Fact Check: Little Crime Time for City Prosecutors?
“Criminal prosecution is a tiny part of the responsibilities of that office,” political consultant Tom Shepard, who is consulting for San Diego city attorney candidate Gil Cabrera, told the San Diego Union-Tribune about the city attorney’s office.
Analysis: With Mayor Kevin Faulconer so far coasting toward a second term, the battle to replace a termed-out Jan Goldsmith as city attorney could be the only prominent citywide race on the ballot next year.
Four high-profile candidates have declared their intentions to run for the position. The Union-Tribune profiled the race earlier this month and included comments from political consultant Tom Shepard, who’s advising candidate Gil Cabrera, an attorney and former chairman of the San Diego Ethics Commission.
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