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Newcomer Peiser takes on Issa in 49th Congressional District race

Newcomer Peiser takes on Issa in 49th Congressional District race

While Encinitas businessman Dave Peiser admits he faces a “David and Goliath” struggle to unseat incumbent Darrell Issa in the 49th Congressional District race on Nov. 4, there are some benefits to running for office — such as meeting music legends Stephen Stills and Graham Nash.

Peiser is shown posing with the two rockers in a photo posted earlier this month on the Crosby, Stills and Nash Facebook page. Stills is holding a sign that reads, “Fire Issa,” while Nash holds one that says, “Hire Peiser.” The meeting took place backstage at the San Diego Civic Theatre before an Oct. 1 concert.

Despite the support from the ’60s rock icons, Peiser, 52, an Encinitas resident and owner...

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