May 2011

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State of Emergency Rally, San Diego – Friday, May 13 from 4-6 p.m.

by Staff 05.11.2011 Activism

Embarcadero Marina Park North 500 Kettner Blvd, San Diego More than 2,000 educators, students, parents, union members, business and community leaders – arriving by car, trolley, bus and train from throughout San Diego, Imperial, and southern Orange and Riverside counties – will participate in a huge rally between 4:00 and 6:00 p.m. at San Diego’s […]

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Residents Plea to Keep Beach Communities in Same Council District

by Staff 05.07.2011 Politics

By Andy Cohen/Cross-posted at OB Rag

San Diego Redistricting Commission holds 7th of 9 public hearings to help determine redistricting fine points.

Residents of the beach communities of City Council District 2 took to the microphone last night to express their concerns that the city’s redistricting commission might be inclined to split up communities that have a lot of common interests and concerns.

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Library Supporters & the San Diego Budget Kabuki Theater

by Anna Daniels 05.04.2011 Activism

If you are not at the table you are on the menu. By Anna Daniels/Cross-posted at OB Rag Tomorrow, Thursday May 5th, the San Diego City Council will listen to public testimony about the library budget. This hearing, at 10:30 am in the commission chambers, will be the only opportunity to provide input solely on […]

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Wisconsin of the West, Part I

by Staff 05.03.2011 Business

By Jim Miller/Cross-posted at OB Rag A couple of weeks ago local Republicans held their unity night at the Kona Kai Resort where notables such as Jerry Sanders and Kevin Faulconer cheered as Carl DeMaio asked if they were ready to make San Diego “the Wisconsin of the West.” They, along with the Chamber of […]

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