There are two women who have filed lawsuits against a prominent public figure. We should, at the very least, let this play out before we pick sides.
The behind-the-scenes vote wrangling between Councilman David Alvarez and Councilwoman Myrtle Cole to become the next Council president is turning into a proxy war between two powerful progressive interests in City Hall.
Heard much about Measure K? You will. Local politicos predict that gobs of money will be dropped on both the campaigns to support and defeat the local measure, which would profoundly change the way San Diego citywide elections work. Measure K would eliminate the possibility of citywide candidates winning outright in the June primary. As our Andrew Keatts reports, […]
Andrew Keatts and Scott Lewis talk about DA Bonnie Dumanis’ upcoming court appearance, the 50-plus-one ballot measure and a story about assisted death that struck a chord.
David Alvarez and his one time ally, labor leader Mickey Kasparian, are running competing slates of candidates to take the six spots representing the 80th Assembly District on the San Diego County Democratic Party Central Committee. Alvarez has enlisted the help of a surprising backer.
On last week’s podcast, Francine Busby, chair of the San Diego County Democratic Party gave a candid description of what happened in a very important recent meeting where they party decided on endorsements. Mickey Kasparian, president of the local United Food and Commercial Workers and the San Diego and Imperial Counties Labor Council, said it […]
Instead of changing the City Charter to suit them, Democrats and labor representatives could appeal to a broader coalition, register more voters who agree with them or increase turnout among current voters who agree with them.
Just months ago, David Alvarez was a mostly unknown City Councilman. Now the New York Times and President Barack Obama are talking about him.
Voice of San Diego’s Scott Lewis joins NBC 7’s Catherine Garcia to chat about labor’s role in this week’s election, and what a Faulconer win would mean for the GOP nationwide.
The two most powerful coalitions in local politics — the right-of-center business Republicans and the largest labor unions — were both spending and working to persuade voters that Nathan Fletcher simply could not be trusted.