Opposition to downtown stadium grows, reaction to Chamber support for the measure

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Coalition opposed to billion-dollar-plus stadium tax grows, now includes Councilmember Alvarez, others SAN DIEGO (July 28, 2016)—The “No Downtown Stadium – Jobs and Streets First” coalition has grown and now includes City Councilmember David Alvarez, Chicano Park muralist Mario Torero, the San Diego chapter of the American Institute of Architects and other community leaders. “I oppose the Chargers ballot initiative …

Violence against those who wear the badge is violence against us all

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From Mayor Kevin Faulconer… Last night we lost one of San Diego’s finest. We grieve for our fallen officer and stand with his family during this very difficult time. We also pray for the second officer shot last night as he recovers from surgery. Violence against the men and women who wear the badge is violence against us all. I …

California businessman reveals the true reasons why he left the Golden State

Richard Rider, Chairman, San Diego Tax Fighters Undesignated 6 Comments

For me, one frustrating aspect of all the businesses fleeing California is that the departing CEOs won’t talk about the REAL reasons why they are leaving.  They are usually VERY careful not to speak ill about the progressives’ much-ballyhooed “workers’ paradise.” But I must concede there are two very good reasons for these owners and managers to avoid telling the …

More California jobs, but too many in the lower-paying occupations

Richard Rider, Chairman, San Diego Tax Fighters Undesignated 0 Comments

The California Business Roundtable puts out interesting facts and figures concerning the California economy. Consider the example from its latest report (June, 2016). http://www.centerforjobs.org/job-reports/june-2016/ While the number of jobs in California has grown since the peak 2007 level, it’s rather disheartening to to look at which INDUSTRIES have had the job growth — and where the jobs have actually decreased. …