Measure G, the SDSU West initiative, was endorsed by a diverse collection of San Diego’s education advocates and students on Monday, including City Councilmember Barbara Bry, SDSU Immediate Past President Sally Roush, Dr. Brian Spitzberg and Former District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis.
Three weeks before competing ballot measures go head-to-head to redevelop the Mission Valley stadium site, a majority of San Diegans said they’re voting yes on Measure G and no on Measure E in a new SurveyUSA poll commissioned by the Union-Tribune and 10News.
San Diego’s leading voices in environmental conservation, including the Endangered Habitats League, San Diego Audubon Society, Sierra Club and San Diego County Democrats for Environmental Action, joined together Friday to call for support of Measure G, the SDSU West initiative, and opposition to Measure E, the dangerously flawed SoccerCity initiative.
The Mission Valley Planning Group (MVPG) voted yesterday to unanimously endorse Measure G, the SDSU West initiative, and oppose Measure E, the SoccerCity initiative, in a 15-1 vote.
Friends of SDSU, proponents of Measure G, comments on a new letter from San Diego State University officials to SoccerCity proponents. In the letter, San Diego State University insists that SoccerCity refrain from using factually inaccurate and misleading statements about the University’s “SDSU Mission Valley” plan and proposed financing mechanisms, as well as the University’s growth potential.
An expansive group of federal, state and local elected officials convened today to announce formal support for Measure G, the SDSU West initiative. The group also voiced their strong opposition to Measure E, the SoccerCity initiative.
Friends of SDSU announced today unprecedented support for the SDSU West initiative. Council President Pro Tem Barbara Bry and Councilmember Lorie Zapf joined representatives from the Lincoln Club of San Diego County and Sierra Club San Diego in a unified show of support for SDSU West’s bold vision for Mission Valley.
A recent trial court ruling affirmedthe SDSU West initiative’s placement on the upcoming ballot, providing San Diegans the opportunity to vote on the initiative this November.
The Linda Vista Planning Group voted to endorse the SDSU West initiative in a 12 – 2 decision, the latest in a long line of groups in San Diego supporting the only proposal that allows San Diego State University (SDSU) to expand through an open and transparent planning process.
The California State University (CSU) Board of Trustees voted unanimously to endorse the SDSU West initiative at its bi-monthly meeting yesterday in Long Beach, Calif.
New poll shows more than 60 percent of voters support SDSU West, while only 40 percent support SoccerCity
Second rejection of meritless FS Investors-backed lawsuit affirms SDSU West initiative goal to expand San Diego State University on Mission Valley stadium site.
On Wednesday, the Superior Court of California issued a ruling securing the SDSU West initiative’s position on the November 2018 ballot. Wednesday’s ruling secures the ability for San Diego voters to approve SDSU West to expand San Diego State University on the Mission Valley stadium site through an open and transparent process.
Even though FS Investors has claimed to welcome competition, it seems they’d rather distract away from the real issues with their initiative by resorting to a lawsuit to remove the competition.
Today the Superior Court of California rejected a lawsuit backed by SoccerCity promoters to remove SDSU West from the November ballot, declaring Friends of SDSU and its SDSU West initiative’s use of the San Diego State University name in its campaign is legal and appropriate. Today’s ruling also affirmed the intention of the SDSU West initiative to empower the City of San Diego to sell the Mission Valley stadium site to San Diego State University at fair market value for a campus expansion including research facilities, a stadium and river park.
San Diego Police Officers Association today announced the group’s endorsement of the SDSU West initiative that authorizes the sale by the City of San Diego of the former Qualcomm Stadium site to San Diego State University. The Association also opposed the competing SoccerCity initiative that would authorize private development of the site.
San Diego CA - The Sierra Club announced today that it has endorsed the San Diego State University (SDSU) West Initiative and will oppose a competing initiative, Soccer City.
The SDSU West Initiative requires the stadium site to be comprehensively planned through a public planning process with maximum opportunities for public participation. The Soccer City Initiative was drafted in secret by private developers with no public input.
As you may know, San Diego State University has ended negotiations with FS Investors regarding their proposed “SoccerCity” project. We appreciate the hundreds of calls, letters, and public shows of support from our passionate alumni and friends, and we want to share with you additional details about why the proposed deal is not in the best interest of SDSU.
The fate of San Diego and San Diego State University are inextricably linked. SDSU’s $5.67 billion annual economic impact makes it one of our region’s most important economic engines.
SDSU recently explained their belief that SDSU Mission Valley is a great asset to both the school and community.
San Diego State University today unveiled “SDSU Mission Valley,” a detailed vision and plan for 166 acres of land including and immediately surrounding SDCCU Stadium.
SAN DIEGO (CNS) - San Diego State University has a $5.67 billion impact on the economy of San Diego and Imperial counties, according to a report released by the university Thursday.
Friends of SDSU is moving forward with an effort to put the plan to create SDSU West on the next possible ballot. They want to build a 35,000-seat sports stadium, school facilities, a river park, housing and hotels on the Mission Valley site where SDCCU Stadium now sits.
SAN DIEGO (KUSI) — "Friends of SDSU" announced Thursday the SDSU West Campus Research Center, Stadium, and River Park Initiative regarding the existing stadium site in Mission Valley.