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  • 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...
  • John Davies dies at 76; longtime San Diego civic leader

    John Davies dies at 76; longtime San Diego civic leader
    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...
  • Lifeguards in hot water

    Lifeguards in hot water
    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...
  • 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 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 --......
  • San Diego Convention Center gets land to expand

     
    The San Diego Convention Center won approval Tuesday to acquire six acres of adjacent land, helping it move forward with a long-sought expansion plan. The Unified Port of San Diego authorized the transfer of the land at a price of......
  • 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......
  • Republican mayor of San Diego "thrilled" by Prop. 8 ruling

     
    The Republican mayor of San Diego, who defied elements in his party by declaring in 2007 that he supports same-sex marriage, said he is "absolutely thrilled" by the court ruling striking down Proposition 8, the voter-approved measure that banned same-sex....