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

Friday, Jul 17, 2015 at 09:25 PM PDT

SD Fact Check: NFL Intervention on Chargers Stadium

SD Fact Check: NFL Intervention on Chargers Stadium

The city of San Diego and the Chargers don't seem to be on the same page when it comes to a new football stadium. The city council has approved millions of dollars to be spent on the issue, but the Chargers say...

Friday, Jul 10, 2015 at 08:48 PM PDT

SD Fact Check: Fixing Crumbling Roads

SD Fact Check: Fixing Crumbling Roads

The city of San Diego is embarking on an ambitious plan to fix hundreds of miles of crumbling roads. Some people are skeptical about the plan, and even if the city can deliver, how much of a difference will...

Monday, Jun 29, 2015 at 07:59 PM PDT

SD Fact Check: Public Spending in El Cajon

SD Fact Check: Public Spending in El Cajon

New questions are raised about how taxpayer dollars are being spent in one of San Diego County's poorest cities. Lisa Halverstadt from the Voice of San Diego takes a closer in San Diego Fact Check.

Saturday, Jun 6, 2015 at 03:04 PM PDT

SD Fact Check: Why Does the City Pay the Chargers?

SD Fact Check: Why Does the City Pay the Chargers?

The Chargers should be paying the City of San Diego for access to Qualcomm Stadium, but it’s actually the other way around: the city pays the team millions of dollars every year.

Friday, May 29, 2015 at 09:04 PM PDT

SD Fact Check: Building More Housing

SD Fact Check: Building More Housing

A longtime prediction says San Diego County will need tens of thousands of new homes built in the coming years to keep up with demand. But how accurate has that forecast really been? The Voice of San Diego's...

Friday, May 22, 2015 at 08:21 PM PDT

SD Fact Check: Crunch Time for Stadium Plan

SD Fact Check: Crunch Time for Stadium Plan

It's crunch time now for the city task force trying to keep the Chargers in San Diego. One key part of their plan: selling off some of the land at the stadium site. But how much will the city really net...

Friday, May 15, 2015 at 08:06 PM PDT

SD Fact Check: DA Sponsors School Threats Bill

SD Fact Check: DA Sponsors School Threats Bill

An increase in school lockdowns following threats has caught the attention of San Diego District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis. She's co-sponsoring a state bill to make school shooting threats a crime.

Friday, May 8, 2015 at 09:05 PM PDT

SD Fact Check: School Spending

SD Fact Check: School Spending

From building new classrooms, to buying iPads for students, NBC 7's partners at The Voice of San Diego are taking a closer look at how local schools are spending taxpayer money.

Friday, May 1, 2015 at 09:18 PM PDT

SD Fact Check: Super Bowl Myths

SD Fact Check: Super Bowl Myths

New NFL stadiums are supposed to draw lots of Super Bowls, and that should mean more cash to the host city. But some of those arguments are oversimplified and misleading. Lisa Halverstadt from the Voice of...

Friday, Apr 24, 2015 at 09:33 PM PDT

SD Fact Check: Going to School Outside Your Neighborhood

SD Fact Check: Going to School Outside Your Neighborhood

San Diego schools are trying to stop a recent trend: Families choosing to send their students to schools outside their neighborhood. The district had a couple of ideas. Scott Lewis from The Voice of San...

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