by: The San Diego Union-Tribune Editorial Board 10/05/2018
The San Diego Union-Tribune
San Diego County’s 5th Supervisorial District — covering the North County cities of Oceanside, Carlsbad, Vista and San Marcos and unincorporated areas to the east such as Valley Center — is a likely future focus of new housing and economic development. It badly needs an experienced replacement for termed-out Supervisor Bill Horn. Because of this, … Continue reading “The San Diego Union-Tribune Editorial Board Endorse Jim Desmond”
Willie Buchanon, Oceanside High and Green Bay Packers legend, endorses Mayor Jim Desmond for County Supervisor.
by: Carl DeMaio 9/30/2018
Kogo News Radio
Carl DeMaio, Chairman of Reform California and the leader of the statewide Yes on Prop 6 – Gas Tax Repeal Campaign, has announced his endorsement of Jim Desmond for San Diego County Board of Supervisors – District 5. “I am endorsing Jim because he will be a fighter for taxpayers against the special interests and … Continue reading “Jim Desmond Endorsed By Carl DeMaio For County Board of Supervisors Dist 5”
by: The San Diego Union-Tribune Editorial Board 5/14/2018
The San Diego Union Tribune
As The San Diego Union-Tribune Editorial Board has opined for years, San Diego County government really needs strong new voices to challenge the complacency of county leaders who just last week, in their latest egregious example of showcasing a foolishly high self-regard, released a 200-page report on last year’s deadly hepatitis A outbreak listing “noteworthy … Continue reading “Endorsement San Marcos Mayor 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”
by: Alison St John 3/13/2017
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 Host Brad Pomerance interviews San Marcos Mayor Jim Desmond about County term limits and road repairs.
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.
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”