KPBS: As He Leaves City Council, David Alvarez Turns Attention To Border Relations

San Diego City Councilman David Alvarez is leaving his job representing southern communities such as Barrio Logan and San Ysidro after eight years.

It's unclear what he'll do next — he ran for the San Diego Community College District board and lost.

On a rainy morning last week, Alvarez's office was a mess. He had pulled everything down off the bookshelves, and it was now covering his desk.

He and his staff worked to box up the documents that had passed through their office in the past eight years to all be archived by the City Clerk.

Alvarez took a break from packing for this exit interview.

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