Lightner Takes Credit for Repaving Her Street

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From San Diego County Voters for Progress & Reform: “I have fought to … resurface more than 25 miles of roads and fill thousands of potholes in District One,” Sherri Lightner tells voters on her campaign website. That’s interesting because Rachel Laing, the former press aide to Mayor Jerry Sanders and a Lightner supporter, argues that’s not true. The “mayor (staff) …

It’s Going to be an Ugly Eight Weeks!

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Republican Party Chairman Tony Krvaric has taken a keen interest in who is communicating for Nathan Fletcher. On Thursday, Krvaric tweeted to Rachel Laing: “Just to be transparent, you’re now advocating for Nathan Fletcher in a paid capacity, right?” Laing recently left Mayor Jerry Sanders to take a job as communications director at Public Policy Strategies. Tom Shepard, who is running Fletcher’s campaign, …

Shift to PR Concerns U-T’s Top Editor

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  Politics & Media Mashup: your weekend news aggregator leads off with a look at the reporter-to-PR shift. Also included: Links to some of the week’s best stories about local, state and national politics as well as social and traditional media. Jeff Light, executive editor at U-T San Diego, is concerned about the reporter-to-PR shift. So concerned that he put together this …