Politics Roundup for Monday, December 22, 2014

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Voice: The 2014 Voice of the Year Is …Jerry Sanders tossed in as a token, but he apparently only speaks for “big business”

LATimes: San Diego region has become hub of gang-controlled prostitution rings

KPBS: No Deal Yet To Raise San Diego Cop Pay

KPBS: California Plastic Bag Ban May Soon Qualify For Ballot

SDUT Editorial: State government still faces tsunami of red ink

SDUT: Oceanside sued over hotel subsidy

FlashReport: Today’s headlines from around the state

FlashReport: Sunday’s headlines from around the state

Voice: Today’s Morning Report“Some voices stand out because they’re especially powerful and influential. We’re honoring them today with a look at 10 of the most important voices of the year”

ICYMI…

–Chula Vista–

Rostra: Padilla ends Chula Vista recount, McCann can for now rest easily as Council member

SDUT Editorial: Lessons from the Chula Vista City Council recount

Rostra: “The Twelve Days of Recount”A new song by Derrick Roach

–A Case for Changing the Local Party–

The comments are piling up on Part 3 of “A Case for Changing the Republican Party of SD”Get in the action!

Rostra’s Brian Brady: A Case For Changing The Republican Party of San Diego County – Part 4: Rebuilding the Coalition

–Around Town–

Rostra: Politics Roundup for last Weekend

SDUT: NCTD chief’s raise doesn’t exactly catapult him to the top

Voice: Saturday Morning Report: Soitec, Kaput?

Voice: The Unpopular Consequences of Raising the Minimum Wage

SDUT: What’s next for Todd Gloria?

Voice: Sacramento Report: Where New Bill Ideas Come Fromand three years’ probation for Hueso

SDUT: Parking groups sit on $17.8 million

SDUT: Water district merger talks urged

SDUT: City’s cell-phone sniffer cost $738K

SDUT’s Steve Greenhut: Affidavit shows cop union targeting foesThe Costa Mesa experience

Rostra: Senator Anderson Hosts 3,000 without the U.S.S. Midway

SDUT: SDPD sued over cellular tracking tech

Voice: Former Planning Director: SANDAG Ruling Got it Wrong“The ruling against SANDAG’s long-term transportation plan is not only wrong – it’s dangerous.”

CityBeat: Innocent Alpine resident detained for a week

Voice: New Sweetwater Schools Trustees Haven’t Mastered That Whole Transparency Thing Yet

CityBeat: The ballad of Sheri and Todd“It’d be a safe bet that it was some combination of Faulconer, Republican political consultant Jason Roe, City Councilmember Scott Sherman and possibly an outside conservative group like the Lincoln Club.” — Yahh, if we just name everyone, we may just be right on one of them.

SDUT: City unleashing flood of data

SDUT: Poway to appoint new council member

KPBS: SDSU Shuts Down Fraternity After Members Harassed Anti-Rape Marchers

SDUT: City Council OKs $1.5M for All-Star bidBéisbol!

SDUT Editorial: Teachers need to be honest about their unions

Voice: Here’s How to Fix Your Transit Plan, SANDAG

KPBS: Protesters Want City Council Staffer Fired Over Shooting Comment

Voice: The Case for Sherri Lightner

Rostra: I wish you a somewhat mild and not overly stimulating period of time during the coldest of months in the northern hemisphere…

VOSD: The Bizarre Unity of the SANDAG Board

Voice: Assemblyman Brian Maienschein: How to Bring Back California’s Competitive Edge

Voice Sacto Report: Lorena Gonzalez’s Strange New Role

KPBS: Only 42 Percent Of Californians Voted In November’s Election

SDUT: Teachers firing rejected again

Voice’s Scott Lewis: If Not the Minimum Wage, Then What? The GOP’s Poverty Problem

SDUT Editorial: Out of bankruptcy, Detroit offers lessons for California

SDUT: Judge Kreep in dispute over unpaid loan

MUST Reads you may have missed…

Rostra’s Brian Brady: A Case for Changing The Republican Party Of San Diego County — The entire Series at one link

Rostra’s Vince Vasquez: California GOP: Competitive Statewide by 2020“What’s needed is a new approach to narrowing the voter gap with the Democratic Party.”

Rostra: Second Amendment activists to County Board of Supervisors: Dealing with an unconstitutional law should be near the top of your priority listIs anyone on the County Board of Supervisors listening?

Races shaping up for 2016?…

LGBT Weekly: On to the 2016 elections!Who’s looking at which seats?

SD Free Press: Are You Ready for the 2016 Political Shuffle in San Diego?Where the Dems are looking.

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