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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

Only two short months ago, Mayor Kevin Faulconer proudly hopped aboard the Marco Rubio train to the White House, becoming one of seven co-chairs for the Florida senator’s presidential campaign in California leading up to the June primary. more

Mar 9, 2016 12:00 AM Spin Cycle

Major challenges ahead for San Diego’s progressive movement After progressive former Mayor Bob Filner’s scandal-driven resignation on Aug. 23, 2013, conservatives seized the day. more

Oct 21, 2015 12:00 AM News

Regarding San Diego Ethics Commission appointments [“Reform the Ethics Commission,” Sept. 2], I would not trust San Diego retired judges. more

Sep 9, 2015 12:00 AM Letters to the Editor

At one point, Rand Paul was well positioned to be the “candidate of a new generation.” His foreign policy and civil rights positions, for example, could unite constituencies otherwise driven apart by opportunistic partisan political operati... more

Aug 26, 2015 12:00 AM News & Opinion

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

Look, CityBeat understands that San Diego just finished its fifth election in two years. Really, we do. But look around: six San Diegans have already declared their interest in running for open City Council seats in 2008. The next election ... more

Dec 6, 2006 12:00 AM News