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Aimee Ah Warner, CEO and founder of Cannabis Basics, cooks up a batch of topical medications for pain relief, all legal, September 20, 2013, in Seattle. She has convened a group called Women of Weed because the marijuana industry and movement have long been male dominated. (Alan Berner/Seattle Times/MCT)

Let’s talk about medical marijuana, San Diego

by Kelly Gardner // November 24, 2013

During San Diego’s special mayoral election, it seems as if every question possible is being put on the table. One particularly hot topic in San Diego...

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No excuses for poor student-voter turnout

No excuses for poor student-voter turnout

by Kenneth Leonard // November 19, 2013

This newspaper has run coverage of the special election taking place today, but what are the powers that will ensure a high turnout among college-age voters...

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Answering the questions Aztecs care about

Answering the questions Aztecs care about

by Staff // November 18, 2013

Written by Adam Burkhart, senior staff writer, and Luke Henning, staff writer Polls open tomorrow in San Diego’s special election for mayor, and in...

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Nathan Fletcher wants San Diego to get back to work

Nathan Fletcher wants San Diego to get back to work

by Adam Burkhart // November 12, 2013

The Aztec: What would you do to improve transparency in City Hall? Fletcher: There’s a couple things. The first is the mayor has to be transparent....

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Kevin Faulconer wishes to improve SD neighborhoods

Kevin Faulconer wishes to improve SD neighborhoods

by Adam Burkhart // November 12, 2013

The Aztec: What would you do to improve transparency in San Diego City Hall? Kevin Faulconer: A big push is on open data, which is making sure that we...

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What Super Mario Bros. character is your candidate?

by Leonardo Castaneda // November 12, 2013

San Diego’s special mayoral election has been compared to a lot of things: a horse race (dark horse Mike Aguirre anyone?), a contest, a marathon (and...

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Former assemblyman Nathan Fletcher wants to be your next mayor.

Fletcher is ready to lead San Diego

by Morgan Rubin // November 12, 2013

Well, this is it. It’s the final days of campaigning for the next mayor of San Diego. We have one more week of nasty campaign ads, false promises and...

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SD Mayoral frontrunner Kevin Faulconer was all smiles at the KPBS debate in October.

Faulconer offers generic solutions to complicated problems

by Madison Hopkins // November 12, 2013

During the past few weeks, I have written about two of the top four candidates in the upcoming San Diego mayoral election. This week, I researched Kevin...

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Student hopeful talks mayoral race

Student hopeful talks mayoral race

by Arturo Garcia Sierra // November 12, 2013

The Aztec: How would you improve transparency in San Diego City Hall? Michael Kemmer: One of our ideas from the very beginning has been open source....

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Aguirre marches to the beat of his own drum

by Madison Hopkins // November 4, 2013

As the Nov. 19 special election approaches, one man stands out among the top four mayoral candidates, not as the top contender in polls, endorsements or...

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The Aztec touches base with mayoral candidate Mike Aguirre

The Aztec touches base with mayoral candidate Mike Aguirre

by Luke Henning // November 4, 2013

The Aztec: What would you do to improve transparency in San Diego City Hall? Mike Aguirre:I will implement a new level of transparency that covers all...

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David Alvarez chats with The Aztec

David Alvarez chats with The Aztec

by Leonardo Castaneda // November 4, 2013

The Aztec: What would you do to improve transparency in San Diego City Hall? David Alvarez: Well I have a record of being a transparent public official....

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