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

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.

Friday, Oct 25, 2013 at 08:50 PM PDT

SD Fact Check: Do We Have Enough Parks?

SD Fact Check: Do We Have Enough Parks?

Mayoral candidate David Alvarez claims there aren’t enough local parks in San Diego communities. The Voice of San Diego’s Lisa Halverstadt and Scott Lewis explore that topic on this week’s San Diego Fact Check.

Friday, Oct 18, 2013 at 10:55 PM PDT

SD Fact Check: Convention Center Expansion Opposition

SD Fact Check: Convention Center Expansion Opposition

Is lawyer Cory Briggs really the only one opposed to the San Diego Convention Center expansion plans? Voice of San Diego's Scott Lewis and Lisa Halverstadt take a closer look.

Friday, Oct 11, 2013 at 07:55 PM PDT

SD Fact Check: Fletcher's Police Pay Claim

SD Fact Check: Fletcher's Police Pay Claim

As mayoral candidates fight for the endorsement of the police union, one candidate's statement stands out. Nathan Fletcher said under the current labor agreement, officers would go 10 years without a...

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