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

Friday, Dec 9, 2016 at 07:55 PM PST

Public Can't View Some Mandatory Art on City-Funded Projects

Public Can't View Some Mandatory Art on City-Funded Projects

Voice of San Diego's Scott Lewis takes a look into a quirky rule that mandates public art be included in major city-funded projects, and why the public can't enjoy some pieces intended for their enjoyment.

Friday, Dec 2, 2016 at 07:39 PM PST

Report: Citywide Decrease, Downtown Increase in Homelessness

Report: Citywide Decrease, Downtown Increase in Homelessness

Voice of San Diego's Scott Lewis takes a look at the Region Task Force on the Homeless' annual census that counts the homeless living in the region.

Friday, Nov 25, 2016 at 07:39 PM PST

San Diego Fact Check: The 2015 SDUSD Scandal Isn't Over Yet

San Diego Fact Check: The 2015 SDUSD Scandal Isn't Over Yet

Voice of San Diego's Scott Lewis takes a closer look at accusations against former school board member Marne Foster and the paper trail left by the investigating law firm and the school district.

Friday, Nov 4, 2016 at 07:22 PM PDT

Feel the Heat of the District 9 City Council Race

Feel the Heat of the District 9 City Council Race

Both candidates have sent out ads attacking one another, but are the claims they are making accurate? Voice of San Diego's Scott Lewis fact checked the mailers.

Friday, Oct 14, 2016 at 07:55 PM PDT

Tourism Industry Contradicts Chargers ‘Convadium’ Project

Tourism Industry Contradicts Chargers ‘Convadium’ Project

The Chargers and the tourism industry have conflicting numbers on how a ‘Convadium Project’ would affect tourism in the city. Voice of San Diego’s Lisa Halverstadt explains why.

Friday, Sep 30, 2016 at 07:13 PM PDT

How a Deceased Candidate Remains on Oceanside Voting Ballot

How a Deceased Candidate Remains on Oceanside Voting Ballot

Voice of San Diego’s Scott Lewis fact checks the voting ballot to elect a city treasurer for Oceanside. One candidate is still on the ballot even though he recently died.

Friday, Sep 23, 2016 at 07:33 PM PDT

SD Fact Check: Climate Action Plan

SD Fact Check: Climate Action Plan

Voice of San Diego’s Scott Lewis discusses the realistic consequences of the climate action plan in this San Diego Fact Check.

Friday, Sep 16, 2016 at 07:58 PM PDT

Is Big Beer Ownership Good for the Craft Beer Industry?

Is Big Beer Ownership Good for the Craft Beer Industry?

Some of the most popular craft breweries are actually owned by big names in the business like Anheuser-Busch, but is it good for the craft brew industry as a whole? Voice of San Diego's Scott Lewis explains.

Friday, Sep 9, 2016 at 07:58 PM PDT

Fact Checking a Special Adviser's Comments on Measure C

Fact Checking a Special Adviser's Comments on Measure C

Voice of San Diego's Scott Lewis has the details on Measure C in the latest edition o Sand Diego Fact Check.

Thursday, Sep 15, 2016 at 12:12 PM PDT

San Diego Fact Check: Pre-K For All?

San Diego Fact Check: Pre-K For All?

Scott Lewis of Voice of San Diego explains the truthfulness of San Diego's Pre-K For All initiative in the latest edition of San Diego Fact Check. Editor's note: This Fact Check segment on San Diego Unified School District’s Pre-K for All program reported full day prekindergarten is being offered at $1,060 per month. In fact, prices for full day prekindergarten start at $660. Rates are lowest in economically disadvantaged communities and higher in more affluent zip codes.

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