| Sep 27, 2013
| 4:50 PM
SAN DIEGO -- The city attorney is suing to force a medical marijuana dispensary to close, a sign of a changed policy since the resignation of Mayor Bob Filner.
Soon after taking office, Filner had called for the city attorney to stop taking...
| 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...
| May 26, 2011
John Davies, a major civic figure in San Diego for decades, particularly in education, urban planning and the revitalization of a once-crumbling downtown, died of pancreatic cancer Friday at his home in downtown San Diego. He was 76.
Along with his civic...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 8:42 AM
He could be working in any major Southern California hospital, with his master's in clinical psychology from Pepperdine University and bachelor's from UCLA.
Instead, Kevin Selna, 33, chose a different public health setting: the beach.
Selna, who patrols...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 11:35 AM
Laguna Beach Mayor Jane Egly has signed the Mayors for the Freedom to Marry statement, an online declaration for mayors who believe everyone should have the freedom to get married, regardless of sexual orientation.
As of Thursday, Egly was the only...
| Jun 18, 2012
With about 2,000 votes yet to be counted, an attorney aligned with conservative causes is leading a veteran prosecutor by 1,458 votes for a seat on the San Diego County Superior Court. Gary Kreep, founder and chief executive of the......
| Jul 5, 2012
Have Sacramento lawmakers been scheming to unravel tough new measures voters imposed to limit pensions of public employees in San Diego and San Jose? Mayors in both those cities fear they have been, and letters they sent to key lawmakers......
| Aug 14, 2012
The damage done to San Diego's famed Balboa Park during a squirt-gun fight gone wild has become an issue in the increasingly nasty mayoral race between Rep. Bob Filner and Councilman Carl DeMaio....