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#ShowUsYourMailers: How Much Money In Measure A Would Repair Roads?

#ShowUsYourMailers: How Much Money In Measure A Would Repair Roads?

Oct. 24
By Andrew Bowen

A media campaign in support of Measure A, a San Diego County sales tax increase on the November ballot, is emphasizing how much money would go to repairing roads. Here's a closer look at the measure.

Roundtable: Final Presidential Debate, Congressional Races, State P...

Roundtable: Final Presidential Debate, Congressional Races, State Propositions

Oct. 21
By Mark Sauer, Neiko Will

Presidential candidate Donald Trump continues to flirt with the idea that he won't concede the election, should he lose on Nov. 8. Will there will a Trump Effect on San Diego races? And is California ready to say goodbye to the death penalty...and hello to recreational pot?

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Proposition 51 Pits School Needs Against Worries Over State Debt

Oct. 21
Mary Plummer / KPCC

The bond measure that would raise billions for school construction has developers lined up against opponents, including Gov. Jerry Brown.

Mexico's Demand For Potent California Marijuana Creates Southbound ...

Mexico's Demand For Potent California Marijuana Creates Southbound Smuggling

Oct. 21
By Jean Guerrero

Marijuana has long flowed from Mexico into the U.S. Now, it's starting to flow in the opposite direction.

Donors Pour Record $458 Million Into California Initiatives

Donors Pour Record $458 Million Into California Initiatives

Oct. 20
By Associated Press

Political donors have spent a record $458 million on 17 statewide November ballot initiatives in California, beating the state's own record for the most spent on propositions appearing on state ballots in a single year, campaign reports filed Thursday show.

Serious, Funny Ads Target San Diego Ballot Measures C, D

Serious, Funny Ads Target San Diego Ballot Measures C, D

Oct. 20
By Erik Anderson

The San Diego County Taxpayer's Association unveiled its no on C and D commercials Thursday.

‘It’s Not A Thing!’: Bill Simmons, Tony Hawk Knock Chargers ‘Convad...

‘It’s Not A Thing!’: Bill Simmons, Tony Hawk Knock Chargers ‘Convadium’

Oct. 20
By Kristina Bravo

In the latest episode of the HBO show “Any Given Wednesday With Bill Simmons,” the sports commentator and skateboarder make their case against Measure C.

Poll: California Measure To End Death Penalty In Danger, Most Other...

Poll: California Measure To End Death Penalty In Danger, Most Other Propositions Have Strong Support

Oct. 20
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

A sample of 622 likely voters favored Proposition 67, the statewide plastic bag ban, 45-39, which was within the poll’s seven point margin of error, and opposed Proposition 62, which would end the death penalty in the state, 45-37.

Measure K Supporters Say Ballot Bleed-Through Could Affect Votes

Measure K Supporters Say Ballot Bleed-Through Could Affect Votes

Oct. 19
By Kenny Goldberg, City News Service

The registrar of voters said the pens at polling places do not bleed through, and voters can always safely mark their ballot with a ballpoint pen. According to him, every single ballot is reviewed as part of the quality control process.

Ballot Measure Seeks To Regulate Ammunition Sales, Take Guns From F...

Ballot Measure Seeks To Regulate Ammunition Sales, Take Guns From Felons

Oct. 19
Marisa Lagos / KQED

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom's Proposition 63 seeks tougher gun laws, including the regulation of ammunition.

Faulconer, Other Stadium Backers Highlight Chargers' Role In San Diego

Faulconer, Other Stadium Backers Highlight Chargers' Role In San Diego

Oct. 18
By City News Service

At a news conference at Chargers Park, city and team officials encouraged residents to vote for Measure C. The measure, which is trailing badly in the polls, would set up a framework to build a stadium and convention center annex near Petco Park.

Board Approves Additional $1.8M To Fund Election Costs

Board Approves Additional $1.8M To Fund Election Costs

Oct. 18
By City News Service

Registrar of Voters Michael Vu said the county allocated around $3.5 million on a contract with a printing company to handle printing and related services, but more money is needed. The Nov. 8 ballot will, for the first time, use two cards.

Chula Vista District 4 Candidates Discuss Key Issues

Chula Vista District 4 Candidates Discuss Key Issues

Oct. 18
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

Former councilman Rudy Ramirez faces retired firefighter Mike Diaz in November to represent the southwestern area of Chula Vista.

Complex Measure D Takes On Big San Diego Redevelopment Issues

Complex Measure D Takes On Big San Diego Redevelopment Issues

Oct. 18
By Erik Anderson

Supporters say the plan promotes and manages the region's tourism industry. The complex measure would raise taxes, limit bayfront development and call for a major renovation in Mission Valley.

San Diego Seeks To Strengthen Civilian Oversight Of Police

San Diego Seeks To Strengthen Civilian Oversight Of Police

Oct. 17
By Andrew Bowen

The San Diego City Council has responded to a county grand jury report finding weaknesses in the Citizens Review Board on Police Practices. Measure G on the November ballot would tweak the board slightly, and open the door to more reforms in the future.

Deadline To Register To Vote Is Next Monday

Deadline To Register To Vote Is Next Monday

Oct. 17
By City News Service

Just one more week is left to register to vote for the Nov. 8 general election, or to re-register for those who have moved or wish to change parties.

San Diego Lawmakers Urge 'No' Vote On Recreational Marijuana

San Diego Lawmakers Urge 'No' Vote On Recreational Marijuana

Oct. 17
By KPBS News

San Diego lawmakers, law enforcers and religious leaders joined forces Monday to urge San Diegans to vote against Proposition 64.

San Diego Measures Tackle Marijuana Tax, Probationary Periods, Oust...

San Diego Measures Tackle Marijuana Tax, Probationary Periods, Ousting Elected Officials

Oct. 17
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Brooke Ruth

San Diego City Council President Sherri Lightner and San Diego Councilman Mark Kersey discuss measures E, F and N.

From A To N: A Breakdown Of The Measures On San Diego’s November Ba...

From A To N: A Breakdown Of The Measures On San Diego’s November Ballot

Oct. 17
By KPBS News

Beyond California’s 17 propositions, the local ballot includes two countywide and 12 citywide ballot measures.

Update: City Attorney Candidate Hickey's Voting Records

Update: City Attorney Candidate Hickey's Voting Records

Oct. 17
By Claire Trageser

Before the June election, KPBS looked into what elections local candidates had missed, but City Attorney candidate Robert Hickey’s records weren't public because he's a deputy district attorney. Now, he's released his records.

News In Numbers: Issa's And Peters’ Voting Records Show Contrasting...

News In Numbers: Issa's And Peters’ Voting Records Show Contrasting Degrees Of Party Loyalty

Oct. 17
By Joe Yerardi / inewsource

Scott Peters ranks as one of the the House members most likely to vote against his fellow party members while Darrell Issa is among his caucus's more reliable votes.

Future Development Creates High Stakes For Tight Supervisors Race

Future Development Creates High Stakes For Tight Supervisors Race

Oct. 14
By Alison St John

One of the dominant issues in the race between incumbent County Supervisor Democrat Dave Roberts, and his challenger, Republican Kristin Gaspar, is land-use.

Roundtable: Trump And Women, Gaspar And Roberts, Measure A, Lilac H...

Roundtable: Trump And Women, Gaspar And Roberts, Measure A, Lilac Hills

Oct. 14
By Pat Finn, Mark Sauer

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's troubles include sexual assault allegations now filtering into San Diego races. The race for supervisor in District 3 should have been a cakewalk for the incumbent. Measure to increase sales tax has an uphill road. Lilac Hills could bloom, or not.

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, Supporters Make Case For Proposition 64

Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, Supporters Make Case For Proposition 64

Oct. 13
By Steve Walsh

Led by Newsom, supporters of the measure that would legalize recreational marijuana in California gathered at Liberty Station Thursday to discuss the safeguards Proposition 64 would put into place.

Proposition 53 Aims To Give Voters Say On Big Projects

Proposition 53 Aims To Give Voters Say On Big Projects

Oct. 14
Amy Quinton / Capital Public Radio

The measure's outcome at the polls could throw a roadblock in front of California's plans to build a high-speed rail system or its biggest water project in decades.