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San Diego voters side with business leaders on historic Barrio Logan
San Diego voters side with business leaders on historic Barrio Logan

Voters in San Diego rejected two measures to rezone the Latino neighborhood of Barrio Logan away from industrial uses on Tuesday, while setting up what promises to be one of the nation's toughest congressional races in the fall. By roughly 60% to 40%, voters rejected propositions B and C, which would have rezoned the blue-collar neighborhood to restrict industry and encourage housing and shopping. The measures were opposed by Mayor Kevin Faulconer and others who said the rezoning would cost jobs and possibly imperil the future of San Diego's shipyards. Those claims were part of a campaign of television advertising, but proponents said they were overstated. Council President Todd...

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