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The Libertarian Lass, Gayle Falkenthal The Libertarian Lass, Gayle Falkenthal

San Diego City Councilmember Chris Cate appeared at February’s meeting of the Albondigas Political Society (San Diego edition) at Casa Machado Friday. Among all the usual ho-hum questions he was asked about the San Diego Chargers, a proposed infrastructure bond measure, and the like, Cate was asked something vitally important and a true reflection of his taste and character: his …

Planning Follies

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From the U-T: The City Council voted 6-3 on Monday to reject plans to build three homes on the Jessop estate in Point Loma, adding to the single one built in 1926.. . .“When you have properties this big, you shouldn’t be putting the houses 12 feet apart,” said Council President Sherri Lightner, adding that the design would make firefighting …

Chris Cate for San Diego City Council

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Guest Commentary by Jason Jackson San Diego’s economic future remains precarious. Kevin Faulconer’s election as Mayor this February forestalled the immediate threat of the city government reverting to the unsustainable fiscal policies that led it to be dubbed “Enron by the Sea,” but he will need allies on the city council to drive economic growth and job creation in the …

Sarah Boot – Progressive?

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Oh yeah, and by progressive, that means a person of the left as opposed to a person of pallor. Sarah Boot is running against quasi-incumbent Lorie Zapf for San Diego City Council in District 2.  For full disclosure, recent redistricting moved my home from District 6 to District 2, like Zapf. I am very interested in this race. San Diego City Beat …