New Lincoln Club Mail on Fletcher

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

And who said mail was dead? After the first two rather notorious Lincoln Club mail pieces on Nathan Fletcher hit mailboxes this week, the third seems to hint at a pattern of behavior. The latest piece quotes Shawn Steel as one of Fletcher’s former employers saying he “cannot be trusted to do the job.”

Confident, Determined San Diego Pension Reformers hold productive Thursday night meeting in Mission Valley

Jim Sills Jim Sills 1 Comment

Kevin Faulconer set the tone last night, telling a crowd of civic leaders, “This is not about Republicans and Democrats.  This is about what is good for San Diego neighborhoods.”  Faulconer gestured to a chart showing that, if left unchanged, local residents will one day pay $500 million-a-year for a “defined benefit” pension system. “If we act now, we can save $1 …

Comprehensive Pension Reform kicks off

Tony Manolatos Tony Manolatos 9 Comments

You’re invited… Who: Mayor Jerry Sanders, Council President Pro Tem Kevin Faulconer, Councilmember Carl DeMaio, Lincoln Club of San Diego County and the San Diego County Taxpayers Association What: Comprehensive Pension Reform Campaign Kick-off Reception When: Thursday, June 30 Time: 5 to 7 p.m. Where: Trellises Restaurant at the Town & Country Hotel (500 Hotel Circle, San Diego CA 92108) …

On Fiscal Issues, Where Art Thou Mayoral Candidate Bonnie Dumanis?

Ryan Purdy Ryan Purdy 2 Comments

Maybe mayoral candidates should approach the 2012 election as if they were running for Homecoming King or Queen of San Diego. This seems to be Bonnie Dumanis’ tactic so far. She is willing to put herself out there… in the sense that she is willing to have folks voice their opinion about her at the ballot box. Of course, nominees …