Claims of a "seriously toxic" coastal commission

Employment review of one appointee raises allegations of a "coup"

San Diego environmentalists are leading the fight against a back-channel attempt to fire the California Coast Commission's executive director, saying that they believe the challenge to Charles Lester came from SoCal and it ought to ...

40 acres and a dream for Mission Bay

Kendall-Frost Marsh isn’t as big as it should be

A January 30 open-house event provided community members, students, and a handful of interested passers-by a rare glimpse into a piece of land on the edge of Mission Bay that contains the last bit of ...

Hoteliers, brace for your backlash

San Diegans for Open Government passes “microscopic” test

San Diegans for Open Government's lawsuit challenging San Diego's hotel tax will now go to the second phase of the trial after what has been more than a year's worth of court hearings, depositions, and ...

Chargers chatter with Ron and Kev

“The Spanos family wants to stay in San Diego,” says county supe on radio show

In an exclusive interview with sports-talk jocks Scott Kaplan and Billy Ray Smith of AM 1090’s Scott & BR Show, San Diego County supervisor Ron Roberts disclosed the events of the January 29 closed-door meeting ...

Piggyback followed up with backbite

Kingpin convicted of insider trading sues his accomplice

One of San Diego's most publicized insider-trading cases involved Jing Wang, who was president of Qualcomm's global business operations. He pleaded guilty in July of 2014 to raking in about $250,000 of insider-trading gains involving ...

Ramp-up to inquiry on Alison Canyon gas leak

Consumer Watchdog to be Sempra Energy's unwanted hound from hell

San Diego attorneys Mike Aguirre and Maria Severson have joined with Santa Monica–based Consumer Watchdog to demand that Southern California Gas, a subsidiary of San Diego's Sempra Energy, be completely open with the public on ...

Spanos commits!

Chargers to stay in San Diego!

Dean Spanos, chief executive of the Chargers, this afternoon (January 29) issued a statement that essentially said what media have reported in the past 24 hours: "Today I decided our team will stay in San ...

As Irving spins in his grave...

Case involving historic Gill house in La Jolla has city on the ropes

Score one for proponents of property rights and at the same time mark a loss in the columns of historical preservation and the City of San Diego. On Wednesday, January 27, a California appellate court ...

Could San Diego voters kill Raiders and Moores schemes?

1998's Proposition E and the fallout of mandatory stadium subsidy voting

Dean Spanos and hired gun Mark Fabiani may be finally headed for L.A., but whether the Chargers go or not, plans to use public money to build a new stadium here for them, the Oakland ...

All is not lost, Chargers fan

Inglewood deal said to be imminent, but Bolts may play 2016 season here

According to the Orange County Register, the Chargers could reach an agreement in principle to join the Rams in Inglewood as soon as this weekend, but the deal would be structured so that the Chargers ...

Bright, sunshiney day

Solar industry flames utilities — net energy metering system intact

California homeowners with solar-energy systems won a 3-2 vote at the California Public Utilities Commission on Thursday (January 28). The powerful investor-owned utilities, which already have among the highest rates in the nation, wanted the ...

Oh, Mother's, what have you done?

San Diegan sues cookie manufacturer — Kellogg — over trans fat use

San Diegan Shavonda Hawkins on January 21 filed a putative class action suit in federal court against Michigan-based Kellogg Co., the big cereal-maker. Hawkins, represented by the Weston Firm, says she bought Mother's Cookies, a ...

Now gobble this...

Wage bill for Thanksgiving workers may yield double pay

After more than a year of campaigning, a measure backed by former labor leader and current California assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez that would require large retailers to pay at least double time to employees called in ...

"Eat him Up" the officer allegedly said to his dog

Homeless man says he was treated like a "runaway slave"

A San Diego police officer is accused of commanding his police dog to "eat up" a defenseless man like a "runaway slave," according to a lawsuit filed in federal court on January 22. In his ...

K.C. gun-for-hire has mayor’s back

Cash-laden special-interest fund raises $610,000 for Faulconer’s cause

As erstwhile Democrat Lori Saldaña prepares to make a widely anticipated announcement of her mayoral candidacy this Thursday, a hired gun from Missouri has hit the ground running here on behalf of Republican incumbent Kevin ...

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