Mayor, Police Association Reach Landmark Deal to Bolster SDPD Ranks & Keep San Diego Neighborhoods Safe
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - NEWS RELEASE
San Diego – To stem the flow of departing police officers and keep San Diego neighborhoods safe, Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer has brokered a historic two-year agreement with the San Diego Police Officers Association (POA) Board of Directors that will make officer salaries more competitive compared to other law enforcement agencies. The tentative agreement, stemming from a mayoral proposal authorized by the City Council, now goes to POA membership for approval.
Mayor Faulconer Announces Safe Parking Program for Homeless Individuals & Families Living Out of Their Cars
Monday, October 16, 2017 - NEWS RELEASE
San Diego – As another strategy to reduce homelessness in San Diego, Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer today announced a safe parking program that will allow individuals and families who are currently living out of their vehicles a safe and secure place to park at night, with case managers and a housing specialist to help them find permanent homes.
Mayor Faulconer, AMR Announce Partnership to Empower Firefighters, Paramedics to Help Stop Spread of Hepatitis A
Friday, October 13, 2017 - NEWS RELEASE
San Diego – As part of an ongoing regional effort to stop the hepatitis A outbreak by immunizing at-risk individuals, Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer, San Diego Fire-Rescue Chief Brian Fennessy and American Medical Response today launched a new partnership that empowers firefighters and paramedics to administer vaccinations.
City Kicks Off ‘Housing America Month’ by Approving Over 500 Units of Affordable Housing
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - NEWS RELEASE
San Diego – On the heels of Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer and the City Council proclaiming October “Housing America Month,” the Council yesterday approved two projects that will preserve a total of 508 affordable rental housing units for San Diego residents.
The projects, funded partially by Multifamily Housing Revenue Bonds authorized by the San Diego Housing Commission (SDHC), are part of the City’s multipronged efforts to address the housing crisis by building more units, lowering costs and promoting smart growth.
City Surpasses 600 Tons of Debris Cleared from Streets and Riverbeds in Just Six Months
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - NEWS RELEASE
City Opens Transitional Camp Area for Homeless Individuals
Monday, October 9, 2017 - NEWS RELEASE
San Diego – By midday today more than 65 homeless individuals had moved into a Transitional Camp Area opened by the City of San Diego and operated by nonprofit Alpha Project. The camp area will provide a clean and sanitary place to stay while ongoing efforts to address the hepatitis A outbreak and construction of three temporary bridge shelters continue. Alpha Project will continue to move people into the camp area over the next several days.
Mayor Faulconer Announces Transitional Camp Area for Homeless Individuals to Open Monday
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - NEWS RELEASE
San Diego – As part of his concentrated efforts to provide safe and sanitary living conditions for homeless individuals, clean public spaces and help stop the regional spread of hepatitis A, Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer announced today the creation of a Transitional Camp Area that will provide refuge to the people living on the streets.
First Business Accelerator to Open in Southeastern San Diego
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - NEWS RELEASE
San Diego – As part of his commitment to bring opportunity to every San Diego neighborhood, Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer today announced the City of San Diego will partner with the Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation and CONNECT to open the first business accelerator designed to grow local early-stage businesses in San Diego’s most underserved communities.
City Approves Update to Emergency Shelter Declaration
Monday, October 2, 2017 - NEWS RELEASE
San Diego – The City today approved an update to San Diego’s emergency shelter declaration that allows the City to continue expediting efforts to reduce homelessness and help stop the spread of hepatitis A.
City Cleans Up Riverbed, Offers Services to Homeless Living There to Combat Hepatitis A Outbreak
Friday, September 29, 2017 - NEWS RELEASE
San Diego – As part of an aggressive push to stop the hepatitis A outbreak, Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer and City Councilmembers Scott Sherman and Lorie Zapf today joined City crews to clear the San Diego River of debris and to relocate homeless individuals to safe and sanitary living conditions.