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Downtown News Opinion December 2013

Posted: December 8th, 2013 | Opinion, Opinion & News, Politics | 1 Comment

Kick the Tires: Properly selecting a charity and avoiding scams this holiday season by Paul Downey, Senior Community Centers Giving to a charity each year is easy for most of us. We have a passion for a particular cause and want to help those less fortunate than ourselves. When you have a personal tie to […]

The Role of Council President

Posted: January 13th, 2013 | Opinion, Opinion & News, Politics | No Comments

By Councilmember Todd Gloria December 3, 2012 was a big day.  I was sworn in for my second term as the Councilmember for District Three, started representing new communities and I was also unanimously elected Council President by my colleagues. The role of Council President is relatively new to San Diego, and I am only […]

Op-Ed for October

Posted: October 1st, 2012 | Opinion, Opinion & News, Politics | No Comments

  Editorial: Politics as usual? All politics are local they say and in the case of military cuts it’s true. Looming Sequestration would cut 500 billion over the next 10 years from the military and result in a possible loss of 31,000 jobs in San Diego. According to San Diego 6, Councilmember Sherri Lightner said […]

Carl DeMaio shares his hopes for the future

Posted: September 9th, 2012 | Featured, Opinion, Politics | No Comments

Morgan M. Hurley | Downtown Editor San Diego Community News Network (SDCNN)’s Editorial Board (EB) is made up of Publisher David Mannis, Editor Anthony King and Editor Morgan M. Hurley. The EB submitted the following questions to mayoral candidate Carl DeMaio, to counter the previous Q&A run with Rep. Filner [See Vol. 13. Issue 8]. […]