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Incumbent Bill Horn backs Jim Desmond for San Diego County Supervisor

by: Joshua Stewart 8/24/2017
San Diego Union-Tribune

Bill Horn announced that he is backing San Marcos Mayor Jim Desmond to become his successor on the San Diego County Board of Supervisors, making an endorsement of a fellow Republican nearly nine-months before the primary election. “Mayor Desmond shares my view that the Supervisors must maintain the fiscally conservative policies that have made San … Continue reading “Incumbent Bill Horn backs Jim Desmond for San Diego County Supervisor”



New Affordable Housing In North County Defies Stereotypes

by: Alison St John 3/13/2017
KPBS

The concept of “affordable housing” can conjure images of blowing trash, cracked windows and blight. But affordable housing being developed in San Diego County these days often comes with workout rooms and granite countertops. Take the Promenade at Creekside, a new apartment complex with more than 60 units in downtown San Marcos. San Marcos is … Continue reading “New Affordable Housing In North County Defies Stereotypes”


Charter-Cox Local Edition with San Marcos Mayor Jim Desmond

by: 2/27/2017

Charter-Cox Local Edition Host Brad Pomerance interviews San Marcos Mayor Jim Desmond about County term limits and road repairs.


Charter-Cox Local Edition with San Marcos Mayor Jim Desmond

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Charter-Cox Local Edition Host Brad Pomerance interviews San Marcos Mayor Jim Desmond about “Innovate78,” Funding Transportation Projects and the City of San Marcos’s educational assets.


Desmond announces supervisor run

by: Aaron Burgin 2/13/2016
The Coast News Group

SAN MARCOS — San Marcos Mayor Jim Desmond has announced that he is running for county supervisor in 2018. Desmond is running in District 5, where longtime supervisor Bill Horn will be termed out of office after serving six terms. He is the first person to announce their candidacy in what is expected to be … Continue reading “Desmond announces supervisor run”