San Diego is facing a deficit of $179 million next fiscal year and Mayor Jerry Sanders has proposed some controversial cuts. Step into the minds of SDNN experts and policy wonks Erik Bruvold and Murtaza Baxamusa to find out what the possible cuts mean.
The federal government has showered billions of stimulus dollars around the country this year to jump-start the economy and save jobs. But a Mercury News analysis of reported stimulus spending so far shows it has flowed unevenly, with wide gulfs between California's largest counties.
The biggest player for the gay side, Equality California, came out in opposition to the 2010 effort previously, saying it will instead work toward a 2012 campaign asking voters to re-amend the constitution. Courage's decision leaves the Los Angeles-based group Love Honor Cherish (LHC) as the sole substantial player working to put a Prop 8 referendum on the November 2010 ballot.
The lawsuit filed in federal court by the ACLU and the Dreher Law Firm last week on behalf of a number of San Diego homeless individuals has been placed on hold, according to a press release from the City Attorney’s office.
Sen. Christine Kehoe is calling for establishing a greenway along the Del Mar Fairgrounds and San Dieguito River that would create new public access to the ocean and provide habitat for shore birds and other wildlife.