| Jan 21, 2014
| 9:46 PM
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...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 8:44 PM
SAN DIEGO — Just as this city is recovering from the scandal that drove Bob Filner from the mayor's office, along comes another political firestorm. But instead of sexual harassment, it involves allegations of illegal contributions flowing into...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 8:11 AM
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...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 8:25 PM
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...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 8:27 AM
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...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 9:40 AM
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...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 10:05 PM
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...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 5:07 PM
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...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 5:08 PM
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...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 6:51 PM
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.
| 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.