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California's Unusual Plan to Cut Greenhouse Gases

The state is relying on cities to figure out how to cut emissions in their region. Will it work?

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How Do You Solve a Problem Like Bob Filner?

What the San Diego mayoral scandal says about the challenge of stopping a politician harassing women who don't work for him and don't know where to report him.

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Gropes and Sloppy Kisses: 13 Women's Accusations Against Bob Filner

What began with the complaints of three women against the San Diego mayor has snowballed into allegations of crude come-ons from more than a dozen.

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Bob Filner's Lawyer Says San Diego Is Partially to Blame for Sex Scandal

Because they never offered him sexual harassment training, obviously.

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San Diego Mayor Bob Filner Still Not Resigning, But Will Enter 'Intensive' Counseling

But will it be enough to quell demands that he step down?

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Could You Run Your City on Oats?

What metros can learn from universities' efforts to go green.

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First Responders in San Diego Have Rolled in Late to Thousands of Emergencies

This is what happens when the money dries up.

San Diego's Mayor Is Rewriting His Upcoming Speech to a Womens' Group

Bob Filner was going to accept an award for his work on sexual assault. In light of revelations about his harassment of staff, terms have changed.

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San Diego Mayor Apologizes for Unspecified 'Inappropriate' Treatment of Women

But he's not resigning, yet, in the face of vague allegations.

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In the Climate Change Economy, It's About Efficiency, Not Just Growth

North American cities are producing substantially less wealth per ton of greenhouse gas emissions than their European counterparts.

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Road Fees Don't Hurt the Poor as Much as You Might Think

They satisfy a "Do No Harm" approach to transportation planning, and they're less pernicious than sales tax measures.

How to Save Water-Starved Cities

The key, according to a new report, is forming partnerships with farmers.

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Where Working Households Are Struggling the Most to Pay Their Rent

More than a quarter of America's working renter households now spend a majority of their income on rent.

MPI's Zara Matheson

America's Most Post-Industrial Metros

The cities that lead America's transition from a goods-producing to service economy.

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Why We Crave 'Authentic' Cities: Best #Cityreads of the Week

Our weekly roundup of the most intriguing articles about cities and urbanism we've come across in the past seven days.

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The Monotony of Gentrification: Best #Cityreads of the Week

Our weekly roundup of the most intriguing articles about cities and urbanism we've come across in the past seven days.

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Public Shaming of the Day: The Worst Sidewalks in San Diego

Behold the Stumblr.

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Is There Less Drunk Driving in the South, Or Just Less Data?

We've got a couple of theories.

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People Trying to Reduce Air Pollution Might Be Inhaling Even More Pollution

Bicyclists and public-bus commuters in San Diego are exposing themselves to a whole lot of crap in the air, according to new research.