Cory Briggs


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The county Democratic Party has endorsed Measure D, which would raise the so-called transient occupancy tax to 15.5 percent from 10.5 percent and create pathways for future decisions about expanded convention-center space downtown as well a... Read more

Spin Cycle

Blasting the allegations as "not founded in reality," Mayor Kevin Faulconer's green-visor brigade on Friday struck back against claims by attorney Cory Briggs that the city is failing to properly disclose the extent of San Diego's deferred-ma... Read more

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After a judge denied his request for a temporary restraining order to stop construction on a new Walmart in Sherman Heights on Monday, attorney Cory Briggs said, in an email to CityBeat , "We are weighing our options. We'll need some time to ... Read more

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Two weeks ago, environmental attorney Cory Briggs threatened to sue the city of San Diego for failing to assess whether the boom in condo conversions has resulted in negative environmental or socioeconomic impacts. On Friday, Briggs told Ci... Read more


Last Friday, a day after he spoke at a press conference during which City Attorney Mike Aguirre announced that condo conversion projects should be subject to environmental review, Cory Briggs' e-mail inbox was flooded. Read more