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Good morning from Hillcrest.
- We’ll lead off the day with San Diego City Council’s approval of outsourcing part of the city’s information technology services following a strong push by Mayor Jerry Sanders. The deal is expected to save $1 million, though most of the first-year savings will go toward transition costs.
- The Unified Port of San Diego will once again attempt to garner approval for an overhaul of the downtown bay front at the California Coastal Commission. The fate of a public park remains at issue. One coastal commissioner will abstain from the vote because his brother is working on the project.
- Our own Rob Davis describes the difficulty in getting information from the Mayor’s Office for his story on reclaimed water rates.
- Mayoral candidates in Chula Vista give different answers for how to handle that city’s bay front.
- San Diego City Attorney Jan Goldsmith has a new outside legal opinion that buttresses his view that city employees could be liable for pension investment losses.
- Last, here’s our weekly San Diego Fact Check TV.
— LIAM DILLON