Chula Vista considers crash tax at meeting Tuesday, May 4

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First it was the North County Fire Protection District.  Then the San Miguel Fire Protection District got a lot of heat, but did it too. Now it’s the City of Chula Vista that wants to hit taxpayers with a double-whammy “crash tax” to cover the costs of responding to vehicular accidents. The San Diego County Taxpayers Association was made wise …

Taxpayers Association Issues Ballot Recommendations

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One of the most important functions of groups like the San Diego County Taxpayers Association (SDCTA) is educating the rest of us. Providing voters with ballot recommendations that satisfy its criteria for accountable, cost-effective and efficient government has got to top the list. SDCTA has just completed its review of the June 2010 Primary Election state and local ballot measures …

Ed Herrera’s thoughts on Roger Hedgecock’s dismissal from CV Forum

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Regarding last night’s candidate forum ongoings in Chula Vista and the “booting” of emcee Roger Hedgecock, SD Rostra asked Ed Herrera, president and CEO of the Chula Vista Civic Association, if he might consider submitting his take on the evening.  We are pleased that Mr. Herrera was able to respond so quickly with the following, as a SD Rostra guest …

Fair and open competition is a core American value

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Chula Vistans will vote on the Fair and Open Competition Ordinance as part of the June 8, 2010 statewide primary election. For more on the ordinance, visit http://fairnessforchulavista.com/  The following was submitted to SD Rostra as a guest commentary… Guest Column by Hon. Larry Breitfelder Fair and open competition is not a slogan or a political tactic. It is a …

Chula Vista Watch: A Special Endorsement

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by Hon. Larry Breitfelder Recently I shared with you two endorsements that are very special to me.  Supervisor Ron Roberts for (among other things) his extraordinary accomplishments in governmental reform at the County and Former Chula Vista Police Chief Bill Winters for his legacy of personal integrity and always putting the public interest ahead of the selfish special interest agendas that are so influential …