Radical Parking Meter Proposal Advances at San Diego City Hall

Vince Vasquez Vince Vasquez Leave a Comment

This week, the San Diego Budget & Finance Committee advanced a proposal to radically change parking meter policies in our City. The proposal would: * allow the maximum parking meter rate to be DOUBLED to $2.50 an hour; * allow parking meters to charge on Sundays; * allow parking meters to charge until 11PM; * increase city staffing for parking …

Don’t Tread On Me!

The Libertarian Lass, Gayle Falkenthal The Libertarian Lass, Gayle Falkenthal 7 Comments

“I can write better than anybody who can write faster, and I can write faster than anybody who can write better.” – A. J. Liebling (1904-1963) I’m counting on these words to guide me in my role as one of your bloggers here on SDRostra. While people seem to assume I’m a conservative, I am in fact a Libertarian through …

Issa Statement on Expansion of Rangel-Ethics Probe

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House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Ranking Member and Judiciary Committee Member Darrell Issa (R-CA) issued the following statement after the House Committee on Standards of Official Conduct voted unanimously to expand the scope of its investigation of House Ways & Means Chairman Charlie Rangel (D-NY): “If you don’t drain the swamp, you’ll end up with a lake.  This …

Addressing San Diego’s City Budget Crisis

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My thoughts on closing the City of San Diego’s massive budget deficit, which now threatens the future of our core public services, including police, fire protection, libraries, and parks. VV (Reposting from Voice of San Diego) The San Diego City Council faces a daunting task in closing the $179-$201 million budget gap before it. Proposed solutions to closing this gap …

The Barkeep

Barkeep Barkeep 1 Comment

I’ve got a friend, well not really a friend, but an acquaintance , who always seems to know what is going on in local politics, at least by my lax standards. He is old, he is surly, and he drinks too much. I like to call him ‘The Barkeep’, but not to his face. My posts on this blog are …