Finally Victory for Local Control

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Vista, CA  –   The landmark ruling from the California Supreme Court agreeing with the City of Vista that prevailing wage decisions on municipal projects are “municipal affairs” governed by local ordinances,  is a long-awaited victory for local control, reform and the California taxpayers.  In essence, the court reaffirmed that for “municipal affairs,” charter cities are “supreme and beyond the reach …

Operation Joint Effort Deports 406 Criminal Aliens

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Escondido –  Escondido Police and Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE) have arrested and removed 406 criminal illegal aliens in the first 10 months of a special program called “Operation Joint Effort”. This is a model program and Escondido has been at the forefront of combating criminal aliens to keep the streets safe.  Escondido has also housed ICE agents at the police …

Escondido Looking at Charter Status

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North County – Escondido, the only city in North County not to become a charter city is finally looking at the change.  Considering the major projects that the city is looking at developing in the near future, including a Triple A ballpark for the Padres minor league team and a Marriott hotel on city land,  the savings from eliminating prevailing …

Escondido’s ‘Joint Effort’ Ousts Criminal Illegals

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This just in via the Los Angeles Times: Escondido’s city-federal effort to oust illegal immigrants draws praise, criticism Los Angeles Times article Escondido police and ICE agents join to snag and deport people with deportation orders or criminal records.   Federal ICE agents are housed at the Escondido police department with the support of a majority of the city council …

Breaking News: Pfeiler Files for City Council

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Current Mayor of Escondido, Lori Holt Pfeiler has just filed papers at the deadline to run for city council. Lori, who announced last year she would not be seeking re-election as mayor has decided to stay with politics. She joins a crowded field of 7 candidates vying for 2 council seats. Current incumbent, Marie Waldron is seeking re-election to her …

2nd Amendment in Escondido

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North County –   The San Diego Union Tribune covered the recent Open Carry event in Escondido and not all city councilmembers were happy about it.    The group of law abiding citizens who stand for the 2nd Amendment and the right of individuals to carry firearms gathered in Escondido to express their 1st Amendment rights about the 2nd Amendment. …