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Cyclist files suit against City for creating a "dangerous concealed trap" for cyclists

Woman was hit by a car in June of this year while riding along Santa Fe Street

It's bad when cities like Billings, Montana and Sioux Falls, South Dakota beat out San Diego on the list of ...

Lincoln Club spends close to $50k on anti-Nathan Fletcher mailers and signs

Newest disclosure shows conservative group not letting up in their attack on Fletcher

The Lincoln Club is anything but shy about their disdain for democratic mayoral candidate Nathan Fletcher. In a lobbyist disclosure ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Food Truck Fight. Group of food truck operators criticize Interim Mayor Todd Gloria and the City for ramped up enforcement

Interim Mayor Gloria's Office says issue will be heard in the coming months by the Land Use and Housing Committee

Food truck owners in San Diego are serving up some criticism for Interim Mayor Todd Gloria. In the latest newsletter ...

Ship builders unite against Barrio Logan's Community Plan Update; hire lobbying firm Southwest Strategies for help at City Hall

BAE Systems, NASSCO, and Continental Maritime San Diego among the companies to join in opposition against the newly amended update.

Ships are starting to hit the plan in Barrio Logan. A group of ship repair companies have united and hired ...

Unions have given $560,000 in nine days to pro-David Alvarez committee

Most will be spent on polling and television ad buys; ads began airing this weekend.

Update: The Working Families for a Better San Diego added $22,000 to their television ad budget. San Diego's unions are ...

Another candidate enters the race for District Attorney

Dumanis, who ran unopposed in the past two elections, now has two candidates vying for her job.

The care-free election days when there's no opponent to run against have drawn to a close for San Diego's District ...

The one-hundred year-old public park that never was and may never be

The City is now being sued for finally taking back land in Bankers Hill donated to it as a public park in 1908

More than a century ago, three families donated a small 16,000-square-foot of land in Bankers Hill to the City of ...

Mayoral candidates and their committees collect big-time donations

The largest contribution yet comes from the United Food and Commercial Workers Union, who wrote a $50k check to a committee in support of David Alvarez. Building industry backs Faulconer and Fletcher gets help from private industry

Big donors are opening up their pocketbooks in support of the three-big-name mayoral candidates running in the upcoming November 19 ...

Civic San Diego wants permitting and processing responsibilities in former redevelopment areas

Letter from an attorney for the Municipal Employees Association warns city officials against behind the scenes discussions without MEA's knowledge

Civic San Diego, formerly known as Centre City Development Corporation (CCDC), wants to assume control of permitting and processing responsibilities ...

San Diego Unified under fire for proposal to install stadium lights at Point Loma High School with Prop S funds

District has already lost a case challenging the use of funds for stadium lights at Hoover High School

Update: An earlier version stated that the cost of the lights was $800,000. That was incorrect. The amount was $462,000. ...

Proposal for newly drawn assessment district in North Park once again in the works

More than a year after the previous attempt failed, North Park Main Street is back again

The required one-and-a-half year cooling off period has expired and North Park Main Street is back with a new proposal ...

Kevin Faulconer first mayoral candidate to buy flurry of local TV ads

Faulconer hired Kurt Snow from The Wayne Johnson Agency to purchase ads from October 5 to November 8.

Television viewers in San Diego will soon see a lot more of councilmember Kevin Faulconer. The Republican-endorsed mayoral candidate is ...

Labor Council to support David Alvarez for Mayor

Labor council organized a campaign committee on behalf of councilmember David Alvarez

What's an election without an endorsement, and major campaign contributions, from big-labor? On Thursday September 12, San Diego and Imperial ...

Downtown San Diego Partnership takes $100,000 in assessments for defense in lawsuit over misuse of assessments

The Clean and Safe advisory board voted to allocate $100,000 to fight lawsuit

Let's start with a general summary: A non-profit paid to administer an assessment district is sued for misusing assessments collected ...

City Attorney's Office responds to sexual harassment lawsuit on Filner's behalf

Denies any wrongdoing and says Irene McCormack Jackson only exacerbated the problem.

Just four days removed from office, former Mayor Bob Filner and City Attorney Jan Goldsmith had crafted their response to ...

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