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Monday, Apr 11, 2016 at 09:08 PM PDT

San Diego Fact Check: Taxpayers and the Stadium Proposals

San Diego Fact Check: Taxpayers and the Stadium Proposals

There are a couple of different proposals to keep the Chargers in San Diego. The city and the team are at odds over which strategy is the best. Regardless, San Diegans will be able to vote on some plan, but...

Friday, Feb 26, 2016 at 08:13 PM PST

SD Fact Check: Downtown Chargers Stadium

SD Fact Check: Downtown Chargers Stadium

This week we heard about the Charger's new plan to pursue a stadium downtown. Mayor Kevin Faulconer is not on board, claiming the voters won't approve a new tax to build it. So why are the Chargers banking on...

Friday, Feb 19, 2016 at 08:12 PM PST

SD Fact Check: Picking SDUSD Trustee

SD Fact Check: Picking SDUSD Trustee

The San Diego School District Board is preparing to pick a new member following the resignation of Marne Foster. But critics are worried the board will make the choice without much public input. Scott Lewis from...

Friday, Feb 5, 2016 at 08:54 PM PST

SD Fact Check: San Diego's Oversupply of Water

SD Fact Check: San Diego's Oversupply of Water

California is still in drought, so you might be surprised to hear that San Diego County has an oversupply of water. How did this happen? Scott Lewis with the Voice of San Diego breaks it down in this week's San...

Friday, Jan 22, 2016 at 08:06 PM PST

Fact Check: State of the City

Fact Check: State of the City

San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer laid out some ambitious goals during his State of the City address. He also assigned blame for some things he hasn't been able to accomplish. But how many of initiatives are...

Friday, Jan 8, 2016 at 07:30 PM PST

SD Fact Check: Chargers Stadium Proposals Blocked by City?

SD Fact Check: Chargers Stadium Proposals Blocked by City?

Chargers Chairman Dean Spanos claims the team has repeatedly proposed new stadium ideas, but 9 have been blocked by the city of San Diego. In this week's San Diego Fact Check, the Voice of San Diego's Scott...

Friday, Dec 18, 2015 at 08:22 PM PST

SD Fact Check: Signature Gathering for Citizen Stadium Plan

SD Fact Check: Signature Gathering for Citizen Stadium Plan

As you do your holiday shopping, you might come across signature gatherers. They're out getting support for the so-called Citizen's Plan to keep the Chargers in San Diego. In tonight's Fact Check, The Voice of...

Monday, Nov 23, 2015 at 10:12 PM PST

City Water Rates to Increase 40% Over 5 Years

City Water Rates to Increase 40% Over 5 Years

SD Fact Check looks into why City water rates are going up. Voice of San Diego’s Lisa Halverstadt reports.

Monday, Nov 16, 2015 at 08:04 PM PST

SD Fact Check: Water Rates Are Rising

SD Fact Check: Water Rates Are Rising

San Diegans are conserving water, but they're also being asked to pay more. So water utility agencies are supposed to notify you when rates are going up. But your bill might be going up more than you think....

Friday, Oct 30, 2015 at 08:45 PM PDT

SD Fact Check: Schools Far From Home and Graduation Requirements

SD Fact Check: Schools Far From Home and Graduation Requirements

Are real estate agents encouraging parents to send their kids to schools in neighborhoods far from home? And how much are minority students improving when it comes to graduation requirements? Scott Lewis from...

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