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

Friday, Feb 3, 2017 at 07:41 PM PST

Fact Check: Challenges Remain for SD's Push for New Stadium

Fact Check: Challenges Remain for SD's Push for New Stadium

Voice of San Diego's Scott Lewis takes a look at the obstacles the city of San Diego and MLS investors will have to hurdle if they want to build a new stadium in Mission Valley.

Friday, Jan 27, 2017 at 07:56 PM PST

Fact Checking Pledges from Mayor Faulconer Over the Years

Fact Checking Pledges from Mayor Faulconer Over the Years

Voice of San Diego Lisa Halverstadt takes a closer look at pledges made by Mayor Kevin Faulconer over the years, and whether or not he's kept to his word.

Friday, Jan 6, 2017 at 07:35 PM PST

SANDAG Admits Overestimation of Measure A Revenue

SANDAG Admits Overestimation of Measure A Revenue

Voice of San Diego's Scott Lewis takes a look at a recent statement issued by SANDAG's chief economist that explains its missteps in forecasting possible revenue from Measure A, and challenges the agency's...

Friday, Dec 16, 2016 at 07:44 PM PST

Fact Checking City Councilmembers' Letter to Spanos, Owners

Fact Checking City Councilmembers' Letter to Spanos, Owners

Voice of San Diego's Scott Lewis says that the letter was widely misinterpreted by publishers nationwide.

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.

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