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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...
  • Mayor Filner's ex-fiancee: 'We could have done a lot. It's sad.'

    Mayor Filner's ex-fiancee: 'We could have done a lot. It's sad.'
    SAN DIEGO--As the City Council prepares Friday to approve a mediation plan that includes Mayor Bob Filner's resignation, his ex-fiancee has expressed not anger but sadness. Just days before three ex-supporters went public last month with accusations...
  • Wasserman Schultz calls on Democratic mayor to quit

    Wasserman Schultz calls on Democratic mayor to quit
    U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston, chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, said Friday that the embattled mayor of San Diego should resign. Bob Filner, the Democratic major of the nation’s eighth largest city, is an...
  • Katy Sorenson, president, The Good Government Initiative, University of Miami

    Katy Sorenson, president, The Good Government Initiative, University of Miami
    Last week: Organized librarians and Miami-Dade citizens convinced the County Commission to stop the ill-advised plan to gut the library system by cutting hours and librarians. Budget crisis averted, but [only] postponed. The fact is libraries are not just...
  • Lawsuit demands city eliminate stink on rocks at La Jolla Cove

    Lawsuit demands city eliminate stink on rocks at La Jolla Cove
    SAN DIEGO -- A lawsuit has been filed demanding the city eradicate the "foul, noxious and sickening odors" left by birds and sea lions defecating on the rocks next to La Jolla Cove. The stink offends the patrons of some of La Jolla's best known...
  • After Filner debacle, San Diego's Todd Gloria's picking up the pieces

    After Filner debacle, San Diego's Todd Gloria's picking up the pieces
    SAN DIEGO — Bob Filner had just resigned as mayor after a summer of scandal and civic ridicule. As Filner departed in disgrace, Todd Gloria was busy. As City Council president, Gloria became acting mayor the minute Filner departed at 5 p.m. Aug....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Three men charged with funneling illegal campaign funds

    Three men charged with funneling illegal campaign funds
    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...
  • Kanye West pleads not guilty in altercation with paparazzo at LAX

    Kanye West pleaded not guilty Thursday through his attorney to charges of battery and attempted grand theft in connection with a physical altercation at LAX with a paparazzo. Attorney Blair Berk made the brief appearance at the Airport courthouse on...