San Diego, CA. - At its agenda meeting on Tuesday, the California State University Board of Trustees voted to endorse the SDSU West plan.
The recommendation reads:
The lack of an endorsement was noted in Superior Court by SoccerCity attorneys as one of the reasons they argued SDSU West should be removed from the ballot.
Fred Pierce, a Friends of SDSU Steering Committee member sent out an email to the Past Presidents Council. Pierce noted, "I am very happy to report that the California State University Board of Trustees officially endorsed the SDSU West Initiative. This is on the heels of the endorsement of our initiative yesterday by the Linda Vista Planning Group. We also released on Monday details of our commanding 62% (in favor of SDSU West) vs. 40% (in favor of SoccerCity) approval rating in a recent poll of likely voters. "
City Moves Forward With Appeal
IVN San Diego reached out to Gerry Braun, the City Attorney's Chief of Staff for comment on the appeal, Braun indicated City Attorney Mara Elliott is not available for comment. Although Elliott did issue a release on her Twitter account: