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Hueso-backed bill expands research into viability of water recycling

California Senate Bill 322, sponsored by state Senator Ben Hueso, was signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown this week. ...

Obama data whiz paid by Jacobs-backed Fletcher campaign

Big data maven from Berkeley business school specializing in crunching numbers on individual voters gets $11,500 so far from newly minted Democrat

The campaign of Ex-Republican Assemblyman turned Democratic mayoral candidate Nathan Fletcher has paid a San Francisco Bay area start-up run ...

Lincoln Club takes to the internet to bash Nathan Fletcher, creates website and spends money on social media

Group has created a separate campaign opposed to Fletcher's candidacy for Mayor of San Diego

The Lincoln Club is not letting up on their attack on mayoral candidate Nathan Fletcher. The conservative pro-business political organization ...

AG charges Corinthian Colleges with false advertising

In July, AG asked for documents from San Diego's Bridgepoint

The California Attorney General's office filed suit today (Oct. 10) against Corinthian Colleges, a Santa Ana-based for-profit university, accusing the ...

South Bay judge upholds majority of indictments in pay-to-play

New charges were dismissed in three South Bay school districts' alleged pay-to-play charges--the bulk still hold

Twenty-two charges were dropped for defendants in a South Bay corruption case during hearings held on October 8 and 9. ...

Coastal Commission approves convention center expansion

Ignores staff's negative recommendation

The California Coastal Commission this afternoon (Oct. 10) approved the proposed expansion of the convention center. The commission's staff had ...

Papa Doug hasn't forgotten Carl D.

U-T San Diego publisher and hotel magnate chips in $5000 to Carl DeMaio committee owing big money to the candidate himself.

He's come under fire by San Diego State University-owned and operated KPBS, the public broadcast operation heavily funded by Qualcomm ...

Defendant who admitted stabbing is declared guilty of second degree murder

Christopher James Selena claimed it was self-defense

The 42-year-old defendant took the witness box and admitted stabbing the 23-year-old man to death. Christopher James Selena said that ...

Woman sues city after falling off Ocean Beach seawall

Ocean Beach resident Nichole Gideon has filed a lawsuit against the City of San Diego following the denial of a ...

A Bilbray, not Brian, runs for Congress

Daughter of Democratic Nevada ex-congressman Jim Bilbray, cousin of San Diego's Brian Bilbray, is a candidate for swing district congressional seat

Anyone thinking that the long congressional run of the Bilbray family ended with the ousting of the GOP's Brian Bilbray ...

Convention center liars expose themselves

Say glut won't hit San Diego. But local center already slashing prices

Local convention center expansion touts are saying in media that the glut of convention center space around the nation shouldn't ...

Non-union workers to blast project labor agreements today

Will show up at Coastal Commission meeting on convention center expansion

The executive director of the Coalition for Fair Employment in Construction, which represents non-union construction workers, will show up at ...

Kerry Steigerwalt practicing law again

Bar reinstates him after suspension

Kerry Steigerwalt, who once ran the most heavily advertised law firm in San Diego, has been reinstated by the State ...

Papa Jacobs gives $37,500 in growing proxy battle with GOP's Manchester

Qualcomm founder and La Jolla Democratic billionaire antes up for Nathan Fletcher as war of the super rich white guys glows white hot

As reported earlier today, Qualcomm's Jacobs family may be taking off the gloves against the local Republican establishment, comprised of ...

Democrat Jacobs rips GOP's Lincoln Club in mega-millionaires' political war

Qualcomm CEO defends virtue of cell phone giant and its newly minted Democratic executive, demands "full apology and retraction" of "slanderous attack on our company"

The political proxy war between billionaire La Jolla Obama Democrat Irwin Jacobs and his Koch brothers-linked Republican rival Douglas Manchester ...

Postal Service numbers reveal weak U-T circulation

Audited figures contain digital, branded data that inflate results

Since the 19th century, publications have been required to reveal their ownership in a United States Postal Service report. Since ...

Man accused of cutting-up-wife died in custody

Murder case against Frederick Hengl will be dismissed next week

“He really lost the will to live after his wife died.” The attorney for Frederick Joseph Hengl said the 69-year-old ...

El Cajon man shoots teenage burglary suspect

A 75-year-old El Cajon resident shot and wounded a burglary suspect while on the phone with police Monday morning (October ...

Pro-Kevin Faulconer committee receives $110,000 from Building and Restaurant Industry PACs

Building industry gave $50,000 and the Restaurant and Beverage PAC contributed $60K to pro-Faulconer San Diegans to Protect Jobs and the Economy

David Alvarez's political action committee has the unions, which to date have contributed more than one-half of a million dollars ...

GOP fat cats go after super rich Qualcomm Democrats in mayoral proxy war hit piece

Wealthy Republicans target Qualcomm's Nathan Fletcher, and by implication, firm founder and billionaire Democrat Irwin Jacobs in season's first hit piece

Subtle it isn't. Ex-Republican Assemblyman turned Democrat Nathan Fletcher, duded up in a tuxedo and wearing a red rose, hoists ...

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