| May 18, 2011
| 8:11 PM
SAN DIEGO -- The newest cargo ship being built in San Diego will be named the USNS Cesar Chavez after the late civil rights leader despite objections from a San Diego congressman.
Navy Secretary Ray Mabus confirmed the ship's name Wednesday during a...
| May 27, 2011
| 7:14 PM
In Newport Beach and Costa Mesa, all around Orange County and California, unemployed workers feel helpless as they search for jobs that have disappeared. The politicians falsely tell the people that the unemployment rate is far lower than exists in the...
| Jul 13, 2011
The reforms the California Legislature put in place three years ago to mitigate the problems of Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) abuse are not working (Re: "Costa Mesa Bar Sued in ADA Compliance Lawsuit," July 8). Despite the California Commission on...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 8:32 PM
Fearing that the two-decade legal fight to save the cross atop Mt. Soledad is nearing an end, two San Diego congressmen have attached an amendment to the defense budget that would bar any federal funds from being used for "dismantling any portion" of...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 9:28 AM
SAN DIEGO - A Camp Pendleton Marine is taking Defense Department brass to federal court, saying he is being hounded out of the service for exercising his First Amendment rights.
Attorneys representing Sgt. Gary Stein filed a lawsuit against theU.S....
| May 22, 2012
| 3:00 PM
SAN DIEGO -- A political action committee was started Tuesday in San Diego to fight proposed defense budget cuts.
Organizers of the Fight 4 America super PAC unveiled three television commercials that focus on what they believe is deficient defense...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 8:50 AM
SAN DIEGO -- An upset of sorts occurred in a South Bay congressional district, where Republican candidate Michael Crimmins earned a spot in a November runoff election in a Democratic stronghold.
In the 51st Congressional District, Sen. Juan Vargas, D-San...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 4:34 PM
The Supreme Court on Thursday struck down the federal Stolen Valor Act, which made it a crime to falsely claim to have received certain military medals.
In a 6-3 decision, the high court said lying about medals and military service, while "contemptible"...
| Apr 12, 2007
WASHINGTON — Sen. John McCain, once considered the front-runner for the Republican presidential nomination, has fallen to third place in a new Los Angeles Times/Bloomberg poll, and is running behind Fred Thompson, an actor and former senator who has...
| Jul 13, 2007
Duncan Hunter had already spent an hour serving scrambled eggs at a Rotary Club pancake breakfast and walked a mile in the nearby Amherst Fourth of July parade, and was now more than halfway through another parade in this old farm town on the west bank of...
| Jul 21, 2007
IT'S HARD TO IMAGINE a less aptly named water project than the All American Canal in Imperial County. There's nothing American about watching people drown by the hundreds while doing next to nothing to save them, but that is precisely what managers of the...
| Jan 15, 2008
Hillary Rodham Clinton holds a commanding lead over Barack Obama in California as the Democratic presidential contest heads toward the Feb. 5 primary, a new statewide poll has found. John McCain's resurgent campaign claimed a slim lead among Republicans,...