Mayoral Candidate Fletcher on the Pension Initiative

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From this morning’s Union Tribune in regard to the ballot measure to fix city pensions: Fletcher said he won’t decide whether to support the ballot measure until a fiscal and legal analysis have been done. He also said he has concerns about stripping pensions away from newly hired firefighters, as the measure would do. “It is clear we have to …

DeMaio and Fletcher are In

Thor's Assistant Rostra Administrator (Thor's Assistant) 1 Comment

Today… SDUT: Fletcher to run for San Diego mayor SDUT: DeMaio kicks off campaign for San Diego mayor Prior stories… Rostra: Heidi Klum’s Take on the San Diego Mayor’s Race Rostra: Deep Thoughts….By People Who May Be Your Mayor Someday SDUT: Kehoe explores run for San Diego mayor Voice: Kehoe Explores Mayoral Candidacy Voice: Kehoe — Let’s Talk Pensions Later …

Deep Thoughts….By People Who May Be Your Mayor Someday

Tony Manolatos Tony Manolatos 8 Comments

In the spirit of election season, which officially kicks off Sunday, here are some deep thoughts by people who may be San Diego’s Mayor someday: “San Diegans want an app that routes all of their complaints to an intern in my office.” ~Carl DeMaio “San Diegans are tired of drinking at the beach.” ~Kevin Faulconer “San Diegans want a new Chargers …

Heidi Klum’s Take on the San Diego Mayor’s Race

The Libertarian Lass, Gayle Falkenthal The Libertarian Lass, Gayle Falkenthal 14 Comments

Do I know what will drive Rostra reader traffic, or what? While Mrs. Seal hasn’t technically made any direct comment, her admonition to contestants on her reality show “Project Runway” applies nicely. As in fashion, in politics one day you’re in, and the next day you’re out. In a few short days on June 5 when fundraising can begin, all …

Christine Kehoe for Mayor! She wants to (again) screw up San Diego

Richard Rider, Chairman, San Diego Tax Fighters Richard Rider, Chairman, San Diego Tax Fighters Leave a Comment

Hoh boy! Christine Kehoe, has decided she’d like to return to city hall and again screw up the city. During her city council days, she backed the unjustified, retroactive pension increases — including a lame duck session where she granted herself a pension to start IMMEDIATELY after she was termed out of her city office. This will be fun! Well, …

As the Albondigas Turn: May’s Meatball Mayoral Poll

The Libertarian Lass, Gayle Falkenthal The Libertarian Lass, Gayle Falkenthal 3 Comments

In the previous edition of the already legendary Albondigas San Diego Meatball Poll (and who are we to argue with this assertion), Councilmember Carl DeMaio, Assemblyman Nathan Fletcher, and Congressman Bob Filner were the top three picks in February for the San Diego Mayor’s race. Back when this poll took place, Charlie Sheen was still on “Two and a Half …