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Emerald Joins Chorus Against Filner, Labor Holds Tune

Emerald, Filner, Cole | Photo Credit: Sam Hodgson By Megan Burks Councilwomen Marti Emerald and Myrtle Cole issued a joint statement Friday asking Mayor Bob Filner to resign. They were the last two holdouts on the City Council in calling … Continue reading

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Emerald Asks Mayor to ‘Take His Time Out’ But Not to Resign

Residents urge Councilwoman Marti Emerald to change her tone on Mayor Filner at a July 30, 2013 City Council meeting. Emerald follows with her statement. | Video Courtesy of CityTV By Megan Burks After 18 days of radio silence from … Continue reading

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Tweet City Heights: Emerald Commends Mayor for Apology

By Megan Burks Emerald Commends Mayor for Apology Councilwoman Marti Emerald released the following statement in response to an apology Mayor Bob Filner made for behaving inappropriately with female staffers and other women. “I commend Mayor Filner for the courage … Continue reading

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Emerald Habla Sobre Seguridad Pública

“Es acerca de empoderamiento, es el mensaje que llevamos a todas las comunidades que servimos, esta es tu comunidad, tienes el derecho de sentirte seguro en ella.” -Marti Emerald, Distrito 9 Por Rebecca Castrejón Como parte de la entrevista a … Continue reading

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Choose Your Own Street Light Adventure

The 2800 block of Juniper Street at 7 p.m. (left) and 9:30 p.m. | Photo Credit: Liam Dillon By Liam Dillon Fong Krause has noticed a lot more people walking around at night in the seven years she’s lived on … Continue reading

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La Nueva Visión Para el Distrito 9

“Es acerca de empoderamiento, es el mensaje que llevamos a todas las comunidades que servimos, esta es tu comunidad, tienes el derecho de sentirte seguro en ella.” -Marti Emerald, Distrito 9 Por Rebecca Castrejón “Porque nuestro Distrito cuenta con tantas … Continue reading

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Tweet City Heights: City Leaders Reaffirm Promise of Free Youth Transit

By Megan Burks City Leaders Reaffirm Promise of Free Youth Transit Mayor Bob Filner and City Councilwoman Marti Emerald reaffirmed their pledge Saturday to launch a pilot program that would provide City Heights youth with free transit passes. Both leaders … Continue reading

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Emerald Calls for a ‘Frank Discussion’ on Park Shortage

By Megan Burks Council President Todd Gloria has convened a new committee on infrastructure. It held its first meeting Monday. Committee Chairman and District 5 Councilman Mark Kersey laid out his plans for the committee last week; they center on … Continue reading

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City Heights ‘Can Live With’ Transportation Committee Assignment

By Megan Burks City Council voted last week to approve Mayor Bob Filner and Council President Todd Gloria’s SANDAG committee recommendations. At stake in the vote were assignments to the regional planning agency’s committees on everything from the border to … Continue reading

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Murdered Taxi Driver’s Daughter Advocates for Cab Cameras

Driving a taxi is a notoriously dangerous profession. It’s been a little over a year since two taxi drivers in the San Diego region were killed in robberies. Yet, in that time progress on safety improvements for cabs has stalled. … Continue reading

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