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City Lights News

Don Bauder, SAN DIEGO READER

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

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Everybody agrees that what’s needed is a dialogue: “We have to have a conversation with the citizens about the things they get and whether those things are affordable,” says Erik Bruvold, president of the National University System Institute for Policy Research. “We subsidize the Torrey Pines golf course and therefore don’t maximize revenue potential. Do we want to spend millions every year on the ‘nice-to-haves’? But the City almost never has those kinds of harder conversations.”