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But Who is Looking Out For The Rest of Us?

The Convention Center Expansion & the Tourism Marketing District In the last few years some of San Diego’s most precious civic assets – the proceeds of tax collections, land leases and control of Balboa Park – have been turned over to the well to do/well connected by our elected officials. A number of those decisions […]

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Who Runs San Diego? The Use and Abuse of the Transient Occupancy Tax

By Cory Briggs TOT – this small word may bring to mind a cute little child, a deep-fried mashed potato, or a dash of your favorite adult beverage. But in San Diego, TOT, an acronym for Transient Occupancy Tax, stands for missed opportunities, fiscal irresponsibility, and a shameful abrogation of civic responsibility to the moneyed […]

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Who Runs San Diego? The Role of Community Weeklies

By Doug Porter There are more than two dozen community weekly media outlets in San Diego.  Most appear on printed tabloid-sized newsprint editions. Some have a rather tenuous relationship with internet editions. Nationally speaking, paid circulation weeklies outnumber daily papers by a 6 to 1 margin. And nobody even keeps track of the smaller free […]

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Getting Democrats Elected and Re-Elected

Have you seen the San Diego County Party’s list of endorsed candidates?  Click here and share this link with your friends. Contact the San Diego County Democratic Party and sign up to help get-out-the-vote all over the county at 858-277-3367.

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Who Runs San Diego? The Grand Experiment at Voice of San Diego

By Linda Perine When Voice of San Diego (VOSD) began online publication nearly a decade ago the excitement in progressive San Diego was palpable. Here, finally, was an answer to the biased reporting that had been a hallmark of the UT for years (even before it was purchased by Doug Manchester). The world of journalism was being revolutionized as the […]

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Who Runs San Diego? Papa Doug the Kingmaker

By Eva Posner Last week we provided an overview of Doug Manchester, the U-T, and the influence this combination has on the electorate of San Diego County. This week, the goal is to delve a bit deeper, using a recent issue to illustrate the intensity of collusion with the publisher of the region’s largest paper […]