The difficulty of ousting Mayor Bob Filner put more attention on problematic provisions in the city’s charter and municipal code.
Individual stores can turn away recall signature-gatherers but police aren’t seeking out rogue recall volunteers.
A reader weighs in with a question about whether a constitutional issue might affect the ongoing recall.
Our radio show breaks down the week in Filner-related news.
Are signatures public? How much will this cost? And can people sign online?
The city’s rulebook is getting more attention amid calls for Mayor Bob Filner’s ouster but antiquated recall provisions are just one charter oddity.
Two attorneys claimed San Diego has a higher barrier to recall than any other city in the state.
Watch a video of San Diego elected officials discuss what’s next for a city in political turmoil.
Even Democrats who want Filner gone don’t seem enthusiastic about a potential recall.
Bob Nelson, a port commissioner who helped the mayor get elected, advised him to step down. And the city attorney elaborated on a provocative Politifest comment.