Republicans and Independents: Very Little Voice On Marti Emerald’s “Advisory Council”

Mr. Murphy Mr. Murphy 6 Comments

When asked about her community “Advisory Council” (which was the following day found to be largely her political campaign donors) Councilwoman Marti Emerald stated that the reason for the group was that she wanted “something a little more independent”. Really, that sounds great. But with old Marti, the Devil is in the details, and it’s increasingly clear there is a …

DeMaio: Shelving Downtown Library Will Save $63M in General Fund

Erica Mendelson Erica Mendelson 1 Comment

Councilmember Carl DeMaio released a memo today showing the major impact the new Downtown Library project will have on the city’s General Fund which faces a staggering $200 million deficit. Read the memo here. From the SDUT PolBlog: By shelving a new downtown library, the city could save as much as $63 million over the next five years, according to a fiscal analysis …

Breaking… Rexford’s Husband Said to Threaten Neighbor with “Gun”

Barry Jantz Barry Jantz 12 Comments

***Breaking News*** Whether or not you’ve been following the saga of Poway Councilwoman Betty Rexford, the documented harassment of her neighbors, and the resulting recall effort against her (here’s some background), the following breaking information from today really takes the cake. I am told that this morning Rexford and her husband Paul were sitting in their car at the end …