The Morning Report
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Good morning from Hillcrest.
- We’ll lead off the day with the delay on a decision to revamp a section of San Diego’s waterfront. The California Coastal Commission gave city, port and redevelopment officials two months to work out their differences with waterfront activists and commission staff. The disagreement is over a proposed oval park that became a much smaller plaza as plans for the North Embarcadero project moved forward.
- San Diego county’s Board of Supervisors were none too pleased with Treasurer-Tax Collector Dan McAllister after a negative audit of the county’s tax collection and refunding practices didn’t become public for nearly a year.
- A former community group leader in southeastern San Diego contends in a lawsuit that he was fired for being gay.
- We add more context to San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders newfound support for a pilot sewage recycling program. And Sanders is targeting city contracts in the current round of budget cuts.
- The city’s police horses earned $111,000 at an auction set up after the police department’s mounted unit was eliminated.
- Oceanside is looking at more layoffs and service cuts to close its widening budget gap.
— LIAM DILLON