Chula Vista Districting – Does It Violate Voters Act?

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I found it interesting reading about the proposed ballot initiative in Chula Vista being backed by Councilmembers Pat Aguilar, Rudy Ramirez and Steve Castaneda. The most egregious abuse included in this districting idea is how it would be implemented in phases. First off, Ramirez and Aguilar are proposing that one seat be affected beginning in 2014, which will be the …

AD 79 Candidate Ramirez: Carpetbagger or Can’t Read Google Maps?

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There has been much jockeying by the Democratic hopefuls for AD 79, including a Republican-turned-Democrat-turned-Independent who has now decided not to run. The biggest question, though, is why Rudy Ramirez is putting his name in this race? He has never lived East of the 805 and last I checked the new 79th basically ends at the edge of the 805 …

Will Somebody Please Sue Chula Vista Already?

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So, back in February Will Carless at VOSD wrote an article that apparently didn’t stir any lawyers into action. I am hoping my little blurb will get something going. I am sure we all remember Prop H, Cheryl Cox’s second failure to raise taxes in Chula Vista. Remember, Prop H was a tax increase that expanded the reach of the …