Mayor Faulconer, Sen. Elizabeth Dole, Tom Hanks, Tom Brokaw & Nation’s Military Caregivers Launch ‘Hidden Heroes’
Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016 - NEWS RELEASE
Washington, D.C. – Announcing that San Diego will help lead a national campaign to honor and support those who care for service members and veterans, Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer today joined former Sen. Elizabeth Dole, actor Tom Hanks, former Nightly News anchor Tom Brokaw, U.S. Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald and dozens of military and veterans’ caregivers to launch “Hidden Heroes.”
Mayor Faulconer in Washington to Advocate for Key San Diego Initiatives, Launch New Program Supporting Veteran Caregivers
San Diego – Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer is in Washington, D.C. this week to advocate for federal support for critical San Diego issues such as homelessness, affordable housing, water independence and continued binational collaboration. He will also join stars from Washington and Hollywood to launch a new initiative designed to raise awareness and support for caregivers of veterans and active-duty service members. The Mayor is joining about 130 local leaders in the nation’s capital as part of the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce’s annual mission to D.C.
Mayor Faulconer Kicks Off Women Drive Innovation San Diego Initiative on American Business Women’s Day
Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016 - NEWS RELEASE
San Diego – To highlight the accomplishments of women that are driving San Diego’s innovation economy forward and celebrate American Business Women’s Day, Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer today joined local business leaders in support of a new initiative – Women Drive Innovation San Diego.
Mayor Faulconer Re-Opens San Vicente Reservoir Marina
Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016 - NEWS RELEASE
San Diego – Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer celebrated the grand re-opening of San Diego County’s largest reservoir today.
The San Vicente Reservoir first opened to the public in 1947 but has been closed to the since 2008 while the San Diego County Water Authority and the City of San Diego increased the reservoir’s capacity and made significant improvements to the site.
New Online Tool Makes it Easy to See San Diego’s Streets Data and Road Repairs
Friday, Sept. 23, 2016 - NEWS RELEASE
San Diego – Continuing Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer’s push to create a City government as innovative as the people it serves, the City has launched a new interactive web application – StreetsSD – that allows residents to view street condition and repair data for San Diego’s entire 3,000-mile street network.
Mayor Faulconer Releases New Study Showing Major Improvements to San Diego Streets
Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016 - NEWS RELEASE
San Diego – On the road to fulfilling the goal of fixing 1,000 miles of streets over five years, Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer was joined today by City Councilmembers Mark Kersey and Lorie Zapf at a recently paved intersection near a Pacific Beach elementary school to release the results of a new citywide study that shows major improvements to San Diego’s streets.
Leaders Open Dozens of Apartments for Homeless, Boosting Mayor Faulconer’s Campaign to House 1,000 Homeless Veterans
Monday, Sept. 19, 2016 -- NEWS RELEASE
San Diego – With the goal of providing housing for homeless veterans and creating opportunities for San Diegans to succeed, Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer was joined today by a host of local dignitaries for the grand reopening of the 102-year-old Hotel Churchill, which has been renovated into 72 special-purpose units for veterans and at-risk youth.
Mayor Faulconer Announces Continued Growth of Innovation Economy
Mayor Faulconer, Chief Fennessy Announce S.D. Firefighter to Receive State Valor Award
Friday, September 9, 2016 - NEWS RELEASE
San Diego – Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer and Fire-Rescue Chief Brian Fennessy announced Friday that San Diego firefighter Alex Wallbrett will receive the Governor’s Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor – the state’s highest award for extraordinary valor above and beyond the call of duty – for his bravery during a knife attack last year.
Mayor Faulconer Opens First Wheelchair-Accessible Hiking Trail in San Diego
Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016 - NEWS RELEASE
San Diego - Supporting the goal of creating One San Diego where every resident has the opportunity to thrive, Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer and Councilmember Mark Kersey celebrated the official opening of the city’s first wheelchair-accessible hiking trail.
The new “Jas Arnold Trail for All People” is a 1,100-foot flat loop in the Black Mountain Ranch Open Space Park that will be accessible for the elderly, young children and people with mobility challenges.