| 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 16, 2012
| 1:05 AM
And another one bites the dust.
But Indiana Sen. Richard Lugar did not go quietly. After last week's defeat in the GOP primary, the veteran legislator issued a remarkable statement warning of the dangers of continued partisanship. Lugar, a...
| 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...
| Sep 1, 2012
| 5:54 PM
SAN DIEGO - The California legislature approved naming a bridge on State Highway Route 15 and a stretch of State Highway Route 78 to memorialize two slain San Diego teenagers, who were sexually assaulted and murdered after being kidnapped.
A bridge on...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 5:08 PM
SAN DIEGO - The two candidates running for mayor of San Diego came out swinging at a debate Tuesday in La Jolla.
The combative debate between Republican City Councilman Carl DeMaio and Democrat Congressman Bob Filner was hosted by Rotary Club of La Jolla...
| 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...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 8:35 AM
SAN DIEGO -- Councilman Carl DeMaio and Rep. Bob Filner, D-San Diego, will square off in a November runoff as they battle to become the next mayor of San Diego.
With no candidate receiving the more than 50 percent necessary to win the office outright,...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 7:14 AM
California’s electoral experiment, the first test of independently drawn district maps and new election rules, led to the most unpredictable state election in years. Below is a list of some of the winners and losers from Tuesday's contests.