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neighborhoods/south-park -- South Park

Who in South Park lost their pet male red-cheeked Cordon bleu finch (Uraeginthus bengalus)? He has been eating millet seed in my back yard for two mornings. Very pretty native of sub-Saharan Africa. http://www.sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2013... Also, there's another kind of pet bird we are hearing in South Park, and we'd really like to know what it is. It makes a very loud whistly "twee-ooh" sound repeatedly. The sound seems to be coming from somewhere around Bancroft/Elm/32nd/Edgemont. Anyone know the type pet bird that makes this sound?
— September 3, 2013 11:20 a.m.

neighborhoods/south-park -- South Park

Someone lost their pet red-cheeked Cordon-bleu finch (Uraeginthus bengalus). It has been eating millet seed in my back yard for the past two days. So pretty. It is native to sub-Saharan Africa. http://www.sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2013... Another bird, and a mystery: who can tell me what kind of pet bird has been making the loud whistling "twee-oooh" sound for weeks now. I can't tell exactly which house the sound comes from, but it's somewhere near Bancroft/Elm/32nd/Edgemont. I'd really like to know what kind of bird is involved.
— September 3, 2013 11:06 a.m.

Did interim mayor Todd Gloria have the authority to rescind stop-use order for Jack in the Box?

Gloria is a weasel, now with a well-established habit of hemming and hawing and equivocating and backtracking - not too surprising among politicians at his level. It's hard to know if that type of behavior is really at the core of a pol, if you don't know them or they have no record. But one way to discover what a candidate/elected person is all about is to talk to their staff. If the staff lie outright over issues that their boss hedges on, you know that their boss is bad. Staffers lie because they've been told to by their bosses. I met Gloria when he first ran for council. At the same time, the issue of the Greater Golden Hill assessment district was being pushed forward. I knew nothing about it or what it might mean for my neighborhood and my property, so I asked Gloria. He quite sincerely stated that he'd "heard of it, would look into it." Never heard back from him. I did my own research and could see that the assessments were largely a waste of money, a privatization scam, a violation of state law, a twisting of local law, and definitely a tool to empower and enrich a certain group of people in my neighborhood who I knew to be on the wrong side of everything. Not hearing from Gloria I later called Stephen Hill, Gloria's staffer. Hill feigned ignorance of the assessment laws and plans for my area, so I actually thought I was being helpful by sending him info. I asked for help to stop the illegal process prior to its imposition. In doing more research, I found City documents about the assessments with Hill's name all over them. He was part of Gloria's alliance with others to push it forward. I confronted Hill about his pretended ignorance, and he just sat in silence, staring into space. Gloria lies, his staff lies. He's unelectable by anyone who abhors liars.
— September 1, 2013 2:02 p.m.