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Progressive San Diego Endorses David Alvarez for Mayor, Applauds His Work, Vision on Climate Change

Progressive San Diego Endorses David Alvarez for Mayor, Applauds His Work, Vision on Climate Change

Inclusion of immigrants, refugees in civic discussion addressing climate issues, key to moving San Diego forward Joined by Councilmember Marti Emerald and a group of supporters, Progressive San Diego, an organization that works to create an equitable and sustainable society in the San Diego region by promoting progressive candidates, announced its endorsement of Councilmember David […]

Former Democratic Party Heads Endorse David Alvarez for Mayor of San Diego, Call on Central Committee to Follow

Former Democratic Party Heads Endorse David Alvarez for Mayor of San Diego, Call on Central Committee to Follow

Three former Chairs of the San Diego County Democratic Party: Maureen Steiner, Bob Jellison, and Kennan Kaeder, endorsed David Alvarez for mayor.  The Chairs called upon the County Democratic Party delegates to support Councilmember Alvarez in the Party’s endorsement vote on Tuesday. “David is truly the best person to represent the Party in this important […]

Toni Atkins Endorses David Alvarez for Mayor of San Diego

Toni Atkins Endorses David Alvarez for Mayor of San Diego

Along with endorsements from respected leaders Lori Saldaña and Donna Frye, Democrat David Alvarez, San Diego City Councilmember and mayoral candidate gained the backing of State Assembly Majority Leader Toni Atkins. Atkins said one reason she’s supporting Alvarez is because she knows first-hand what it takes to govern San Diego after a period of crisis. […]

Donna Frye Endorses David Alvarez for Mayor of San Diego

Donna Frye Endorses David Alvarez for Mayor of San Diego

Democrat David Alvarez, District 8 San Diego City Councilmember and mayoral candidate gained an important endorsement from former councilmember Donna Frye. Frye said her endorsement of Alvarez is a testament to his ability to bring our communities together. “David is dedicated to ensuring that all members of our San Diego communities have a voice in […]

On the Tails of Barrio Logan Neighborhood Victory, David Alvarez Secures Lori Saldaña’s Endorsement in Mayor’s Race

On the Tails of Barrio Logan Neighborhood Victory, David Alvarez Secures Lori Saldaña’s Endorsement in Mayor’s Race

Democrat David Alvarez, San Diego City Councilmember and mayoral candidate, stood beside former Assemblymember Lori Saldaña today securing her endorsement for the San Diego Mayor’s race. Saldaña, who is currently Chair of the San Diego Chapter of the Sierra Club, endorsed Alvarez, citing his history of fighting for neighborhoods.  “David’s commitment to standing up for […]

American Politics, Human Failures – Help Available for All

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American Politics, Human Failures – Help Available for All

The following column is an opinion piece and the opinions expressed do not necessarily reflect those of the staff and management of the Informer Media Group. By Glenn Mollette  What do Anthony Weiner, Bob Filner, Eliot Spitzer, Thomas Jefferson, Franklin D. Roosevelt, John F. Kennedy, Martin Luther King, Bobby Kennedy and Bill Clinton all have […]

Oh, Florida, You Really Are the “Worst State”

Oh, Florida, You Really Are the “Worst State”

Editor’s note: Below is a punchy and insightful excoriation of some of the most egregious Florida initiatives of recent times. In light of the sad Trayvon Martin killing and other Florida-based national stories, it is enlightening to hear more from a Floridian who takes a deeply skeptical view. The author, Laura Finley, is a public intellectual, […]

A Look at the Zimmerman Verdict

A Look at the Zimmerman Verdict

By Brandon Williams Informer Media Group  #IfIEverSeeZimmerman. That was the hashtag atop Twitter’s trending topics for a couple of hours following George Zimmerman’s verdict of not guilty. Then came the mostly peaceful protests in Oakland, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Atlanta, D.C. and Sanford. “What do we want?” “Justice!” “When do we want it?” “Now!” […]

A Look at the Occupy Movement

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A Look at the Occupy Movement

By Brandon Williams Informer Media Group Every intelligent person has a friend, who sounds a little like this, “Everyone in the government is the same, man. We need a revolution or something. Thomas Jefferson said a revolution every now and then wouldn’t be a bad thing.” Yes, he did say that, and he probably wasn’t wrong, […]

Finding Security in a World of Insecurity

Finding Security in a World of Insecurity

Editor’s note:  Below is a commentary and analysis of our current dysfunctional obsession with security and suggestions for replacing it with a philosophy and action more suited to evolving humankind. The author, Stephanie Van Hook, has lived around the world, is a veteran of the US Peace Corps in Africa, and is a philosopher. The following column […]

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