San Diego needs a new charter

San Diego needs a new charter

San Diego needs a new charter. It should incorporate many provisions identical to the current charter, maintaining continuity and the present political architecture. However, it must modernize...

Proposition 45: campaign funds continue to increase

Proposition 45: campaign funds continue to increase

Campaign funds are rising for those supporting and opposing Proposition 45, the "Insurance Companies Required to Justify Their Rates to the Public Initiative." This proposition allows the insurance...

Stem education matters to our national security, innovation and world leadership

Stem education matters to our national security, innovation and world leadership

Over the last 230 years, the United States became a global leader, in large part, through the genius and hard work of its scientists, engineers and innovators. Today, a little over 4% of the...

  • San Diego needs a new charter

    San Diego needs a new charter

  • Proposition 45: campaign funds continue to increase

    Proposition 45: campaign funds continue to increase

  • Stem education matters to our national security, innovation and world leadership

    Stem education matters to our national security, innovation and world leadership

SAN DIEGO

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July 31, 2014

Carlsbad mayor seeking re-election in possible solo race

in SAN DIEGO POLITICS by Maggie Avants, writing for Seaside Courier
He has been serving the Carlsbad community for two decades, but said he's not done yet. Carlsbad Mayor Matt Hall is scheduled to hold a news conference Wednesday to officially kick-off his campaign for re-election to a second four-year term as mayor.
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Jul 29, 2014

Lawmakers scrap controversial section of energy bill

Environmental advocates and opponents of Assembly Bill 2145, a proposal that would make it more difficult for San Diego and other municipalities to provide alternative utility services, were pleased…
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Jul 28, 2014

Top city leaders enter historic Encinitas mayoral race

Encinitas Mayor Kristin Gaspar confirmed her bid to become the city's first elected mayor—joining the race against Deputy Mayor Tony Kranz.
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Jul 22, 2014

State Controller race: Perez calls for a recount

481 votes out of more than 4 million. That's the final number Betty Yee, member of the Board of Equalization, has over her competitor for State Controller, John A. Perez, from the June primary…

COMMUNITIES

Jul 31, 2014

Airport shares update on Lindbergh’s north-side redevelopment progress

The Midway Community Planning Group (MCPG) was recently brought up to speed by officials from the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority (SDCRAA) on Lindbergh Field's north-side redevelopment.
Jul 31, 2014

Del Mar race track takes steps to prevent more horse deaths

Jockeys and racehorses returned to Del Mar race track's new turf course Wednesday for the first time since officials at the facility publicly expressed sadness about the unusual number of Thoroughbred deaths…
Jul 28, 2014

City moves to restrict e-cigs in parks, restaurants

Sitting at the dais at a recent City Council meeting, Councilmember Kristine Alessio lit up a cigarette and blew the smoke across the room. She then did the same with an electronic cigarette.
Jul 22, 2014

New details on city bike sharing program revealed

San Diego's new bicycle sharing program is almost ready to roll, according to representatives from Decobike, the corporate sponsor of the city's program.
Jul 18, 2014

City Council unanimously votes in favor of Horton Plaza budget increase

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - The San Diego City Council Tuesday unanimously authorized a $4.9 million budget increase for a stalled project to turn a section of Horton Plaza into a public park.
Jul 15, 2014

Short-term vacation rentals group backs more police response, tighter enforcement

Increased police response and establishment of a comprehensive permit process were among suggestions made by the Ad Hoc Stakeholders Committee on Short-Term Vacation Rentals at the group's June 25 meeting.

FITNESS & LIFESTYLE

When the number on the scale won't budge

When the number on the scale won't budge

Seven awesome reasons why you want to be fit now

Seven awesome reasons why you want to be fit now

Why you gain weight on vacation

Why you gain weight on vacation

How to recover from a cheat day

How to recover from a cheat day

Seven reasons the scale won't budge

Seven reasons the scale won't budge

Do you believe the belly fat lie?

Do you believe the belly fat lie?

Tapping out Your Trigger Foods

Tapping out Your Trigger Foods

Seven Exercises That Aren’t Worth Your Time

Seven Exercises That Aren’t Worth Your Time

Working Out to Work off Weight

Working Out to Work off Weight

Five Foods You Should Never Eat to Stay Fit

Five Foods You Should Never Eat to Stay Fit

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BUSINESS & FINANCE

July 30, 2014

S.D. Tech Coast Angels reports record investments

in Business and Finance by San Diego Metro Magazine, Daily News Service
First half 2014 investments match all of 2013 The San Diego chapter of the Tech Coast Angels, the second most active angel investing organization in the United States last year, reported that its investments for the first half of 2014 matched the…
Jul 29, 2014

Qualcomm Institute announces grants to build clusters in brain, medical and robotic research

The Qualcomm Institute at the UC San Diego has given the green light to 35 new projects that are part of the institute's Calit2 Strategic Research Opportunities program. Each one-year seed grant is…
Jul 25, 2014

Companies donate time and materials to build Boys & Girls clubs STEM lab

Employees of McCarthy Building Companies Inc. teamed with a group of consultants and subcontractors recently to give the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater San Diego a new STEM (Science Technology…
Jul 23, 2014

Stem education matters to our national security, innovation and world leadership

Over the last 230 years, the United States became a global leader, in large part, through the genius and hard work of its scientists, engineers and innovators. Today, a little over 4% of the…

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OPINIONS BLOG

The little-noticed CRUSHING rejection of Coronado's school bond measure -- how and why

Jul 18, 2014
There's one taxpayer victory in the June, 2014 primary that I SHOULD have reported, but didn't. A tiny, unfunded but determined pro-taxpayer group in Coronado CRUSHED a Ponzi-scheme school bond measure.

Texas now receiving well over DOUBLE the per capita investment of California

Jun 26, 2014
Three years ago, California lost its #1 status as the state with the most new private business funding -- Texas took over the top spot. Since then the disparity between the two states has grown dramatically. In 2013,…

Escondido’s charter proposal needs to come with a warning label

Jun 20, 2014
In its ideal form, a charter is a constitution of a city that embodies the collective will of the people, framed by civic values and founded upon the most enduring rules of law. In its worst form, it becomes a payoff…

Escondido’s charter proposal needs to come with a warning label

Jun 20, 2014
In its ideal form, a charter is a constitution of a city that embodies the collective will of the people, framed by civic values and founded upon the most enduring rules of law. In its worst form, it becomes a payoff…

The San Diego Police Department IS corrupt. No if's, and's or but's.

Jun 20, 2014
The San Diego Police Department IS corrupt. No if's, and's or but's. By that I mean the SDPD TOLERATES police corruption -- criminal actions by police officers, and ACTIVELY covers up for misdemeanors and felonies…

California's 'cash for clunkers' program is FAR worse than disastrous, discredited federal version

Jun 18, 2014
When the feds ran their "cash-for-clunkers" program, the pathetic results and attendant ridicule should have put an end to this madness. I wrote a column on this federal folly in 2012. Here's the link -- and I've…

CALIFORNIA

Kashkari requests debate; still no answer from Gov. Brown

Jul 29, 2014
Republican Neel Kashkari, who is running against Governor Jerry Brown in the November election, made a request to Brown to face him in 10 separate debates. The request was made on June 5, two days after the June…

Pérez ends recount; Yee heading to November election

Jul 25, 2014
Assemblyman John A. Pérez has ended his recount for votes in the state controller race during the June 3 primary. Board of Equalization member Betty Yee won with 481 more votes than Pérez.

Brown to sign budget in San Diego

Jun 19, 2014
SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Gov. Jerry Brown will sign California's $156.2 billion budget for the upcoming fiscal year in San Diego tomorrow, according to the governor's office.

Perez Leads Yee by 117 Votes for Second in Controller's Race

Jun 19, 2014
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Assembly Speaker Emeritus John Perez leads State Board of Equalization member Betty Yee by 117 votes in the see-saw race for the second spot on the November ballot for state controller entering…

Poll shows 'buyers' remorse' on high-speed rail project

Oct 10, 2013
Californians are second guessing their 2008 decisions to approve a high-speed railway project that would run from the Bay Area through the Central Valley and down into Los Angeles, Orange County and San Diego. Seven…

Record number of Californians support marijuana legalization, survey finds

Oct 10, 2013
An initiative to legalize marijuana in California is gaining steam, based on a survey of public opinion in the state. Secretary of State Debra Bowen announced Sept. 26 that the initiative could begin collecting…