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San Diego Mayor Endorses John Cox For Governor

Sept. 14
By City News Service

On Friday, San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer announced he is endorsing gubernatorial candidate John Cox for the November election.

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Board Votes To Put Gun Shows On Hold At Del Mar Fairgrounds Next Year

Sept. 12
By Matt Hoffman

The fairgrounds board voted to postpone the Crossroads of the West Gun Shows for up to a year, while it looks at different ways to host the event.

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Roundtable: Battle For The House

Sept. 7
By Bennett Lacy, Mark Sauer

The battle for Congress heats up, the push to repeal the gas tax in San Diego and the challenges for older workers in seeking employment.

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Roundtable: Final Push For Lawmakers In Sacramento

Aug. 31
By Bennett Lacy, Mark Sauer

California's legislative session ends with a flurry of groundbreaking new laws, a Southern California city experiments with paying seniors cash to cover their rent, and Horton Plaza will be transformed into a major hub for tech companies.

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49th Congressional Campaign Off To Aggressive Start

Aug. 30
By Alison St John

The candidates in the highly competitive 49th Congressional District race to replace Darrell Issa are launching the campaign season with attacks.

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Supporters Of Gas Tax Repeal Effort Allege Caltrans Broke Law By Campaigning

Aug. 29
By City News Service

Caltrans is investigating the allegation and says private contractors may have been involved, not state employees. The No on 6 campaign has spoken out against the alleged violation.

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More San Diego Employees Are Quitting Since 'Prop B' Pension Reform

Aug. 23
By Andrew Bowen

A recent analysis from the City Auditor's Office shows that since San Diego's pension reform measure in 2012, city employees are quitting in higher numbers and after fewer years on the job.

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Ammar Campa-Najjar's Campaign Energized After Hunter Indictment

Aug. 22
By Jade Hindmon

The Democratic challenger for the 50th Congressional District seat, Ammar Campa-Najjar, is speaking out on Hunter's indictment.

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Rep. Duncan Hunter Responds To Allegations Of Campaign Corruption

Aug. 22
By Matt Hoffman

After an indictment alleging Hunter and his wife used more than $250,000 in campaign funds for personal expenses the congressman said he would not resign and will fight the accusations.

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Mayor Faulconer Weighs Options For Future San Diego Convention Center Expansion

Aug. 17
By Matt Hoffman

The city of San Diego could soon have to make a $5 million payment — part of the fallout from no convention center measure on this November's ballot.

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Community Organizers Call For More Accountability In National City Police Oversight

Aug. 17
By Jade Hindmon

Community organizers are calling for the Community and Police Relations Commission to be more consistent and accountable while conducting police oversight.

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Coalition Submits Signatures To Amend Proposition 13 In 2020 Election

Aug. 14
By City News Service, Megan Burks

Backers of a proposed initiative that could increase taxes on commercial and industrial properties by undoing some protections imposed by 1978's Proposition 13 submitted thousands of petition signatures Tuesday in hopes of getting the issue before voters in 2020.

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Roundtable: Convention Center Plan Sidetracked

Aug. 10
By Bennett Lacy, Mark Sauer

San Diego's convention center expansion plan is put in doubt, a new deportation risk for international college students, and the politics of California's wildfires.

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Latest Fundraising Numbers For San Diego City Council Races

Aug. 10
By Claire Trageser

The November general election is three months away, but fundraising and campaign spending are picking up in San Diego's City Council races.

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Convention Center Expansion Initiative Fails Fast-Track To 2018 Ballot

Aug. 8
By Andrew Bowen

A citizens initiative seeking to expand the San Diego Convention Center appears unlikely to be voted on this year, after an audit failed to show enough valid signatures to immediately clear the measure for the ballot. But an alternative measure could still go before voters thanks to a last-ditch effort from Mayor Kevin Faulconer.

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New Study Shows Lack Of Diversity Among San Diego's Decision Makers

Aug. 7
By Jade Hindmon

One group of community leaders is shining a light on the lack of diversity among governing officials in the San Diego Region.

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Who Killed San Diego's Police Oversight Reform Measure?

Aug. 7
By Andrew Bowen

A proposal to overhaul civilian oversight of San Diego police officers once appeared to have enough support to make it on this November's ballot. So who killed it?

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Roundtable: The Consequences Of Climate Change

Aug. 3
By Bennett Lacy, Mark Sauer

California Governor Jerry Brown says recent wildfires are an effect of climate change, presidential politics enters the race for the 50th congressional district, and the Padres struggle to build a winning team.

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Los Angeles Moves To License Pot Growers After Long Delay

Aug. 1
By Associated Press

Los Angeles began accepting license applications from marijuana growers, manufacturers and testing companies Wednesday, after months of delays that left many businesses in the state's largest legal marketplace struggling to survive.

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District 4 Residents Respond To Myrtle Cole's Poor Election Performance

July 19
By Claire Trageser

One of the biggest surprises in the June election was that San Diego City Council President Myrtle Cole got six fewer votes than her challenger.

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Roundtable: Reuniting Immigrant Families

July 13
By Bennett Lacy, Ebone Monet

The Trump administration misses a court-ordered deadline to reunite young immigrant children with their parents, big crowds are expected for the annual pride celebration and the serious challenge to one incumbent on the San Diego City Council.

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San Diego Voter Turnout In June Was More Than We've Seen Before

July 9
By Tom Fudge

Last week, the San Diego County's Registrar of Voters office finished counting votes and found about 40 percent of registered voters cast ballots in the June primary election. Only 27 percent voted in the primary four years before.

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US Senate Candidates Differ On California Democratic Party Endorsement

July 5
By Amita Sharma

U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein wants the party to be neutral while fellow Democrat state Sen. Kevin de Leon is pushing for an endorsement.

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San Diego Unified Pursuing $3.5 Billion Bond Measure For November

June 26
By Megan Burks

The measure would come as the district continues to spend down two previous bonds totaling $4.9 billion.

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‘Unprecedented’ Outside Spending For County Supervisor’s Seat And More To Come

June 18
By Jill Castellano / inewsource

Tom Shepard has been a player in San Diego politics for decades, but he still hasn’t seen it all.

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