Send Padilla Packing … Again!

Right Vu Right Vu 2 Comments

I find it interesting that Chula Vista’s former Port Commissioner, Mike Najera, was asked to resign due to his financial “instability”, only to replace him with Steve Padilla???? Is the Council crazy? Where were the questions to Padilla about his financial status and his recent foreclosure? Padilla was the most controversial and wasteful Mayor Chula Vista has ever had.  He …

Stop goofing with the Commute, JERK OR JERKS!!

Jerome Stocks Jerome Stocks Leave a Comment

This from the U-T: By Susan Shroder Union-Tribune Staff Writer 5:34 p.m. October 1, 2009 SAN DIEGO – Fires in the Interstate 5 median between Balboa Avenue and Nobel Drive have caused problems for both commuters and firefighters, and authorities on Thursday asked for the public’s help to find who is setting them. About 15 fires have been set in …

City Reveals $180M Deficit – DeMaio To Convene Series of Town Halls

Erica Mendelson Erica Mendelson 5 Comments

Today the City disclosed a budget deficit of $180 million — confirming concerns that the city’s financial problems are worsening. Councilmember DeMaio believes it is imperative that we educate and engage the public on the city’s financial problems — and seek their ideas on solutions. That’s why he’s convening an eight-week long series of “Town Halls on City Finances.” (See …

No Surprises in Chula Vista

Right Vu Right Vu 1 Comment

Well, there were no great surprises in Chula Vista Tuesday night as the most liberal members of the Council voted to place Mitch Thompson into John McCann’s seat during his longterm absence as he serves our country in Iraq. The vote was 3-1, with Cox as the only vote against filling the seat at all. My only curiosity is why …

Today’s Discussion: UT Story on Joel Anderson

Thor's Assistant Rostra Administrator (Thor's Assistant) 10 Comments

Interesting to note that today’s UT “Watchdog Report” on Assemblyman Joel Anderson doesn’t note that as Elections Chairman for the Assembly GOP, he is responsible for getting money to central committees around the state where it is needed for competitive legislative contests.  Also, no mention of how many similar financial transactions take place with others’ campaign coffers.  Nary a mention …