We’ve decided to include all our efforts to understand the 2016 election under the banner of San Diego Decides. As part of that, I’ll be writing a biweekly look at what’s happening in the races facing San Diego voters in 2016. It’ll include new reporting, follow-ups on bigger stories, and a round-up of other coverage […]

The big issues to emerge from Cate’s win are that control of the Council is now in play in 2016,Council Republicans can now force an issue onto the docket and what type of councilman Cate will become beyond his voting record.

Councilman David Alvarez stayed silent on the Barrio Logan plan update for most of the year for fear of triggering a recusal. Now he and Kevin Faulconer are speaking freely about it. Here’s what changed.