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Recent News Releases

5/26/16 Faulconer, Zapf Mark Completion of Reconstructed Mission Beach Boardwalk
5/25/16 Bond Refinancings Push Saves the City and Taxpayers Over $300 Million
5/23/16 Infrastructure Reforms Result in Over $133 Million for Neighborhood Projects
5/17/16 Mayor Faulconer Bolsters Public Safety, Invests in Balboa Park & Advances Fiscal Reform in Budget Proposal Update
5/16/16 Mayor Faulconer, Three Unions Reach Tentative Agreements That Lock in Pension Reform
5/9/16 Mayor Faulconer Highlights Increased Funding for Crews to Fix Streets, Clear Storm Channels
5/5/16 Mayor Announces Popular Afterschool Program Surpasses 36,000 Visits, Outlines Vision for Reinvigorating San Diego Libaries as a Community Hub
5/3/16 Mayor Faulconer Announces Next Steps to Address Long-Standing Dispatch Issues
5/2/16 Mayor Faulconer Outlines Funding to Kick Off San Diego’s Landmark Climate Action Plan
4/19/16 Mayor Faulconer Makes Seven Years of Budget Information Easily Available to Public Online
4/18/16 San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer, Tijuana Mayor Jorge Astiazarán Spearhead Binational Delegation to Mexico City
4/14/16 Funding for Infrastructure & Roads Reach New Heights in Mayor Faulconer’s Proposed FY2017 Budget
4/8/16 Faulconer Announces San Diego Increased Solar Capacity by 26%, Ranks Second Nationally
4/7/16 San Diego Officials Recognized for Transparency in Government
4/4/16 Mayor Faulconer Opens 154 Housing Units for Low-Income Seniors
3/30/16 Faulconer’s Statement on Chargers’ Proposed Ballot Initiative for New Stadium & Convention Center Annex
3/16/16 Mayor Faulconer Breaks Ground on New Bayside Fire Station
3/14/16 Mayor Faulconer Launches New Website to Help Residents, Businesses Get Things Done Faster
3/3/16 Mayor Faulconer Joins 7 Mayors to Launch Nationwide Energy Coalition
3/2/16 New Survey Shows Residents Happy with Public Safety and Libraries, Street Repairs are a Priority
3/1/16 Mayor Faulconer’s Campaign to House 1,000 Homeless Veterans Wins Unanimous City Council Approval
3/1/16 San Diego Mayor Announces Citywide Effort to Bring Innovation & Tech Jobs to Underserved Communities
2/24/16 Mayor Faulconer: Toyota to Provide New Lifeguard Vehicles at No Cost to Taxpayers
2/17/16 Mayor Faulconer, Community Leaders Reopen Iconic City Height's Venue
2/16/16 City’s Financial Condition Praised
2/4/16 Mayor Faulconer Kicks Off Collaborative Campaign to House 1,000 Homeless Veterans
1/25/16 Faulconer, Kersey Call on City Council to Move "Rebuild San Diego" Proposal Forward
1/14/16 Mayor Faulconer’s Fact Sheet for the 2016 State of the City Address
1/14/16 Mayor Faulconer Presents Blueprint for Building Our Better Future at 2016 State of the City Address
1/14/16 Mayor Faulconer’s Prepared Remarks for the 2016 State of the City Address
12/15/15 Mayor Faulconer’s Climate Action Plan Wins Unanimous City Council Approval
12/11/15 Mayor Faulconer Breaks Ground on Major Overhaul and Expansion of Mira Mesa Park
12/3/15 Faulconer, Educators Team Up to Help Children, Families & College Students Affected by Homelessness
12/2/15 Faulconer's Reforms Provide Funding for Safer Sidewalks for San Ysidro Schoolchildren & Families
12/1/15 Faulconer Unites San Diego Region Mayors to Urge Governor Brown to Declare State of Emergency Ahead of El Niño
11/25/15 Environmental & Business Leaders Join Mayor Faulconer to Call for Adoption of City's Climate Action Plan
11/23/15 City's New Year-Round Indoor Shelter on Track to Help Hundreds More Homeless Veterans & Individuals, Doubling Path to Long-Term Housing
11/18/15 City's Infrastructure and Neighborhood Investments Projected to Double Over Next Five Years
11/5/15 Mayor Faulconer, Urban Corps & Community Leaders Unveil Neighborhood Improvements at Chicano Park
11/2/15 Mayor Faulconer Opens First Fire Station Built in San Diego Since 2008
10/28/15 Mayor Announces Emergency Response Times Improved by 30% in Southeastern Neighborhood
10/27/15 New San Diego Stadium Video Showcases Iconic Design in Mission Valley
10/21/15 Mayor Faulconer: Major Solar Power Pact Will Save Taxpayers Millions
10/20/15 City Repaves One of San Diego's Worst Streets
10/19/15 Latest Reform in Mayor Faulconer's Neighborhood Repair Streamlining Plan OK'd by Council
10/13/15 San Diego's scientific research institutions have $4.6 B impact on regional economy
10/7/15 Mayor: Pension Reserve Fund Should Not Be Delayed
9/28/15 Mayor Faulconer in Washington to Advocate for Federal Funds for Key San Diego Initiatives
9/14/15 White House Announces MetroLab Network Partnership Between City of San Diego and UCSD
9/10/15 Google Fiber to Explore Bringing Ultra-High Speed Internet Service to San Diego
9/10/15 Mayor Faulconer Appoints New Planning Director
9/3/15 Mayor Faulconer Appoints Brian Fennessy as San Diego's Next Fire-Rescue Chief
8/31/15 Study: City Should Pursue Contiguous Expansion of San Diego Convention Center to Maximize Impact, Return on Investment
8/10/15 City and County Leaders Announce Forward Momentum on New San Diego Stadium
8/6/15 Audit: San Diego Shows 'Remarkable Improvement' in its Financial Health
8/5/15 New Recycling Plan, More Efficient Trash Compaction to Extend Life of Miramar Landfill to 2030
8/3/15 Mayor & Mid-City CAN to Announce Over $3 Million to Renovate old Copley YMCA Building
7/28/15 San Diego Coalition Updates NFL Officials on Stadium Progress
7/22/15 Mayor & Regional Partners in Education Announce $13 Million in Funding to Provide a Pathway for Students to High-Skilled, High-Paying Jobs
7/17/15 MLB, Padres and Mayor Faulconer Unveil the Official Logo for 2016 All-Star Game
7/14/15 San Diego Proceeds With Environmental Work for New Stadium
7/13/15 San Diego Adopts Zero Waste Plan
7/6/15 Mayor Faulconer's Pledge to Repair 1,000 Miles of Streets Kicks Off with the First Mile
7/2/15 Mayor Faulconer Announces Comic-Con Will Remain in San Diego Through 2018
6/30/15 City Offers Turf Replacement Rebates as Twice-Per-Week Watering Rules Take Effect
6/26/15 Mayor Faulconer Christens New Lifeguard Fireboat to Make Waterfront Safer for Residents and Tourists Alike
6/24/15 Mayor Faulconer Hires New Chief to Lead Infrastructure and Public Works
6/17/15 San Diego Leaders Call on Chargers to be a Willing Partner in Stadium Negotiations
6/16/15 Faulconer, Roberts, Goldsmith Release Joint Statement on Stadium Negotiations
6/10/15 Faulconer Signs 2016 One San Diego Budget into Law
6/8/15 San Diego Announces Special Election Can Occur This Year for Stadium Vote
6/3/15 Faulconer Launches City Partnership with, an Innovative Online Tool that Connects Residents
6/2/15 San Diego Nationally Recognized for Water Conservation
6/1/15 San Diego Region Mayors Unite to Promote Conservation as State-Mandated Water Cuts Start Today
5/18/15 Mayor Faulconer's Statement on Report by Citizens' Stadium Advisory Group
5/15/15 Mayor Faulconer Expands Neighborhood Services, Advances Fiscal Reform in Budget Update
5/6/15 Put Politics Aside, Put Neighborhoods First: Mayor Faulconer, Civic Leaders & San Diego Neighborhood Residents Rally Against AB 504
4/29/15 OpenGov Budget Visualization Tool FAQ
4/28/15 Faulconer Releases Statement on Drought Meeting with Governor Brown
4/22/15 Mayor Faulconer Unveils Revitalized Plaza de Panama
4/20/15 San Diego Hires Nationally Recognized Experts to Help Vet and Develop Stadium Financing Options
4/13/15 Mayor Faulconer Follows Through on "One San Diego" Pledge with Budget that Repairs Streets, Infrastructure and Parks
4/10/15 San Diego Steps into Global Spotlight as a National Geographic Channel "World's Smart City"
4/8/15 City Will Reduce Outdoor Irrigation, Offer Rebates, Issue Fines to Stop Water Waste
4/7/15 Faulconer Invites San Diegans to Help Revamp City Website
4/1/15 Mayor Encourages San Diegans to Take Water Conservation Challenge
3/27/15 San Diego Ranks Second in Nation for Solar Power
3/26/15 City, County Join Forces to Explore Stadium Options and Keep the Chargers in San Diego
3/24/15 Faulconer, Gloria Win City Council Approval for New Year-Round Indoor Housing for the Homeless
3/24/15 City Council Approves Mayor Faulconer's Plan to Fund Street Repairs, Fire Stations and Libraries
3/20/15 Faulconer, Lightner: State Water Supply is Critically Low, Everyone Must Do Their Part and Conserve
3/17/15 Faulconer, Cox Launch Blue Tech Vision for San Diego
3/13/15 Mayor, Lifeguard and Fire-Rescue Teams Team Up with Toyota to Unveil New Rescue Vehicles & Promote Beach Safety
3/5/15 Mayor Faulconer Announces Plans to Fix 1,000 Miles of Streets and Repair the City's Repair System
2/20/15 San Diego & Tijuana Mayors, City Department Directors Meet to Bring New Opportunities to Mega Region
2/17/15 Faulconer, Councilmembers Take High-Tech Vehicles Used to Assess Street Conditions Out for a Spin
2/5/15 Faulconer Appoints Chief Information Officer
2/4/15 Mayor Faulconer and Police Officers Association Announce Tentative Agreement to Begin Rebuilding San Diego Police Department
1/30/15 Faulconer Taps Civic Leaders, Stadium and Financial Experts to Develop Plan to Keep Chargers in San Diego
1/20/15 Faulconer, Kersey Release First-Ever Multi-Year Plan to Rebuild San Diego
1/15/15 Mayor Faulconer's Statement on 2016 MLB All-Star Game Coming to San Diego
1/14/15 Mayor Faulconer Shares Vision for Bringing Opportunities to All San Diego Neighborhoods
1/14/15 Mayor Faulconer's State of the City Address Prepared Remarks
1/14/15 Mayor Faulconer's 2015 State of the City Address Fact Sheet
1/6/15 Mayor Faulconer, Councilmember Alvarez Start New Year with Major Park Improvement
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11/4/15 East Village Innovation District
11/3/15 New Mission Valley Fire Station
11/2/15 Holiday Food Drive Fights Hunger
10/29/15 Collaboration4Cure Supports Alzheimer's Research
10/23/15 Amgen Tour of California to Start in San Diego
10/23/15 World Adaptive Surfing Championship
10/22/15 Solar Energy to Power City Facilities
10/20/15 Major Repairs on Damaged City Street
10/14/15 Economic Impact of Local Research Institutions
10/14/15 iboss Brings Jobs to San Diego
10/13/15 North Harbor Drive Improvements
10/9/15 Veterans Village Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
10/8/15 Skyline Hills Library Groundbreaking
10/5/15 Inaugural San Diego Maker Faire
9/25/2015 Kids Free Month in October
9/23/15 Military Economic Impact Report Unveiled
9/22/15 BAE Good Neighbor
9/21/15 "Fill the Boot" MDA Fundraiser
9/21/15 San Diego Opportunity Expo
9/15/15 Maker Faire San Diego 2015
9/14/15 San Diego Zoo Kids at Library
9/10/15 Mayor Announces Google Fiber
9/3/15 Mayor Faulconer Appoints Next Fire-Rescue Chief
9/2/15 Urban Discovery Academy Grand Opening
9/2/15 Public Biotech Lab Launched at La Jolla-Riford Library
9/1/15 Mayor Joins Greenery Collection
8/27/15 First Career Online High School Graduation
8/11/15 Governor Jerry Brown and Mayor Faulconer Discuss the Drought
8/10/15 San Diego's Stadium Plans are on Track
8/3/15 $3.1 Million Grant for Park De La Cruz Rec Center
7/28/15 San Diego Leaders & NFL Officials Meet About Stadium
7/23/15 $13 Million Grant Paves Path from School to Jobs
7/20/15 MetroConnect Prize Awarded to 15 San Diego Companies
7/9/15 Opening Comic-Con San Diego International 2015
7/7/15 Raising of First Pride Flags at City Hall
7/6/15 First of 1,000 Miles of Street Repairs Begins
7/2/15 Comic-Con Announcement
6/30/15 Lifeguard Fireboat Christening
6/24/15 National Geographic Channel's Worlds Smart Cities: San Diego
6/23/15 Vision Zero - Pedestrian Safety News Conference
6/17/15 Chargers Stadium Update
6/16/15 National Homebrewers Conference Kickoff
6/16/15 Maker Faire Fall Signature Event Announced
6/12/15 National Homebrewers Conference Kicks Off
6/10/15 Signing of the Fiscal Year 2016 Budget
6/9/15 Results of Second Negotiation with Chargers
6/5/15 Promotion of Funding for Better Library Internet Access
6/3/15 Mayor Launches City Partnership with
6/1/15 San Diego Region Mayors Unite to Promote Water Conservation
5/15/15 FY16 Budget Update Proposal
5/12/15 9/11 Memorial Flag Raised Outside City Hall
5/11/15 Rally Against Assembly Bill 504
5/4/2015 Holly Drive Transformation Unveiled in Lincoln Park
4/22/15 Revitalized Plaza de Panama Unveiled
4/13/15 Mayor Faulconer Releases His FY16 Budget Plan
4/10/15 Nat Geo Recognizes San Diego as "World's Smart City"
4/8/15 New Water Conservation Measures Announced
4/7/2015 City Launches Website Redesign Survey
3/26/15 City & County Join Forces to Explore Stadium Options
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
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