DeMaio Hits the Ground Running: 25 Events in 23 Days

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Focuses on Grassroots Fundraising Push During June San Diego – Mayoral candidate Carl DeMaio announced an aggressive grassroots fundraising push with 25 events scheduled in 23 days during the month of June. “I’m up against the labor unions and downtown special interests,” said DeMaio. “That means I have to raise money from the community. I’m going to do exactly that.” …

Bob Filner registers to vote in San Diego City, after 7 years in Chula Vista …… But now He lives in Susan Davis’ Congressional district !

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Representative  Bob Filner  registered to vote in the City of San Diego on Monday, after voting from Chula Vista the previous 7  years  (per Registrar of Voters records viewed by SD Rostra).  The longtime Congressman’s new voting location, however, is in Downtown San Diego, and the Registrar’s data base says that’s inside the 53rd  U.S.  House district, represented by his fellow Democrat,  Susan Davis! …

The Root of All Money

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Ayn Rand once asked: “So you think money is the root of all evil. Have you ever asked what is the root of all money?” Candidates now seek out that answer for the next 12 months in the hopes of being San Diego’s next mayor. Primary races boil down to two very basic survival needs: money and endorsements. In truth, …

My Thoughts from DeMaio’s Announcement

Owen Kellogg Owen Kellogg 4 Comments

For me, the most interesting thing about the speech wasn’t the text of the actual speech. Don’t get me wrong, it was a very good speech that focused on his plans to fight for the fiscal future of San Diego. He hit all the fiscal conservative points and really dialed in on pension reform. But what was really intriguing was …

Mayoral Candidate Fletcher on the Pension Initiative

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From this morning’s Union Tribune in regard to the ballot measure to fix city pensions: Fletcher said he won’t decide whether to support the ballot measure until a fiscal and legal analysis have been done. He also said he has concerns about stripping pensions away from newly hired firefighters, as the measure would do. “It is clear we have to …

ICYMI: DeMaio Kick Off Speech

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DeMaio Kicks Off Mayoral Campaign Pledges to Implement His “Roadmap to Recovery” and Pension Reform City Councilmember Carl DeMaio launched his campaign for Mayor on Sunday in Rancho Bernardo. In his announcement, delivered to a crowd of 200 supporters, DeMaio focused on making city government work for San Diegans once again. What follows is the full text of his speech: …