Statement: “Well, they doubled the size of the convention center in Las Vegas … and they’re doing the same exact business as they were before they doubled it,” former City Attorney Mike Aguirre said in an Oct. 23 Q-and-A with CityBeat.
Determination: Mostly True
Analysis: Most current and former city officials rallied around plans to expand the San Diego Convention Center but former City Attorney Mike Aguirre has yet to be persuaded it’s the best approach.
As he campaigned for mayor, Aguirre argued the city should spend more time analyzing whether the expansion will make financial sense and offered at least one cautionary tale.
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