| Nov 20, 2013
| 10:05 AM
SAN DIEGO -- The election to find a mayoral replacement for the disgraced Bob Filner will now enter round two: a runoff early next year for two members of the City Council.
After a polite campaign, and a much lower-than-predicted turnout, Councilman...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 8:09 PM
SAN DIEGO — Two members of the City Council will advance to a runoff early next year in the special election to find a mayoral replacement for the disgraced Bob Filner.
After a polite campaign and turnout that was lower than predicted,...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 3:02 PM
There may be no more derivative industry than Hollywood -- see "Rocky" movies 1 through 6 or any of hundreds, if not thousands, of formulaic bromance/road trip/gross out/superhero/improbable romance/triumphant underdog movies all built on a single, once-...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 5:57 PM
SAN DIEGO — At a busy corner in the Skyline neighborhood, City Councilman and mayoral candidate David Alvarez is looking with annoyance at a gravel-strewn lot surrounded by a wire fence.
Inside the fence is an abandoned gas station and tall weeds....
| Apr 8, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Meet Nathan Fletcher, candidate for mayor of San Diego.
He will lose, at least if the polls are right. But he has raised a minor stir through a video posted online a few days back. In it, he explains his decision to leave the Republican Party and...
| May 30, 2012
| 7:06 PM
SAN DIEGO -- Not long after Nathan Fletcher broke away from the Republican Party and decided to run for San Diego’s mayor as an independent, a group of San Diego business and civic leaders decided to move away from their party affiliations.
| Mar 20, 2012
| 2:50 PM
CHULA VISTA, Calif. -- Taxpayers should donate to the state Veterans Home Fund when they file their return, Assemblyman Nathan Fletcher, R-San Diego, and county Supervisor Greg Cox said Tuesday.
The fund helps support six veterans' homes around...
| Mar 28, 2012
Assemblyman Nathan Fletcher, a third-term Republican who is running for mayor of San Diego, announced this week he is leaving the GOP and re-registering as an independent. The move comes just more than two months before the San Diego mayoral......
| Apr 19, 2012
Several independent candidates in the June 5 primary are scheduled to speak at a late afternoon news conference in San Diego Thursday to highlight the state's new open pirmary system. Voters who are not affiliated with a political party now make up more...
| May 6, 2012
The U-T San Diego — formerly the San Diego Union-Tribune — has endorsed City Councilman Carl DeMaio, a conservative Republican and the campaign's leading pension hawk and proponent for outsourcing city government jobs, for mayor in the June...
| May 18, 2012
A new super PAC formed to support independent candidates on Friday announced its backing of Nathan Fletcher for San Diego mayor and Linda Parks for a Ventura County congressional district seat. The group is launching a TV and online media campaign to...