The measure to raise hotel taxes in order to fund a Convention Center expansion has hit some hurdles, all of which can still be overcome.
The people who live on our streets deserve as much investment as those who prosper from tourism and conventions.
California must draw a bright line between local police and federal immigration agents, making sure victims of crime and witnesses in investigations don’t get deported or refuse to come forward because they fear being deported.
Does increased reliability come at a price? Of course, and San Diegans get that.
We need to crack open the door to the waste market so the long line of innovators and entrepreneurs waiting on its other side can legitimately enter the marketplace.
It’s time the world’s most popular sport is welcomed to San Diego, and SoccerCity will do just that.
If a handful of members on the City Council do not allow a special election, they’ll take the decision away from thousands of San Diegans who said they wanted a chance to consider it — effectively killing the project with five votes.
Just a few months after Measure L passed, the City Council and mayor are considering holding a special election that will go directly against the will of the voters. This will undermine our democracy and turn a blind eye to the very reason we needed Measure L in the first place.
Will $10 million a year from the hotel tax resolve our homeless crisis? Of course not. Will it help? Absolutely.
It would be a calamity to approve SoccerCity because we were swindled into believing it is our only option.