Mayor Kevin Faulconer’s actions have netted little in the way of prospects for new housing, let alone provided for the kind of supply increases that might affect affordability. His density bonus program, though, is hailed as a model for other cities.
Mayor Kevin Faulconer pledged to make addressing homelessness a top priority this year. Here’s what he wants to do.
We’ve reproduced Mayor Kevin Faulconer’s State of the City speech and annotated his comments with context and links to help you better understand what the mayor said – and what he left out.
Mayor Kevin Faulconer has made big promises in past State of the City addresses. We checked in on the progress of some of the most memorable ones.
San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer found a tax hike he likes — specifically an increase to the hotel-room tax to fund a new joint convention center and stadium in East Village. The mayor talked with Scott Lewis Monday about whether he prefers East Village to Mission Valley, how enforceable the concessions he won from the team are and more.
If Mayor Kevin Faulconer really cares about victims of violent crimes, why hasn’t he stood with members of his own community at rallies, vigils and marches as we cried out against violence?
Mayor Kevin Faulconer has sketched a clear doctrine for running San Diego. Now he has a mandate and the chance to shape the city forever, but will he?
Our mayor’s peacemaking approach to running things and an audio tour of a few local podcasts.
In his 2015 State of the City address, Mayor Kevin Faulconer announced a challenge called Innovate San Diego. The person or group whose idea did the most to improve housing, infrastructure or entrepreneurship in San Diego would win $1 million. But the $1 million never materialized and the challenge never happened.
The former assemblywoman talks about her disgust with the local Democratic establishment and how her longshot, independent bid for mayor is meant to drive a conversation about San Diego’s future.