| Mar 27, 2015
| 5:06 PM
The city of San Diego is not liable for the stink left by birds and sea lions on the coastal rocks in La Jolla, a judge ruled Friday.
"The court does not minimize the unpleasantness of the odors," wrote Superior Court Judge Timothy Taylor, "and it...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 7:45 PM
San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer promised Wednesday night that by this fall a plan will be ready for public consideration on building a new Chargers stadium and keeping “our football team” from moving to Los Angeles.
“At no point in San...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 9:03 AM
San Diego Councilman Todd Gloria, a Democrat who won high marks as interim mayor after the 2013 resignation of Mayor Bob Filner, was ousted Wednesday as City Council president.
The council's four Republicans joined with Democrat Sherri Lightner to...
| Nov 9, 2014
| 3:25 PM
Republican challenger Carl DeMaio has conceded defeat in the tough, expensive race against incumbent Rep. Scott Peters (D-San Diego).
DeMaio made his concession in an interview Sunday with the Associated Press, which on Friday had declared Peters the...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 10:00 AM
In its third editorial endorsing Republican congressional candidate Carl DeMaio over Democratic incumbent Scott Peters, the U-T San Diego newspaper had one description of DeMaio that not even his many critics could dispute: "One of a kind."
| Sep 25, 2014
| 2:34 PM
The city of San Diego has agreed to a $5.9 million settlement with a woman who was sexually assaulted by a police officer after a traffic stop, officials announced Thursday.
The victim, identified only as Jane Doe, was assaulted by Anthony Arevalos, 44,...
| May 4, 2014
| 5:47 PM
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...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 4:17 PM
Lars and Katherine Mitchell, and their dogs Ralph and Alice, are out for a morning walk beside this lake in the highlands 45 miles east of downtown San Diego.
The lake is not very scenic these days. Lars Mitchell knows the reason.
"San Diego took...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 10:52 PM
In San Diego, first-term Democratic Rep. Scott Peters and Republican challenger Carl DeMaio easily outpaced two other Republicans to set up what promises to be a tough, high-spending race in the fall for the 52nd Congressional District.
| Jun 4, 2014
| 8:13 AM
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%,...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 6:57 AM
A former staffer for ex-San Diego Mayor Bob Filner has filed a lawsuit alleging that he subjected her to "severe and pervasive sexual harassment."
Benelia Santos-Hunter, 50, who was an executive assistant to Filner, said the former mayor repeatedly...