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Bittersweet ending to health care battle

Patient wins own case for access to nurses, but no precedent for others set

After a lengthy battle with California’s Department of Health Care Services dating back to 2010, Chula Vista resident and muscular ...

Platinum Equity cooked books, says lawsuit

Former U-T owner got $88 million for collapsing firm, say plaintiffs

Beverly Hills-based Platinum Equity, a private equity firm that formerly owned the U-T, is being sued for phony accounting it ...

Bridgepoint Education gives pro-Nathan Fletcher committee $25k

For-profit university corporation gives Fletcher's Restoring Trust in San Diego $25k

If there's one lesson to be learned from the last few election cycles, it's the rising influence of independent political ...

San Diego State marijuana lobbyist and big back taxes

Sacramento paper breaks story about troubles of fabled mega million-dollar influence peddling firm founded by SDSU alum

One of San Diego's proudest claims to political fame in California's capital is the lobbying and "governmental affairs" firm of ...

Fourteen arrested on outstanding warrants

A warrant sweep for individuals failing to make their court appearances on Friday (October 4) resulted in 14 arrests in ...

ResMed founder says government shutdown a good thing

But ResMed gets big part of its revenue from government programs

Peter Farrell, founder and executive chairman of San Diego's ResMed, maker of sleep equipment, is quoted in afr.com, the Australian ...

Herb Greenberg returning to San Diego for the weather

Leaves CNBC, rejoins TheStreet.com, but will still do TV

Herb Greenberg, who recently left CNBC as senior stocks commentator, is moving back to San Diego with his wife. They ...

Hagel recalls almost all civilian defense workers

Furloughed 400,000 to return to work next week

In a surprise announcement today (Oct. 5), Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel said he will recall to work next week ...

Pumpkin fair at Bates Nut Farm this weekend

Free family fun daily in Valley Center, California

There is a lot of outdoor fun to be had this weekend during the Bates Nut Farm traditional Pumpkin Festival. ...

Tony Robbins to spend up to $10 million on Florida mansion

Will gut insides of $24.75 million ocean-front home, says gossip columnist

San Diego-based motivational speaker Anthony (Tony) Robbins will shell out $8 million to $10 million upgrading the $24.75 million Palm ...

Political committee formed to fight new state law protecting transgender students

Committee which hopes to overturn the bill includes more than a handful of local residents.

A new bill aimed at improving access to resources for transgender, gay and lesbian students in California's public schools is ...

Miramar's air show and military contractor bash cancelled by D.C. politics?

Comments by aide to GOP's Hunter suggest shutdown of Marine air show backed by military contractor cash is Obama political move

It's a tale of two air shows. Up in Sacramento, according to a report in today's Sacramento Bee, the stunt ...

Sanity of Oceanside man questioned after murder conviction

Adam Brown re-trial for sanity, five years after mother was stabbed

“Mister Brown killed his mother,” the defense attorney immediately told the jury. Adam Brown has been held in custody since ...

More trouble for Sequenom's Down Syndrome test

Biotech cooked up price-capping scheme, says shareholder suit

A shareholder has filed a derivative action against biotech Sequenom in federal court, according to Courthouse News Service. The suit ...

Urban Corps gets Carlsbad power washing contract

Group will clean streets three times weekly for the cost of private contractor's semi-annual visits

A new partnership with the Urban Corps of San Diego County will lead to much more frequent pressure washing of ...

He claimed he didn't know the basic stockbrokers' creed

Appeals court can't believe it. He's on his way to prison

Bryan Laurienti was a broker for the now (mercifully) defunct Hampton Porter brokerage house, one of San Diego's smelliest, which ...

Donor in big money Filner border scandal turns to Fletcher

Moneyman who gave $56,000 to Bob Filner, key booster of controversial sole-source "Bajagua" plan to treat U.S. sewage in Mexico, shows up on disclosure of Qualcomm-favored Democrat

During his final decade in Congress, Democrat Bob Filner and his Republican House colleague Brian Bilbray were doing some big ...

Unions continue to pour money into pro-Alvarez Committee. Fletcher gets backing from Jacobs family and several Qualcomm executives

With more than one month remaining until special election, cash continues to flow from unions and large corporations

http://www.sandiegoreader.com/users/photos/2013/oct/03/54148/ The pro-David Alvarez political action committee Working Families for a Better San Diego set up by the local Labor ...

Operator of marijuana collectives sues lawyer who helped set them up

Counsel allegedly assured owner of two pot shops that federal agents would leave him alone

Ronnie Chang, a medical marijuana dispensary operator, has sued his former lawyer Jeff Lake in state court, claiming that Lake ...

Paul Pfingst is accused of secreting evidence

A deputy district attorney suggests criminal behavior by former DA

Paul Pfingst, a prominent criminal defense attorney and a former District Attorney for San Diego County, might face criminal investigation ...

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