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San Diego Sriracha Festival Sep 20, 2014 The Sriracha Cookbook and Food GPS spotlights the world's most iconic hot sauce with multiple stations featuring a variety of Sriracha-themed dishes, including desserts. There will also be local craft beer, cocktails, sodas, iced coffee and iced tea help tame the heat. 91 other events on Saturday, September 20
 
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Editorial
Lying signature gatherers add to undemocratic referendum process

 

 
 
Editorial

Announcing our District 4 City Council endorsement

Dwayne Crenshaw? Barry Pollard? Myrtle Cole? Or someone else?

San Diego's District 4 has been without representation on the City Council since December, when Tony Young resigned to take the top job at the local Red Cross.

By CityBeat Staff
Spin Cycle

Five more District 4 hopefuls

The other City Council candidates you should know

On March 26, voters in the City Council’s District 4 will choose the successor to Tony Young, who’s resigned. That decision will determine, at least on paper, the partisan slant of the supposedly nonpartisan council.

By John R. Lamb
News

For Bruce Williams, it's time to be tolerant

City Council candidate and devout Christian left the GOP last November

Bruce Williams left the Republican Party last November. A casual observer or a cynic might conclude that he did so because Republicans simply don't get elected in San Diego's City Council District 4, and it was the expedient thing to do. But if you dig deeper, you realize that there is no major political party that represents a guy like Williams.

By David Rolland
News

Barry Pollard, the organizer

District 4 City Council candidate relishes the chance to cast key swing votes

On March 26, voters in the 4th City Council District will replace Tony Young, who recently resigned. This is our third in a series of profiles of the leading candidates.

By David Rolland
News

Myrtle Cole wants to go from law enforcer to lawmaker

Former cop and longtime political operative seeks the District 4 City Council seat

Myrtle Cole is seated in a living-room-style chair just inside the door at The Upper Room gospel club on Imperial Avenue. As she talks about her past and present, her manner is more cautious than carefree—and she successfully avoids revealing her precise age.

By David Rolland
News

Dwayne Crenshaw hopes the third time’s a charm

Longtime aspirant to public office gunning again for City Council seat

Residents of San Diego’s City Council District 4 by now are familiar with the name Dwayne Crenshaw; in March, they’ll see it on a ballot for the sixth time in 14 years.

By David Rolland
 
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