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 …

Shine on Signs

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Campaign season has officially begun, for me anyway, now that I have seen my first campaign yard sign. Who was the lucky candidate who opened this season of politics for me? Lorie Zapf, running for City Council in the 6th to replace termed out Donna Frye. Not the best sign, her name could be a little bigger, but decent enough …

Shelia Jackson to Run Against Ron Roberts for County Supe

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In the wake of San Diego Councilmember Donna Frye’s announcement earlier in the week that she will not run against 4th District County Supervisor Ron Roberts, San Diego Unified School Board President Shelia Jackson is now opting to enter the race. Jackson started the nomination paperwork with the County Registrar of Voters office today. Jackson had previously considered running, but …

Luncheon Featuring San Diego’s “Bipartisan Duo” DeMaio & Frye

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SD’s Catfish Club Invites You to Join a Forum with Councilmembers Carl DeMaio and Donna Frye Who says a Republican and a Democrat can’t work together? Councilmembers Carl DeMaio (R) and Donna Frye (D) have been strange bedfellows during their time serving on the City Council together. For the past two years they have come together to push for pension …

Frye Will Not Take on Ron Roberts for Supervisor

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After dealing with the pension mess at the City of San Diego, did Councilmember Donna Frye really want to face years of the same discussions at the County? Dave Rolland has the scoop at San Diego CityBeat… http://lastblogonearth.com/2010/03/03/donna-frye-will-not-run-for-county-supervisor/ Any speculation as to another Democrat getting in, with Lori Saldana and Frye now out?  Or, does Saldana go into re-entry mode?

If I only had a brain…

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A brilliant piece of commentary, in which San Diego News Room Founder David King quotes an Al Pacino character, knows that his dog Milhouse is more certain than the Labor Council , and asks, “With its only meaningful content coming from op-ed pieces, how is the U-T any different from a blog?”  (SD Rostra will take that part as a …

DeMaio and Frye Outline Bipartisan Pension Reforms

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Continuing their bipartisan partnership to bring real reform to the city’s troubled pension system, Councilmembers Carl DeMaio and Donna Frye are asking the Mayor and City Council to act this year on pension reform. “A number of pension reform options do exist to help save taxpayers millions each year and achieve retirement security for city employees,” DeMaio and Frye write …