November 21st, 2016

A Time For Giving Thanks

Thanksgiving, Perhaps the Most Underappreciated Holiday of the Year

With the Thanksgiving holiday — my favorite and I think the most important one of all — just a few days away, it’s time to reflect on the many things we have to be grateful for over the past year. Most of us probably have a list, some shorter and some longer than others,

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November 13th, 2016

Does Election Mark a New Era at City Hall?

Leadership, Composition of City Council Could Alter the Playing Field

Conjecture abounds about the meaning of Tuesday’s local election results and the impact, if any, on the workings at San Diego City Hall. A solid Democrat majority will take a full grip of the city council reins and is expected to heavily influence the selection

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October 30th, 2016

Thinking Beyond Election Day

Hotel Tax Increase Will Remain Topic of Discussion Post November 8

With election day a little more than a week away, the consensus among local pundits is that neither stadium related ballot measures C or D will gain anywhere near the 66.7 percent required for passage.

Less certain is the possibility that one of the two initiatives might

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October 16th, 2016

Chargers: ‘Tourists Pay — We Benefit’

Key Theme of Pro ‘C’ Campaign Centers on Who Pays

In the waning weeks of the campaign season, the central theme of Measure C (Chargers’ stadium initiative) proponents is the argument that San Diegans will benefit from passage of the measure as it is hotel-bound visitors to San Diego who will foot the bill for

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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

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