Sharpened elbows have been coming out in San Diego’s lone city council race recently. Council district one incumbent Sherri Lightner and challenger Ray Ellis have verbally sparred against one another and against their respective critics over the last weeks, but it can be hard to know what on Earth they are talking about if you aren’t an insider.
Our Keegan Kyle helped shed some light on why Lightner said San Diego Labor Council Political Director Evan McLaughlin “needs glasses,” and why Ellis called Lightner’s stop-and-start votes on the Convention Center expansion a “job killer.”
2015: Future Party, Old Problems
You know it’s going to be an epic party when you have to start planning several years in advance. But while much hand-wringing has already been done over plans for Balboa’s Park 2015 centennial celebration, Kelly Bennett reports that we have only begun to understand the hurdles the highly anticipated event faces.
“The project will involve ‘one heck of a heavy to-do list,'” writes Bennett.