Barbara Bry has been contributing to our City as a journalist and a high-tech entrepreneur for over 35 years.

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Barbara Bry · [email protected]
November 9, 2020 at 3:00 PM

Barbara's Zoom conference on outcome of Mayor's race

Barbara Bry for Mayor of San Diego Join at 10:30 am John, I will host a Zoom conference today at 10:30 AM concerning the outcome of the election. WHEN: Monday, November 9, 2020 at 10:30 am PST WHERE: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZYoc--…
Barbara Bry · [email protected]
November 4, 2020 at 7:22 PM

What I know

Barbara Bry for Mayor of San Diego What a ride! View in Browser John, I know this has been an election, on the national and local level, like never seen. I know we built a huge bi-partisan coalition rarely seen before in San Diego. I also knew that…
Barbara Bry · [email protected]
November 4, 2020 at 12:03 AM

You’re Invited: Join us (virtually) TONIGHT!

Barbara Bry for Mayor of San Diego I want to thank you for your support View in Browser John, I cannot thank you enough for the incredible support you have given me with your passion, your time, and your pocket books. Because of you, the New York T…
Barbara Bry · [email protected]
November 3, 2020 at 3:02 PM

Won’t you tell your neighbor?

Barbara Bry for Mayor of San Diego It’s a beautiful day! View in Browser John, For almost two years, you have helped me connect with thousands of neighbors across the City. That’s why, despite almost every single special interest in San Diego tryin…
Barbara Bry · [email protected]
October 30, 2020 at 2:02 PM

You’re invited to the final stretch!

Barbara Bry for Mayor of San Diego Let’s finish strong... John, I’ll tell you one thing: we’re having fun! For nearly two years, we’ve been visiting and zooming with neighbors across San Diego’s diverse communities. For the next th…
Barbara Bry · [email protected]
October 29, 2020 at 2:36 PM

Did you get it?

Barbara Bry for Mayor of San Diego They don’t want you to know the truth ... View in Browser John, I’m not surprised that Todd Gloria’s special interest supporters are still sending mailers to Democrats calling me a "Trump" Republican and, to Repub…
Barbara Bry · [email protected]
October 27, 2020 at 3:54 PM

5 Reasons to Vote for Barbara Bry

Barbara Bry for Mayor of San Diego And 1 easy way to help her win... John, With exactly one week to go, here’s one EASY way to help us win. Could you please forward these 5 Reasons to Vote for Barbara Bry to a friend, a neighbor, a family member, …
Barbara Bry · [email protected]
October 26, 2020 at 7:09 PM

A snapshot of the race for Mayor

Barbara Bry for Mayor of San Diego What a weekend! John, Wow! Following another fun weekend, the Union-Tribune provided a good summary of the entire campaign: Neighbors who want to clean up City Hall v. Special Interests that want to buy it. Just 8…
Barbara Bry · [email protected]
October 22, 2020 at 2:00 PM

New Ad: Special Interest Democrat v. Independent Democrat

Barbara Bry for Mayor of San Diego Who will represent YOU? View in Browser John, Just a few months ago, the political establishment dismissed our neighborhood-driven campaign. Not anymore. Now the special interests are pouring more than $1.4 millio…
Barbara Bry · [email protected]
October 20, 2020 at 2:01 PM

He was the Mayor’s wingman

Barbara Bry for Mayor of San Diego I’m calling for an independent investigation into Ash Street... John, The Union Tribune just broke a story that I’ve been talking about for more than a year: “The so-called double escrow meant Cisterra was more of…
Tom Shepard · [email protected]
October 18, 2020 at 1:00 AM

Small donations from folks like you

Barbara Bry for Mayor of San Diego Reject pay-to-play politics John, Just when you thought mayoral candidate Todd Gloria’s campaign couldn’t be any more cynical or dishonest, he has stooped to a new low. In a blast email yesterday soliciting campai…
Barbara Bry · [email protected]
October 17, 2020 at 2:00 PM

Fwd: Here’s my promise

Barbara Bry for Mayor of San Diego We’re up against the an important deadline... John, I know you’re tired of fundraising emails, but TONIGHT is our most important fundraising deadline before the election. Todd Gloria has special interests spending…
Barbara Bry · [email protected]
October 14, 2020 at 2:00 PM

Hey, U-T: Let’s Debate the Issues

Barbara Bry for Mayor of San Diego Yes, single family neighborhoods are in danger... John, Todd Gloria and the Union-Tribune Editorial Board have two things in common regarding this election:  They don’t want to talk about the assault underway by…
Barbara Bry · [email protected]
October 13, 2020 at 2:01 PM

Calling all women!

Barbara Bry for Mayor of San Diego Join us on zoom at 10am John, Thousands of comments. Hundreds of emails. Dozens of phone calls. That’s why Califia NOW, the largest intersectional feminist organization in California, is calling on candidates, v…
Barbara Bry · [email protected]
October 12, 2020 at 4:04 PM

Have you heard???

Barbara Bry for Mayor of San Diego They put it in print! John, I heard it as one of the first women to graduate from Harvard Business school. I heard it as one of the first women executives and entrepreneurs in the high-tech world in San Diego. An…
Father Joe Carroll · [email protected]
October 9, 2020 at 7:37 PM

My Advice on Homelessness in San Diego

Barbara Bry for Mayor of San Diego Don’t vote for Todd Gloria... John, I’m Father Joe Carroll.  I’ve dedicated my life to helping our neighbors who are homeless put their lives together. Then, Todd Gloria came along and suggested an approach withou…
Barbara Bry · [email protected]
October 5, 2020 at 3:35 PM

Strange bedfellows, right?

Barbara Bry for Mayor of San Diego What do they want? John, The Municipal Employees Association, headed by the cheerleader for the 101 Ash Street scandal, has just put in an unprecedented $250,000 into a dark money PAC to support Todd Gloria and a…
Barbara Bry · [email protected]
October 2, 2020 at 2:01 PM

Residents from Todd Gloria’s District Speak Out

Barbara Bry for Mayor of San Diego This is the difference John, I never thought my opponent would exploit the deep divisions in our country, cynically attacking me for being too conservative to Democrats, while at the same time attacking me for be…
Barbara Bry · [email protected]
September 29, 2020 at 7:00 PM

My questions for Todd Gloria

Barbara Bry for Mayor of San Diego Is Todd Gloria willing to treat voters like adults? John, Here’s my response to Todd Gloria’s absurd claim that he’s running a positive campaign. Dear Todd Gloria, You say in one advertisement that, “for too long…
Barbara Bry · [email protected]
September 26, 2020 at 9:58 PM

The deceptive tactics of our opponent

Barbara Bry for Mayor of San Diego And what you can do about it. John, Political insiders aren’t happy about the enthusiasm of our grassroots campaign. JOIN OUR GRASSROOTS CAMPAIGN TODAY But I never thought my opponent would exploit …
Barbara Bry · [email protected]
September 24, 2020 at 2:02 PM

Why Todd Gloria is Attacking Me

Barbara Bry for Mayor of San Diego These are the signs of a desperate campaign... John, We’ve all heard Todd Gloria’s empty promise to run a positive campaign. Yeah, right. Now he’s gone into full attack mode – challenging my character, reputation,…
Barbara Bry · [email protected]
September 23, 2020 at 2:00 PM

An open letter to Moms and Pops

Barbara Bry for Mayor of San Diego Let's get back to business! John, The challenges facing small and mid-size businesses during this pandemic are daunting.  As elected officials, we owe it to them to offer coherent plans for getting our regional ec…
Barbara Bry · [email protected]
September 21, 2020 at 3:00 PM

Thank You!!!!

Barbara Bry for Mayor of San Diego We did it again... Dear John, At every turn, they have underestimated our campaign. We don’t have party support. We don’t have corporate donors. And we haven’t had decades to build Name ID. But we have something e…
Barbara Bry · [email protected]
September 18, 2020 at 2:02 PM

People v. Politics

Barbara Bry for Mayor of San Diego Now is the time to come together Dear John, Some support me because I put my loyalty to San Diego residents over party politics and stood up to the job-killing AB5 legislation which my opponent co-authored. Others…
Barbara Bry · [email protected]
September 17, 2020 at 4:01 PM

Are you In?

Barbara Bry for Mayor of San Diego We’re in for a battle... Dear John, We’re leading in the polls. We’re getting far more donations from San Diegans. But the political establishment is circling the wagons of lobbyists, unions, and Sacramento corp…
Barbara Bry · [email protected]
September 15, 2020 at 2:16 PM

San Diego’s Human Capital

Barbara Bry for Mayor of San Diego The report is in... Hello John, I’ve said it from Day 1, the City’s management is a mess. Now we know, the City Auditor agrees. The consequences of poor executive leadership are many: A bloated middle-management …
Barbara Bry · [email protected]
September 11, 2020 at 2:15 PM

Dear Todd Gloria #3

Barbara Bry for Mayor of San Diego Your latest empty promise... Hello John, When you promised not to run a negative campaign, I knew it was another empty promise. But your most recent negative attack on me is as bizarre as it is misleading. Did you…
Barbara Bry · [email protected]
September 8, 2020 at 7:42 PM

Two Important Statements

Barbara Bry for Mayor of San Diego For San Diego’s future... 27 Days Until Ballots Drop! Hello John, I’ve said from day one, there’s a mess at City Hall. The 101 Ash Street debacle, the City’s “worst land deal ever,” is just the tip of the iceberg.…
Barbara Bry · [email protected]
September 2, 2020 at 2:19 PM

WATCH: Why We’re Leading!

Barbara Bry for Mayor of San Diego New poll shocks political insiders... 32 Days Until Ballots Drop! Hello John, Just a few months ago, the political establishment dismissed our neighborhood-driven campaign. Now, the latest poll shows we’re in the …
Barbara Bry · [email protected]
August 31, 2020 at 3:02 AM

Last Chance to Save Our Neighborhoods

Barbara Bry for Mayor of San Diego From Sacramento’s assault... Hello John, Neighborhood advocates from all over the state are uniting in opposition to SB1120, which could be voted on by the state legislature at any minute. This bill, which include…
Barbara Bry · [email protected]
August 27, 2020 at 2:01 PM

Dear Todd Gloria #2

Barbara Bry for Mayor of San Diego Here is your answer.... Hello John, Todd Gloria’s campaign manager took his turn attacking me the other day. He says I’m not a “real” Democrat. Here’s my reply: Dear Todd Gloria #2, Let me be frank. I’m not well-c…
Barbara Bry · [email protected]
August 25, 2020 at 9:03 PM

Small businesses v. Sacramento

Barbara Bry for Mayor of San Diego And the road to economic recovery...... Hello John, The challenges facing small business professionals, like hair stylists, translators, web developers and musicians, are not well understood. They are entrepreneur…
Barbara Bry · [email protected]
August 20, 2020 at 8:03 PM

Dear Todd Gloria,

Barbara Bry for Mayor of San Diego Here is your answer...... Hello John, You’re not going to believe this one: Todd Gloria had the gall to ask me a question today challenging my votes on some city real estate purchases. Here’s my response: Dear Tod…
Barbara Bry · [email protected]
August 17, 2020 at 11:40 PM

Congratulations SDSU!

Barbara Bry for Mayor of San Diego A GREAT day for San Diego... Hello John, This is a great day for San Diego. When I first learned of plans for private development of the stadium site, I thought San Diegans deserved more. I believe that investing…
Barbara Bry · [email protected]
August 11, 2020 at 4:03 PM

A positive campaign?

Barbara Bry for Mayor of San Diego From Ash to Campaign Cash... Hello John, Todd Gloria says he won’t run a negative campaign. That’s because, right now, Todd Gloria knows that NUMEROUS PACs (including his “campaign for re-election to the Assembly”…
Barbara Bry · [email protected]
August 7, 2020 at 2:30 PM

They either didn’t read it, they didn’t understand it, or nobody cared

Barbara Bry for Mayor of San Diego My statement on 101 Ash Street... Hello John, Whatever the excuse, the Ash Street debacle should infuriate every taxpayer. I do want to thank my colleagues Vivian Moreno, Monica Montgomery, and Georgette Gomez for…
Barbara Bry · [email protected]
August 6, 2020 at 2:19 PM

How’s the neighborhood?

Barbara Bry for Mayor of San Diego Going one-by-one... Hello John, San Diego is called a “City of Villages” for a reason. Every neighborhood has its own history. Its own character. And its own unique sources of frustration. That’s why, during this…
Tom Shepard, Barbara Bry for Mayor · [email protected]
August 3, 2020 at 3:04 PM

Barbara gaining momentum, outraises Todd Gloria

Campaign finance reports filed Friday show just how dramatically momentum in the mayor’s race has changed... Barbara Bry is a successful high-tech entrepreneur, a nonprofit leader, a mother, and a problem-solver. Hi John,…
Barbara Bry · [email protected]
August 2, 2020 at 7:38 PM

Thank YOU!!!!

Barbara Bry for Mayor of San Diego Wow... Hello John, Without a political party. Without special interest PACs. And without the Sacramento political establishment. We raised $532,000 from individual contributors. My opponent, with all the politica…
Barbara Bry · [email protected]
July 31, 2020 at 4:07 PM

Can You?

Barbara Bry for Mayor of San Diego Volunteers are just getting started... Hello John, What does my opponent have? Special interests to pay for attack ads YIMBY advocates to run his field program Empty promises What do we have? Independence to do…
Barbara Bry · [email protected]
July 24, 2020 at 2:00 PM

Solutions. Not just empty promises.

Barbara Bry for Mayor of San Diego Put an end to divisive partisan politics... Hello John, There are just 73 days until the election, and here’s what we know: Nationwide, we’re witnessing the damage of divisive partisan politics: We Must Come Toge…
Barbara Bry · [email protected]
July 22, 2020 at 4:20 PM

Completely Ignored Communities

Barbara Bry for Mayor of San Diego Communities should be consulted... 75 days until voting starts Hello John, If you accept the premise that people who live in communities should have a say in their future, the Mayor’s new “Complete Communities” pl…
Barbara Bry · [email protected]
July 16, 2020 at 2:01 PM

Dear Governor Newsom

Barbara Bry for Mayor of San Diego Protect all of us... 82 days until voting starts Hello John, Two weeks ago, I opposed an unfunded ordinance to extend a moratorium on tenant evictions, while the Governor continues to impose a similar moratorium s…
Barbara Bry · [email protected]
July 8, 2020 at 4:58 PM

There goes the neighborhood?

Barbara Bry for Mayor of San Diego Gloria and I could not be further apart... 89 days until voting starts Hello John, For decades, San Diegans have worked hard to accommodate growth without destroying the integrity of our neighborhoods. Our “City o…
Barbara Bry · [email protected]
July 1, 2020 at 4:00 PM

Wow!

Barbara Bry for Mayor of San Diego Thank you!!!! Hello John,   To everyone who contributed, spread the word, and dedicated their time hosting virtual Friendraisers: THANK YOU!   I am proud and honored to announce that we did it again!   We FAR sur…
Barbara Bry · [email protected]
June 30, 2020 at 3:00 PM

Have we got a surprise for them

Hundreds of volunteers, thousands of new donors, and a team of Democrats, Republicans, and Independents have fueled this effort to bring an independent-minded administration to San Diego... Hello John, As you may know, the same political insiders who have supported the status quo at City Hall have…
Tom Shepard · [email protected]
June 29, 2020 at 2:01 PM

Be part of history

Barbara Bry for Mayor of San Diego Historically, when San Diego elects a new mayor, the campaign redefines the leadership structure of our city... Hello John, Historically, when San Diego elects a new mayor, the campaign redefines the leadership st…
Neil Senturia, Barbara Bry for Mayor · [email protected]
June 27, 2020 at 5:01 PM

My bride IS the Ace!

Barbara Bry for Mayor of San Diego Some goodies to lure you back into the fold... Hello John,  This is a short, direct presentation to explain the reality of electoral politics. You may know me or Barbara Bry or both. You have already supported her…
Barbara Bry · [email protected]
June 25, 2020 at 3:00 PM

Roadmap to Recovery

Barbara Bry for Mayor of San Diego San Diego can bounce back stronger… Hello John,   We can be discouraged by political strife, economic uncertainty, and fear-inducing news.   Or we can think critically about our circumstances and plan a path forw…
Team Barbara Bry · [email protected]
June 23, 2020 at 3:58 PM

Imagine

Barbara Bry for Mayor of San Diego What a City We Could Have... Hello John,  Can you imagine what a strong and independent Mayor could do for San Diego?   A Mayor who can speak the truth about bad laws like AB5, because she’s not beholden to specia…