Mobile Home Rent Control doesn’t work

Steve Gramm Steve Gramm 5 Comments

A follow up to Greg Larkin’s post yesterday about today’s Oceanside City Council meeting… Mobile Home Rent Control doesn’t work by Steve Gramm It didn’t work in Cuba, or behind the Iron Curtain, but some politicians in San Diego County still think the government should be setting prices for one form of housing—mobile home parks. It will come as no …

Free Market Ideals call for Amending the Rent Control Ordinance in Oceanside

Greg Larkin Greg Larkin 5 Comments

The Oceanside City Council faces a final vote tomorrow (Wednesday) on a measure proposed by Councilman Jerry Kern that would return free markets to city mobile home parks, thus simply allowing park owners to adjust rents to the market rate only when leasing to a new tenant.  Don’t let Councilmember Esther Sanchez and her regulatory, nanny-state minded cronies tell you …

Advice to Oceanside Mayor Jim Wood: Be more like Dick Cheney

Ryan Purdy Ryan Purdy Leave a Comment

Oceanside Mayor Jim Wood may have suffered a minor stroke just over two weeks ago, while on a trip to Washington D.C. to meet with federal officials.  I wish him well. I sincerely hope he returns to good health soon, and is able to fully execute his duties as mayor. I also hope he drops his ghoulish political opportunism.  I …

Hodges First to Announce in Garrick’s Term-Limited 74th Assembly District — Are there Other Possible Contenders?

Barry Jantz Barry Jantz 3 Comments

As hi-lited in Monday’s FlashReport, with some updated information here… Hodges First to Announce in Garrick’s Term-Limited 74th Assembly District — Are there Other Possible Contenders? by Barry Jantz The geographic boundaries of a redrawn 74th Assembly District are yet to be determined, but a buzz is quietly building among political watchers regarding the likely field of Republican candidates next year, …

The Oceanside Results

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From my Sunday San Diego column at the FlashReport… Last Tuesday’s failed recall election against Oceanside Councilman Jerry Kern was a clear repudiation of an attempt by labor to wrest control of the city council in one of San Diego County’s largest municipalities. Fellow SD FlashReport blogger Duane Dichiara wrote about the results on Wednesday, in A Crushing Defeat for …

Early Oceanside Recall Results!

Jerome Stocks Jerome Stocks 10 Comments

NO 11144 63.17% YES 6498 36.83% The question is “shall Jerome Kern be Recalled?”  And the early results show an answer of “NO”. These results are mostly absentee results, but it would be staggering for the margin of nearly 2 – 1 to be overcome with precinct results. Oceanside Mayor Jim Wood put himself very publicly out in front of …