October 9th, 2016

Waterfront Park, The Go-To Site For Outdoor Music Festivals In San Diego

Bay-side Venue A Big Hit With Concert Promoters

Is Waterfront Park becoming the go-to site for outdoor music festivals in San Diego?

That’s the question posed by George Varga of The San Diego Union-Tribune in a recent write-up on music festivals taking place on the grassy waterfront site surrounding the majestic San Diego County Administration Center.

If last


October 2nd, 2016

Stadium Measure Picks Up Key Endorsement

Downtown Partnership Weighs In — With Conditions.

(Note: Since publication of this post on Sunday, San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer has endorsed Measure C, the Chargers’ stadium initiative.) 

Endorsements often play an important role in helping voters decide whether to support or oppose candidates for office as well as ballot measures, particularly when those measures


September 25th, 2016

Politifest 2016 — From A to Z

Politicos, Civic Leaders, Journalists Gather to Talk Open Democracy, Elections and Public Policy.

November general election voters in San Diego will be faced with the daunting task of wading through a record number of ballot items — a bewildering 12 citywide and two countywide measures, as well as 17 statewide propositions.

Politifest enthusiasts gathered Saturday


September 18th, 2016

November Election — 50 Days and Counting!

ICYMI: CSAG chairman’s endorsement of Measure C tops the week’s stadium news.

The election is just 50 days away and campaign season is in full swing. November general election voters in San Diego will be faced with the onerous task of wading through a record number of ballot issues — a bewildering 12 citywide measures,


September 11th, 2016

San Diego — At The Forefront of Animal Conservation

Zoo, SeaWorld Lauded for Leadership Initiatives.

This week, San Diego played proud host to the Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA) during the organization’s 2016 annual meeting. The five-day gathering brought together professionals from around the country and throughout the world dedicated to wildlife preservation.

High on the agenda for this year’s meeting was the