Alvarez: No Access to Information

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Yesterday, Voice of San Diego’s Liam Dillon covered a very interesting Q&A with San Diego City Councilman David Alvarez, who represents the city’s South Bay neighborhoods. During the Q&A, Alvarez, a Democrat, spoke about being on the opposing/wrong side of a couple of issues. Not because of money or influence, but because of his personal experiences growing up in some of San …

Reducing the Size of Government $1 Fee at a Time

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Yesterday, before the Great Power Outage of 2011 wreaked havoc throughout the County and dominated the Twitterverse , the San Diego Service Authority for Freeway Emergencies (SAFE) held their September Board meeting. After watching board members shamefully lash out at San Diego Fire Chief Javier Mainar for announcing that, while the Fire Department will still fully comply with the obligations …

Calling San Diego Taxpayers: Oppose the “Jobs Tax”

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The San Diego County Taxpayers calls upon San Diegans to voice their opposition to a proposal by the San Diego City Council to double the so called “linkage fee” charged to construction projects in the City of San Diego. This fee is yet another short-sighted job killer and SDCTA is strongly opposed to this increase. The Council will also consider …

Faucett out. Hansen in.

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San Diego City Hall will soon welcome Katie Hansen, of Restaurant Association fame, as City Councilman Kevin Faulconer’s new Chief of Staff. Hansen, who earns a best actress for her role in the overwhelming defeat of Proposition D as well as best supporting actress for her parts in the David Alvarez and Lorie Zapf victories, will be replacing Faulconer’s outgoing …

The Greatest Story Ever Told, Almost

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This is a bit lengthy, but worth it… Let’s start with the biggest, and perhaps least exciting, races for the county (state races to follow tomorrow). In the 50th Dem Primary Francine Busby was selected as the Democrat nominee to lose to Brian Bilbray once more. I don’t think Busby was celebrating her victory, I searched for police reports and …