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Monday, December 15,2014

The ballad of Sherri and Todd

Assessing the Republicans’ ouster of the San Diego City Council president

By CityBeat Staff
Two weeks ago, we published an editorial urging San Diego City Councilmember Sherri Lightner to "stand down" amid a Republican scheme to install her as council president and end the reign of Todd Gloria.
Wednesday, December 10,2014

Bonnie Dumanis, Todd Gloria and SDSU frat boys

Some bad behavior all around

By CityBeat Staff
Let’s start this week with a pat on the back for U-T San Diego’s Greg Moran, who didn’t stop reporting on the reelection of San Diego County District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis after the reelection of Bonnie Dumanis.
Wednesday, December 3,2014

Stand down, Sherri Lightner

Republicans are reportedly backing her for City Council President, but she should decline

By CityBeat Staff
Wendy Fry of NBC 7 reported Monday that the Republicans on the San Diego City Council are orchestrating a coup to oust Todd Gloria as council president.
Wednesday, November 26,2014

UC tuition hike is not part of the plan

Increasing cost to students imperils the underpinnings of California’s system of higher education

By CityBeat Staff
The California Master Plan for Higher Education of 1960 is an amazing thing—a monumental thing that we doubt would ever get accomplished these days. 
Wednesday, November 19,2014

The deal with Todd Bosnich

What we know about the guy who did his damnedest to destroy Carl DeMaio

By CityBeat Staff
Todd Bosnich may or may not have sunk Carl DeMaio’s hopes of unseating Congressmember Scott Peters. But the former policy director for the DeMaio campaign certainly gave it his all.
Wednesday, November 12,2014

The evidence against Scott Peters

Everybody just calm down

By CityBeat Staff
Possessing more than passable understanding of elementary arithmetic, Carl DeMaio on Sunday decided it was finally necessary for him to concede failure in his aggressive attempt to unseat Rep. Scott Peters. 
Wednesday, November 5,2014

How Jim Holman thinks

Reader publisher is terrified about ‘radical homosexual agenda’ and ‘genderless society’

By CityBeat Staff
It's been a good long time since we've told you folks about what Jim Holman's been up to. Holman, you might recall, is the publisher of the San Diego ReaderCityBeat's competition in San Diego's alternative-newsweekly market.
Wednesday, October 29,2014

CityBeat’s clip-out endorsement guide

Bring it with you on Nov. 4

By CityBeat Staff
If you’re still an Election Day voter, clip out this guide and take it with you on Nov. 4.
Wednesday, October 22,2014

Parsing the Carl DeMaio scandals

An update on the controversies dogging the candidate’s campaign

By CityBeat Staff
After San Diego County District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis and San Diego Police Chief Shelley Zimmerman released statements on Monday saying they’d completed their investigations in a couple of matters involving controversy magnet Carl DeMaio, there was so much parsing of words.
Wednesday, October 8,2014

CityBeat’s Nov. 4 election endorsements

From San Diego City Council and Congress to Secretary of State and all the proposition, we have your ballot covered

By CityBeat Staff

 Monday, Oct. 6, was the first day of by-mail voting for the Nov. 4 election. As always, we have opinions on everything on the ballot. Let’s get to it.