Thousands of 'Transborder' Students Commute to American Colleges From Mexico Every Day
Many transborder students are U.S. citizens who live in Mexico because it's cheaper or because their parents were deported.
San Diego's Effort to Reduce Prison Overcrowding Is Hitting Some Snags
Proposition 47 was meant to prevent minor drug offenders from being incarcerated and instead funneled into treatment. Thus far the plan has seen mixed results.
What Happens to Homeless Patients When They Are Discharged From the Hospital?
There are growing calls in San Diego to provide housing or resources for housing after patients are done receiving urgent medical care.
Immigration Advocates Raise Concerns Over San Diego's Compliance With California Truth Act
The law allows people in local jails to refuse interview requests from ICE, but, in San Diego County, a surprising number of people agreed to an interview.
San Diego's Struggle to Find Shelter for Its Homeless Population Continues
As one of the city's three shelter tents is set to come down, the city must figure out what to do with the 150 folks staying there who will need to move elsewhere.
Field Notes: Looking Over the Border Fence Outside San Diego, California
East of San Diego, California: In 2013, Border Patrol Agent Jacopo Bruni looks south over a border fence in the mountains.
'What Was Originally a Temporary Plan Got Kind of Comfortable': One Man's Experience Being Homeless in California
Pacific Standard writer Jack Denton speaks with a childhood friend about the daily realities of living without a home.
What San Diego High School Faculty Learned After a Year of Personalized Learning
In the first year of a new program, a large San Diego school district experienced small victories—despite some growing pains.
Is San Diego County Failing Its Most Vulnerable Inmate Population?
A disability rights organization and private lawsuits allege negligence among San Diego County staff and officials toward inmates with mental illnesses. The county says otherwise.
Viewfinder: Protesting the Border Wall in San Diego
Pro-migrant caravan demonstrators rally on the Mexican side of the border wall on April 29th, 2018, in San Diego, California.
Gang Databases Are a Life Sentence for Black and Latino Communities
Ending up on a gang database if you're brown or black is easy—you only have to be suspected of association. Getting off a gang database? That's much harder.
How San Diego Is Trying to Use a Hepatitis A Outbreak to Solve Its Housing Crisis
To battle an outbreak, officials in San Diego have had to rethink the way they provide housing for the homeless.
San Diego State University Researchers Watered Down a Police Racial-Profiling Study
A draft copy of the study obtained by Voice of San Diego through public records requests was far more aggressive.
District High Schools Experience Higher Graduation Rates While Simultaneously Losing More Students
Schools whose graduation rates are rising are simultaneously losing many students to charter schools and schools in other parts of town.