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VOSD Radio: Going Negative

Campaign attack ads proved nasty in the first phase of the race for mayor. Plus, getting real about the impact of the affordable housing fee increase — for better or worse.

The 9 Lives of the Linkage Fee

After years as a political loser, a proposal to increase development fees to boost affordable housing is back, and it might actually have the support to pass.

5 Things David Alvarez Has Done

In nearly three years on the City Council, mayoral candidate David Alvarez has pushed for a foreclosure registry, consistently opposed downtown interests and brokered a last-minute tourism marketing deal.