PERSPECTIVE: Gloria’s Deal to Buy 101 Ash is So Bad Even Mara Elliott is Against It

June 24, 2022 La Prensa San Diego

The settlement includes a paragraph that declares that Elliott has given written and verbal advice to the Council to REJECT the agreement.

SD City Keeping Decision on 101 Ash Secret from Public

June 19, 2022 La Prensa San Diego

There is a loophole in state transparency law which City seems to be using, and perhaps abusing, to keep their decision secret.

Cheech Marin Expands Legacy with Chicano Art Collection at ‘The Cheech’

June 17, 2022 La Prensa San Diego

Hundred of pieces of Chicano Art collected over 40 years makes it the largest and first collection of the category in the world

PERSPECTIVE: SD Moves to Further Colonize Chula Vista

June 6, 2022 La Prensa San Diego

SANDAG should be an association of governments, not an oligarchy of powerful cities running roughshod over the others.

ENDORSEMENT: Rudy Ramirez for Mayor of Chula Vista

May 25, 2022 La Prensa San Diego

Rudy Ramirez is the best candidate to guide us toward the security, growth, and prosperity our families deserve.

2018 Obama Phone Message Re-Used in CV Mayor Campaign to Mislead Voters

La Prensa San Diego

Last minute recorded phone messages to voters raise new concerns over accuracy of CV Mayor candidate campaign.

SD City Seems Ready to Buy 101 Ash in Secret Deal with Landlord & Financiers

May 21, 2022 La Prensa San Diego

City Council voted in secret to approve purchase of 101 Ash building to end lawsuits exposing corruption.

California is in a Drought & Water Cuts May be Coming

May 9, 2022 La Prensa San Diego

Southern California residents might want to consider swapping your plants for cacti, and that’s not a stretch.

Misleading CV Campaign Mailer Depicts Candidate with Family that Isn’t His

May 7, 2022 La Prensa San Diego

Campaign literature sent to voters depicts candidate, a woman, and two young boys, but it’s not his partner or his children.

California Has the Worst Air Quality in the Country 

May 4, 2022 La Prensa San Diego

Report found sharp increase in air pollution in California over the last five years, but 2022 is the worst. 

Muralist “Pigmento” Takes his Canvas and Merch to Cereus Bar in Tijuana

April 29, 2022 La Prensa San Diego

The free and public event will take place on Saturday, April 30, starting at 2 p.m. at Cereus Bar in Tijuana’s Estación Federal.

SD Transit Will be Free for Riders 18 & Younger Through June 2023

April 18, 2022 La Prensa San Diego

Riders must get a Youth PRONTO account through a new phone app or a physical Youth PRONTO card to ride for free for the next year.

PERSPECTIVE: Insiders Stunned by Alvarez Outcome in Special Election 

April 10, 2022 La Prensa San Diego

Elections should be left to the voters to decide, not egghead political observers who think they’re smarter than the voters.

City Attorney Hinders Key Witness from Meeting with DA Investigators

April 9, 2022 La Prensa San Diego

DA’s office has been conducting a investigation into the 101 Ash project for possible criminal violations since at least last summer.

City Rushing to Approve $1.5 Billion Padres Land Deal After Negotiating Period Expired

April 4, 2022 La Prensa San Diego

Exclusive negotiating agreement lapsed last year and would make the deal incompatible with current state law.

Lt. Governor Becomes 1st Woman to Sign Bill into Law in CA

April 1, 2022 La Prensa San Diego

Elena Kounalakis signed a bill to extend eviction protections to renters experiencing financial hardships due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Lobbyist at Center of 101 Ash Scandal Hired Wife of Mayor’s Chief to Help Lobby Mayor

March 25, 2022 La Prensa San Diego

The strategic hire came during a critical time when the building’s owner was trying to convince the City to enter into a lease.

Local Legislators Offer New Law to Reduce SD County Jail Deaths

March 24, 2022 La Prensa San Diego

Deaths in the county’s jails are among the highest in the state, with 185 inmates having died while in custody between 2006 and 2020.

Evidence Shows Faulconer & Spokesman Misled Public on 101 Ash Lease Decision

March 23, 2022 La Prensa San Diego

CFO’s deposition testimony and the emails contradict what spokesman told La Prensa San Diego and other media outlets in September 2020.

Banco Controvertido en SD Presta $100 Millones a la Organización de Trump

March 14, 2022 La Prensa San Diego

Axos Bank comenzó como el Banco de Internet de EE. UU. en 1999 antes de cambiar su nombre a Axos en 2018.

PERSPECTIVE: Gloria’s Deal to Buy 101 Ash is So Bad Even Mara Elliott is Against It

June 24, 2022 La Prensa San Diego

The settlement includes a paragraph that declares that Elliott has given written and verbal advice to the Council to REJECT the agreement.

SD City Keeping Decision on 101 Ash Secret from Public

June 19, 2022 La Prensa San Diego

There is a loophole in state transparency law which City seems to be using, and perhaps abusing, to keep their decision secret.

Cheech Marin Expands Legacy with Chicano Art Collection at ‘The Cheech’

June 17, 2022 La Prensa San Diego

Hundred of pieces of Chicano Art collected over 40 years makes it the largest and first collection of the category in the world

2018 Obama Phone Message Re-Used in CV Mayor Campaign to Mislead Voters

May 25, 2022 La Prensa San Diego

Last minute recorded phone messages to voters raise new concerns over accuracy of CV Mayor candidate campaign.

SD City Seems Ready to Buy 101 Ash in Secret Deal with Landlord & Financiers

May 21, 2022 La Prensa San Diego

City Council voted in secret to approve purchase of 101 Ash building to end lawsuits exposing corruption.

Misleading CV Campaign Mailer Depicts Candidate with Family that Isn’t His

May 7, 2022 La Prensa San Diego

Campaign literature sent to voters depicts candidate, a woman, and two young boys, but it’s not his partner or his children.

SD Transit Will be Free for Riders 18 & Younger Through June 2023

April 18, 2022 La Prensa San Diego

Riders must get a Youth PRONTO account through a new phone app or a physical Youth PRONTO card to ride for free for the next year.

City Attorney Hinders Key Witness from Meeting with DA Investigators

April 9, 2022 La Prensa San Diego

DA’s office has been conducting a investigation into the 101 Ash project for possible criminal violations since at least last summer.

Lt. Governor Becomes 1st Woman to Sign Bill into Law in CA

April 1, 2022 La Prensa San Diego

Elena Kounalakis signed a bill to extend eviction protections to renters experiencing financial hardships due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Lobbyist at Center of 101 Ash Scandal Hired Wife of Mayor’s Chief to Help Lobby Mayor

March 25, 2022 La Prensa San Diego

The strategic hire came during a critical time when the building’s owner was trying to convince the City to enter into a lease.

Local Legislators Offer New Law to Reduce SD County Jail Deaths

March 24, 2022 La Prensa San Diego

Deaths in the county’s jails are among the highest in the state, with 185 inmates having died while in custody between 2006 and 2020.

Evidence Shows Faulconer & Spokesman Misled Public on 101 Ash Lease Decision

March 23, 2022 La Prensa San Diego

CFO’s deposition testimony and the emails contradict what spokesman told La Prensa San Diego and other media outlets in September 2020.

PERSPECTIVE: Gloria’s Deal to Buy 101 Ash is So Bad Even Mara Elliott is Against It

June 24, 2022 La Prensa San Diego

The settlement includes a paragraph that declares that Elliott has given written and verbal advice to the Council to REJECT the agreement.

PERSPECTIVE: Insiders Stunned by Alvarez Outcome in Special Election 

April 10, 2022 La Prensa San Diego

Elections should be left to the voters to decide, not egghead political observers who think they’re smarter than the voters.

PERSPECTIVE: City Attorney’s Office is the Epicenter of the 101 Ash Controversy

March 13, 2022 La Prensa San Diego

The City Attorney’s office has been part of the culture of downtown power deals at the expense of the taxpayers of San Diego.

ENDORSEMENT: David Alvarez for State Assembly Special Election

March 5, 2022 La Prensa San Diego

David Alvarez stood up when no one else tried to protect taxpayers from corrupt insider trading. Others should have listened to Alvarez, but one did.

PERSPECTIVE: City Attorney Still Manipulating Investigations into 101 Ash St

December 21, 2021 La Prensa San Diego

Maybe, just maybe, Elliott shouldn’t be anywhere near any of these investigations so that the truth can finally be revealed. Just sayin’.

PERSPECTIVE: Yo Soy Dórian, You are Dorian, We are all Dorian

December 8, 2021 La Prensa San Diego

The protections of the 1st Amendment are powerful, but not sacrosanct. We must stand up, together, to protect each other.

PERSPECTIVE: Per-Mile Car Tax Would Be More Fair than Current Per-Gallon Taxes

December 5, 2021 La Prensa San Diego

SANDAG and our State Legislature must look for more fair ways to tax drivers as we move toward a more sustainable future, together.

PERSPECTIVE: If Footnote 15 is Real, City Officials & Lawyers May Have Committed Crimes

November 29, 2021 La Prensa San Diego

Criminal investigators should be combing through the complex details of who knew what when.

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