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It seems like only yesterday that termed-out San Diego City Councilman Todd Gloria, close to punching his ticket for new adventures in Sacramento, was basking in the glow after voters in June overwhelmingly approved Proposition I. more

Sep 21, 2016 12:00 AM Spin Cycle

While Major League Baseball’s power elite belted soft pitches out of Petco Park Monday night during the pre-All-Star-Game’s Home Run Derby, the San Diego City Council was ensconced in its own marathon bash-fest. more

Jul 13, 2016 12:00 AM Spin Cycle


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If San Diego wants weird, let’s go for it. Send Faulconer to a presidential general, where he’s never gone before. Get the city council to settle the tourist-tax conundrum, with or without him. Maybe real words will replace happy talk. more

May 25, 2016 12:00 AM Spin Cycle

Retired Daily Show host Jon Stewart’s recent return to the limelight in hopes of shaming Congress into extending healthcare benefits for 9/11 first responders hit home with former San Diego City Councilmember Ed Harris. more

Dec 16, 2015 12:00 AM Spin Cycle


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The call for reform in the way commissioners are placed on the San Diego Ethics Commission board is growing stronger. If supporters of depoliticizing the process succeed, this would be the rare and welcome instance where a problem area is c... more

Sep 2, 2015 12:00 AM From the Editor

The local Republican Party fought hard for Lorie Zapf, and she repaid the favor by coming in first place in a five-person race in the primary election for the District 6 City Council seat that Donna Frye must vacate at the end of the year b... more

Jun 16, 2010 12:00 AM News & Opinion

Asian community leaders eye new San Diego City Council seat more

Jun 16, 2010 12:00 AM Spin Cycle