| 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,...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 8:27 AM
San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer plans to veto a minimum wage increase approved Monday by the City Council -- setting up a clash that will pit the Republican and the business establishment against the city's labor unions and Democrat-controlled council....
| Dec 28, 2013
| 8:20 AM
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...
| Dec 29, 2013
| 5:15 PM
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....
| Jan 15, 2014
| 7:19 PM
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...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 1:34 PM
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...