| 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...
| 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...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 10:52 PM
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.
| Jun 4, 2014
| 8:13 AM
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%,...
| 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...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 7:26 AM
SAN DIEGO--As the City Council prepares Friday to approve a mediation plan that includes Mayor Bob Filner's resignation, his ex-fiancee has expressed not anger but sadness.
Just days before three ex-supporters went public last month with accusations...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 11:41 AM
U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston, chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, said Friday that the embattled mayor of San Diego should resign.
Bob Filner, the Democratic major of the nation’s eighth largest city, is an...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 12:10 PM
Last week: Organized librarians and Miami-Dade citizens convinced the County Commission to stop the ill-advised plan to gut the library system by cutting hours and librarians. Budget crisis averted, but [only] postponed. The fact is libraries are not just...