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The civic importance of measures K and L

Posted: October 14th, 2016 | Briefs, Calendar and Opinion, Opinion | No Comments

Charles G. Abdelnour For 28 years I was privileged to serve as the clerk and chief elections officer for the city of San Diego. During that time, I oversaw a number of important election events. These included the city’s switch from district-only primaries, which were then followed by a city-wide general election, to district-only elections […]

Guest commentary: A Mission Valley persona?

By Steve Rodriguez A civic banner I recently saw flying from a Friars Road lamp post decreed “Mission Valley—Positively in the Middle of Things.” The banner’s slogan made me think hard about the distinctive characteristics of Mission Valley, and how Mission Valley residents define themselves. I must admit, I came away somewhat disappointed.