Tag: Mayor Kevin Faulconer

San Diego’s Homeless Scenario Brings Tension to Neighborhoods

| October 3, 2018 | 0 Comments
San Diego’s Homeless Scenario Brings Tension to Neighborhoods

Over the past several months I have been participating in meetings and efforts to address the homeless situation in various parts of urban San Diego. What is obvious is that all of us who live and work in these areas of the county are being impacted by an increasing experience with homeless people and encampments. […]

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New Program Provides Jobs for Homeless

| March 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

For all of us who live in San Diego, it’s very obvious that the homeless situation has gotten increasingly worse. The number of homeless encampments has grown substantially and the locations around the city and county have become more obvious. Hillcrest business owners and residents recently shared with me that they are very concerned about […]

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Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer Shares His Mid-Year Message

| August 2, 2015 | 0 Comments
Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer Shares His Mid-Year Message

Every New Year, many of us make routine resolutions hoping for unconventional change. But by the summer, we’ve often forgotten those old pledges. At my State of the City address in January, I renewed my commitment to put neighborhoods first and spread opportunities to every community. Halfway through the year, I have not forgotten these […]

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Musings at Eighty

| August 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

The larger the island of knowledge, the greater the shoreline of wonder. Dr. Ralph Washington Sockman Christ Church, Methodist, New York City (1916-61) As I approached my eighty birthday (July 29), friends said, “This is the big one, the Big Eight O.” But I didn’t see it that way. My family often complains; I am […]

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May Musings – The Mayor & Padres

| May 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

“In the Matter of Kevin Faulconer,” my Sentinel column for last month appears to have displeased some people who admire the mayor. They thought my column was way too one-sided, that my critique of his honor was partial because it failed to point out all the forward looking, progressive things he has done. Perhaps. A teammate of […]

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In the Matter of Kevin Faulconer

| April 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

On Election Day last year Kevin Faulconer received five votes from the Mitrovich family; which is to say he received five votes from five Democrats. I voted for Kevin because he was once a member of The City Club of San Diego, which means he’s been involved in my three greatest civic causes – strong […]

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Of Gloria Steinem & Kevin Faulconer

| April 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

I haven’t researched this, but it’s almost certain Gloria Steinem’s and Kevin Faulconer’s names have never before been linked, in life or in print. That they’re here as the lead for my Sentinel column this month, requires an explanation. While Ms. Steinem may know San Diego has a new mayor, and Mayor Faulconer undoubtedly knows […]

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