Kevin Faulconer takes on David Alvarez and Carl DeMaio for the title of Best Pothole-Filling Photo Op.
A new measure being pushed by Cory Briggs and Donna Frye would remake downtown and the city’s hotel-room tax system unlike any proposal in the decade-plus since two proposals to increase the tax failed at the ballot box. The proposal seems to have left San Diego’s elite tongue-tied. Why? Well, one part of the measure is innovative, if not genius. It’s the same part, though, that’s legally shaky.
Throwing mud at a candidate during a political campaign is not a crime. But lying to police, the FBI and fabricating evidence? That’s what took down Carl DeMaio accuser Todd Bosnich, and it’s what’s thrown his entire story into question.
In a recent op-ed, Carl DeMaio seemed to advocate that the city should cut a large check to the holders of a lease on port land. We asked him about it, given what we now understand about how much those leaseholders have made for doing nothing on that land.
On this week’s podcast, Caty Green and Andy Keatts tackled what could set San Diego’s political stage for 2016, the role a urinal plays in the DeMaio scandal and some coincidental demotions in the district attorney’s office.
When a second staffer for Carl DeMaio’s congressional campaign came forward with sexual harassment allegations, it was devastating for the candidate. As DeMaio works to rebuild his reputation, his defense hinges on a broken urinal.
Either DeMaio and his aides are lying, or his accusers are. Our first step in getting to the bottom of it all: clarifying what role Peters played in this scandal.
On this week’s San Diego Explained, Scott Lewis and NBC 7’s Catherine Garcia explain how one group of voters can swing the 52nd Congressional District race for Rep. Scott Peters or Carl DeMaio.
Voters in Rancho Peñasquitos and Point Loma were less excited than they were nagged by civic duty.
San Diegans voice their votes in Clairemont Mesa, a neighborhood that’s part of the hotly contested District 6 City Council race.