Lori Saldaña Will Probably Never Answer the Question About the San Diego Democratic Party

Brian BradyBrian Brady 8 Comments

Ex-Mayor Bob Filner is now a convicted felon.  This is no surprise to people who have been following the Filner saga.  As each layer of the onion was peeled off, the “monster within” (Filner’s description of his problem) had a history of prolonged abuse of women.  What was a rumor on Capitol Hill became reality as he campaigned in the …

Exposed: Empower San Diego’s Last Ditch Political Play – And Interesting Friends

Eliot NessEliot Ness 8 Comments

It’s no secret that various interest groups have been actively lobbying the San Diego Redistricting Commission over the past few months. One of the most active groups has been Empower San Diego which even managed to get one of their own, Commissioner Theresa Quiroz on the actual commission and who has been carrying their water ever since. The commission has …

Block for Senate, (Insert Name Here) for Assembly

South Bay SunnycrestSouth Bay Sunnycrest 2 Comments

In local political news today, the San Diego Union-Tribune wrote that Marty Block — everyone’s favorite tax-raising-after-he-promised-not-to-do-so Democrat — is looking to run for the State Senate seat currently held by a termed-out Christine Kehoe. Former Assemblywoman Lori Saldana is in the mix, and there are rumblings that newly-elected Assemblywoman Toni Atkins might jump in. All depending upon redistricting, of …

Frye Will Not Take on Ron Roberts for Supervisor

Thor's AssistantRostra Administrator (Thor's Assistant) 6 Comments

After dealing with the pension mess at the City of San Diego, did Councilmember Donna Frye really want to face years of the same discussions at the County? Dave Rolland has the scoop at San Diego CityBeat… http://lastblogonearth.com/2010/03/03/donna-frye-will-not-run-for-county-supervisor/ Any speculation as to another Democrat getting in, with Lori Saldana and Frye now out?  Or, does Saldana go into re-entry mode?