Yesterday was the day that the seeds planted by a majority of voters just a month ago began to show signs of bearing fruit. Here in San Diego we saw a changing of the guard at City Hall. In Washington DC, although newly elected representatives have yet to be sworn in, there were significant moves in terms of influential committee assignments that could well portend a less fractious 114th Congress.
Speaking at yesterday’s inauguration, incoming Mayor Bob Filner gave the overflow crowd at the Balboa Club a couple of clear signals that perhaps things will be different in City Hall.
“The day of vilification of city workers is over.”
“Neighborhoods are the heart and soul of the city,” he said. “They define its character.”
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