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San Diegans Will Weigh In on Bay Front Redevelopment

On the November ballot, voters will have a chance to weigh in on what may become a controversial proposition regarding the redevelopment of the San Diego port. We'll talk with KPBS reporter Alison St

San Diegans Will Weigh In on Bay Front Redevelopment

Tom Fudge : In California, voters get to make a lot of political decisions, thanks to our system of direct democracy. And one of the proposals that might make it to the ballot would impose a new property tax on San Diego county residents to pay for fire fighting. The question of whether to put the question to voters is being debated by county supervisors today.

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Also, would you go shopping if the store you were going to was sitting atop of a shipping dock? Some developers have managed to get a question on the ballot: It asks whether to put additional stories on top of the 10th Avenue Terminal to be used as hotels rooms and retail stores.

Guest

  • Alison St John , KPBS reporter who covers San Diego City Hall.