Some politics stories to keep an eye on: what San Diego would lose by kicking immigration agents out of local jails, the names being floated for the next mayor’s race and the complexities of the growing green rush.
San Diego Unified, under Superintendent Cindy Marten, has been obsessed not with fixing its problems but with denying they exist.
Out is Stephen Puetz. In is Aimee Faucett, the vice president and chief operating officer of the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce. Both are longtime Faulconer aides. Puetz will work on high-profile national campaigns from San Diego.
The mayor’s use of his veto power to restore special election funding and take a shot at opponents was a power move that could change the politics of city budgets for years to come. And it was only the latest of many such moves provoked by novel interpretations of, and actual changes to, the City Charter.
A coalition of labor leaders may have killed SoccerCity and upended the mayor’s carefully laid out plan for a November election that would have shaped his legacy and the city for decades.
SB 54, the so-called sanctuary state bill, would be the most significant change to local immigration enforcement in a decade – and it would come not from President Donald Trump but the state.
Several months ago, Voice of San Diego launched the News Revenue Hub, a project to help news organizations outsource the management of their membership programs. Now the Hub will become its own organization, led by Voice of San Diego Publisher/COO Mary Walter-Brown and Digital Manager Tristan Loper.
After months of turmoil, the national AFL-CIO and President Richard Trumka decided to take over the San Diego Imperial-Counties Labor Council, ousting its leaders.
A November ballot would have a major impact on landscape and economy of San Diego. The mayor punted a chance to prove he can manage what it promises.
Sick of voting on ballot measures? Tough. We’re shaping up to have two more major decisions left to voters come November.