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  • San Diego voters side with business leaders on historic Barrio Logan

    San Diego voters side with business leaders on historic Barrio Logan
    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%,...
  • 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...
  • Ahead of 2016 election, San Diego's new mayor sidesteps party ties

    SAN DIEGO — When Councilman Kevin Faulconer raises his hand Monday and is sworn in as mayor, he will take over the final 33 months of Bob Filner's scandal-shortened tenure. But in political terms the key number is not 33, but 20, or maybe 24...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...