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LOS ANGELES TIMES: SAN DIEGO REJECTS POLITICAL CORRECTNESS, EMBRACING THE TERM “FOUNDING FATHERS”

Mayor Kevin Faulconer took a hard stance to “political correctness run amok.”

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THE ATLANTIC: HOW TO BE A REPUBLICAN MAYOR

San Diego’s Mayor Kevin Faulconer shows the GOP how they can win in big cities. His blueprint includes reaching communities that have been overlooked in the past. Without Mayor Faulconer, none of the top ten cities in the nation would have a GOP mayor.

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TIMES OF SAN DIEGO: SANTA MAYOR SINGS WITH KINDERS IN LOGAN HEIGHTS

Continuing Mayor Faulconer’s 14-year tradition, he helped ring in the holiday with a kindergarten class by delivering books to them dressed as Santa. Students made Christmas present requests and got a chance to ask Santa Mayor questions.

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TIMES OF SAN DIEGO: NONPROFIT ONE SAN DIEGO HOSTS BLOCK PARTY IN WEBSTER NEIGHBORHOOD

Mayor Faulconer’s nonprofit “One San Diego” hosted its second Better-a-Block party in Webster. He was joined by community members and his wife, Katherine Faulconer, to celebrate the holiday season by giving away turkeys and connecting with residents.

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TIMES OF SAN DIEGO: SAN DIEGO, TIJUANA MAYORS TOUR MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY FACTORIES

Mayor Faulconer has taken pride in his bi-national work in Mexico, and on Thursday, he and Mayor Jorge Astiazarán will tour two American-owned factories in Mexico. These factories produce medical equipment used around the world. 

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SAN DIEGO UNION-TRIBUNE: LGBT COMMUNITY TO HONOR MAYOR FAULCONER

Mayor Faulconer will be awarded the top humanitarian award, the George Moscone Memorial Award, at the 40th annual Nicky’s. He will be honored for his work as nation co-chair of Mayors for Marriage Equality.

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ABC 10 News: Mayor Kevin Faulconer: Let's make San Diego a film industry hotspot

At a meeting Thursday of the City Council's Economic Development Committee, Mayor Kevin Faulconer's staff outlined plans to reinstate an office that would attract and coordinate film and television production in San Diego.

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ABC 10 News: City of San Diego announces partnership with community social network Nextdoor.com

Embracing an innovative online technology that is already being used by more than 45,000 San Diego household, Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer joined Councilmember Chris Cate and Mira Mesa neighborhood residents to announce a city partnership with Nextdoor.com Wednesday.

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San Diego Source: Faulconer to promote raising library bandwidth

With San Diego City Council preparing for its final review of his S3.2 billion proposed budget, Mayor Kevin Faulconer on Thursday planned to visit the Malcolm X Branch Library in the Encanto neighborhood to tout one of the budget's smaller additions, a $98,400 plan to increase Internet bandwidth and download speeds at public libraries.

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NBC San Diego: Mayor Kevin Faulconer, Dean Spanos to Begin Stadium Negotiations

Negotiations on the plan to build a new Chargers stadium in San Diego will begin next week between the San Diego Mayor and the Chargers Chairman, a spokesman confirmed Wednesday.

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