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Good morning from Hillcrest.
- We’ll lead the morning with the rejection of the 2,600-home Merriam Mountains development in North County, a project on the drawing board for 10 years and in the news for the last few months. San Diego County Supervisor Ron Roberts, who requested a re-hearing on the development since he missed a previous meeting, cast the deciding vote.
- A San Diego City Council committee endorsed new rules for medical marijuana dispensaries, a first step toward citywide regulation that could bring some clarity to one of the more confusing system of laws in the state.
- Jim Duffy, a candidate for San Diego County Sheriff, can’t use his law enforcement designation on this June’s ballot because it’s not his primary source of income, the county registrar ruled yesterday.
- A San Diego environmental lawyer, and brother of the region’s top labor leader, threatened a lawsuit this week over the ballot language that would make permanent the city’s “strong mayor” form of government. He says true costs of the proposal are being ignored.
Are you the mayor? It’s probably a question Jerry Sanders gets all the time. But he probably doesn’t mind the compliment that followed it as he delivered food in this video segment:
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— LIAM DILLON