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  • City Council repeals Wal-Mart ordinance

    City Council repeals Wal-Mart ordinance
    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...
  • Doubts about Chargers' future grow

    Doubts about Chargers' future grow
    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...
  • City encourages community gardens in vacant lots

    City encourages community gardens in vacant lots
    The San Diego City Council is working to make it easier to turn blighted plots of land in the city into places that provide food for residents. "The ordinance that we are proposing will eliminate one of the largest barriers to establishing community...
  • Mayor reveals car-free Plaza de Panama plans

    Mayor reveals car-free Plaza de Panama plans
    Plans to restore the Plaza de Panama in Balboa Park back to a pedestrian area, rather than a vehicle space, was announced Monday. With funding from Qualcomm Inc. co-founder Irwin Jacobs, an engineering firm has drafted a renovation plan for Plaza de...
  • Pension reformers unite behind compromise plan

    Pension reformers unite behind compromise plan
    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...
  • Council to fight mayor on trash pickup fees

    Council to fight mayor on trash pickup fees
    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...
  • Mayor proposes deep park, library cuts to balance budget

    Mayor proposes deep park, library cuts to balance budget
    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...
  • Purple Heart forever stamp unveiled on the USS Midway

    Purple Heart forever stamp unveiled on the USS Midway
    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...
  • Mayor plans to suspend city funding for public art

    Mayor plans to suspend city funding for public art
    Mayor Jerry Sanders sent a memo Thursday urging the San Diego City Council to suspend a policy that provides funding for public art in certain capital improvement projects. The policy, adopted in 2004, mandates that 2 percent of the cost of certain...
  • Mayor calls on city to support Padres

    Mayor calls on city to support Padres
    Mayor Jerry Sanders Tuesday urged San Diegans to get behind the Padres baseball team for its final two-week push to win the National League West title. "It's truly remarkable this late in September this team is only one-half game out of first place,''...
  • DeMaio denounces pension abuses while council vows spending reductions

    DeMaio denounces pension abuses while council vows spending reductions
    Both sides of the Proposition D debate were out in front of the cameras Monday with one common message: San Diego needs pension reform. City councilman Carl DeMaio held a news conference releasing a study that found the city was likely to spend almost...