| Apr 6, 2011
| 8:11 AM
SAN DIEGO -- San Diego city leaders set aside differences to merge two competing pension reform measures into a single ballot initiative that, if adopted by voters, would eliminate pension retirement benefits for all future city employees with the...
| Apr 7, 2011
| 8:10 AM
SAN DIEGO -- The San Diego City Council is preparing to fight Mayor Jerry Sanders over his move to end free garbage pickup in some areas of the city.
In early March, the council Natural Resources Committee asked the City Attorney's Office to look at...
| Apr 14, 2011
| 3:27 PM
SAN DIEGO -- Fire station blackouts will end but libraries and recreation centers will close most days under an austerity budget proposed Thursday by Mayor Jerry Sanders for the 2011-12 fiscal year.
"Today I present to the people of San Diego a budget...
| May 5, 2011
| 4:08 PM
SAN DIEGO -- The new forever postage stamp with the Purple Heart and ribbon was unveiled Thursday aboard the USS Midway.
The event marked the stamp's first day of issue and availability at post offices and online.
It was an especially moving day for...
| Jan 12, 2011
| 8:34 AM
SAN DIEGO -- San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders will deliver his annual State of the City address tonight at the Balboa Theatre at Horton Plaza.
Sanders, who will be termed-out after 2012, will outline his agenda for his second-to-last year in office....
| Jan 12, 2011
| 3:35 PM
SAN DIEGO -- San Diego and other cities plan to band together to fight a proposal by Gov. Jerry Brown to phase out redevelopment agencies, an official with the mayor's office said Wednesday.
While discussing the 2011 state and federal legislative agenda...
| Jan 12, 2011
SAN DIEGO -- Mayor Jerry Sanders laid out his plans for dealing with San Diego's grim economic challenges while outlining an ambitious set of development projects in his State of the City address Wednesday.
"I see this as a great time for San Diego, a...
| Jan 18, 2011
| 8:06 PM
SAN DIEGO -- Billionaire Philip Anschutz has agreed to finance the building of a Los Angeles football stadium as long as four conditions are fulfilled, according to the Los Angeles Business Journal.
The San Diego Chargers have been mentioned as a...
| Jan 27, 2011
| 9:01 PM
SAN DIEGO -- Wal-Mart plans to build about a dozen new stores in San Diego over the next five years, especially if the city repeals an ordinance that requires big box stores to evaluate their effect on small businesses, the company announced Thursday....
| Feb 2, 2011
| 9:34 AM
SAN DIEGO -- Faced with an expensive special election and pressure from the country's largest retailer, the San Diego City Council voted 7-1 Tuesday to repeal an ordinance that strictly regulates construction of Wal-Mart Supercenters.
The "Ordinance to...
| Feb 6, 2011
| 8:46 PM
SAN DIEGO -- Even though the San Diego Chargers, the NFL and Mayor Jerry Sanders have said they are committed to keeping the team in San Diego, at least one former city staff member is raising questions.
The former employee, who did not want to be...