October 11, 2021
Oral Nunis died after being held down on the bottom by Chula Vista police two months earlier than George Floyd was murdered in Could 2020. Nunis’ case hasn’t attracted the identical consideration, nevertheless it does elevate comparable questions.
Nunis’ daughter known as CVPD and instructed them he was having a psychological well being episode. The officer who arrived instantly insisted on placing Nunis in handcuffs. From there, the story will get fuzzy.
This is what we all know: Nunis was handcuffed, held on the bottom and positioned in a WRAP machine, then handed over to paramedics. He died on the hospital. An edited video launched by the police division in August reveals that the responding officers’ physique cameras shut off throughout two key moments of the interplay. In response to a newly-unsealed post-mortem, Nunis’ dying was attributable to a “sudden cardiorespiratory arrest whereas restrained in police custody.”
Learn the complete story right here.
Reporter Gustavo Solis has been pushing town and police division for solutions ever since Nunis’ dying. To date, they’ve solely launched the video, which raises extra questions than solutions, Solis experiences.
An Replace and Refresher on Trip Leases
Again in February, the San Diego Metropolis Council accepted trip rental rules that may enable town to restrict the variety of trip leases and crack down on downside properties.
Briefly, town determined to cap the variety of trip leases allowed and require them to pay charges. The licenses to have them could be supplied in a lottery. What we did not know was what these charges and the lottery would seem like.
Now, metropolis workers are able to share their proposed plan for them.
Together with a fast refresher, Lisa Halverstadt explains the proposed charges, software course of and lottery that may be used to determine which operators will get licenses.
Learn her full replace right here.
How California Suburbs Are Altering (That includes San Diego)
San Diego was atwitter Friday after The New York Instances printed a protracted (4,500 phrase!) narrative utilizing town’s Clairemont neighborhood to discover how California suburbs are altering – and the way they could possibly be altering much more resulting from Senate Invoice 9, which legalized duplexes and successfully ended single-family zoning.
Mayor Todd Gloria, who grew up in Clairemont, was amongst those that weighed in and beneficial others give it a learn.
The author of the piece, Conor Dougherty, used to write down for the Union-Tribune. He wrote a thread about his reporting course of in the event you’re .
Former San Diego Metropolis Councilwoman Barbara Bry has formally opened a brand new political marketing campaign for an elected workplace. She filed paperwork to run for … county assessor. That is assessor/recorder/clerk truly. The Politics Report Saturday had the information first together with the Democratic Celebration chairs take. Seems he likes it, after preventing in opposition to her marketing campaign for mayor for months final yr.
We even have extra on the newest resurgence of dialogue in regards to the Individuals’s Ordinance and one councilman’s push to drive individuals who can get their trash out to the road to pay a particular charge for trash service like most condominium and condo buildings should.
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Let’s Speak About 101 Ash St. (Once more)
Halverstadt additionally broke information final week that investigators from the District Legal professional’s Workplace served simultaneous search warrants at Hughes Marino and Cisterra Improvement associated to the Civic Heart Plaza and 101 Ash. St. scandal.
She joined us on the podcast to recap the whole lot that is occurred — and the place issues might go subsequent.
Associated: The Union-Tribune profiled Jason Hughes, the dealer whose workplace and residential had been raided final week (subscribers solely).
One other podcast to think about: We launched the primary episode of our new San Diego 101 Podcast final week. Our hosts Maya Srikrishnan and Adriana Heldiz clarify the whole lot it’s worthwhile to find out about getting concerned in native authorities with assist from former Metropolis Councilman David Alvarez and native activist Aaron Harvey.
Up subsequent: Police accountability. Pay attention right here or wherever you get your podcasts.
In Different Information
- County well being officers introduced that an unvaccinated lady was the primary pregnant San Diegan to die from COVID-19. And 122 new instances of COVID-19 had been reported Sunday — the bottom each day depend for the reason that Delta variant took maintain. (Instances of San Diego)
This Morning Report was written by Will Huntsberry, Megan Wooden and Lisa Halverstadt. It was edited by Scott Lewis.
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