April 11, 2012 UT San Diego: As Walmart prepares to bring its smaller grocery-format store concept to San Diego, a coalition of unions, neighborhood groups and nonprofits is asking the company to commit to hiring local workers and investing in the community.

March 22, 2012 UT San Diego: Last month, the California Coastal Commission toured the southern area of San Diego Bay, an area covered by the Chula Vista Bayfront Master Plan. Commissioners familiarized themselves with the parcel’s geography and prepared for consideration of the plan in coming months.

March 14, 2012 Voice of San Diego: What happens to the Navy Broadway site may be the most interesting land-use story in the next year but it is not the only one. Local governments do nothing more important than decide how to use land. Talk about jobs, about the environment, about quality of life is really meaningless unless it accompanies discussion about what priorities a politician will have when making land-use decisions.

March 9, 2012 PRWeb: The tour covered the 550-acre waterfront property that will include a mix of hotel, conference, commercial, residential, industrial, retail, parkland, open space and recreational uses. A land exchange shifts development away from protected refuge areas toward the active harbor area and acquired 62 additional acres of land for parks, open space and lower-impact future development.

February 2, 2012 UT San Diego: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday presented a national award to San Diego’s Lead Poisoning Prevention Citizen’s Advisory Task Force, which has helped reduce the heavy metal in local homes.

January 14, 2012 UT San Diego: We are not opposed to good projects that provide housing for San Diegans. But what we do object to are poorly placed projects that threaten the jobs of hard-working San Diegans. Common sense tells us that you don’t build luxury lofts across the street from a major manufacturing facility that has been in San Diego for 83 years.

November 9, 2011 KPBS: San Diego environmental groups are demanding the San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board take action on a cleanup plan for San Diego Bay. San Diego Coastkeeper and the Environmental Health Coalition said lawsuits, studies and other delays have left a toxic chemical soup of contaminated sediment in the Bay primarily from shipyards.