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Roundtable: The California Primary In Perspective

Roundtable: The California Primary In Perspective

June 10
By Pat Finn, Mark Sauer

We've dug ourselves out from the blizzard of mailers, yard signs and TV commercials so we can focus on what the California primary means for the presidential race and — in San Diego — for the mayoral, city attorney and City Council contests.

Roundtable Is Off To The Races: Trump Vs. Clinton, City Attorney, C...

Roundtable Is Off To The Races: Trump Vs. Clinton, City Attorney, City Council, Prop. H

June 3
By Pat Finn, Mark Sauer

The June 7 primary looms, so the Roundtable casts an eye on Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, the five San Diego city attorney candidates, the multiple San Diego council contests, and the proposition that's supposed to fix San Diego roads.

Roundtable: Tony Gwynn Tobacco Lawsuit, Maintaining The Border, Fut...

Roundtable: Tony Gwynn Tobacco Lawsuit, Maintaining The Border, Future Of Del Mar Fairgrounds

May 27
By Mark Sauer, Neiko Will

Ban "dip" from baseball? Tony Gwynn's family hopes their lawsuit will help make that happen. The San Diego border fence as a test case for Donald Trump's "build a wall" campaign promise. And the upside and downside to living where the surf meets the turf.

Roundtable: VA Choice Problems, Hotel Boycott, UCSD Funding Struggle

Roundtable: VA Choice Problems, Hotel Boycott, UCSD Funding Struggle

May 20
By Pat Finn, Mark Sauer

The Veterans Choice program for alleviating a doctor visit backlog doesn't turn out well. Chargers fan groups launches a boycott of some area hotels. UC San Diego is having a harder time than similar universities raising major funds.

Roundtable: Duncan Hunter's Expenses, US Senate Debate, San Onofre ...

Roundtable: Duncan Hunter's Expenses, US Senate Debate, San Onofre Deal Reopened

May 13
By Pat Finn, Mark Sauer

Rep. Duncan Hunter's campaign paid thousands for questionable expenses. Candidates were in attack mode in the U.S. Senate debate on KPBS this week. After 18 months of criticism, state regulators reopened the San Onofre settlement.

Roundtable: SANDAG Tax Measure, Race For Mayor, City Council And Su...

Roundtable: SANDAG Tax Measure, Race For Mayor, City Council And Supervisor

May 6
By Pat Finn, Mark Sauer

It's Election Central on the Roundtable as we delve into the SANDAG transit tax measure, update the San Diego Mayor and City Council District 1 races, and look closely at the contest for Dave Roberts' county supervisor seat.

Roundtable: California Politics, Criminal Probe Limits, Rocks For T...

Roundtable: California Politics, Criminal Probe Limits, Rocks For The Homeless

April 29
By Pat Finn, Mark Sauer

The election season in California has proved both unusual and predictable. The deadline passes for a probe on a secret San Onofre deal. Rocks installed to deter homeless people from camping out outrage advocates.

Roundtable: Kamala Harris And San Onofre, Unenforceable Traffic Tic...

Roundtable: Kamala Harris And San Onofre, Unenforceable Traffic Tickets, Labor's Richard Barrera

April 22
By Pat Finn, Mark Sauer

Is Kamala Harris' heart into investigating the California Public Utilities Commission? Your San Diego speeding ticket may be unenforceable. And Richard Barrera sees no conflict with being a labor leader and school board member.

Roundtable: City Budget, Goldsmith Vs. Briggs, SANDAG And The Media

Roundtable: City Budget, Goldsmith Vs. Briggs, SANDAG And The Media

April 15
By Pat Finn, Mark Sauer

Faulconer releases a budget heavy on infrastructure. City Attorney Jan Goldsmith and San Diegans for Open Government Attorney Cory Briggs each say the other is full of hot air. SANDAG spent a lot of money trying to influence the media.

Roundtable: San Diego VA Wait Times; JMI's Qualcomm Stadium Plan; F...

Roundtable: San Diego VA Wait Times; JMI's Qualcomm Stadium Plan; Fetal Tissue Research

April 8
By Pat Finn, Mark Sauer

San Diego VA Medical Center scolded over wait times. JMI Realty pushes a plan to redevelop the Qualcomm Stadium site. San Diego's BioMed company ordered to testify at a House subcommittee on fetal tissue research.

Roundtable Talks Stadium Details, Zoo Funds, Minimum Wage

Roundtable Talks Stadium Details, Zoo Funds, Minimum Wage

April 1
By Pat Finn, Mark Sauer

Now we know the details of the Chargers' stadium plan. The San Diego Zoo is flush with funds (and not into sharing). Looks like the state will get a minimum wage hike. Will San Diego get its own?

Roundtable: 'Convadium' Conundrum, Cal-OSHA Fines SD Companies, Ber...

Roundtable: 'Convadium' Conundrum, Cal-OSHA Fines SD Companies, Bernie Visits

March 25
By Pat Finn, Mark Sauer

What is a "convadium" and will it be on the November ballot? Cal-OSHA fined nine San Diego employers in 2015. Thousands of San Diegans trooped into the Convention Center to see Bernie Sanders.

Roundtable: SCOTUS Pick, City Attorney Scrum, North County Developm...

Roundtable: SCOTUS Pick, City Attorney Scrum, North County Development Uncertainty

March 18
By Pat Finn, Mark Sauer

President Obama proposes a Supreme Court nominee it may be hard to refuse. Two Democrats take the lead in San Diego city attorney's race — in fundraising. Developers take different paths to approval for big North County projects.

Roundtable: Trouble at Lincoln High, Council Race Heats Up, Getting...

Roundtable: Trouble at Lincoln High, Council Race Heats Up, Getting Californians To Vote

March 11
By Mark Sauer, Neiko Will

The brawl at San Diego's Lincoln High exposes long-standing problems at the school. The race for the San Diego City Council District 1 seat gets exciting. And what will it take to get more people to the polls?

Roundtable: Super Tuesday, Trump University, TJ Police Chief, MTS S...

Roundtable: Super Tuesday, Trump University, TJ Police Chief, MTS Safety

March 4
By Pat Finn, Mark Sauer

Tuesday was super for some. Donald Trump may have to testify in a San Diego lawsuit. Tijuana's police chief was ousted. And using your credit card at an MTS pay station is risky.