| Feb 11, 2014
| 8:55 AM
SAN DIEGO -- The campaign to select a successor to former Mayor Bob Filner is down to its final hours-- with a local think-tank predicting the race between City Council members David Alvarez and Kevin Faulconer is close.
"It may be a late evening for...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 7:41 PM
SAN DIEGO — As Mayor-elect Kevin Faulconer prepares to take power at City Hall, voters here are well aware what the game plan of a Republican mayor looks like.
It's the strategy used by former Mayor Jerry Sanders, a Faulconer supporter, as he...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 5:00 PM
SAN DIEGO — Councilman and mayoral candidate David Alvarez stood and applauded when acting Mayor Todd Gloria, in his state of the city address, proposed raising the minimum wage in San Diego beyond the scheduled statewide increases.
| May 4, 2014
| 5:47 PM
If there is such a thing as an "average" congressional district, it is not California's 52nd.
Covering a northern swath of San Diego, along with the upscale suburbs of Poway and Coronado, the district is home to an impressive list of higher-education...
| Aug 16, 2013
Bob Filner may be the latest San Diego mayor to tarnish the city's image, but he is by no means the first. In fact, his offensive and sophomoric amorous adventures don't even put him at the top of the list of San Diego mayors who have failed their...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 8:00 PM
SAN DIEGO -- Acting Mayor Todd Gloria has reversed a hands-off order by ex-Mayor Bob Filner involving medical marijuana dispensaries.
Just days after taking office, Filner ordered code compliance officers and police officers to stop issuing citations to...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 9:46 PM
SAN DIEGO — Republican Party leaders and their allies in the business community did not like it when a Democrat was elected mayor last November.
Still shaken by the chaotic nine months of Bob Filner's tenure, including his feud with the tourism...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 10:23 PM
SAN DIEGO — After the headline-inducing sex scandal that led to the resignation of Mayor Bob Filner, the special election campaign to find a replacement has been mostly civil and frightfully earnest.
With some policy differences at the margins,...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 9:11 AM
SAN DIEGO -- After a mostly polite campaign, San Diego voters go to the polls today to pick a mayoral replacement for Bob Filner, who resigned in August amid a flurry of sexual harassment accusations.
If none of the candidates (11 on the ballot, one...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 10:05 AM
SAN DIEGO -- The election to find a mayoral replacement for the disgraced Bob Filner will now enter round two: a runoff early next year for two members of the City Council.
After a polite campaign, and a much lower-than-predicted turnout, Councilman...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 8:09 PM
SAN DIEGO — Two members of the City Council will advance to a runoff early next year in the special election to find a mayoral replacement for the disgraced Bob Filner.
After a polite campaign and turnout that was lower than predicted,...