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With Faulconer, San Diego Pivots Back Toward Business as Usual

Liam Dillon, VOICE OF SAN DIEGO

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

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“He’s talked about neighborhoods,” said Erik Bruvold, who heads the National University System Institute for Policy Research, a local right-leaning think tank. “But I don’t think we’ve gotten anything specific that’s much different than the status quo.” Bruvold said he expected Faulconer to continue policies from the Sanders era and before. That means strong backing for the hotel industry and big business in land-use decisions, and few large-scale shakeups in the city’s fiscal structure.