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Charles Chamberlayne, Press Secretary/Senior Advisor at
Craig Gustafson, Press Secretary/Director of Media Relations at
Jen Lebron Kuhney, Press Secretary at

Recent News Releases

4/8/15 City Will Reduce Outdoor Irrigation, Offer Rebates, Issue Fines to Stop Water Waste
4/7/15Faulconer Invites San Diegans to Help Revamp City Website
3/26/15City, County Join Forces to Explore Stadium Options and Keep the Chargers in San Diego
3/17/15Faulconer, Cox Launch Blue Tech Vision for San Diego
3/5/15Mayor Faulconer Announces Plans to Fix 1,000 Miles of Streets and Repair the City's Repair System
2/20/15San Diego & Tijuana Mayors, City Department Directors Meet to Bring New Opportunities to Mega Region
2/17/15Faulconer, Councilmembers Take High-Tech Vehicles Used to Assess Street Conditions Out for a Spin
2/5/15Faulconer Appoints Chief Information Officer
2/4/15Mayor Faulconer and Police Officers Association Announce Tentative Agreement to Begin Rebuilding San Diego Police Department
1/20/15Faulconer, Kersey Release First-Ever Multi-Year Plan to Rebuild San Diego
1/15/15Mayor Faulconer's Statement on 2016 MLB All-Star Game Coming to San Diego
1/14/15Mayor Faulconer Shares Vision for Bringing Opportunities to All San Diego Neighborhoods
1/14/15Mayor Faulconer's 2015 State of the City Address Fact Sheet
1/6/15Mayor Faulconer, Councilmember Alvarez Start New Year with Major Park Improvement
12/26/14Faulconer Announces Locations Across San Diego to Recycle Christmas Trees for Free
12/17/14Mayor Faulconer Applauds Federal Funding to Expand San Ysidro Port of Entry
12/16/14San Diego Takes Major Step to Share More Data and Information with the Public
12/16/14Faulconer, County Supervisors Announce Agreement to Improve Region's Emergency and Fire Preparedness
12/11/14Faulconer Announces $3.4M Federal Grant to Improve Health and Safety for Young Children
12/10/14Mayor Faulconer's Statement on Lightner Being Elected City Council President
12/2/14Mayor Faulconer Announced Plan for a Permanent, Year-Round Shelter to Help Homeless Individuals and Veterans
12/1/14Faulconer, Gloria "Light the Park" for Balboa Park's 2015 Centennial and Beyond
11/21/14Faulconer, National University Announce Higher Education Opportunities for 10,000 City Employees
11/21/14Faulconer Highlights Moody's Rating Report Dubbing San Diego as a "Successful City"
11/20/14Mayor Appoints Chief Data Officer
11/18/14San Diego & Tijuana Mayors Forge Shared Vision for Creating Opportunities
11/18/14Faulconer Lauds Vote to Move Forward on Pure Water
11/17/14Mayor Introduces Non-Profit Inspired by One San Diego Platform
11/14/14City's 5-Year Financial Outlook Shows Modest Surpluses, Need for Continued Fiscal Responsibility
11/13/14Faulconer, Environmental Leaders Urge City Council to Advance Innovative Project to Boost Local Water Supply
11/10/14Faulconer Releases Public Service Announcement Regarding New Water Use Restrictions
11/7/14Mayor Celebrates New Library Hours in San Diego
11/6/14Mayor, SDPD and POA Jointly Release Compensation Report
11/5/14Mayor Faulconer's $120 Million Neighborhood Repair Plan Moves Forward Due to Legal Victory
10/31/14Mayor Appoints Director for New Communications Department
10/29/14Mayor Faulconer Praises U.S. News & World Report Ranking UC San Diego as 18th Best University in the World
10/29/14Elevation of Balboa Park Continues with $1 Million Grant from James Irvine Foundation
10/20/14Mayor Faulconer, City Leaders Offer Solution to Keep State Funds Flowing to San Diego
10/20/14City Enters Drought Alert Status
10/16/14Faulconer Kicks Off Binational Innovation Event
10/13/14Faulconer, Gloria Release Plans for 2015 Centennial to Elevate, Celebrate and Promote Balboa Park
10/9/14Faulconer Releases New "Waste No Water" App for San Diegans to Report Water Waste
10/9/14Faulconer Jumpstarts Service for SANDAG's Mid-City RAPID 215 Transit Line
10/7/14City Takes New Steps to Fight Police Recruitment & Retention Issues
10/1/14Faulconer Announces Online Access to Permits, Contracts & Other Data
9/30/14Mayor Faulconer's Statement on Governor Signing Statewide Plastic Bag Ban Into Law
9/30/14Faulconer Releases Climate Action Plan to Create Green Jobs, Significantly Reduce Greenhouse Gases
9/29/14Mayor Faulconer Promotes the Nexus of Opportunities & Innovation in New CONNECT Report
9/26/14Faulconer, Gloria Push for Technology Upgrade to Better Connect Homeless to Housing Opportunities
9/25/14Faulconer, Lightner Back Plan to Protect Canyon Park, Start Community Process to End Regents Road Bridge Controversy
9/24/14San Diego and Tijuana officials announce first-ever binational joint Economic Development Committee meeting in San Diego
9/15/14City Council Confirms Key Mayoral Appointment for Revitalizing Urban Communities
9/11/14August 2014 Water Usage Down 4.2% from 2013 Among City of San Diego Residents
9/5/14Faulconer Travels to Washington to Advocate on Critical Water Issues for San Diego
9/4/14Faulconer, Sherman Tour Site of Major Water Main Break in Serra Mesa


3/5/15 Mayor Faulconer Announces Street Repair Plan
3/3/15 Major Balboa Park Explorer Pass Donation Announcement
3/2/15 STEAM Event
3/2/15 Economic Development Bus Tour of Southeastern San Diego
2/23/15 Strategic Plan
2/18/2015 High-Tech Vehicles Used to Assess Street Conditions
2/6/15 Mayor Faulconer and SDPOA Reach a Tentative Agreement
2/4/15 Faulconer, Lightner Open Local Hub for Innovation
2/4/15 Groundbreaking Ceremony for the New Black Mountain Ranger Station
2/2/15 Skyline Hills Temporary Fire Station Groundbreaking
1/30/15 Announcement of Citizens' Stadium Advisory Group
1/15/15 2015 State of the City Address
1/15/15 Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer State of the City Address Introduction
1/8/15 San Ysidro Park Improvements
12/24/14 Christmas Tree Recycling PSA
12/19/14 Mayor Dresses as Jolly Ol’ Saint Nick for School Visit
12/17/14 Mayor Faulconer and Verizon Ring in the Holiday Spirit of Giving
12/16/14 City-County Night-Flying Helicopter Agreement
12/3/14 North Harbor Drive Groundbreaking Ceremony
12/2/14 Announcement of Permamnent Homeless Shelter
12/2/14 "Light the Park" for Balboa Park's 2015 Centennial
11/21/14 Higher Education Program Announced
11/18/14 Mayors Faulconer and Astiazarán Sign MOU
11/17/14 Mayor Introduces Non-Profit One San Diego
11/13/14 Pure Water San Diego
11/12/14 Announcement of Homelessness Action Plan
11/7/14 Expanded Library Hours Begin in San Diego
11/7/14 Waste No Water PSA
10/29/14 Announcement of Major Donation to Balboa Park
10/27/14 Park Renamed in Honor of Fallen San Diego Police Officer
10/17/14 Mayor Faulconer & City Officials Promote Disability Awareness
10/13/14 Mayor Faulconer and Dignitiaries Launch Mid-City Rapid 215 Service
10/10/14 Museums Free to Kids in October
10/9/14 Breast Cancer Awareness Month
10/9/14 Waste No Water App
10/7/14 New Mandatory Water Conservation Measures
10/1/14 Mayor Faulconer Announces New "OpenDSD" Website
9/30/14 Mayor Faulconer Releases Climate Action Plan
9/29/14 Mayor Faulconer Presents 2013 CONNECT Innovation Report
9/26/14 Regents Road Bridge Plan
9/24/14 Binational Meeting of the San Diego Committee on Economic Development
9/23/14 Read & Ride PSA with Mayor Faulconer
9/22/14 Tijuana Innovadora 2014
9/4/14 Mayor Faulconer and Councilmember Sherman Tour Water Main Break
8/28/14 Mayor Faulconer Launches Initiative to Overhaul City's Website
8/27/14 City of San Diego Website Redesign Initiative
8/19/14 Mayor Faulconer Meets With Jason Mraz
8/11/14 Mayor Vetoes Minimum Wage Ordinance
8/7/14 Memorial Pool Improvements Ribbon Cutting
8/5/14 Initiative to Reward City Employees for Ideas
7/25/14 New Leadership for Civic San Diego
7/24/14 Mayor Faulconer Zip-Lines at Comic Con
7/22/14 Dedication of Sister City Signs
7/16/14 Faulconer Joins Water Leaders to Dedicate the San Vicente Dam Raise Project
7/10/14 Funds for Linda Vista Skate Park
7/9/14 Rainbow Flags in the Gaslamp Quarter
7/7/14 San Diegans Urged to Prepare for Fire Season
7/2/14 Over The Line Tournament Tradition Continues
6/23/14 Mayor Faulconer Discusses His One San Diego Budget
6/12/14 One San Diego Blueprint Presented
6/11/14 Mayor Signs One San Diego Budget into Law
6/4/14 Border ER Improved
6/2/14 Cabrillo Bridge Reopens
5/30/14 Tony Hawk Day in the City of San Diego
5/27/14 San Diego Bike Loop Unveiled
5/23/14 Mayor Faulconer Thanks First Responders
5/21/14 Mayor's May Budget Revision to FY15 Budget
5/14/14 National Public Works Week Video Featuring Mayor Kevin Faulconer
4/30/14 Holly Drive Street Improvements
4/30/14 Enhanced Pothole Repair Crews Project
4/24/14 City of San Diego Earth Day 2014
4/22/14 Expanded Library Hours
4/21/14 San Diego River Pathway Ribbon Cutting
4/11/14 San Diego Ranked 2nd in Solar Installations
4/10/14 25th Street Renaissance Groundbreaking Ceremony
4/2/14 Balboa Park Centennial
3/26/14 Infrastructure Improvements in City Heights
3/21/14 Faulconer Announces Staff
3/19/14 Torrey Pines Golf Course to Host 2021 US Open
3/17/14 Balboa Park Explorer Annual Pass
3/7/14 Faulconer Announces His Press Team
3/4/14 Kevin Faulconer Inauguration Ceremony
2/27/14 Faulconer Names New Police Chief
2/14/14 Mayor-Elect Faulconer Announces Transition Team

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