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Friday, Oct 23, 2015 at 08:10 PM PDT

SD Fact Check: Lilac Hills Ranch and County Supervisor

SD Fact Check: Lilac Hills Ranch and County Supervisor

A huge new housing development is being proposed for the North County. The County Board of Supervisors has to give the project the green light, but there are ongoing concerns that one county supervisor...

Friday, Oct 16, 2015 at 10:32 PM PDT

SD Fact Check: SeaWorld's Orca Breeding

SD Fact Check: SeaWorld's Orca Breeding

The Coastal Commission issued a ruling on SeaWorld's plans to expand its killer whale tank. One headline said if the park wanted to expand its tank, the commission would ban the whales from mating.

Friday, Oct 9, 2015 at 08:55 PM PDT

SD Fact Check: Top Water Guzzlers

SD Fact Check: Top Water Guzzlers

Many of the state's top water users live here in San Diego County. Given that there are mandatory water restrictions, should water guzzlers be punished, and why aren't water savers being rewarded? Scott...

Friday, Oct 2, 2015 at 07:52 PM PDT

Fact Check: Sheriff's Homicide Clearance Up to 205 Percent

Fact Check: Sheriff's Homicide Clearance Up to 205 Percent

Some surprising statistics have come out about the number of homicide arrests made by the San Diego County Sheriff's Department, as well as some promising news when it comes violent crime in America's finest...

Friday, Sep 18, 2015 at 08:19 PM PDT

SD Fact Check: School Board President Denies Filing Claim

SD Fact Check: School Board President Denies Filing Claim

San Diego Unified School Board President Marne Foster says she was not part of a $250,000 claim filed against the district by her son's father. He's seeking damages for the negative college recommendation a high...

Friday, Sep 11, 2015 at 08:44 PM PDT

SD Fact Check: School Board President's Excuse for Fundraiser

SD Fact Check: School Board President's Excuse for Fundraiser

A San Diego Unified School board member apologized this week for asking people to help pay for her son's college education. There is one excuse people are offering for what she did.

Friday, Sep 4, 2015 at 08:17 PM PDT

SD Fact Check: A Tax or Not a Tax?

SD Fact Check: A Tax or Not a Tax?

San Diego's mayor might ask voters to approve a tax, to expand the Convention Center but the city has had trouble with tax hikes in the past. VoiceofSanDiego's Scott Lewis breaks down how a new hotel tax...

Friday, Aug 28, 2015 at 07:04 PM PDT

SD Fact Check: Tax Hike for Stadium?

SD Fact Check: Tax Hike for Stadium?

Could a tax hike keep the Chargers from leaving San Diego? One idea being pitched is a new tax to build a stadium downtown and expand the convention center. Lisa Halverstadt from the Voice of San Diego breaks it...

Friday, Aug 14, 2015 at 08:22 PM PDT

SD Fact Check: Balboa Park Parking

SD Fact Check: Balboa Park Parking

The city of San Diego approved a major facelift for Balboa Park. The controversial Plaza de Panama project is supposed to help improve the parking situation. But how bad is parking at the park? And who is behind...

Friday, Jul 31, 2015 at 09:32 PM PDT

SD Fact Check: Candidates for SD City Attorney

SD Fact Check: Candidates for SD City Attorney

In the next San Diego election, Mayor Kevin Faulconer seems to be a sure thing for re-election. But the other top office in city hall, the city attorney's seat, is still up for grabs.

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