Felien weighs in for Kern’s Assembly campaign

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Guest Column by Gary Felien, former Oceanside City Council Member As you may have heard, my good friend and former Council colleague Jerry Kern is running for the 76th Assembly District. We served together for four years and built a strong record of fiscally conservative policies. We ended deficit spending and passed four balanced budgets in a row with no …

Is Jerry’s Kern’s Assembly Run Serious?

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Oceanside Councilman Jerry Kern announced his candidacy for the 76th Assembly District last week. The UT-San Diego reported that Kern will probably earn the endorsement of the incumbent Assemblyman, Rocky Chavez. Chavez is vacating the seat to challenge California Attorney General Kamala Harris for the open US Senate seat in 2016. Kern signaled that he will work to solve the …

Kern announces for Assembly

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Guest Column by Oceanside Councilman Jerry Kern I am honored to have been asked to run as a candidate in 76th Assembly District, which includes the communities of Carlsbad, Oceanside, Vista and Encinitas. As a 40-year resident of North County and third term council member in the district’s largest city, I am thoroughly familiar with all of the communities within the …

Oceanside plays Texas to California’s San Diego – Locate here!

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January 14, 2014 Open Letter to City of San Diego Business Owners Dear City of San Diego Business Owner, San Diego is working hard to establish its reputation as an anti-business, anti-taxpayer city. Nothing demonstrates this better than the Linkage Fee, also known as the Jobs Tax; a fee that actually attacks your business and the jobs you create. If …

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 …

Mobile Home Rent Control doesn’t work

Steve Gramm Steve Gramm 5 Comments

A follow up to Greg Larkin’s post yesterday about today’s Oceanside City Council meeting… Mobile Home Rent Control doesn’t work by Steve Gramm It didn’t work in Cuba, or behind the Iron Curtain, but some politicians in San Diego County still think the government should be setting prices for one form of housing—mobile home parks. It will come as no …