Military File Earns Nathan Fletcher Two Very Nice Stories

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Politics & Media Mashup: your weekend news aggregator leads off with the most interesting local stories of the week and includes stories about statewide politics, national politics and social media. You can hear Tony Manolatos talk politics and media with KOGO’s LaDona Harvey every Friday at 3:50 p.m. on 95.7 FM starting Jan. 6. UPDATED DEC. 24, 9:05 A.M. After …

Does Maas miss good journalism or is ‘Sinko DeMaio’ his real end game?

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Your weekend news aggregator leads off with the most interesting local stories of the week and includes links to stories about statewide politics, presidential politics and social media. A DeMaio Documentary might surface if there is any decent dirt to dig up on San Diego mayoral candidate Carl DeMaio, said Republican developer Fred Maas. The project is in the infant stages …

Huge day for SD Unified, Maas sets his sights on DeMaio, Newt’s promise and more

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There is a lot going on. Too much to wait for a weekend roundup. So here is your weekday news aggregator: The San Diego Unified School District is expected to find out at noon today whether deep cuts and a takeover are around the corner for the state’s second largest school district. Follow @kyamamura @MaureenMagee and @voiceofsandiego on Twitter for the …

Weekend Reading: Voice layoffs, Fletcher tops poll, Schools on the brink, Public pensions too high and Newt under attack

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Your weekend news aggregator: Local Most of the local Twitter chatter on Friday was about the Voice of San Diego laying off nearly a third of its staff. Four people were let go, proving yet again that no one has figured out what a sustainable business model for local journalism looks like. A new and very unscientific San Diego Mayoral Albondigas …

A Sit Down With Roger Hedgecock Part II: Conservatism, Governor Brown, Holding Their Feet to the Fire

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This is Part II of my interview with San Diego’s Roger Hedgecock, nationally syndicated talk show host. He is heard locally on KOGO 600 AM. You can read Part I of my interview with Hedgecock here. Hedgecock had been a part of “Youth for Goldwater” when he was in high school. I asked him how he formed his conservative political …

The Disappointing Gingrich-Ethanol Connection

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San Diego Tax Fighters **** Press Release **** Authored by Richard Rider, Chairman Phone: 858-530-3027 2-1-2011 The Disappointing Gingrich-Ethanol Connection San Diego – I tend to like Newt Gingrich. An affable guy, his politics more or less dovetail with mine on a number of domestic issues. In December, I was one of a small group of about 20 local GOP …