| Jun 6, 2012
| 4:34 AM
In early returns, Councilman Carl DeMaio and Rep. Bob Filner appear headed for a November runoff to succeed termed-out Mayor Jerry Sanders....
| Aug 13, 2012
| 5:14 PM
State lawmakers change tax code to raise $1 billion for scholarships...
| Sep 1, 2012
| 2:14 PM
A tax on timber came back from the dead early Saturday morning, with lawmakers giving their final stamp of approval to the proposal in the final minutes of a legislative session that stretched past midnight....
| Apr 19, 2012
| 4:39 PM
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...
| Apr 28, 2012
A computer programmed to design a promising young Republican politician would probably spit out Nathan Fletcher. Marine; Iraq combat veteran in Iraq; smart; athletic; married to a well-situated Republican; two little boys, adopted; two dogs, ditto....
| May 8, 2012
| 8:28 AM
SAN DIEGO -- The U-T San Diego tried to clarify a recording released Monday by mayoral candidate Assemblyman Nathan Fletcher that appears to show the paper's news editor expressing strong preferences in San Diego's upcoming mayoral election.
The tape was...
| May 8, 2012
| 5:36 PM
SAN DIEGO -- The city of San Diego wasted about $130 million last year that could have been put to good use, mayoral candidate and City Councilman Carl DeMaio said Tuesday, while the mayor's office dismissed his claims as an election-year stunt.
| May 9, 2012
| 2:09 PM
SAN DIEGO -- "Official'' support for singer Jessica Sanchez on "American Idol'' gained steam Wednesday when Mayor Jerry Sanders urged San Diego residents to support the Chula Vista teen.
Sanchez is one of the four remaining contestants in the Fox program...
| May 22, 2012
| 8:40 AM
SAN DIEGO -- Councilman Carl DeMaio Monday proposed a "Ratepayers Bill of Rights'' designed to limit future water cost increases to residents.
The mayoral candidate said San Diegans have seen their water rates climb 67 percent in five years. The...
| 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.
| Jun 5, 2012
| 2:08 PM
SAN DIEGO -- More than 1,400 polling places opened Tuesday for a primary election in which San Diegans will vote for mayor, decide between two ballot measures and choose among numerous legislative and congressional candidates.
Registrar of Voters Deborah...