Recent news items:
Encinitas abandons plan to rename B Street NCT.com story
The city bails on changing B St to Amakusa Way. Dalagher scolded me for "scaring myself to death" because no such plan existed and then he takes credit for my idea to name the Moonlight park after our Japanese counterparts. Thanks bro!
Landmark restaurant shut; abrupt move by Hershel's owner surprises many NCT.com story
It's tough to be Jewish these days. First Dalagher changes the name of the holiday parade back to Christmas parade, alienating the local Jewish community and now this deli closes down. Oh yeah, that whole mess with Israel and Lebanon too.
City takes on $20 million debt for multiple projects SDUT story
Dude I can't be broke, I still have checks left.
Proposition 218 mean what it says link
The importance of this ruling cannot be overstated. Water rates, sewer rates and other property related fees are now subject to Proposition 218's "cost of service" requirements. What that means is that the hundreds of millions of dollars transferred to cities' general funds from enterprise funds is now illegal. Let the games begin.
Anger rises as school in doubt, Homeowners taxed for it, but board says it's not needed now link
I've said before and I'll say it again, Mello-Roos SUCK and are a giant SCAM.
Council votes for landlord permit, Renters blamed for noise, vandalism link
Good for Stocks for voting no. This $150 permit is a band aid. I say short term rentals should follow the same rules as a bed&breakfast.