2015 at 08:11 PM PDT

SD Fact Check: Financial Benefit of Chargers

SD Fact Check: Financial Benefit of Chargers

One of the main selling points to keeping the Chargers in San Diego is the financial benefits the team plays. But how much does the team actually pay the city? The Voice of San Diego's Lisa Halverstadt takes...

Friday, Mar 6, 2015 at 07:00 PM PST

SD Fact Check: City Permitting

SD Fact Check: City Permitting

Getting things done in San Diego sometimes means a lot of red tape. So how does the city's permitting process work, and how is it affecting the local economy? Scott Lewis from the Voice of San Diego takes a look...

Friday, Feb 27, 2015 at 09:03 PM PST

SD Fact Check: Local Energy Costs

SD Fact Check: Local Energy Costs

San Diegans are paying higher power rates than most people in California, and our energy sources are not the most environmentally friendly. So is there a way to lower our rates while also increasing our use of...

Friday, Feb 20, 2015 at 08:40 PM PST

SD Fact Check: Paying for Chargers Stadium

SD Fact Check: Paying for Chargers Stadium

Mayor Kevin Faulconer's office and the Chargers have gone back and forth over who is at fault for not building a football stadium in San Diego. Scott Lewis from the Voice of San Diego breaks down the money...

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