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  • 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...
  • It's back to San Diego politics as usual in unusual mayoral election

    It's back to San Diego politics as usual in unusual mayoral election
    SAN DIEGO — Councilman and mayoral candidate David Alvarez stood and applauded when acting Mayor Todd Gloria, in his state of the city address, proposed raising the minimum wage in San Diego beyond the scheduled statewide increases. Councilman...
  • Sexual harassment suit against ex-Mayor Filner settled for $250,000

    SAN DIEGO -- The sexual harassment lawsuit that was at the center of the scandal that drove ex-Mayor Bob Filner from office has been settled out of court for $250,000, city officials announced Monday. The deal settles all claims, including for...
  • Padres games to rejoin Time Warner Cable, after 2-year blackout

    Padres games to rejoin Time Warner Cable, after 2-year blackout
    SAN DIEGO - Voters go to the polls Tuesday to elect a new mayor. But one knotty political problem was solved Monday after two years of fruitless negotiations. Time Warner Cable and Fox Sports San Diego announced that a deal has been struck to have...
  • Gloria Allred says Filner case should be warning to elected officials

    SAN DIEGO -- Attorney Gloria Allred, who filed the sexual harassment lawsuit that led to the resignation of Mayor Bob Filner, said Tuesday the case should be a warning to other elected officials nationwide not to harass their employees. Allred made...
  • San Diego heads to polls to pick new mayor, close finish predicted

    San Diego heads to polls to pick new mayor, close finish predicted
    SAN DIEGO -- The campaign to select a successor to former Mayor Bob Filner is down to its final hours-- with a local think-tank predicting the race between City Council members David Alvarez and Kevin Faulconer is close. "It may be a late evening for...
  • With solid lead, Republican 'can't wait' to be San Diego mayor

    SAN DIEGO - As he held a commanding lead, Republican Councilman Kevin Faulconer told cheering supporters Tuesday night that he "can't wait to be the next mayor of this fabulous and great city." Faulconer, 47, held a 55% to 44% lead over Councilman David...
  • Republican Kevin Faulconer wins San Diego mayoral election

    SAN DIEGO -- Republican Councilman Kevin Faulconer defeated Democratic Councilman David Alvarez, 54.5% to 45.5%, to become the city's next mayor, according to unofficial results tallied by the county registrar of voters. The tally includes all...
  • On the origin of today's Darwin Day

    On the origin of today's Darwin Day
    Today is Darwin Day, the 205th anniversary of the birth of the father of the theory of evolution. It's a scientific "holiday" that has had its evolutionary ups and downs. Five years ago, for the bicentennial of Darwin's birth and the 150th anniversary...
  • San Diego mayor-elect's win a boost to state GOP, experts say

    SAN DIEGO — As Mayor-elect Kevin Faulconer prepares to take power at City Hall, some are wondering what his easy victory over Democratic Councilman David Alvarez means for the statewide GOP. Faulconer beat Alvarez 55% to 45%. “Faulconer...
  • San Diego mayoral victory puts Faulconer high on state GOP ladder

    SAN DIEGO — As Mayor-elect Kevin Faulconer prepares to take power at City Hall, voters here are well aware what the game plan of a Republican mayor looks like. It's the strategy used by former Mayor Jerry Sanders, a Faulconer supporter, as he...