Joe Leventhal makes it official for Council seat

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Press Release Local attorney and former City of San Diego Ethics Commissioner to run for Kersey’s term-limited seat (San Diego, CA) – Local attorney and former Ethics Commissioner, Joe Leventhal, today announced his candidacy for San Diego City Council, District 5. As a former Ethics Commissioner for the City of San Diego, Joe was restricted from officially launching his campaign …

Two years after a 9/11 remembrance, my heart breaks for our lack of unity

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Guest Commentary by Amanda Young Rigby, Vista City Councilmember At the San Diego Memorial Stair Climb, first responders from not only around our county but from across the globe gather to remember the first responders who were murdered in New York on September 11th, 2001, when our nation was attacked by Islamic terrorists.  I have attended this event multiple times …

Voice Politics Report: What Davis Hath Wrought

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Andrew Keatts and Scott Lewis at Voice of SD do superb work assessing the potential candidate field in the wake of Congresswoman Susan Davis’ announcement that she’s done. Everyone from power names like Toni Atkins and Lorena Gonzalez (both say no) to ambitious lesser knowns such as Colin Parent and Akilah Weber, both Dem councilmembers from La Mesa. It’s worth …

Gloria reacts to Bry ad with “little boy of color” comment — Mixed reactions abound

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A Barbara Bry Instagram ad posted yesterday resulted in a Twitter reaction from Todd Gloria, which in turn is getting quite a response from a number of followers. Below are some screenshots of the Bry ad… Gloria reacted with the following Tweet… “Barbara Bry has hit yet another low. She’s making fun of the dreams of a little boy of …

RECORD BREAKER: DeMaio Raises Over $900K in Just 25 Days

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Average contribution just $84 from more than 8500 donors; with cost-of-funds just 7.4% campaign ends August with $1.1 Million Cash-on-Hand In just the first 25 days of his candidacy for Congress Carl DeMaio continues to demonstrate an impressive fundraising ability by raising over $900,000 – with over 8500 grassroots donors powering his campaign with an average contribution of just $84.14. …

CityBeat editor let go as new owners step in

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Despite clear-cut philosophical differences, it’s never good to see this sort of thing. (Here’s the Times of San Diego story.) In the past, especially when Dave Rolland, Kelly Davis and Dave Maass were with SD CityBeat, we at SD Rostra had a cordial and sometimes even fun relationship amidst fierce political differences. On occasion we would join CityBeat as co-hosts …