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  • Do La Jolla seals have squatters' rights?

    Do La Jolla seals have squatters' rights?
    Summer Dunsmore, 19, glanced over her shoulder at the 50 or so harbor seals snoozing on a small horseshoe-shaped beach beside the Children's Pool in La Jolla. "Look at them," said the La Jolla High graduate who is now a student at San Diego Mesa College....
  • Interest in algae's oil prospects is growing

    Interest in algae's oil prospects is growing
    To many, algae is little more than pond scum, a nuisance to swimmers and a frustration to boaters. But to a growing community of scientists and investors in Southern California, there is oil locked in all that slimy stuff, and several dozen companies are...
  • Other mayors' pensions top Dixon's

    With her annual pension secured by a plea agreement and a promise to leave office, Mayor Sheila Dixon can soon enjoy one of the most lucrative retirement benefits of any public employee in Maryland. Her $83,000 annual pension, based on 22 years in...
  • Timeline: Proposition 8

    Jan. 3, 2000: California starts registering domestic partners. While groundbreaking, the law affords same-sex couples only two benefits: hospital visitation rights and health insurance coverage for the dependents of government employees covered by...
  • David Nuffer dies at 78; co-founder of San Diego public relations firm

    In four decades as a public relations man in San Diego, David Nuffer rose to play key roles in the city's politics and tourism industry — but he never let those responsibilities keep him from playing the ukulele in the office, following the San...
  • San Diego mayor cites 'prejudice' in earlier opposition to gay marriage

     
    San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders, a Republican, the city's former police chief and the father of a lesbian, testified at a federal trial today his previous opposition to marriage rights for gays was based on "prejudice." During emotional testimony at......
  • San Diego City Council calls for repeal of Arizona anti-illegal immigration law

     
    By a 7-1 vote, the San Diego City Council has endorsed a resolution asking the governor of Arizona to repeal that state's controversial anti-illegal immigration law. The resolution does not call for a boycott of Arizona, as other critics have......
  • San Diego's beloved beach fire rings are spared again -- at least for now

     
    Standing beside one of those concrete icons of the beach-oriented lifestyle, San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders announced Monday that the civic scare about the imminent removal of fire pits has been averted -- at least for now. Enough money --......
  • San Diego mayor declines to declare emergency over seals on La Jolla beach

     
    San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders on Thursday declined to issue an emergency declaration that could have led to immediately restoring a rope barrier to keep people away from seals at the Children's Pool beach in La Jolla. Instead, Sanders suggested......
  • San Diego mayor rallies Padres fans to vote for relief pitcher

     
    Using his office as a bully pulpit, San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders is rallying residents to correct what is seen locally as an outrage: the lack of a Padres pitcher on the National League All-Star team. Sanders on Wednesday urged......
  • San Diego: Pandas, Padres and pension problems

     
    To tourists, San Diego is a mecca. To denizens of the Los Angeles Basin, it's their favorite weekend getaway. But to government wonks, San Diego is ground-zero for the growing national debate about whether taxpayers can -- or should --......