The Morning Report
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Good morning from Point Loma.
- A push in San Diego County for term limits for county supervisors has Republicans and Democrats on opposite sides from the parties’ usual position.
- The county also is looking at nearly 600 job cuts, which would include 66 layoffs, the U-T is reporting.
- The only way incumbent county Supervisor Bill Horn could lose his re-election bid is if he has to face a November runoff, U-T columnist Logan Jenkins writes.
- An announcement is coming on the city of San Diego’s fire pits. Mayor Jerry Sanders will hold a 2 p.m. news conference with council members Kevin Faulconer and Sherri Lightner to discuss the pits’ future.
- City Councilwoman Marti Emerald has a different cost-saving idea: Look into capping salaries of city employees at $100,000 a year, the amount the mayor makes.
- Law enforcement experience and how it’s characterized is one of the key issues in the San Diego County sheriff’s race, the U-T writes.
- A bizarre story in Encinitas. A city councilwoman is charging one of her colleagues with harassment and the council will decide if it will release an investigation on the matter this week.
- With investment risk in pension plans a topic of interest last week, I’ll pass along this story about the University of California pension system. Investment returns were so good that neither the employer nor the employees paid anything to the pension fund for nearly two decades.
- The U-T endorsed incumbent candidates Faulconer and Tony Young and Republican Lorie Zapf for San Diego City Council. The newspaper also endorsed a ballot measure that gives preference to military veterans for city jobs.
— LIAM DILLON