The candidates for City Council District 9, Georgette Gomez and Ricardo Flores, are both Latino Democrats who agree on most issues. But they’ll have a different approach to the job based on their backgrounds, allies and personalities. As they make their final pitches to voters, both candidates are improbably comparing the other to Donald Trump.
David Alvarez calls it the Catch-22 of San Diego development: You’ve got developers desperate to build in areas that don’t want it, and areas desperate for development that developers won’t touch. Alvarez and Councilwomen Myrtle Cole and Marti Emerald have a fix in mind.
Beginning in April, anyone who meets minimum requirements can apply for a permit to run a taxi business in the city. The vote comes after years of contentious debate over how to reform the industry.
Why did the former City Council president pop up at Thursday’s hearing, seemingly lobbying on behalf of cab companies? Turns out he’s a lobbyist.
A new contract for taxi oversight maintains the status quo for drivers – for now.
City Councilwoman Marti Emerald claimed San Diego is the second most expensive city in the nation.
The mayor’s new budget includes money for a long-awaited park in City Heights. Here are the other parks residents will wait a decade or more for.
Yes, some recent incidents were resolved pretty quickly – but that doesn’t negate the need to add preventative rules to the City Charter to protect access to public information.
Taxicab drivers wanted the city to reclaim oversight of their industry from the Metropolitan Transit System. It looks like MTS will keep the contract – but with some caveats.
Marti Emerald, head of the City Council’s public safety committee, tried to explain why the city hasn’t gone through with a pilot program to address emergency response time disparities.