Secret meetings banned for public utilities regulator

Governor Brown signs reform bill to end commission's unethical strategies

Governor Jerry Brown today (September 29) signed legislation that bans secret meetings between utilities and regulators at the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) In October of last year, Brown vetoed a package of bills that ...

Paul Gaspar is not a medical doctor

Encinitas mayoral candidate accused of exaggerating qualifications

Some Encinitas residents are accusing mayoral candidate Paul Gaspar of misleading voters by using the "Dr." title without attaching the appropriate suffix in campaign brochures and on his website. Also on his website are pictures ...

Police killing of Alfred Olango protested

"If the object was a gun, they would've called it a gun."

Protests continued Wednesday morning (September 28) outside the El Cajon Police Department, after officers shot and killed an unarmed black man they say was "not only endangering himself, but motorists." On Tuesday afternoon, Alfred Olango's ...

Georgia is on wandering Hunter’s mind

Fundraiser starring GOP congressman benefited charity picking up his foreign trip tab

San Diego congressman Duncan Hunter, who took sustained political fire earlier this year for personal use of campaign funds and since hired a lawyer to deal with the legal and regulatory fallout, took advantage of ...

Who won debate? Peso soars.

So, gamblers think Hillary won

The Mexican peso began moving up sharply in Asian markets as Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump debated last night, and the rally continued throughout the scrum. "The dollar declined from 20.1 to 19.58 so the ...

Larger financial institutions receive lion's share of complaints, study finds

Big bad banks

In the wake of the housing crisis of the late 2000s, a host of fraud and misconduct charges against big banks alleging everything from illegal manipulation of financial markets to the latest scandal involving customers ...

Ex-grid star to lose law license Monday

But there is still confusion on paperwork

According to the State Bar Court of California, Ronald Jack Mix, former star Chargers lineman, will lose his law license Monday. Bar records state that as of September 26, Mix, a Hall of Famer, goes ...

Former SeaWorld manager sentenced for embezzlement

"Sebastian John" stole $818,000, gets 30 months

Former SeaWorld San Diego manager Wilfred David Joseph Jobin-Reyes, called "Sebastian John," was sentenced yesterday (September 23) to 30 months in prison for embezzling $818,000 while he worked at the park. According to court records, ...

Renewed calls for rent control

Tenants rally downtown on national day of action

Advocates for the implementation of a rent control policy joined the like-minded in 45 other cities nationwide, taking to the streets of downtown as part of a national day of action on Thursday, September 22. ...

Chula Vista sued over Third and K residential tower

Lawsuit filed by wealthy landlord

A well-heeled Chula Vista landlord known for funneling millions of dollars towards city ballot measures and city councilmembers is now suing the city over a controversial development on Third Avenue and K Street in downtown ...

Alpine’s Islamic fashionista antes up for Clinton

Presidential contenders vie for big money in wealthy San Diego neighborhoods

Democrat Hillary Clinton bumped up her San Diego county fundraising game last month, collecting a total of $520,590 from county residents, compared to a July take of $435,595, according to a computer analysis of the ...

Grand Daddy Purp will be protected

Marijuana — the new legal specialty

Oceanside attorney David Branfman has no doubt that marijuana will become legal for recreational use statewide in November. He is so sure that he has already reconfigured his four-person law practice anticipating what seems to ...

Sales tax linked to pollution

Those against wider I-5

A coalition including environmentalists, organized labor, local chambers of commerce, and politicians gathered this afternoon outside Kimball Elementary in National City to launch a campaign against a proposal to enact a half-cent sales tax across ...

Trump attorneys told no again

Can't argue for witnesses who aren't suing his defunct real estate university

Donald Trump's attorneys have been denied a request as they go about defending their client from charges related to the Trump University case. According to a ruling posted on the federal court's website today (September ...

California's big labor backs San Diego sales-tax hike

Measure A bankrolled by out-of-town infrastructure interests and one environmental group

Don't call them building-industry special interests — they'd rather be known as "a coalition of construction professionals to repair San Diego's roads," according to campaign disclosure filings. But by any name, Yes on A forces, ...

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