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OPINION: Prop 16 addresses lack of representation

OPINION: Prop 16 addresses lack of representation

October 29, 2020

Proposition 16 offers a part of that solution by creating more opportunities for minorities to escape the confines of generations of discrimination, creating a more equitable society where everyone has an opportunity to succeed.

Proposition 21

Proposition 21: Local rent control initiative

October 16, 2020

Proposition 21 would replace the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act, which allowed local governments to use rent control in some cases. It has been in effect since 1995.

SDCCD Board of Trustees

SDCCD Board of Trustees holds its primary election

March 2, 2020

Two current board members are up for re-election: Bernie Rhinerson and Mary Graham. They are running against Alex Loupe and Mike Palomba. The SDCCD Board of Trustees is responsible for the management and oversight of the entire district.

Ballot measures present on the March 3 ballot

March 2, 2020

City Times compiled a list of the measures that are present on the San Diego County primary of March 3. This includes a description and some key elements.

Prepping for the primaries

February 28, 2020

This year, the California presidential primaries will be held in March instead of June. Unlike the previous 2012 and 2016 primaries, the 2020 primaries will give California voters the ability to cast their votes three months earlier.

Senator Bernie Sanders speaking. Background is black and there are only a few lights illuminating the senator.

Bernie Sanders holds immigration rally

December 22, 2019

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, who is currently a candidate for the democratic presidential nomination, held a rally at San Ysidro High School to talk immigration.

California DMV

California DMV mistakenly registers ineligible voters

October 18, 2018

The California Department of Motor Vehicles mistakenly registered 1,500 individuals to vote, according to multiple news organizations. The mistaken registrations are in addition to the already 23,000 reported registration errors last month.

Tony Thurmond speaks in town hall meeting.

Cost of college discussed by state superintendent hopeful

October 10, 2018

Tony Thurmond, candidate for California state superintendent of public instruction, hosted a town hall meeting on the topic of college affordability at University of California San Diego on Oct. 4. 

Huffington Post reporter Elise Foley, immigration attorney Dulce Garcia, UCSD professor Tom Wong and VOSD reporter Maya Srikrishnan

Politifest brings discussions, candidates to San Diego voters

October 7, 2018

Three leaders of three different cities kicked off Politifest with a panel featuring mayors of Sacramento, San Diego, and Tijuana, Mexico on Oct. 6 at the University of San Diego. Politifest 2018 was planned as an opportunity for voters and others to learn more issues and candidates as the November election approaches.

Trump election sparks outrage at City

November 14, 2016

The election of Donald J. Trump as president has sparked contrasting, strong reactions across the country. While many celebrated his win, residents in...

Turnout relies on effective access to visible candidates

Graphic by Rolando Ortiz, City Times

Christopher Handloser

May 20, 2014

Voter turnout in the 2012 Obama reelection was 57.5 percent. Kevin Faulconer was recently elected mayor of San Diego with less than 30 percent of the e...

Election for mayor set for February runoff

Christopher Handloser

December 5, 2013

Two San Diego councilmembers, Democrat David Alvarez and Republican Kevin Faulconer, will square off in a runoff election in February for mayor of San Diego. In a special election on Nov. 19, Faulconer brought in 101,944 votes (42.17 percent), with Alvarez at 65,722 votes (27.19 percent) and fellow Democrat Nathan Fletcher closely behind him with 58,346 votes (24.3 percent)...

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