| 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...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 11:29 AM
SAN DIEGO -- Assemblyman Nathan Fletcher announced Wednesday that he is leaving the Republican Party to become an independent candidate in the race for San Diego mayor.
In a video posted on YouTube, Fletcher said that he thought about becoming an...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 3:48 PM
SAN DIEGO -- The trade group for San Diego's life sciences industry endorsed the mayoral campaign of independent Assemblyman Nathan Fletcher Tuesday.
Fletcher, who made national headlines when he quit the Republican party and declared himself an...
| 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 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...
| 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
Californias 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.
| Jun 7, 2012
| 7:57 AM
SAN DIEGO -- It may be a city election, but as the race for San Diego mayor heads towards November, political analysts expect a tough and expensive battle that should attract national attention.
"Labor in particular, and liberals in general from all over...