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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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • L.A. Now Live: DWP changes sick pay policy after abuses found

    L.A. Now Live: DWP changes sick pay policy after abuses found
    The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power said it will now require employees who are out sick for three days or more to provide a doctor's note. Join reporter Jack Dolan at 9 a.m. Thursday to discuss the change, which comes less than a week after...