Facing the Implications of Biased Tech

Image via Shutterstock In 2019, the California Legislature put a stop to the police use of facial recognition. Although law enforcement agencies view the ability to unmask people as a valuable investigative tool, the technology…

Rental Relief Proving Hard to Dole Out

The San Diego Housing Commission office / Photo by Kinsee Morlan The San Diego Housing Commission is now predicting that millions of dollars it received to aid city renters during the pandemic could go unspent…

Volunteers of America Chapter Accused of Fraud

The Volunteers of America Southwest building in San Diego / Photo by Adriana Heldiz Volunteers of America Southwest, the San Diego chapter of the powerful national nonprofit, receives millions of dollars each year in government…

A Former Ambassador Gets Real

Image via Shutterstock The world recently got an inside view of what the United States’ onetime top diplomat south of the border thinks about U.S.-Mexico relations. And it has gone largely unnoticed. Christopher Landau, the…

The Big Choice Facing the EPA

Untreated sewage from Punta Bandera, an out-of-operation wastewater treatment plant south of Tijuana, spills into the Pacific Ocean. / Photo by Adriana Heldiz There’s finally real money on the table for the Environmental Protection Agency…