One thing you should know about Mayor Kevin Faulconer’s “One San Diego”: It’s more than a motto.
Qualcomm’s head of facilities told a city councilman, the city attorney and others that the region’s largest company is so frustrated with the city it will never again build anything in San Diego.
Mayor Kevin Faulconer’s One San Diego nonprofit mirrors his political brand. But he has no official role with the charity, which keeps a lot of information secret.
It was a bit of a coup when a coalition of southeastern San Diego pastors endorsed Kevin Faulconer for mayor. One of those pastors, Don Connelly in Encanto, told us he’d been pretty happy with Faulconer so far – with a one big caveat.
Early on in his State of the City address last week, Mayor Kevin Faulconer called out three neighborhoods that have had historically poor emergency response, but benefited from new programs.
During his State of the City speech, Mayor Kevin Faulconer said, “All neighborhoods should reap the benefits of San Diego’s success.” So far, southeastern San Diego’s District 8 has in no way been granted access to those benefits.
Saying Faulconer did not take major stands in his speech is not the same as saying that he didn’t include many good things. Here are three big ones.
In a speech designed to cement San Diego’s reputation as a world-class city, Mayor Kevin Faulconer outlined his vision for 2015. To get the biggest bang for taxpayers’ buck, the city needs to hustle on infrastructure, open data and a few other key areas.
No bold policy proposals here. Mayor Kevin Faulconer approached his first State of the City address as San Diego’s non-controversial cheerleader in chief, a role he’s embraced during his 10 months as mayor.
It’d be refreshing to see a leader just be honest that he doesn’t want to give the Chargers what they’re demanding and tell them they’re free to leave.