Some signature gathering drives to overturn the city's new regulations on short-term vacation rentals may not be what they seem. Some News 8 viewers claim voters are being tricked into signing the petition by gatherers giving them false or misleading information.

City councilmembers, along with those against short-term vacation rentals, say the petition gathering is deceptive. More than 30,000 signatures are needed by the end of the week to essentially overturn an existing city ordinance regulating short term rentals.

AM 760’s Mark Larson spoke with San Diego City Council member Lorie Zapf (District 2) on why she thinks this is explicitly criminal behavior.