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. more

Mar 30, 2016 12:00 AM 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... more

Feb 24, 2016 12:00 AM From the Editor more

Mar 25, 2015 12:00 AM News

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... more

Mar 11, 2015 12:00 AM News

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 ... more

Mar 6, 2015 12:00 AM News

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,... more

May 1, 2013 12:00 AM News & Opinion

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

Aug 15, 2012 12:00 AM 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,... more

Apr 29, 2011 12:00 AM Last Blog on Earth | News

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