National University System Institute Analyzes Key Dynamics in Mayors Race

Vince Vasquez Vince Vasquez 5 Comments

Report: Few Voters Will Cast Ballots in San Diego Mayoral Special Election Absentee Voters, Republican Voters Will Play Larger Role in Mayoral Race SAN DIEGO – Less than half of all registered voters are expected to cast ballots in the San Diego mayoral special election scheduled for November 19th. That is the conclusion of a new report authored by the …

From Seoul to San Diego

Elliot Schroeder Elliot Schroeder 5 Comments

Having returned from a few weeks in Seoul it’s amazing how an Asian Tiger Economy differs from ours.  South Korea’s recent economic history starts after the Korean War where it was poorer than many sub-Saharan African countries to today where it’s part of the G-20 with a per capita over $30,000. Although the economy has had heavy government involvement in …

Is the Filner settlement a good deal?

Barry Jantz Barry Jantz 5 Comments

by Barry Jantz This was published at FlashReport on Sunday. Is the City of San Diego agreement with Bob Filner a good deal for taxpayers? Maybe we can start by agreeing on something.  It really chaps the common hide to think the city would enter into any settlement whatsoever with the soon-to-be former but already disgraced mayor.  If it were …

San Diego Mayor Bob Filner showing signs of dementia?

The Libertarian Lass, Gayle Falkenthal The Libertarian Lass, Gayle Falkenthal 8 Comments

Disclaimer: The author is not a medical professional and does not represent herself as a medical expert, merely an observer asking a question worth considering in light of recent events. Increasingly disturbing accounts from women reporting sexual harassment by San Diego Mayor Bob Filner have left observers scratching their heads for a possible explanation.  It seems inconceivable for an elected …

Rural/Metro files Chapter 11

Jerome Stocks Jerome Stocks 4 Comments

(Reuters) – Ambulance operator Rural/Metro Corp… filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy with the aim of cutting its debts after it missed an interest payment in July, according to court filings. The Scottsdale, Arizona-based company also intends to renegotiate unprofitable contracts and free up capital for investments through the bankruptcy process, according to the filings. So, this is the same company who …