Save the Date! Desmond v. Gomez – Unfinished Business

William Del Pilar William Del Pilar Leave a Comment

A conservative Latino’s view on politics… The 23-year reign of District 5 Supervisor Bill Horn is ending. We’ll know his replacement November 6, 2018. Will it be San Marcos Mayor Jim Desmond – Horn’s chosen successor – or newcomer, legislative analyst Michelle Gomez? Desmond, a steadfast Republican, dominated the primary, but Democrat hopeful Gomez looks to change that. Valleyites and …

Board Of Supervisors District 5 Race Set: Gomez Versus Desmond

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A conservative Latino’s view on politics… The Board of Supervisors District 5 race – an upset in the making! Commissioner Michelle Gomez (D) overcame Jerry Kern’s (R) experience, war chest, and her own late entry obstacles. Resulting in second behind San Marcos Mayor Jim Desmond (R). Setting up the classic battle of left versus right this November. Two good individuals …

State bill would prohibit private contracts and hurt the most vulnerable

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By Oceanside City Councilmember Jerry Kern As a candidate for County Supervisor, I have expressed the view that the County is in the service delivery business. Residents give the County their tax dollars, and in exchange the County of San Diego is supposed to provide the services they require, hopefully in the most effective and economical manner possible. Some of …

AD 76: Rocky Chavez turnabout results in departure of Jerry Kern

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from Thomas K. Arnold in the Seaside Courier, following Rocky jumping back into the race for his own Assembly seat… “I doubt the party will endorse against a sitting incumbent, even though he assured me 20 times he was all in with the U.S. Senate race … I’m just disappointed that Rocky misled me, that he told he was all …

As an Assemblyman, would Harrison differ with Hunter on Export-Import Bank?

Eric Andersen Eric Andersen 28 Comments

I honestly like Mike Harrison and enjoy each opportunity we have to talk, but I need to know if his values are any different than those of his boss, Congressman Duncan Hunter. Mike has been a loyal staffer and in each of our discussions has always been faithful and supportive of him. On Monday the Congressman voted “Yea” on H. Res …

Felien weighs in for Kern’s Assembly campaign

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Guest Column by Gary Felien, former Oceanside City Council Member As you may have heard, my good friend and former Council colleague Jerry Kern is running for the 76th Assembly District. We served together for four years and built a strong record of fiscally conservative policies. We ended deficit spending and passed four balanced budgets in a row with no …