A Q&A: Cuts to libraries and rec centers

Tony Manolatos Tony Manolatos 10 Comments

I received an email Thursday from Voice of San Diego’s City Hall reporter asking for the councilman’s position on proposed cuts to libraries and rec centers. I had written a blog post a day earlier on San Diego Rostra that said some local reporters weren’t giving the City Council much of a say in stories about the proposed cuts.  The email from Liam Dillon at the Voice …

SD Chief Operating Officer’s Memo Claims That City Has Made “Significant Reductions”

Steve Rider Steve Rider 2 Comments

I’m truly puzzled how one can come to this conclusion. Below are financial figures for the city by several departments over the course of 2003 to 2009. A few occasional departments show a sporadic reductions, but one doesn’t have to be financial wizard to recognize that they general trend is clearly increased spending year over year. Such inaccurate language from someone so high up in the private sector would end their career.