Bonnie Dumanis Deserves Her Pension…

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KPBS published interviews with all the major San Diego mayoral candidates over the weekend. In Bonnie Dumans’s interview she revealed she’s “earned” her $200,000 pension but doesn’t think others should have one. See below: http://www.kpbs.org/news/2012/may/14/bonnie-dumanis-says-she-deserves-pension-supports-/ District Attorney and mayoral candidate Bonnie Dumanis says when she retires, she stands to earn just under $200,000 for her pension. She also supports Proposition B, which …

Everyone Attacks Nathan Fletcher

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What happens when you throw aside party polities and surge in the polls? Apparently if you’re Nathan Fletcher the answer is: get attacked by everyone. It’s been a wild couple of days in the mayor’s race. Nathan’s been targeted by the California Republican Party, the San Diego County Republican Party, the UT San Diego’s editorial page (twice), Carl DeMaio, Bonnie …

Good news!

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Last week the House, with help from California congressmen like Brian Bilbray, passed the Small Business Tax Cut. A tax cut! No doubt this important cut will be held up in the Democrat-controlled Senate, but for now this is very good news. The effect on California can’t be overstated. As of 2009, in California, there are 691,479 small businesses with …

Padres CEO

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Amid today’s fundraising reports I thought I’d post some other huge San Diego news. The UT reports: In a move that raises even more questions about the Padres’ ownership situation, Jeff Moorad resigned Thursday after three years as the club’s CEO. Team President Tom Garfinkel was named to replace him on an interim basis. So where do the Padres go …

Quick thoughts on the mayor’s race

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This week was game-changing in San Diego’s mayoral race. With today’s poll news and a strong fundraising showing by two of the major candidates it seems we may be headed for an all-Republican runoff. This is very good news. We can ensure a reform candidate is elected by knocking Filner out of the race now. Obama won the City of …