2014 News Releases

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Matt Awbrey, Deputy Chief of Staff/Chief of Communications at [email protected]
Charles Chamberlayne, Press Secretary/Senior Advisor at [email protected]
Craig Gustafson, Press Secretary/Director of Media Relations at [email protected]
Jen Lebron Kuhney, Press Secretary at [email protected]

12/26/14 Faulconer Announces Locations Across San Diego to Recycle Christmas Trees for Free
12/19/14 Mayor Dresses as Jolly Ol' Saint Nick for Children at Logan Heights School
12/17/14 Faulconer, Verizon Ring in the Holiday Giving Spirit
12/17/14 Mayor Faulconer Applauds Federal Funding to Expand San Ysidro Port of Entry
12/16/14 San Diego Takes Major Step to Share More Data and Information with the Public
12/16/14 Faulconer, County Supervisors Announce Agreement to Improve Region's Emergency and Fire Preparedness
12/12/14 Faulconer Opens Doors at Growing San Diego Startup
12/11/14 Faulconer Announces $3.4M Federal Grant to Improve Health and Safety for Young Children
12/10/14 Mayor Faulconer's Statement on Lightner Being Elected City Council President
12/9/14 What's So Smart About San Diego?
12/9/14 Mayor Faulconer Announces $25,000 Award for Winning Startups at Plug and Play San Diego
12/8/14 Faulconer Invites San Diegans to State of the City Address
12/5/14 Faulconer Kicks Off the Balboa Park Centennial at December Nights
12/5/14 Faulconer Celebrates, Swears-In Board of Directors for National Latina Business Women Association
12/4/14 Mayor Introduces San Diego's Newest & Most Innovative Products to the World
12/2/14 Mayor Faulconer Announced Plan for a Permanent, Year-Round Shelter to Help Homeless Individuals and Veterans
12/1/14 Faulconer, Gloria "Light the Park" for Balboa Park's 2015 Centennial and Beyond
11/29/14 Mayor and Council President Shop Local for Small Business Saturday
11/27/14 Mayor Faulconer Serves Holiday Meals to San Diegans on Thanksgiving
11/21/14 Faulconer, National University Announce Higher Education Opportunities for 10,000 City Employees
11/21/14 Faulconer Highlights Moody's Rating Report Dubbing San Diego as a "Successful City"
11/20/14 Mayor Appoints Chief Data Officer
11/19/14 Mayor Faulconer Joins the San Diego Black Police Officer's Association in Providing Thanksgiving Dinners for San Diego Families
11/18/14 San Diego & Tijuana Mayors Forge Shared Vision for Creating Opportunities
11/18/14 Faulconer Lauds Vote to Move Forward on Pure Water
11/17/14 Mayor Introduces Non-Profit Inspired by One San Diego Platform
11/14/14 City's 5-Year Financial Outlook Shows Modest Surpluses, Need for Continued Fiscal Responsibility
11/13/14 Faulconer Holds Pep Rally at City Hall for Aztecs Football Ahead of Clash with Air Force
11/13/14 Faulconer, Environmental Leaders Urge City Council to Advance Innovative Project to Boost Local Water Supply
11/11/14 Mayor Faulconer Introduces New UberMILITARY Initiatives to Support San Diego Veterans & Their Families
11/10/14 Faulconer Releases Public Service Announcement Regarding New Water Use Restrictions
11/7/14 Mayor Celebrates New Library Hours in San Diego
11/6/14 Mayor, SDPD and POA Jointly Release Compensation Report
11/5/14 Mayor Faulconer's $120 Million Neighborhood Repair Plan Moves Forward Due to Legal Victory
10/31/14 Mayor Touts Ebola, HIV Advances at The Scripps Research Institute
10/31/14 Mayor Appoints Director for New Communications Department
10/29/14 Mayor Faulconer Praises U.S. News & World Report Ranking UC San Diego as 18th Best University in the World
10/29/14 Elevation of Balboa Park Continues with $1 Million Grant from James Irvine Foundation
10/27/14 Mayor Faulconer, Councilmember Cole & Chief Zimmerman Unveil Monument and Rename Park in Honor of Fallen Officer
10/26/14 Surfrider Foundation Recognizes Mayor Faulconer for Combating Beach Pollution
10/20/14 Mayor Faulconer, City Leaders Offer Solution to Keep State Funds Flowing to San Diego
10/20/14 City Enters Drought Alert Status
10/17/14 Faulconer, City Officials Promote Awareness & Opportunities for San Diegans with Disabilities
10/16/14 Faulconer Kicks Off Binational Innovation Event
10/15/14 Faulconer Welcomes White House National Security Council and Security Experts to National Cyber Security Event in San Diego
10/13/14 Faulconer, Gloria Release Plans for 2015 Centennial to Elevate, Celebrate and Promote Balboa Park
10/13/14 2015 BALBOA PARK CENTENNIAL FACT SHEET
10/9/14 Faulconer Releases New "Waste No Water" App for San Diegans to Report Water Waste
10/9/14 Faulconer Jumpstarts Service for SANDAG's Mid-City RAPID 215 Transit Line
10/8/14 Mayor Turns San Diego Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month
10/7/14 City Takes New Steps to Fight Police Recruitment & Retention Issues
10/7/14 DROUGHT ALERT FACT SHEET
10/2/14 Faulconer Joins Casa Familiar to Present $244,000 Wells Fargo Grant to Rebuild San Ysidro Children's Playground
10/1/14 Faulconer Announces Online Access to Permits, Contracts & Other Data
9/30/14 Mayor Faulconer's Statement on Governor Signing Statewide Plastic Bag Ban Into Law
9/30/14 Faulconer Releases Climate Action Plan to Create Green Jobs, Significantly Reduce Greenhouse Gases
9/29/14 Mayor Faulconer Promotes the Nexus of Opportunities & Innovation in New CONNECT Report
9/29/14 Mayor, CONNECT & San Diego's Best & Brightest New Startups Showcase How #SanDiegoInnovates
9/26/14 Faulconer Addresses the San Diego County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
9/26/14 Faulconer Welcomes SDSU's New Business College Dean
9/26/14 Faulconer, Gloria Push for Technology Upgrade to Better Connect Homeless to Housing Opportunities
9/25/14 Faulconer, Lightner Back Plan to Protect Canyon Park, Start Community Process to End Regents Road Bridge Controversy
9/24/14 San Diego and Tijuana officials announce first-ever binational joint Economic Development Committee meeting in San Diego
9/23/14 Faulconer, Speaker Atkins & Other Leaders Unveil the Military's Impact on San Diego's Economy & Jobs
9/15/14 City Council Confirms Key Mayoral Appointment for Revitalizing Urban Communities
9/11/14 August 2014 Water Usage Down 4.2% from 2013 Among City of San Diego Residents
9/7/14 Mayor Faulconer Guest Stars on CNN's State of the Union 9/11 Special
9/5/14 Faulconer Travels to Washington to Advocate on Critical Water Issues for San Diego
9/4/14 Faulconer, Sherman Tour Site of Major Water Main Break in Serra Mesa
8/28/14 Mayor Faulconer's Statement on Governor Signing Statewide Plastic Bag Ban Into Law
8/26/14 Faulconer Unveils New Initiative to Redesign the City's Website via Google Hangout
8/26/14 Faulconer, Gloria Break Ground on Major Street Project in Heart of Historic Old Town
8/26/14 Mayor Faulconer Releases Statement on the Future of the Convention Center Expansion Project
8/19/14 Faulconer Surprises Singer-Songwriter Jason Mraz with Proclamation in His Honor
8/8/14 Mayor Vetoes City Council Wage Proposal
8/7/14 Faulconer, Alvarez Bring Summer Fun Back to Barrio Logan
8/5/14 Faulconer, Labor Leaders Announce Deal to Start Mayor's "San Diego Works" Initiative
7/28/14 Faulconer Will Veto City Council's Wage Ordinance
7/25/14 Faulconer Appoints Reese Anthony Jarrett to Role Critical to Revitalizing Southeastern San Diego
7/24/14 San Diego Mayor Faulconer Swings into Action & Kicks Off Comic-Con Over Gotham City
7/24/14 Mayor's Office Statement on Climate Action Plan
7/19/14 Mayor Launches "Stand Down 2014"
7/16/14 Fualconer Joins Water Leaders to Dedicate the San Vicente Dam Raise Project
7/15/14 Mayor Faulconer Announces "World's Smartest Company" Will Stay, Expand in San Diego
7/9/14 Mayor Faulconer Hoists Rainbow Pride Flags Above Gaslamp Quarter and Kicks Off Pride Month
7/2/14 Faulconer Praises San Diego's Affordable Housing Efforts in Securing Nearly $4.5 Million for Skate Parks
7/2/14 Over The Line to Continue 61-Year Tradition
6/27/14 Mayor Faulconer Addresses the 2014 National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Political Convention
6/25/14 Mayor, Meb & Marten Serve BBQ Lunch to More Than 1,000 San Diego Children
6/25/14 Mayor Welcomes Innovative Minds to TEDxSanDiego
6/24/14 Mayor Faulconer Speaks at World's Largest Biotech Exhibition
6/24/14 Faulconer Announces Director of New Performance and Analytics Department
6/23/14 Mayor Faulconer Hosts Pen & Pad with Community Newspapers at City Hall
6/18/14 Faulconer Encourages San Diegans to Wear Padres Gear on Thursday to Honor Tony Gwynn
6/16/14 Faulconer Cancels Events, Orders Flags Flown at Half-Mast in Honor of Tony Gwynn
6/16/14 Faulconer, Kersey Urge San Diegans to Prepare for Coming Fire Season by Protecting Their Homes
6/12/14 Faulconer's One San Diego Transition Advisory Committee Presents Governing Blueprint
6/11/14 Mayor Faulconer Announces "San Diego Works" Initiative
6/10/14 Faulconer Supports Plan for Smart Parking Meters
6/10/14 Faulconer Commemorates 100 Days in Office by Signing 'One San Diego' Budget
6/4/14 Michelle Obama Announces Mayor Faulconer Selected to Join Strategic Initiative to End Veteran Homelessness
6/4/14 Faulconer, Alvarez Tout Improved Emergency Response Times in South Bay Neighborhoods
6/2/14 Faulconer, Gloria Reopen Cabrillo Bridge
5/28/14 Mayor Faulconer Hails U.S. Commerce Department Program Designating Southern California as a Manufacturing Leader
5/27/14 Faulconer, Gloria Unveil San Diego Bike Loop
5/20/14 More Parks, Street Lights and Fire-Rescue Funding in Mayor Faulconer's Budget Update
5/20/14 Faulconer, Lightner Call on San Diegans to Continue Leading the Way on Water Conservation During Historic Drought
5/16/14 Mayor Faulconer Statement on the City & MTS Taxicab Agreement
5/15/14 Mayor Faulconer & Councilmember Alvarez Announce Otay Mesa Southbound Truck Working Group
5/15/14 Mayor Faulconer, Councilmember Kersey Tour Site of Extinguished Scripps Ranch Fire
5/10/14 Mayor Awards Key to the City of San Diego to Mebrahtom "Meb" Keflezighi
5/1/14 Faulconer Announces Changes to City's Executive Team
4/29/14 Faulconer Enhances Pothole Repair Crews in "One San Diego" Budget Proposal
4/25/14 Faulconer Hails Passage of 'One San Diego' Proposals
4/24/14 Faulconer Serves and Supports San Diego HIV/AIDS Services and Programs at Harvey Milk's Diner
4/23/14 Faulconer Calls for Voluntary Water Conservation Measures
4/22/14 Mayor Aligns Broad Coalition to Support Expanded Library Hours & Afterschool Program in One San Diego Budget
4/16/14 Faulconer Holds "Meet the Mayor" Event in District 7
4/15/14 Mayor Faulconer, Councilmember Emerald Declare April 15th as "SDSU Men's Basketball Day"
4/14/14 Mayor Faulconer puts "One San Diego" Plan to Work in New Budget Proposal
4/14/14 Faulconer: We Have to Change the Way We Do Business
4/12/14 Mayor Faulconer Kicks Off & Gives Keynote At Summit For Southeastern San Diego Youth
4/9/14 Faulconer Previews Infrastructure Spending in Budget Plan
4/4/14 City Council Vote is a Victory for Jobs and Economy
4/2/14 Faulconer Appoints New Park & Rec Director
4/1/14 Faulconer Heads to Mexico City for Annual Trade Initiative with San Diego Regional Chamber to Give a Boost to Jobs and Local Economy
3/28/14 Faulconer Announces He Will Chair National Mayors for the Freedom to Marry Organization
3/28/14 Faulconer Applauds Creation of Circulate San Diego
3/28/14 Faulconer, Gloria Announce Plans for Balboa Park
3/27/14 San Diego's Ranking in Solar Energy Revealed
3/26/14 Faulconer Delivers First Video Message to City Workers
3/25/14 Mayor Faulconer & Councilmember Emerald Call for Infrastructure Improvements through CDBG Funding
3/21/14 Faulconer Celebrates Mission Beach Centennial
3/21/14 Faulconer Places Friendly Wager on SDSU/NDSU Game
3/20/14 Faulconer Introduces Mayoral Staff
3/20/14 City to Sever Ties with Balboa Park Celebration Inc.
3/19/14 City Outlines Actions Taken Since Employee Theft
3/18/14 Faulconer & USGA Internationally Announce San Diego as Host of the U.S. Open at Torrey Pines
3/18/14 Faulconer Ends Proposed Email Purge
3/13/14 Mayor Faulconer Highlights Forbes Report Ranking San Diego as the Top Place to Launch a Startup in 2014
3/11/14 Faulconer Appoints Director of Transportation & Storm Water Department
3/10/14 Mayor Faulconer Announces San Diego to Host the 2021 U.S. Open at Torrey Pines
3/6/14 Faulconer Makes First Trip to Tijuana as Mayor
3/6/14 Faulconer Introduces Communications Team