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

Friday, Mar 21, 2014 at 08:40 PM PDT

SD Fact Check: SeaWorld's Access to Animals for Kids

SD Fact Check: SeaWorld's Access to Animals for Kids

In this week's San Diego Fact Check, Voice of San Diego's Scott Lewis takes an in-depth look at how the park is providing affordable access to animals for kids and what would happen if it were shut down.

Friday, Mar 14, 2014 at 07:10 PM PDT

SD Fact Check: SeaWorld's Economic Impact and New Bill Against Orca Shows

SD Fact Check: SeaWorld's Economic Impact and New Bill Against Orca Shows

In this week's San Diego Fact Check, The Voice of San Diego's Lisa Halverstadt takes a closer look at SeaWorld's economic impact on San Diego and how a new bill -- aimed at shutting down the Shamu show -- would...

Thursday, Mar 13, 2014 at 12:58 PM PDT

SD Fact Check New Fee Impacts Manufacturers Coming to Town

SD Fact Check New Fee Impacts Manufacturers Coming to Town

In this week's San Diego Fact Check, Voice of San Diego’s Scott Lewis looks at how a new fee for developers could have impacted a big manufacturer's decision to come to San Diego.

Friday, Mar 7, 2014 at 08:10 PM PST

SD Fact Check: 'Blackfish' Claim and IRS' Tipping Policy

SD Fact Check: 'Blackfish' Claim and IRS' Tipping Policy

The Voice of San Diego's Scott Lewis and Lisa Halverstadt dig into claims that the IRS' policy on automatic gratuity would made it difficult for a North Park restaurant to stay in business, as well as...

Friday, Feb 28, 2014 at 08:35 PM PST

SD Fact Check: Minimum Wage Raises

SD Fact Check: Minimum Wage Raises

In this week's San Diego Fact Check, the Voice of San Diego's Scott Lewis takes a second look at a claim that two-thirds of minimum wage workers get a raise in their first year.

Friday, Feb 21, 2014 at 07:55 PM PST

SD Fact Check: Olympics Exploratory Committee

SD Fact Check: Olympics Exploratory Committee

There's a big push to bring the 2014 Olympics to San Diego, so much so that a group of local business leaders have formed an Exploratory Committee to promote the idea. The group claims San Diego already has...

Friday, Jan 17, 2014 at 08:10 PM PST

SD Fact Check: How Much Did Alvarez Save?

SD Fact Check: How Much Did Alvarez Save?

We're just weeks away from San Diego's special election. And recently, candidate David Alvarez sent out voter pamphlet saying he solved $47 million in budget deficit. Scott Lewis and Lisa Halverstadt with...

Saturday, Dec 21, 2013 at 07:40 PM PST

SD Fact Check: Are Mayoral Candidates Being Honest?

SD Fact Check: Are Mayoral Candidates Being Honest?

As election day approaches, the candidates are stepping up their game to be your next mayor. But as the Lisa Halverstadt and Scott Lewis from the Voice of San Diego find, there's a tool which they use that might...

Friday, Nov 29, 2013 at 08:15 PM PST

SD Fact Check: New Convention Center, More Visitors?

SD Fact Check: New Convention Center, More Visitors?

If you build it, they will come. At least that’s the hope for a new San Diego Convention Center. But will the big expansion really drive more visitors? The Voice of San Diego’s Scott Lewis and Lisa...

Friday, Nov 1, 2013 at 08:52 PM PDT

Fact Check: City Employees & 401K Plans

Fact Check: City Employees & 401K Plans

Lisa Halverstadt with the Voice of San Diego at a look at a claim by mayoral candidate Nathan Fletcher, about all city workers being enrolled in 401K plans.

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