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GEO Group finances Faulconer turkey hand-outs

Charity giving but not really

Many of San Diego's biggest and most controversial special interests continue to give to One San Diego, the charity set up by Republican Kevin Faulconer, which among its good works pays for the free turkeys ...

Briggs pulls out of San Diego mayor race

Gloria, Bry, Williamson still in

Cory Briggs confirmed late Tuesday night that he is ending his campaign for mayor of San Diego. "Four months of campaigning reminds me how much better I am at practicing law than politics," he said ...

Pelosi rules San Diego campaign cash war

Moores ex-wife, anti-nuke lawyer trounce Republican cable mogul

Democrats continued to lead the pack of San Diego county donors to federal campaigns during the first four months of 2019, with Escondido lawyer and nuclear proliferation opponent Ira Lechner, with legal roots in Washington ...

San Diego radio's pre-recorded weekends

Why the Poway Chabad shooting showed up on national radio first

When a national news story breaks in your backyard, big enough to get non-stop coverage on CNN, don't expect your local news radio station to be bothered. The Poway synagogue shooting may have postponed commercials ...

Toni Atkins seeks speechwriter to crank up the volume

Top pro tem aide pulling down $229,000, staff director gets $204,000

Toni Atkins, President Pro Tempore of the California Senate is looking to hire a speechwriter. "The Office of Communications for Senator Atkins has the responsibility to lead all strategic communications efforts for the Senator," says ...

North Island Navy jet repair depot hit by audit

Condition of combat aircraft fix-it facility labeled "poor"

San Diego's Fleet Readiness Center Southwest at Naval Air Station North Island is badly broken and must be fixed to avoid a big hit on the nation's combat readiness, says an audit by the U.S. ...

Bay Area billionaires bankroll Mark Kersey

Charter school cash flows into ex-Republican's coffers

The race to succeed termed-out Republican Kevin Faulconer as mayor of San Diego reached a new level of intrigue with the Monday, April 29 announcement by city councilman Mark Kersey that he is departing the ...

AEG and H&S lobbyists vying for fresh Sports Arena deal

San Diego seeks new operators

After more than a year of closed-door negotiations with AEG Worldwide to extend the company's lease of what is currently known as Pechanga Arena San Diego, the city has launched a public solicitation for possible ...

San Diego Marine pilots handicapped by tight airspace and ammo

Protection of endangered species, safety make training tougher

A formerly secret, still redacted Pentagon audit has revealed key "capability and capacity gaps" at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma across the state line in Arizona, the top desert training ground for Marine fighter pilots ...

F-bombs don't faze 105.7 fans

"I strongly prefer the new format"

On the morning of March 23, listeners of 105.7-FM were shocked to hear “a bunch of F-bombs” on the air. “I heard maybe seven F-words,” said Dillon. “It was Twisted Sister and it was like ...

Stop the Water Tax video

Neighborhood Legislature

Cox's YouTube explaining this idea

Secret Visitors TV ad

Arcadia Pharmaceuticals ad for Parkinson's sufferers

Prop 187 TV ad

Pete Wilson campaign against taxpayer funding immigrant services

Last Week Tonight on newspapers

John Oliver compares journalists to Pompei residents

John Oliver nuclear waste bit

Video of Newman recall blockers

Orange Co. Dem vice-chairman attacking recall signature gatherers — "Are you gay?"

KPBS video

Tribute to Conrad Prebys and Debra Turner from KPBS

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