Chargers special counsel Mark Fabiani has repeatedly claimed a gas spill under Qualcomm Stadium could add headaches to a Mission Valley stadium development.
The team is supposed to pay the city each year to use Qualcomm. But it’s the city that has paid the team more than $3 million over the last seven years.
A key part of the pitch for the two-person emergency response crew serving Encanto is that it’s cheap. But firefighter union president Alan Arrollado says the crews are actually a raw deal for taxpayers.
Rep. Scott Peters’ new ad paints his opponent, Carl DeMaio, as against the Paycheck Fairness Act.
Congressional candidate Carl DeMaio claimed San Diego Unified teachers only get evaluated every five years and parents don’t get to see the results.
News stories earlier this month sparked claims that San Diego County’s pension system is embarking on a risky new investment strategy. Brian White, the pension system’s CEO, shot back, defending the strategy as “the opposite of gambling.”
In a new web ad, Carl DeMaio describes his opponent, Rep. Scott Peters, as the mastermind of the city’s pension scandal. Peters’ campaign’s response: The congressman didn’t create the pension problem – in fact, he solved it.
City Attorney Jan Goldsmith claimed more than 99 percent of DUI cases prosecuted by his office result in convictions.
The U-T’s editorial board endorsed Ernest Dronenburg for a second term as assessor/recorder/clerk and included this startling reasoning: Dronenburg is ” the only one of the four candidates who … even met the legal requirement that this officeholder be a certified property appraiser.”
Mayor Kevin Faulconer and City Councilwoman Lorie Zapf claim in recent campaign mailers for Zapf and District 6 City Council candidate Chris Cate that pension reform has already saved taxpayers $1 billion.