State of the County To Unveil New Initiatives, Discuss Challenges for 2010

Supervisor Pam Slater-Price Supervisor Pam Slater-Price 2 Comments

At the first meeting of 2010, the San Diego County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to select me as Chair of the Board and lead the County during what many expect to be a fiscally challenging year for the County of San Diego. The board also unanimously voted Supervisor Bill Horn, District 5, as Vice Chairman and Supervisor Ron Roberts, …

Local Leaders Weigh in for Merriam Mountains Rehearing

Thor's Assistant Rostra Administrator (Thor's Assistant) 2 Comments

The Merriam Mountains people have put together an interesting coalition of supporters.  The letter is below, but click on the link to see the letterhead itself and names included. SAN DIEGO LEADERS CALL FOR REHEARING ON MERRIAM MOUNTAINS PROJECT Concerns about Fairness and Jobs motivate request San Diego, Calif. (January 6, 2010) – Business, community and elected officials called upon …

Merriam Mountains Requests Supe Rehearing

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Over the transom today from supporters of Merriam Mountains… Click for the letter requesting a rehearing. JOBS-CREATING PROJECT REQUESTS REHEARING BY COUNTY SUPERVISORS Merriam Mountains claims that misrepresentations influenced vote ESCONDIDO, Calif. (January 4, 2010) – Today, developers of the Merriam Mountains master-plannedcommunity have filed a request for a rehearing in response to the 2-2 San Diego Board of Supervisor’s tie …

Where are Media on Depth of Blackstone’s Campaign Against Merriam Housing Development?

Greg Larkin Greg Larkin 3 Comments

Orange County Blogger Chris Emami (Red County OC) posted a story on this subject a couple of months ago. In full disclosure, I will be using some of his background and parts of his story here.  But my take is slightly different. Our San Diego media can be an interesting bunch. Especially when it comes to what they choose to …

Term Limits Is A Republican Issue – We Should Support Them For County Supes

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San Diego Rostra Guest Column by Jon Fleischman If some local public employee unions were to place on the ballot a decrease in the county sales tax, first and foremost I would be stunned.  But then I would sign on board and work (apparently in a bipartisan fashion) to reduce the size of government, and increase liberty and freedom for …

WHO gave $250,000 for the SD Term Limits Petition? Now we know: TWO donors sent all $250,000 ! … Same Labor Union unit that gave $2.2 Million to ease California State Assembly term limits in 2008, now wants to Limit terms of the all-GOP S.D. Supervisors in 2010.

Jim Sills Jim Sills 1 Comment

To paraphrase Prime Minister Winston Churchill’s famous words from World War II:…. “Never have so few, donated So Much, for So Little.” Public records kept by the San Diego Registrar of Voters disclose that “the Few” numbered just TWO total donors who gave “so much” ($250,000) to help finance a petition drive to limit terms of San Diego County Supervisors. …