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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...

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...

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