Faulconer, Sanders, other leaders urge San Diegans to vote for Cate Cate: ‘Voters have a choice between two very different candidates’
SAN DIEGO (October 30, 2014)---Mayor Kevin Faulconer, former Mayor Jerry Sanders, and other city leaders urged San Diegans to vote for Chris Cate at a news conference today at Harbor Island Park.
“Chris Cate’s knowledge, experience and commitment to good government, neighborhood services and job growth would make him an excellent asset for the residents of District 6,” said Faulconer, who hired Cate as his policy advisor when he was a council member. “I am looking forward to working with Chris again.”
MOVE Alliance calls on Vista to revise parking policy to encourage more smart growth projects
VISTA, CA - Excessive parking requirements by the Vista City Council eliminated a smart growth project and could deter similar mixed-use developments, which would be a blow to the environment and the economy.
SAN DIEGO - Chris Cate, a candidate for San Diego City Council District 6, is calling on his opponent Carol Kim to confirm whether she supports two voter-approved reforms: Comprehensive Pension Reform and Managed Competition. Both reforms passed overwhelming with more 60% of the vote, and each has proven effective at saving tax dollars. Four years ago, when pension reform was on the ballot, Kim didn't vote.
Union-backed candidate Carol Kim continues to mislead voters
SAN DIEGO - Chris Cate, a candidate for San Diego City Council District 6, released his voting record today of the last 13 elections he was eligible to vote for in the County of San Diego. Cate, a native San Diegan, has a perfect record, voting in all 13 elections he’s been eligible to vote in since 2006. During Sunday’s broadcast of NBC’s Politically Speaking, union-backed candidate Carol Kim accused him of only voting in “20 percent of his eligible elections during the last two years.”
Pure Water San Diego will be environmentally and economically beneficial to the City of San Diego
SAN DIEGO - Equinox Center's Board of Directors has unanimously voted to endorse the City of San Diego’s Pure Water Project.
“The Pure Water San Diego Project will positively impact our environment, our economy and our communities,” said Ray Ellis, Equinox Center’s Board Chair. “Equinox is in complete agreement that this plan is one of the most beneficial solutions to the City’s long-term water supply needs.”
Pure Water San Diego is a 20-year plan that will create a safe and reliable water supply by recycling what is here already.
SAN DIEGO - Students, community leaders, school district and elected officials will join residents and beautiful PB this Saturday, Sept. 20 at 4 p.m. to unveil the inaugural “Safe Route to School” project near Pacific Beach Middle School. Over 50 students and artists will present the award-winning mural they created. The mural will serve to highlight a safe route to school through high-traffic areas.
SAN DIEGO - San Diego City Council Chris Cate released the following statement today: "We know there needs to be across-the-board salary increases within the San Diego Police Department to keep it competitive with neighboring agencies. Keeping our officers competitive with other departments is in the best interests of our Police Department, the City, and taxpayers."
Centennial Gala planned for tonight
SAN DIEGO - In celebration of the San Diego City College Centennial, the San Diego City College Foundation is sponsoring a Centennial Gala on Monday, September 8th at The Prado in Balboa Park beginning at 6:00 p.m. As City College honors its past, the City College Foundation is working to help strengthen its future. The Foundation Gala is hosted by several business and community leaders, including Honorary Co-Chairs Charlene Zettel, a member of the UC Board of Regents, former Superior Court Judge Luis Vargas, County Supervisor Ron Roberts, Phil Blair and Mel Katz, Executive Officers of Manpower San Diego, and business leader Bill Geppert. The Gala emcee will be actor Jay Jackson from TV’s “Scandal” and “Parks and Recreation.”
Greater San Diego Association of REALTORS®, California Bureau of Real Estate, Apartment Association, District Attorney and U.S. Attorney Fight Real Estate Fraud
SAN DIEGO - The Greater San Diego Association of REALTORS® (SDAR) unveiled a new tool today for fighting real estate and rental fraud in San Diego. In association with District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis, the U.S. Attorney’s Office, the California Bureau of Real Estate (CalBRE) and the San Diego County Apartment Association (SDCAA), the program is designed to combat an increasing number of online scams.
New report says Beverly Hills developer has ‘not provided the various economic, traffic and related reports upon which its initiative is based’
ESCONDIDO - The City of Escondido has released a revealing 36-page report that says a proposed housing development would: