This story has been updated. Monday, the Republican Party of San Diego County is set to re-elect Paula Whitsell as its chair and not everyone is pleased. Backstory: Former Chair Tony Krvaric chose Whitsell as his successor two years ago before vanishing from the public stage where he had been a provocative and very present […]
Some key races are a lot more interesting after the county registrar of voters updated the latest count of ballots.
Jen Campbell woke up Wednesday morning a comfortable 10 percentage points ahead of Linda Lukacs in the latest vote counts.
San Diego used to have a neutral ground to witness the most basic function of a representative democracy. Golden Hall is now a homeless shelter and Election Central’s not happening. It may never again.
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Twitter users roasted one of the opponents of Measure C – the initiative that would eliminate the height limit for buildings in the Midway area – after he compared their plight to the Holocaust. The setup: Thursday, opponents of Measure C rallied at the Pacific Beach site of the 12-story Capri by the Sea building, […]
One of the fiercest debates at Politifest this year featured the two candidates for the obscure office of county assessor/recorder/clerk. Jordan Marks, a Republican, who works in the office now as taxpayer advocate and former City Councilwoman Barbara Bry, a Democrat, who ran for mayor in 2020, had some intense criticisms for each other, their […]
This post originally appeared in the Sept. 20 Morning Report. Sign up for the daily newsletter here. The news: Tommy Hough, a Democrat running in the San Diego City Council race against Kent Lee, opposes Measure B, which would allow the city to study and eventually implement a special fee for trash collection. Union-Tribune writer David Garrick surveyed Council […]
This post originally appeared in the Sept. 20 Morning Report. Sign up for the daily newsletter here. We wrote Friday about emails basketball legend Bill Walton has been writing to San Diego Mayor Todd Gloria about the homelessness crisis and his desire to see more cleanups and enforcement to sweep away encampments. Monday, Walton posted his […]
The basketball legend’s frustration with the homeless crisis in San Diego led him to send a series of emails to Mayor Todd Gloria