San Diego Mayor’s Race Part 2

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It looks like the establishment candidate for Mayor will be Assemblyman Nathan Fletcher. Gossip downtown says that Fletcher has secured the support of Mayor Jerry Sanders, and that he is talking to the Mayor’s political consultant, Tom Shepard. It’s also circulating that Fletcher and DA Bonnie Dumanis have an understanding that if he runs (which looks certain) she will not, …

San Diego City Mayor’s Race Part 1

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Anyone who watches as much tv as I do was bound to see ads this election season for Assemblyman Nathan Fletcher. There were a good number of them, and on broadcast. Fletcher is in a safe Republican seat so I couldn’t figure out what he was doing. Then it hit me a few days ago: Fletcher can’t use the money …

Lincoln Club Issues Ballot Recommendations

The Libertarian Lass, Gayle Falkenthal The Libertarian Lass, Gayle Falkenthal 15 Comments

The Lincoln Club of San Diego County has posted its complete list of ballot recommendations.  If you’re a new reader or need a little refresher, the Lincoln Club is a fiscally conservative organization dedicated to the goal of advancing free market principles and ideas by recruiting, endorsing, and supporting business-friendly candidates, regardless of party affiliation. Lincoln Club members assess whether …

State of the County Addresses Budget Concerns for 2010

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STATE OF THE COUNTY ADDRESS 2010 CHAIRWOMAN PAM SLATER-PRICE WATCH THE ADDRESS HERE: http://www.sdcounty.ca.gov/Portal/News/2010/Feb/021110SOC2010.html FULL TEXT: Good evening, and welcome to beautiful Irwin M. Jacobs’ Qualcomm Hall. January 3rd marked the 157th year of County government. We have accomplished a lot since the first Board of Supervisors rode to meetings by horseback, coach or wagon. There have been good times …

Tonite’s GOP Endorsements

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In addition to Jeff Olson for County Assessor (see post below), the Republican Party of San Diego County tonight endorsed the following candidates in their respective races next year… Lorie Zapf – San Diego City Council, District 6 Supervisors Ron Roberts and Bill Horn for reelection Treasurer-Tax Collector Dan McAllister and District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis for reelection If the GOP …

County Strikes Back At Prescription Drug Problem

Supervisor Pam Slater-Price Supervisor Pam Slater-Price 2 Comments

Years ago, parents of teens kept a close eye on the liquor cabinet. Today, it’s the medicine cabinet that should be under lock and key. Nearly 60 percent of teens say they can get prescription painkillers easily in the home. Of the many painkillers on the market, OxyContin seems to be a favorite due to its high potency. OxyContin is …