Farrah Douglas was a Republican, and then a Democrat, and then a Republican

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By Ryan Trabuco I must first preface this post by saying I have come to know Farrah Douglas through my volunteer efforts within the local Republican Party over the last few years. I respect Farrah. She’s an accomplished woman, and I believe she’s done an admirable job on the Carlsbad City Council. However, when a legitimate issue is raised about …

California – The Land of (Missed) Opportunity

Dustin Steiner Dustin Steiner Leave a Comment

Ten years ago Apple was worth $10 billion dollars.  Today, the world’s most valuable company boasts a worth of $600 billion.  This kind of incredible growth in such a short period of time can only happen in America.  In addition, these numbers speak nothing of the revolutionary advances Apple has made to the way we do business and the improvement …

Lincoln Club Releases 2012 Endorsements

Tony Manolatos Tony Manolatos 1 Comment

The following is for the June 5th Primary. You also can view the Club’s endorsements on its website: Candidates and Propositions Federal Elizabeth Emken, U.S. Senate Darrell Issa, 49th Congressional District, U.S. House of Representatives Duncan Hunter, 50th Congressional District, U.S. House of Representatives Brian Bilbray, 52nd Congressional District, U.S. House of Representatives State George Plescia, 39th District State Senate Brian Jones, 71st District State Assembly Diane Harkey, …

Fletcher’s Fetcher…And More From Our First Candidate Q & A

Tony Manolatos Tony Manolatos 1 Comment

[captionpix imgsrc=”http://sdrostra.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/web-fletcher-nathan-2012.jpg” captiontext=”Nathan Fletcher”] Politics & Media Mashup is on break for the next few weeks so we can bring you exclusive Q & As with San Diego Mayoral candidates Nathan Fletcher, Carl DeMaio and Bonnie Dumanis. We kick off this series with Fletcher. We determined the order based on when the responses to our questions were received — first …

AD 79 Candidate Ramirez: Carpetbagger or Can’t Read Google Maps?

Right Vu Right Vu 3 Comments

There has been much jockeying by the Democratic hopefuls for AD 79, including a Republican-turned-Democrat-turned-Independent who has now decided not to run. The biggest question, though, is why Rudy Ramirez is putting his name in this race? He has never lived East of the 805 and last I checked the new 79th basically ends at the edge of the 805 …

San Diego’s Mayor Race Relationship Status: It’s Complicated

Erica Holloway Erica Holloway 8 Comments

Originally posted on the Flash Report. The 2012 San Diego mayor’s race began like other love affairs – lots of hope and promise for the future. Then, the sparkle and shine of courtship faded quickly into the same old dull routine. No more flowers. No more moonlight and love songs. Seems I’m not the only one who noticed our romance …