Behind the San Diego Democrats' vote against Measure A

Builders sway local committee with paid lobbyists

Does the surprise move by San Diego Democrats to endorse a “No” vote on Measure A signal a sea change for the party that has long stood up to developers? Or does it say that ...

Legislative Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual Transgender and Queer Caucus fronts effort for Todd Gloria

Cops, realtors, government employees contribute to LGBT fund

Yet another torrent of special interest money, produced by unions and corporations lobbying the California legislature, is making its way to San Diego on behalf of Assembly Democrat Todd Gloria, seeking to replace termed-out Republican ...

Forget trees to help San Diego carbon emissions

Easier to re-forest Cuyamaca State Park

Every city in the county needs more trees. San Diego alone must triple its canopy to meet climate plan goals, which rely on trees as if they were banks, soaking up carbon in the air ...

Local destroyers Howard and Pinckney unprepared for shooting war

Pentagon audit: “Ship will not be able to conduct gunnery support”

An audit by the Pentagon's Office of Inspector General has concluded that the Navy's Arleigh-Burke class of destroyers, including two San Diego-based warships, has been unprepared for battle due in part to repeated training lapses ...

San Diego County will give you a property tax break for growing zucchini

Plus fur-bearing animals, dairy-producing animals, poultry.

Urban farms have dotted the county for years, just not in the numbers that can fill every plate. Finding out how many there are, in which cities, and what they are turning out, isn't easy. ...

San Diegans playing at the Super Bowl on Sunday

Dan Brunskill, Fred Warner, general manager John Lynch, Damien Williams

On February 2, there’s a handful of San Diegans that will be on the Hard Rock Stadium field in Miami for Super Bowl LIV. “As a lifelong 49ers fan here in North County, I know ...

Kevin Faulconer's homeless California roadshow

New committee advances termed-out San Diego mayor's publicity tours

Old California politicians never die; they just set up ballot measure committees and start raising more campaign cash from special interests. Such appears to be the story of termed-out San Diego mayor Kevin Faulconer, who ...

Look at the San Diego radio casualty list

Coe Lewis, AJ Machado, Jim McInnes, Chris Cantore, Meryl Klemow, Cha Cha Harlow, Robin Roth, Rick Lawrence. Brett Winterble, Mike Slater, Mark Larson, Dana DiDonato, Jayson Prim

A massive firing spree just rocked the local radio careers of DJs and talk show hosts on KGB, KOGO, Alt 94/9, Sunny 98.1, Jam’n 95.7 and Channel 9-3-3. The pink slip spree impacted Coe Lewis ...

Santa Monica's Left Hook comes to San Diego politics

Out-of-town opposition research firm paid $2500; cable TV buy totals $138,740

San Diego Republican Mayor Kevin Faulconer and his strange bedfellows in the form of big labor Democrats appear to be counting on more than a few left-right jabs from out of town to put their ...

Danish ambulance provider Falck versus Faulconer

Mayor kills ambulance deal opposed by One San Diego donor

Are donations of the past about to haunt the final months of termed-out San Diego mayor Kevin Faulconer in the form of a confrontation between would-be city ambulance providers? Eager for political advancement despite years ...

Former San Diego Union-Tribune publisher unloading wife and La Jolla estate

Papa Doug says bye, bye to Geniya

Turn out the lights. The latest matrimonial party is over for ex-Union-Tribune owner and would-be ambassador to the Bahamas Douglas Manchester. The million-dollar-plus Trump donor, called out by the Washington Post last year for having ...

$250 million One America News deal reported

Rose Canyon TV network draws interest of Texas MAGA fans

Proprietors of a right-leaning San Diego cable news operation that has the eyes of President Donald Trump may be about to cash out in a big way, thanks to a takeover attempt by a group ...

Bloomberg and Jacobs open San Diego TV ad wars

Old family friends are sole buyers of campaign spots so far

A tsunami of political TV spots may be about to hit San Diego airwaves, thanks to Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg and House hopeful Sara Jacobs, granddaughter of Bloomberg's longtime friend and associate Irwin Jacobs. ...

KPBS recruits Julia Dixon Evans from Voice of San Diego

Public TV and radio station has $53 million in assets, Voice only $890K

The battle to determine who will rule San Diego's establishment news roost is on between KPBS, owned and operated by San Diego State University, and the non-profit Voice of San Diego news and opinion website. ...

Apple flack Fred Sainz with F-word history maxes out to Todd Gloria

“Do not speak with any reporters from the Reader

A flack from San Diego's political past has popped up on the list of maximum-dollar campaign contributors to Assembly Democrat Todd Gloria, currently running to succeed termed-out Republican mayor Kevin Faulconer in next year's March ...

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