Simple Solution. Letter on Sunroad and Blackwater permits. VoiceOfSanDiego.org, 05/21/2008.
In Budget Fight, Put Classrooms First. Op-Ed on San Diego Unified School District budget, with Susan Duerksen. San Diego Union Tribune, 05/13/2008.
A Failure Waiting to Happen. Blog on how federal privatization is connected to local measures. VoiceOfSanDiego.org. 04/28/2008.
Questionable Promises. Blog on problems with San Diego''s managed competition program. VoiceOfSanDiego.org. 04/28/2008.
Stop Subsidizing Economic Doom. Commentary on economic development strategies in San Diego. VoiceofSanDiego.org, 03/10/2008.
Hourglass to Teardrop. Blog on employment in the hotel industry on VoiceofSanDiego.org, 12/20/2007.
The Truth about TOT. Blog on the hotel bed tax on VoiceofSanDiego.org, 12/19/2007.
Time to Take Stock. Blog on firefighting resources after San Diego fires on VoiceofSanDiego.org, 10/29/2007.
The Policy Train Blog on growth policies after the fire on VoiceofSanDiego.org, 10/29/2007.
The use of brokers to sell city land. Blog about sales of public land on VoiceofSanDiego.org, 08/03/2007.
Better health coverage, job creation can co-exist. Op-Ed in San Diego Daily Transcript, 07/31/2007.
Flippin’ Burgers. Letter responding to a U-T editorial in VoiceofSanDiego.org, 07/17/2007.
The Sweet Deal for Developers. Blog on the development approval process in VoiceofSanDiego.org, 06/12/2007
The U-T’s Blindness. Letter about education and income on VoiceofSanDiego.org, 05/31/2007.
The Fad: BPRs Exposed. Blog about privatization on VoiceofSanDiego.org, 05/03/07.
Market is not solving housing crisis. Op-Ed originally posted on VoiceofSanDiego.org, 01/10/2007.
On Your Dime. Blog about development subsidies on VoiceofSanDiego.org, 02/24/2007.
Crisis of Authority: Decisions on city services need public input. Op-Ed on the City’s budget in San Diego Union Tribune. 02/02/2007.
Expanding discussion about poverty. Letter in San Diego Union Tribune, 12/24/2006.
Show us the Money. Op-ed about the Navy Broadway Complex project in San Diego Union Tribune. 09/21/2006.
In the News:
Road to Privatization Hits Bumpy Patch. VoiceOfSanDiego.org. 06/27/2008.
Council Trims Mayor's Outsourcing Contract. 10news KGTV. 06/23/2008
County's jobless rate jumps to 5-year high. San Diego Union Tribune. 06/21/2008.
Sanders seeking contract approval. San Diego Union Tribune. 06/20/2008.
Consultants vs. Lifeguards & Librarians. VoiceOfSanDiego.org. 06/18/2008.
In effort to spare teachers, union urges tapping emergency reserves. VoiceOfSanDiego.org. 05/15/2008
Economists bemoan local job losses. San Diego Union Tribune. 04/18/2008.
San Diego Tax Hike Money Goes to Hoteliers. KPBS radio. 04/08/2008.
Job prospects remain rosy if position is high-paying. San Diego Union Tribune. 03/23/2008.
Council OK’s growth plan; “living wages” entry redone. San Diego Union Tribune. 03/16/2008.SD council approves blueprint. KPBS radio. 03/11/2008
New Report Says Cost of Living in San Diego Exceeds Region. Fox6 News XETV. 03/06/2008.
Region's High-Paying Jobs Sink With Housing Market. VoiceOfSanDiego.org. 03/06/2008.
Prices soar on inflation worries. San Diego Union Tribune. 03/04/2008.
Jobless data raise fears of recession in California. San Diego Union Tribune. 03/01/2008.
Costs keep rising while wages decline. Fox 6 News. 03/01/2008.
Study: County Cost of Living On Rise. Channel 10 News. 02/29/2008.
State’s jobless rate tops 6 percent. San Diego Union Tribune. 01/19/2008.
A Bump up for Unemployment. VoiceofSanDiego.org. 01/18/2008.
Low-wage job growth called bad news. San Diego Business Journal. 01/18/2008.
Next Firestorm- Political. San Diego Reader. 11/08/2007.
County’s jobless rate put at 4.8%. San Diego Union Tribune. 09/22/2007.
San Diego county unemployment stuck at 4.8%. North County Times. 09/22/2007.
Job creation in county takes shape of hourglass. San Diego Union Tribune. 09/02/2007.
Mayor Sander’s “managed competition” efforts under attack. KPBS Radio. 09/13/2007.
Poverty rate falls, but more people uninsured. San Diego Union Tribune, 08/29/2007.
Federal poverty line almost meaningless here. VoiceofSanDiego.org. 08/29/2007.
Hourglass to Teardrop. VoiceofSanDiego.org, 08/28/2007.
Czar Deposed. San Diego CityBeat. 08/22/2007.
Coverage spotty in growing industries. Ventura County Star. 07/12/2007.
Plan to use brokers draws criticism. San Diego Union Tribune. 07/29/2007.
Questions raised on Broadway complex. San Diego Union Tribune, 07/25/2007.
Plan rekindles controversy. San Diego Union Tribune. 07/19/2007.
Kearny Mesa: Next Boom? San Diego Reader. 05/10/2007.
Who’ll help us understand? San Diego CityBeat. 03/07/2007.
Council passes water, sewer hikes. VoiceofSanDiego.org, 02/27/2007.
Water rate increase unfair to homeowners, study says. San Diego Union Tribune, 02/24/2007.
Families may pay higher water and sewer rates than business. KPBS Radio, 02/23/2007.
Leveraging land when cash is low. VoiceofSanDiego.org, 01/25/2007.
Business leaders lend support to water rate hikes. San Diego Daily Transcript. 02/26/2007.
Watchdog groups taking last-ditch stand against Broadway Complex. San Diego Business Journal. 01/17/2007.
Appeals rejected on Navy Broadway. San Diego Union Tribune. 01/10/2007.
Finances of Navy deal come into Focus. VoiceofSanDiego.org, 01/09/2007.
Coalition sues Navy over Broadway complex's environmental report. San Diego Daily Transcript. 01/05/2007
Analysts: Minimum wage hike not likely to have negative impact on restaurants. San Diego Daily Transcript. 01/02/2007.
As condos go up, affordable housing goes down. VoiceofSanDiego.org, 11/17/2006.
Affordable housing downtown: the ones who need it can’t afford it. San Diego Daily Transcript. 02/06/2006.
Brought to you by the letter ‘C’. San Diego CityBeat. 10/25/2006.
Feeling low in the middle class. VoiceofSanDiego.org, 10/04/2006.
San Diego Mayor proposes fiscal fixes…but rules out tax hikes. Los Angeles Times. 08/25/2006.
San Diego OKs modified Ballpark Village project. San Diego Daily Transcript. 10/19/2005.