Is Jerry’s Kern’s Assembly Run Serious?

Brian Brady Brian Brady 3 Comments

Oceanside Councilman Jerry Kern announced his candidacy for the 76th Assembly District last week. The UT-San Diego reported that Kern will probably earn the endorsement of the incumbent Assemblyman, Rocky Chavez. Chavez is vacating the seat to challenge California Attorney General Kamala Harris for the open US Senate seat in 2016. Kern signaled that he will work to solve the …

Kern announces for Assembly

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Guest Column by Oceanside Councilman Jerry Kern I am honored to have been asked to run as a candidate in 76th Assembly District, which includes the communities of Carlsbad, Oceanside, Vista and Encinitas. As a 40-year resident of North County and third term council member in the district’s largest city, I am thoroughly familiar with all of the communities within the …

Oceanside plays Texas to California’s San Diego – Locate here!

Thor's Assistant Rostra Administrator (Thor's Assistant) 15 Comments

January 14, 2014 Open Letter to City of San Diego Business Owners Dear City of San Diego Business Owner, San Diego is working hard to establish its reputation as an anti-business, anti-taxpayer city. Nothing demonstrates this better than the Linkage Fee, also known as the Jobs Tax; a fee that actually attacks your business and the jobs you create. If …

The Meltdown of Oceanside Mayor Jim Wood

Steve Gramm Steve Gramm 7 Comments

Now that the Tri City Healthcare District Board has cleaned up its act, all eyes have turned to the Oceanside City Council to provide the political entertainment for North County. After the spectacle of last Wednesday’s city council meeting, lets just say Oceanside does not disappoint. Oceanside Mayor Jim Wood had a meltdown at the dais – all recorded on …

Breaking News… Derrick Roach: Oceanside officials engaged in money laundering? — Evidence shows “Team Oceanside” running afoul of campaign finance laws

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Guest Commentary by Derrick W Roach (pictured right) Team Oceanside is a political action committee that was formed last September to support the re-election of Oceanside Mayor Jim Wood along with Councilmember Esther Sanchez.  Also supported by Team Oceanside is political newcomer Dana Corso, whose voting record was recently called into question, as reported by the North County Times. Wood, Sanchez and …

Oceanside City Councilmember Jerry Kern Honored by Builders Group

The Libertarian Lass, Gayle Falkenthal The Libertarian Lass, Gayle Falkenthal 2 Comments

Oceanside City Councilmember Jerry Kern received an Excellence in Leadership Award for his pioneering support of fair and open competition from the Associated Builders and Contractors of San Diego at its annual Excellence in Contracting Awards on November 17. “We only recognize one political figure each year, and this year the choice was clear,” said Philip Piel, ABCSD Board Chairman. …