When Seconds Matter, Tiny Flaws in User Design Can Slow Things Down

Bus service can be delayed for a variety of reasons, including squinting. Yes, squinting.

Public Health Emergency Declaration Extended in San Diego

While local officials think a deadly hepatitis A outbreak has eased somewhat, they’ve faced challenges in communicating the continuing risk.

‘Big Ideas for Cities’ to Spotlight Inclusive Practices

Mayors are increasingly concerned with income, transportation and housing disparities affecting minority communities.

San Diego Uses Bleach to Clean Its Streets to Contain Outbreak

STATE AND LOCAL NEWS ROUNDUP | California lawmakers pass drug-price transparency bill; how one South Dakota school district pads its enrollment numbers; and aggressive squirrels apprehended in New Orleans.

Using a Therapeutic Probation Approach, Rather Than a Punitive One

San Diego County’s Trauma Responsive Unit presents traumatized kids in custody with conflict resolution options.

Why California’s Wet Winter May Make the Wildfire Danger Worse

Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: Georgia cuts 7,251 people from food stamps; Iowa’s new governor; and N.D. Republicans decry Trump’s rural cuts.

As California’s Drought Eases, Should the State’s Conservation Mandates Be Rescinded?

As some call for continued vigilance, water officials in San Diego want the restrictions lifted.

Video: Parks as Drivers of Social Equity

Cities from Portland, Oregon to Denver are exploring how the even distribution of civic resources can improve opportunities for all residents.

$1 Billion Grant Awarded For San Diego Trolley Project

Construction on the roughly 11-mile light rail extension is set to ramp up next month.

A San Diego Officer Is Killed

A second officer was injured. The motive for the shooting is unclear, but it follows the targeting of officers in Dallas and Baton Rouge. The suspect is in custody.

San Diego's Controversial Push to Hide Its Homeless Before the All-Star Game

The city is expecting its biggest month of tourism ever but efforts to tidy up in time have angered advocates for the most vulnerable locals.

How Park Directors Attract Wall Street Investors to City Projects

“For Wall Street to want to invest, there’s got to be something for them…” says Seattle’s park director.

High Housing Costs Driving Population Shifts?

Some parts of the country where housing costs are high aren’t growing as fast as they once were, while more people are moving to areas where it’s more affordable to live.

San Diego's Republican Mayor Plots a Different Course for GOP

Kevin Faulconer thinks he can show the GOP how to win back the nation’s big cities. But is there enough substance to back his style?

San Diego Invests $11 Million in a New Land Management Solution

The permitting tool is 16 months out from launch but has the potential to scale with the city.

This County's Desalination Plant Could Transform Water Use

San Diego County's facility is the largest in the Western Hemisphere.

Here’s Where Electric Vehicle Use Is Growing Among U.S. Cities

California leads the pack of states with zero emissions vehicle programs, but large car markets, incentives and well-developed infrastructures are also factors.