Reforming San Diego County Supervisors’ Compensation

Brian Brady Brian Brady 4 Comments

Four of the five County Supervisors voted to increase their base pay (and pensions) this week.  Defeated Democrat Dave Roberts voted against the proposal while the four Republicans voted for it.  Board Chairman Ron Roberts (who will retire in two years) justified his proposal with this statement: “It has been nearly 20 years since we adjusted the formula for members …

Happy SANDAG Tax & Spend Republican Day

Brian Brady Brian Brady 6 Comments

It looks like the SANDAG Board of Directors will vote to approve the SANDAG Sky Gondola Tax for a public vote today.  The anticipated scorecard should look like this: City of San Diego: Faulconer (R) NO, Gloria (D) YES County of San Diego: Roberts (T&SR) YES, Jacob (R) NO – Horn voted NO, with Jacob absent. That cancels out the …

The Meltdown of Oceanside Mayor Jim Wood

Steve Gramm Steve Gramm 7 Comments

Now that the Tri City Healthcare District Board has cleaned up its act, all eyes have turned to the Oceanside City Council to provide the political entertainment for North County. After the spectacle of last Wednesday’s city council meeting, lets just say Oceanside does not disappoint. Oceanside Mayor Jim Wood had a meltdown at the dais – all recorded on …

DeMaio, Slater, Horn And More – Rick Perry Event Videos

Bradley J. Fikes Bradley J. Fikes 1 Comment

Here’s a few more videos from Rick Perry’s campaign appearance in San Diego Wednesday night after the GOP presidential candidate debate. These include San Diego mayoral candidate Carl DeMaio, Chairman of the San Diego County Republican Party Tony Krvaric, County Supervisor Bill Horn, KFMB Radio talk show host Mike Slater, pastor Miles McPherson and others. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tnKcaHVJBvQ

La Jolla’s Out, Rancho Santa Fe’s In

Erica Holloway Erica Holloway 3 Comments

With the mayor’s race sucking up all the oxygen, it’s hard to imagine there’s any other political news anywhere in San Diego County, but there is. Tomorrow, San Diego County’s Redistricting Advisory Committee will present three proposals to redraw the supervisors’ seats. All the maps propose lifting La Jolla out of Supervisor Pam Slater-Price’s district and moving it to Supervisor …