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  • Spinning zombies enliven San Diego mayor's race

    Spinning zombies enliven San Diego mayor's race
    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-...
  • David Alvarez a surprise contender to replace San Diego ex-mayor Filner

    David Alvarez a surprise contender to replace San Diego ex-mayor Filner
    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....
  • San Diego city attorney maneuvered to force Filner from office

    San Diego city attorney maneuvered to force Filner from office
    SAN DIEGO — In Bob Filner's final days as mayor, the city attorney was prepared to do something never before done here: plead with a judge that the mayor posed a threat to women and should be barred from City Hall. A psychologist retained by...
  • Faulconer, Alvarez headed for runoff in San Diego mayor's race

    Faulconer, Alvarez headed for runoff in San Diego mayor's race
    Two San Diego City Council members are headed for a runoff mayoral election to replace the disgraced Bob Filner, unofficial ballot results showed Tuesday night. Kevin Faulconer, 46, a Republican, received 43.57% of the vote and David Alvarez, 33, a...
  • San Diego mayor's race heads to runoff after low-turnout election

    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...
  • A 'thanks' list for Thanksgiving

    A 'thanks' list for Thanksgiving
    One hundred and fifty years ago, with the country still torn by civil war, President Lincoln issued a proclamation calling for all Americans to observe a common day "of Thanksgiving and Praise to our beneficent Father who dwelleth in the Heavens." That'...
  • Filner sentenced: Ex-fiancee wrote letter of support to judge

    SAN DIEGO -- Bob Filner's former fiancee, in a letter to the judge who sentenced Filner, said the ex-mayor is "a hard working man now dedicated to achieving personal health, harmony and peace." Bronwyn Ingram, once described by Filner as "San Diego's...
  • Bob Filner gets probation -- and his secrets are now public record

    Bob Filner gets probation -- and his secrets are now public record
    Hello probation. Goodbye dignity. Monday's coda to the career implosion of former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner is yet another cautionary tale for powerful men: You could end up like Filner, jobless and disgraced, with your deepest secrets laid out in...
  • Former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner to face sentencing

    Former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner to face sentencing
    SAN DIEGO — In what could be the final act in a long-running drama, ex-Mayor Bob Filner is set to appear in court Monday to be sentenced on three counts of mistreating women, the kind of accusations that drove him to resign. The judge is widely...
  • Bell corruption: D.A. to seek maximum sentence against Angela Spaccia

    Bell corruption: D.A. to seek maximum sentence against Angela Spaccia
    L.A. County Dist. Atty. Jackie Lacey said prosecutors will seek the maximum sentence against Angela Spaccia, the former Bell official convicted Monday on 11 counts of misappropriating public funds and other corruption charges. Prosecutors said Spaccia...
  • Filner gave raises to seven employees in final weeks

    Filner gave raises to seven employees in final weeks
      SAN DIEGO -- In his final weeks as mayor, Bob Filner quietly gave generous raises to seven of his staff members. The raises took effect as staff members were being interviewed by the city attorney's office about the sexual harassment allegations...
  • And now, the five most un-dateable mayors

    And now, the five most un-dateable mayors
    Eric Garcetti, L.A.'s new mayor, was just listed on some website as one of the nation’s most dateable mayors. “Fanciable” is probably how the Brits would put it. Never mind that Garcetti is married: He’s got an excellent set of...