La Prensa América presents:

Jason Hughes was a Partner -Not a Broker- in 101 Ash Building Deal

September 15, 2021 La Prensa San Diego

Broker helped the City negotiate two leases in which he had a secret participation agreement with the City’s landlord.

Newsom Survives Recall, Faulconer Underperforms Even in SD County

September 14, 2021 La Prensa San Diego

Governor survives recall election by wide margin, Faulconer may be at end of career after getting blown out by Larry Elder.

Powerful SD Union Leader Behind 101 Ash Deal Remains Silent on Growing Scandal

September 12, 2021 La Prensa San Diego

Michael Zucchet represents over 4,000 of the City’s 11,000 employees not covered by the separate police, firefighter, and blue-collar workers’ unions.

Mayor Faulconer Staff Wrote False Letters for 101 Ash Contractors to Cover Problems

September 10, 2021 La Prensa San Diego

High-ranking City officials knowingly worked to cover up that 101 Ash Street building was an unsafe before forcing 1,000 employees to move in.

Mexico’s Supreme Court Strikes Down State Laws Criminalizing Abortions

September 8, 2021 La Prensa San Diego

Mexico’s highest court struck down state laws that set criminal penalties for women who sought abortions, and limited access in cases of rape or insemination.

New PRONTO Local Transit Passes Give Free Rides in September

August 31, 2021 La Prensa San Diego

A new pass system for local bus, trolley, and train service will launch on September 1st and will allow users to ride for free for the month of September.

PERSPECTIVE: Voters (Not Politicians) Should Choose Our Next Sheriff

August 27, 2021 La Prensa San Diego

Transparency and accountability from our police should start with the free & fair election of our next Sheriff.

Local Group Seeks to Protect Voting Rights

August 26, 2021 La Prensa San Diego

A coalition believes there is a major opportunity to expand opportunities for voters, not politicians on one side of the aisle or another.

California is Now More Brown than White

August 17, 2021 La Prensa San Diego

New 2020 Census data shows that the Hispanic/Latino population in California now outnumbers the White population for the first time in modern history, accounting for nearly 40% of the state population.

California Ahora es Más Café que Blanca

La Prensa San Diego

El nuevo censo muestra que la población hispana en California ahora supera en número a la población blanca por primera vez en la historia moderna, representando casi el 40% de la población del estado.

PERSPECTIVE: Police Actions Have Eroded Our Confidence

August 15, 2021 La Prensa San Diego

The media is an unwitting accomplice in relying on information and amplifying false or misleading narratives without independently fact-checking.

Soccer Returns to San Diego’s Public Venues

August 6, 2021 La Prensa San Diego

Soccer aficionados gathered at historic Chicano Park for the first time in 18 months to play fast-paced pick up games.

State, Local Car Catalytic Converter Theft on the Rise

July 25, 2021 La Prensa San Diego

Car catalytic converters can be sawed off or removed with basic tools like wrenches, depending on how they are mounted under a vehicle.

Chula Vista Opens New Library Deck

July 21, 2021 La Prensa San Diego

Chula Vista Central Library opened its new 5,000-square-foot deck overlooking adjacent Friendship Park to the north earlier this month.

Councilman Violates State Law by Abstaining on Developer Deal

July 14, 2021 La Prensa San Diego

Chula Vista Councilman John McCann ran afoul of state law by improperly abstaining from voting on a developer’s project amendments after receiving a $10,000 contribution from the company.

UCSD Study: Poor and Minority Areas Suffer Most During Urban Heat Waves

July 13, 2021 La Prensa San Diego

Low-income neighborhoods with higher Black, Hispanic and Asian populations experience significantly more urban heat than wealthier and predominantly white neighborhoods.

Chula Vista Officials May Have Tainted Investigations into Councilmembers

July 12, 2021 La Prensa San Diego

Investigations into Chula Vista Councilmembers John McCann and Andrea Cardenas may have been tainted by actions of City officials before outside attorneys have released their own findings in the cases.

PERSPECTIVE: Jason Hughes is a Piñata but Who’s Yanking the Rope?

July 5, 2021 La Prensa San Diego

Jason Hughes deserves the beating he’s now taking for playing both sides of the deal, but we should follow the rope back to see who is really behind the cheap entertainment.

SD City Now Says No 911 Calls Exist Related to SDPD Beating of Unhoused Man

July 2, 2021 La Prensa San Diego

The City of San Diego has changed its story as to whether any 911 calls exist in connection with the May 12th beating of Jesse Evans in La Jolla, but only after LPSD filed a lawsuit.

PERSPECTIVE: If the US Revolution was a Divorce, 4th of July was only the Separation Date

July 1, 2021 La Prensa San Diego

We’ve all learned that the Declaration of Independence signalled the founding of the US and we celebrate it each year on the now-sacred date of July 4th.

Jason Hughes was a Partner -Not a Broker- in 101 Ash Building Deal

September 15, 2021 La Prensa San Diego

Broker helped the City negotiate two leases in which he had a secret participation agreement with the City’s landlord.

Newsom Survives Recall, Faulconer Underperforms Even in SD County

September 14, 2021 La Prensa San Diego

Governor survives recall election by wide margin, Faulconer may be at end of career after getting blown out by Larry Elder.

Powerful SD Union Leader Behind 101 Ash Deal Remains Silent on Growing Scandal

September 12, 2021 La Prensa San Diego

Michael Zucchet represents over 4,000 of the City’s 11,000 employees not covered by the separate police, firefighter, and blue-collar workers’ unions.

PERSPECTIVE: Voters (Not Politicians) Should Choose Our Next Sheriff

August 27, 2021 La Prensa San Diego

Transparency and accountability from our police should start with the free & fair election of our next Sheriff.

California is Now More Brown than White

August 17, 2021 La Prensa San Diego

New 2020 Census data shows that the Hispanic/Latino population in California now outnumbers the White population for the first time in modern history, accounting for nearly 40% of the state population.

Soccer Returns to San Diego’s Public Venues

August 6, 2021 La Prensa San Diego

Soccer aficionados gathered at historic Chicano Park for the first time in 18 months to play fast-paced pick up games.

State, Local Car Catalytic Converter Theft on the Rise

July 25, 2021 La Prensa San Diego

Car catalytic converters can be sawed off or removed with basic tools like wrenches, depending on how they are mounted under a vehicle.

Councilman Violates State Law by Abstaining on Developer Deal

July 14, 2021 La Prensa San Diego

Chula Vista Councilman John McCann ran afoul of state law by improperly abstaining from voting on a developer’s project amendments after receiving a $10,000 contribution from the company.

UCSD Study: Poor and Minority Areas Suffer Most During Urban Heat Waves

July 13, 2021 La Prensa San Diego

Low-income neighborhoods with higher Black, Hispanic and Asian populations experience significantly more urban heat than wealthier and predominantly white neighborhoods.

PERSPECTIVE: Jason Hughes is a Piñata but Who’s Yanking the Rope?

July 5, 2021 La Prensa San Diego

Jason Hughes deserves the beating he’s now taking for playing both sides of the deal, but we should follow the rope back to see who is really behind the cheap entertainment.

SD City Now Says No 911 Calls Exist Related to SDPD Beating of Unhoused Man

July 2, 2021 La Prensa San Diego

The City of San Diego has changed its story as to whether any 911 calls exist in connection with the May 12th beating of Jesse Evans in La Jolla, but only after LPSD filed a lawsuit.

PERSPECTIVE: If the US Revolution was a Divorce, 4th of July was only the Separation Date

July 1, 2021 La Prensa San Diego

We’ve all learned that the Declaration of Independence signalled the founding of the US and we celebrate it each year on the now-sacred date of July 4th.

PERSPECTIVE: Police Actions Have Eroded Our Confidence

August 15, 2021 La Prensa San Diego

The media is an unwitting accomplice in relying on information and amplifying false or misleading narratives without independently fact-checking.

PERSPECTIVE: Jason Hughes is a Piñata but Who’s Yanking the Rope?

July 5, 2021 La Prensa San Diego

Jason Hughes deserves the beating he’s now taking for playing both sides of the deal, but we should follow the rope back to see who is really behind the cheap entertainment.

PERSPECTIVE: If the US Revolution was a Divorce, 4th of July was only the Separation Date

July 1, 2021 La Prensa San Diego

We’ve all learned that the Declaration of Independence signalled the founding of the US and we celebrate it each year on the now-sacred date of July 4th.

PERSPECTIVE: Will MTS Death Bring About Real Change?

May 3, 2021 La Prensa San Diego

24-year old Angel Zapata Hernandez died here in San Diego when two transit security guards attempted to arrest him.

PERSPECTIVE: It’s Time for a Hero to Step Forward in 101 Ash St Debacle

March 26, 2021 La Prensa San Diego

Someone has to demand truthful answers and offer a clear path forward that protects taxpayers from losing money on a flawed real estate deal with a dubious history and uncertain future.

PERSPECTIVE: Politicos Ignoring La Prensa’s Questions is an Affront to Our Community

March 21, 2021 La Prensa San Diego

Dismissing and ignoring our questions is not an assault on La Prensa’s significance: it is an affront to our readers and our community.

PERSPECTIVE: Make No Mistake: We’re Watching a Slow-Motion Coup Attempt

January 6, 2021 La Prensa San Diego

A country is under attack by an attempted coup headed by the sitting President that is trying desperately to cling to power after losing an election. No, this isn’t the plot to a made-for-TV movie, or another Tom Clancy suspense novel. It’s happening to us.

PRESPECTIVE: GOP Starting to Rewrite History as Trump Starts Smelling Like a Loser

October 30, 2020 La Prensa San Diego

Republicans are already starting to pivot to start to rebuild the shambles of their party in what now seems like Donald Trump’s inevitable defeat.

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