Attend a Fireworks Show — For your Family, For your Country, For the GOP

Diana Palacios Diana Palacios

Much to the dismay of environmental attorney Marco Gonzalez, fireworks will illuminate the sky over La Jolla Cove this July 4. San Diegans sorta have Superior Court Judge Linda Quinn to thank for this. As a refresher, back in May Quinn ruled that the annual fireworks display was subject to the California Environmental Quality Act of 1970. The ruling put …

Local Effort Behind Americans for Rick Perry

Diana Palacios Diana Palacios

Texas Governor Rick Perry loves using California as a punching bag when touting  his economic policies, but that isn’t stopping some Californians from encouraging him to run for the presidency. Bob Schuman, a San Diego based GOP political consultant, filed paperwork with the IRS last week to start a 527 organization called Americans for Rick Perry (A4RP). Schuman is working with …

Director of Federal Defenders of San Diego Appointed to the Loughner Case

Diana Palacios Diana Palacios

There is another San Diego connection to the horrific tragedy that occurred in Arizona. TPM reported earlier today that Reuben Cahn, Executive Director of the Federal Defenders of San Diego, Inc. (FDSDI), has agreed to be appointed to represent Jared Lee Loughner. According to the FDSDI website, they are  a “private, non-profit corporation based in San Diego with a branch …

Does Lorie Zapf Hate Cats?

Diana Palacios Diana Palacios

Well, according to the most bizarre political mailer I have ever encountered, the answer to that question is unknown. The 6” x 11” mailer (which was obtained from a registered Democrat) features a black and white  photograph of Zapf with an elongated nose.  “Vote No on Zapf!” exclaims the header. Below it is a paragraph that is so poorly written, it …