Faulconer: “People in San Diego were hungry for change”

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San Diego’s vote on Proposition B is reverberating across California and the country, creating national headlines. Kevin Faulconer, co-author of the Comprehensive Pension Reform citizens initiative, took to the airwaves to talk about the overwhelming approval of the measure, and how San Diego is setting a blueprint for reform for local governments throughout the nation. Watch the clip here.

City Leaders Lay Out Prop B Pension Reform Implementation Plan

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“San Diegans expect results. We must implement Prop B without delay.” That was the message City leaders delivered today following the landslide approval of Proposition B at the ballot box Tuesday. More than 66 percent of voters endorsed the measure, otherwise known as Comprehensive Pension Reform, to eliminate traditional pensions for new employees and replace them with a 401(k)-style plan, similar …

Judicial Candidate David Berry Enjoys Giving Back

Tony ManolatosTony Manolatos 1 Comment

[captionpix imgsrc=”http://sdrostra.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/Berry-headshot-color.jpg” captiontext=”David Berry”] David Berry learned the value of community service in high school while teaching children how to swim as a volunteer with the American Red Cross and later as a volunteer coach with the Special Olympics in college. “I can’t tell you what it felt like to teach a child confined to a wheelchair how to swim,” …

Fair and Open Competition Initiative Qualifies for the City of San Diego 2012 Ballot

The Libertarian Lass, Gayle FalkenthalThe Libertarian Lass, Gayle Falkenthal 20 Comments

Backers of an initiative that would prohibit project labor agreements (PLAs) on City of San Diego construction projects were notified by San Diego City Clerk Elizabeth Maland that the signatures submitted are sufficient to qualify the measure for the next citywide ballot. (The required minimum was 62,057). So it seems voters in the City of San Diego will have the …