Lorena Gonzalez

The scheduling requests to meet with state Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez have grown considerably since her recent appointment as head of the Assembly’s mega-powerful Appropriations Committee. Read more

Spin Cycle

She’s pushing to allow state 16- and 17-year-olds to vote—but only in selected local races. The idea isn’t exactly new, but it is part of an active and ongoing campaign by Gonzalez to lower voting barriers and encourage more people to get t... Read more

From the Editor

Flanked by regional labor leaders, Gonzalez told a small crowd that her bill, AB 504, would require the San Diego City Council to approve land-use decisions made by Civic San Diego—the city-funded nonprofit created after Gov. Jerry Brown en... Read more


The city-funded nonprofit Civic San Diego plans, permits and approves land development Downtown. While the mayor and City Council appoint the agency's board members, elected officials have virtually no oversight when it comes to day-to-day ... Read more


Let's deal immediately with the unsightly elephant in the room: Dwayne Crenshaw, one of two candidates for the vacant City Council District 4 seat up for grabs in a May 21 special election, is backed by the Lincoln Club of San Diego County,... Read more

News & Opinion

The problem is not a lack of welfare funds or affordable childcare ["Editorial," July 3]; the problem is simple: too many people! Read more

Letters to the Editor

The San Diego Democratic Club, a local affiliate of the pro-gay National Stonewall Democrats,  issued this press-release correction today regarding a ridiculously awkward misquote. The "Lorena" referenced in the correction is Lorena Gonzalez,... Read more

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