“It is what it is”

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KUSI News – San Diego, CA “But when homeowners turn to the county for help, they get nothing…” This quote is a really good summary of the attitude that Dianne Jacob has about the people she “represents.” Watch the news report from KUSI. It perfectly captures the problem we in East County face. A public drainage system under a home …

Seriously, Sam?

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In today’s SDUT story, Sam Abed using city website for his campaign, the Escondido Mayor says, “The link (from the city website to his campaign site) was cleared by the City Attorney for compliance, State Law and City Policies before it was created.” There’s the legal and then there’s the ethical. There’s also common sense. If you don’t want headlines, …

Neighborhood Market Association members sue organization and CEO Mark Arabo

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Citing illegal compensation and a breach of fiduciary duty, members of the politically active Neighborhood Market Association (NMA), including one of its founders, are suing the organization and CEO/President Mark Arabo, alleging a lack of transparency and a “failure to provide financial documents.” The complaint seeks information regarding an alleged real estate transaction in which the NMA is said to …

Mayor Faulconer requesting City Council allocate $2.1 million for expedited stadium EIR

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One word: Huh? Read the Independent Budget Analyst Report. The report is dated today. The San Diego City Council vote is tomorrow. This would start the ball moving on an Environmental Impact Report the next day. Not exactly a lot of time for public digestion and reaction. Yet, the stakes have been set, apparently. The report ends with: …the decision …