Bonnie Dumanis is running… for Mayor Jerry Sanders’ third term

Ryan Purdy Ryan Purdy 21 Comments

San Diego has a longstanding tradition of electing establishment Republicans, often with either military or law enforcement roots as its mayor. Before becoming U.S. Senator and California governor, former Marine Corps officer and Republican Pete Wilson was mayor of San Diego from 1971-1982. Wilson, a moderate to liberal on social issues, did limit the growth of the city’s budget, cut …

A Defense of Proposition 13 Revenues

Richard Rider, Chairman, San Diego Tax Fighters Richard Rider, Chairman, San Diego Tax Fighters 1 Comment

A Defense of Proposition 13 Revenues by Richard Rider, Chairman, San Diego Tax Fighters When it comes to gathering sufficient property taxes, Prop 13 is no problem at all — except for profligate spenders. Look at the history of our own San Diego County — a history which pretty much reflects the history of property taxes in the urban/suburban counties …