| Sep 13, 2013
| 9:02 AM
SAN DIEGO -- Activists attempting to oust then-Mayor Bob Filner appear to have been well on their way to qualifying for a recall election, according to information released Friday.
In less than six days, the recall movement had gathered 37,517...
| Oct 12, 2013
| 9:50 AM
SAN DIEGO -- A political action committee that apparently formed last year to hurt the San Diego mayoral bid of Carl DeMaio by reminding voters that he is gay has been fined $7,500 for violating campaign disclosure laws.
The group, called...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 1:32 PM
Over the objections of Gov. Jerry Brown and several past presidents of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, state lawmakers have approved a measure asking that the western span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge be renamed for former San Francisco...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 9:46 PM
SAN DIEGO — Republican Party leaders and their allies in the business community did not like it when a Democrat was elected mayor last November.
Still shaken by the chaotic nine months of Bob Filner's tenure, including his feud with the tourism...
| Sep 22, 2013
| 12:10 PM
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...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 11:52 AM
Eric Garcetti, L.A.'s new mayor, was just listed on some website as one of the nation’s most dateable mayors. “Fanciable” is probably how the Brits would put it. Never mind that Garcetti is married: He’s got an excellent set of...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 6:29 PM
SAN DIEGO -- In his final weeks as mayor, Bob Filner quietly gave generous raises to seven of his staff members.
The raises took effect as staff members were being interviewed by the city attorney's office about the sexual harassment allegations...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 10:04 AM
SAN DIEGO - Court documents suggest that the city attorney's office plans a vigorous defense against the sexual harassment lawsuit that drove ex-Mayor Bob Filner from office.
Filner "acted in good faith, without malice, and with a reasonable belief that...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 8:00 PM
SAN DIEGO -- Acting Mayor Todd Gloria has reversed a hands-off order by ex-Mayor Bob Filner involving medical marijuana dispensaries.
Just days after taking office, Filner ordered code compliance officers and police officers to stop issuing citations to...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 8:22 AM
SAN DIEGO -- Bob Filner ended his controversial run as mayor Friday, but his legal problems persist.
The state attorney general and San Diego County Sheriff's Department are conducting a criminal investigation into Filner's conduct toward women, with...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 3:05 PM
Beginning tomorrow, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power will require employees who are out sick for three days or more to provide a doctor's note.
The change comes less than a week after The Times reported that a 32-year old policy has allowed...