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Who Runs San Diego?

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? 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 […]