Day 4: Emerald Reveals A List But Is It THE List

Mr. Murphy Mr. Murphy 2 Comments

Under increasing pressure, Marti Emerald’s office released a list that they claim is their “Advisory Council”. The problem? There are some 34 names. The original press release clearly said there were 20 members of the council. This is an issue. One likely scenario is that team Emerald looked at the 20 list, saw that the list was not the kind …

Rexford had Access to Personal Fire Rig During Wildfires!

Vito Andolini Vito Andolini 5 Comments

Despite the apparently true saga of Poway Councilwoman Betty Rexford’s use of city staff to go after her neighbors, have the mainstream media picked up on something way worse than that, her demands for a fire truck to be stationed at her house during the devastating wildfires?  OHMY. Read a recent missive from the Recall Rexford effort, as well as Logan Jenkins’ …

Campaign Money in the 50th Congressional Seat

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As entertaining as it is to read about Marti Emerald’s shenanigans down in the City of San Diego, up here in the north county we have another show down looming in the Bilbray Congressional seat. Here is the campaign warchest tally: Bilbray (R) – 430k cash on hand Busby (D) – 144k cash on hand (5k of debt) Roberts (D) …

Great Reader Post

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I just logged in and read a great reader post on this Emerald Community Group issue. Great job, Thinking Man! Here is most of it, look it up below if you want the rest: Of course Marti has the right to create her own advisory groups to get the pulse of the community. In fact, she should create them so …

Mr. Murphy Gets Up Too Early For Me… More On Emerald

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At drinks with my older, wiser politico last night I brought up the ongoing ‘Advisory Council’ issue that Councilmember Emerald is embroiled in and he laughed. His thoughts, paraphrased: “Emerald really stepped in it this time, in her district and in the public eye generally. She’s stuck – if she doesn’t come clean with the names, she’s going to take …

Whoops… Voice of San Diego Picks Up Emerald’s Stonewalling

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Correction to my last post: looks like the Voice of San Diego picked up Marti’s Mysterious Advisory Council. So this reporter from the Voice calls over to the Emerald office with the simple request that Marti reveal the names and what answer does the reporter get: that Emerald’s office is consulting the City Attorney and won’t answer the question! Nah… …