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  • Two charged in illegal San Diego campaign contribution scheme

    Two charged in illegal San Diego campaign contribution scheme
    SAN DIEGO -- A retired San Diego police officer and the owner of a Washington, D.C.-based election services business have been charged with conspiring to funnel more than $500,000 of illegal contributions from a Mexican businessman into San Diego...
  • Sexual harassment lawsuit filed against ex-San Diego Mayor Bob Filner

    SAN DIEGO -- A woman has filed a lawsuit against former Mayor Bob Filner, alleging that he sexually harassed her at a public event at an elementary school while his police bodyguards watched. In the lawsuit, filed this week in San Diego County...
  • Ex-mayor Filner finishes home-confinement sentence

    SAN DIEGO -- Former Mayor Bob Filner finished his 90-day home confinement Sunday, his sentence after pleading guilty to state charges of mistreating women. Television crews camped out in front of Filner's condo in downtown San Diego awaiting his...
  • Ex-Mayor Bob Filner finishes house arrest, asks for forgiveness

    Ex-Mayor Bob Filner finishes house arrest, asks for forgiveness
    SAN DIEGO -- Emerging from a 90-day house arrest, ex-Mayor Bob Filner on Sunday said that he wants "a chance to earn your forgiveness over time based on my actions." Filner's sentence for his guilty plea to harassing women ended Sunday. He no longer...
  • La Jolla car dealer admits funneling illegal donations to candidates

    SAN DIEGO -- The co-owner of a luxury car dealership in La Jolla has been fined $80,000 for funneling illegal contributions to the 2012 campaigns of San Diego County Dist. Atty. Bonnie Dumanis and ex-Mayor Bob Filner, the city's Ethics Commission...
  • 4 Democrats in state, all freshman House members, facing tough elections

    4 Democrats in state, all freshman House members, facing tough elections
    At a recent reception in their honor, four of California's Democratic freshman House members posed for photos and beamed at well-wishers. But signs of the battles they face were hard to miss. Asked by a fellow politician how his reelection campaign...
  • Retired San Diego cop pleads guilty in political donation case

    SAN DIEGO -- A retired San Diego police officer pleaded guilty Tuesday to being part of a conspiracy to funnel illegal money into the 2012 mayoral campaign. Ernesto Encinas, 58, who retired after 31 years in the Police Department, pleaded guilty to...
  • Balboa Park centennial event organizers end efforts

    Balboa Park centennial event organizers end efforts
    SAN DIEGO — Amid a series of financial and management problems, a nonprofit organization formed to organize a yearlong celebration of Balboa Park, the city's "crown jewel," is calling it quits. Balboa Park Celebration Inc. is disbanding and...
  • San Diego Council votes to close La Jolla beach in seal pupping season

    San Diego Council votes to close La Jolla beach in seal pupping season
    SAN DIEGO -- Delving gingerly into one of the most contentious issues in local politics, the City Council voted 6 to 3 on Monday to close the beach at the Children's Pool in La Jolla during the annual five-month pupping season of harbor seals. For two...
  • Democratic incumbent to face GOP rival in San Diego congressional runoff

    In San Diego, first-term Democratic Rep. Scott Peters and Republican challenger Carl DeMaio easily outpaced two other Republicans to set up what promises to be a tough, high-spending race in the fall for the 52nd Congressional District. Peters and...
  • San Diego voters side with business leaders on historic Barrio Logan

    San Diego voters side with business leaders on historic Barrio Logan
    Voters in San Diego rejected two measures to rezone the Latino neighborhood of Barrio Logan away from industrial uses on Tuesday, while setting up what promises to be one of the nation's toughest congressional races in the fall. By roughly 60% to 40%,...