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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Will GOP win in San Diego mayoral race help party statewide?

    Will the election of Republican Kevin Faulconer as mayor of San Diego help the sagging fortunes of the GOP statewide? Depends on who is talking. "This was a crucial step forward in our continuing efforts to rebuild the Republican Party from the ground...
  • City Council to apologize to harassment victim of ex-Mayor Filner

    SAN DIEGO — To settle a sexual harassment claim filed against ex-Mayor Bob Filner, the City Council will issue a "full apology" to a 67-year-old great-grandmother and designate a day in her honor, the city attorney announced Thursday. Peggy...
  • 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...
  • San Diego's mayor-elect chooses a woman as police chief

    San Diego's mayor-elect chooses a woman as police chief
    SAN DIEGO – Mayor-elect Kevin Faulconer said Wednesday that he plans to name Assistant Chief Shelley Zimmerman to succeed Chief Bill Lansdowne, who is set to retire Monday after 10 years heading the San Diego Police Department. Zimmerman, 54,...
  • New San Diego police chief will have to retire in 4 years

    SAN DIEGO — A complicating factor was revealed Thursday in Mayor-elect Kevin Faulconer's nomination of Assistant Chief Shelley Zimmerman to become the first woman in Police Department history to be chief. Zimmerman, 54, a 31-year veteran of the...
  • 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...