Businessman John Renison Picks Up Key Local Endorsements

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El Cajon Mayor, Coronado Councilman Support 39th Senate District Candidate SAN DIEGO, CALIF. (May 12, 2016) —- Businessman John Renison of Coronado today announced key local endorsements for his 39th Senate District run, including El Cajon Mayor Bill Wells and Coronado City Councilman and Mayoral candidate Richard Bailey.  The Republican will square off against Democrat Assemblywoman Toni Atkins (D-San Diego) in …

Businessman John Renison Picks Up Key Senate Endorsements

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Senate Republican Leader Fuller, Eight Senators Support 39th Senate District Candidate SACRAMENTO (May 4, 2016) — Businessman John Renison of Coronado today announced several key endorsements for his 39th Senate District run, including Senate Republican Leader Jean Fuller. The Republican will square off against Democrat Assemblywoman Toni Atkins (D-San Diego) in the 39th Senate District. The incumbent, Senator Marty Block (D-San Diego), has …

Retiring Toni Atkins

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If you read San Diego Rostra, you probably already know that dethroned Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins has chosen to challenge the incumbent State Senator from the 39th District, Marty Block — this is no small announcement.  Say what you will about Atkins’ future plans, but the Democratic Assembly Caucus knows something that the voters of San Diego should know — …

Lori Saldaña Will Probably Never Answer the Question About the San Diego Democratic Party

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Ex-Mayor Bob Filner is now a convicted felon.  This is no surprise to people who have been following the Filner saga.  As each layer of the onion was peeled off, the “monster within” (Filner’s description of his problem) had a history of prolonged abuse of women.  What was a rumor on Capitol Hill became reality as he campaigned in the …

Block for Senate, (Insert Name Here) for Assembly

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In local political news today, the San Diego Union-Tribune wrote that Marty Block — everyone’s favorite tax-raising-after-he-promised-not-to-do-so Democrat — is looking to run for the State Senate seat currently held by a termed-out Christine Kehoe. Former Assemblywoman Lori Saldana is in the mix, and there are rumblings that newly-elected Assemblywoman Toni Atkins might jump in. All depending upon redistricting, of …

The Greatest Story Ever Told, Almost

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This is a bit lengthy, but worth it… Let’s start with the biggest, and perhaps least exciting, races for the county (state races to follow tomorrow). In the 50th Dem Primary Francine Busby was selected as the Democrat nominee to lose to Brian Bilbray once more. I don’t think Busby was celebrating her victory, I searched for police reports and …