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  • California's 52nd Congressional District is no haven for incumbents

    California's 52nd Congressional District is no haven for incumbents
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • More help for San Diego's homeless needed, acting mayor says

    More help for San Diego's homeless needed, acting mayor says
    SAN DIEGO — Acting Mayor Todd Gloria called Wednesday for San Diego to do better in finding shelter for its rising number of homeless people. “We’re a great city,” Gloria said during a state-of-the-city speech in the renovated...
  • Raise minimum wage? San Diego acting mayor's idea draws opposition

    Raise minimum wage? San Diego acting mayor's idea draws opposition
    SAN DIEGO -- Acting Mayor Todd Gloria's proposal to raise the minimum wage in the city brought almost immediate doubt and opposition from business community power-brokers. In his state of the city address Wednesday, Gloria said the city needs to raise...
  • 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...
  • 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...