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  • San Diego mayoral victory puts Faulconer high on state GOP ladder

    SAN DIEGO — As Mayor-elect Kevin Faulconer prepares to take power at City Hall, voters here are well aware what the game plan of a Republican mayor looks like. It's the strategy used by former Mayor Jerry Sanders, a Faulconer supporter, as he...
  • Will GOP win in San Diego mayoral race help party statewide?

    Will the election of Republican Kevin Faulconer as mayor of San Diego help the sagging fortunes of the GOP statewide? Depends on who is talking. "This was a crucial step forward in our continuing efforts to rebuild the Republican Party from the ground...
  • City Council to apologize to harassment victim of ex-Mayor Filner

    SAN DIEGO — To settle a sexual harassment claim filed against ex-Mayor Bob Filner, the City Council will issue a "full apology" to a 67-year-old great-grandmother and designate a day in her honor, the city attorney announced Thursday. Peggy...
  • San Diego Council votes to close La Jolla beach in seal pupping season

    San Diego Council votes to close La Jolla beach in seal pupping season
    SAN DIEGO -- Delving gingerly into one of the most contentious issues in local politics, the City Council voted 6 to 3 on Monday to close the beach at the Children's Pool in La Jolla during the annual five-month pupping season of harbor seals. For two...
  • San Diego's mayor-elect chooses a woman as police chief

    San Diego's mayor-elect chooses a woman as police chief
    SAN DIEGO – Mayor-elect Kevin Faulconer said Wednesday that he plans to name Assistant Chief Shelley Zimmerman to succeed Chief Bill Lansdowne, who is set to retire Monday after 10 years heading the San Diego Police Department. Zimmerman, 54,...
  • It's back to San Diego politics as usual in unusual mayoral election

    It's back to San Diego politics as usual in unusual mayoral election
    SAN DIEGO — Councilman and mayoral candidate David Alvarez stood and applauded when acting Mayor Todd Gloria, in his state of the city address, proposed raising the minimum wage in San Diego beyond the scheduled statewide increases. Councilman...
  • Sexual harassment suit against ex-Mayor Filner settled for $250,000

    SAN DIEGO -- The sexual harassment lawsuit that was at the center of the scandal that drove ex-Mayor Bob Filner from office has been settled out of court for $250,000, city officials announced Monday. The deal settles all claims, including for...
  • Padres games to rejoin Time Warner Cable, after 2-year blackout

    Padres games to rejoin Time Warner Cable, after 2-year blackout
    SAN DIEGO - Voters go to the polls Tuesday to elect a new mayor. But one knotty political problem was solved Monday after two years of fruitless negotiations. Time Warner Cable and Fox Sports San Diego announced that a deal has been struck to have...
  • Gloria Allred says Filner case should be warning to elected officials

    SAN DIEGO -- Attorney Gloria Allred, who filed the sexual harassment lawsuit that led to the resignation of Mayor Bob Filner, said Tuesday the case should be a warning to other elected officials nationwide not to harass their employees. Allred made...
  • San Diego heads to polls to pick new mayor, close finish predicted

    San Diego heads to polls to pick new mayor, close finish predicted
    SAN DIEGO -- The campaign to select a successor to former Mayor Bob Filner is down to its final hours-- with a local think-tank predicting the race between City Council members David Alvarez and Kevin Faulconer is close. "It may be a late evening for...
  • With solid lead, Republican 'can't wait' to be San Diego mayor

    SAN DIEGO - As he held a commanding lead, Republican Councilman Kevin Faulconer told cheering supporters Tuesday night that he "can't wait to be the next mayor of this fabulous and great city." Faulconer, 47, held a 55% to 44% lead over Councilman David...
  • 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'...