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Former San Diego Mayor Sanders On Upcoming Mexico Trip, Linkage Fee, Balboa Park Celebration

Evening Edition

Aired 3/27/14 on KPBS Midday Edition.

Jerry Sanders Discusses Mexico City Trip, Linkage Fee, Balboa Park Centennial


Jerry Sanders, CEO, San Diego Regional Chamber of Commercee


Former San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders is headed south of the border this weekend on a three-day trip to Mexico City along with Mayor Kevin Faulconer, Council President Todd Gloria and other city leaders to discuss strengthening binational trade relationships.

On the agenda: a binational railroad, an enhanced driver's license program, funding for land ports of entry and comprehensive immigration reform.

Sanders joins KPBS Midday Edition for a conversation about the San Diego Chamber's Mexico Business Center 9th Annual California-Mexico Trade Initiative — plus: topics from the Balboa Park centennial to the city's affordable housing linkage fee.

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Avatar for user 'Missionaccomplished'

Missionaccomplished | March 27, 2014 at 1:36 p.m. ― 2 years, 12 months ago

'DON'T GO YOU'LL BE SHOT!!!" -- CA Offender, John Markkk, Regressivebooty

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xexeha | March 28, 2014 at 2 p.m. ― 2 years, 12 months ago

Finally a city government that fully understands the economical and financial importance that our neighbors and friends South of the Border play to our regional economy. It’s time to stop pointing out how different we are from them and start working / focusing on what we share in common.

As to their safety, there is nothing to worry about. You have never heard of an America getting shot in Mexico. It just does not happen. Cartels do not kill tourist, they only kills people in their inner circle.

Good luck Mr. Sanders, Mr. Faulconer and Mr. Gloria enjoy the City of Mexico.

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ducraker | March 28, 2014 at 4:54 p.m. ― 2 years, 12 months ago

Jerry, it was the courts that shot down the Jacobs plan for Plaza de Panama not former Mayor Filner. Please get your story straight for once.

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