| Mar 27, 2015
| 5:06 PM
The city of San Diego is not liable for the stink left by birds and sea lions on the coastal rocks in La Jolla, a judge ruled Friday.
"The court does not minimize the unpleasantness of the odors," wrote Superior Court Judge Timothy Taylor, "and it...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 7:45 PM
San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer promised Wednesday night that by this fall a plan will be ready for public consideration on building a new Chargers stadium and keeping “our football team” from moving to Los Angeles.
“At no point in San...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 9:03 AM
San Diego Councilman Todd Gloria, a Democrat who won high marks as interim mayor after the 2013 resignation of Mayor Bob Filner, was ousted Wednesday as City Council president.
The council's four Republicans joined with Democrat Sherri Lightner to...
| Nov 9, 2014
| 3:25 PM
Republican challenger Carl DeMaio has conceded defeat in the tough, expensive race against incumbent Rep. Scott Peters (D-San Diego).
DeMaio made his concession in an interview Sunday with the Associated Press, which on Friday had declared Peters the...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 10:00 AM
In its third editorial endorsing Republican congressional candidate Carl DeMaio over Democratic incumbent Scott Peters, the U-T San Diego newspaper had one description of DeMaio that not even his many critics could dispute: "One of a kind."
| Sep 25, 2014
| 2:34 PM
The city of San Diego has agreed to a $5.9 million settlement with a woman who was sexually assaulted by a police officer after a traffic stop, officials announced Thursday.
The victim, identified only as Jane Doe, was assaulted by Anthony Arevalos, 44,...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 4:17 PM
Lars and Katherine Mitchell, and their dogs Ralph and Alice, are out for a morning walk beside this lake in the highlands 45 miles east of downtown San Diego.
The lake is not very scenic these days. Lars Mitchell knows the reason.
"San Diego took...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 6:57 AM
A former staffer for ex-San Diego Mayor Bob Filner has filed a lawsuit alleging that he subjected her to "severe and pervasive sexual harassment."
Benelia Santos-Hunter, 50, who was an executive assistant to Filner, said the former mayor repeatedly...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 8:27 AM
San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer plans to veto a minimum wage increase approved Monday by the City Council -- setting up a clash that will pit the Republican and the business establishment against the city's labor unions and Democrat-controlled council....
| Sep 4, 2013
Re "Filner's agenda could live on," Sept. 2
I guess I'm the die-hard Bob Filner loyalist who claims that his achievements were greater than his failings, mainly because he realized so much in only nine months as mayor of San Diego. Three more years...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 3:52 PM
Re “Plan to end Filner scandal is reached,” Aug. 22
Having the citizens of San Diego pay the legal tab for Mayor Bob Filner's sexual indiscretions would be another travesty.
He should just go away quietly, having used well more than his...