All in Sports
Jason’s group recently endorsed the SDSU plan and that kicked off a great back and forth about both Measures G and E. The conversation revolved around the city’s lack of leadership, the future of SDSU in our community, whether or not the window for MLS expansion will close, and the possibility of the Chargers or the NFL coming back to town.
With just four weeks to go until the November election, and in the wake of the most successful Politifest event in the history of Politifests, I wanted to catch up with Nick Stone from SoccerCity to recap the scintillating debate that so many people attended.
Limited time only. Listen to the full audio from the Politifest debate moderated by Scott Lewis between SDSU West, SoccerCity or neither. Politifest Bonus Pod.
The SoccerCity Measure E campaign landed a major endorsement on Tuesday when VAVI Sports and Social Club declared its support for the fully privately funded plan to redevelop the Mission Valley stadium site that the Chargers used to call home.
Expect the SoccerCity vs SDSU West debate to be one of the more contentious panels, with just 5 weeks to go until the November election, the pressure to persuade voters has never been higher for proponents of the plans to redevelop the Mission Valley stadium site.
The Live Podcast also promises to be well.. lively.
Of course, in recent months, any conversation regarding a professional soccer team in San Diego tends to (unfortunately) be political. With competing ballot initiatives from SoccerCity and SDSU for a highly valuable tract of land in Mission Valley, these conversations will only continue to be more publicly charged as we get closer to the November election. With that in mind, we’ll save the number-crunching, the political drama and the tiresome minutiae of each plan for another article.