News & Politics

Prebys foundation president Debra Turner sues other board members

She protests money award to Conrad Prebys's disinherited son

In Superior Court May 17, Debra Turner, who lived with billionaire philanthropist Conrad Prebys for more than 16 years, sued the other board members of the Conrad Prebys Foundation. Turner is president of the foundation, ...

Brown Act shadows Faulconer's plan for November election and run for governor

The mayor's inner Soccer City sanctum and Summer Stephan's courtship of county supes

A tsunami of political cash — driven by two measures that appear headed for a special election in November — has grown even bigger, thanks to $250,000 from Fifth Avenue Landing, LLC, the partnership battling ...

San Diego graffiti meet at 50th and Market — a cease to all beefs

Techies spreading the mural and tags on social media

“I witnessed a few guys make amends with each other,” said Spek One, 44, “as well as myself with one of the guys that I actually got into a fist-fight [with] back in the day.” ...

War pilot Frederick Crosby to be buried this Sunday at Ft. Rosecrans

Hip bone found in North Vietnamese levee

It’s been a year since John Crosby found out his father’s remains had finally been found. On Friday, May 26, when his father’s flag-draped coffin arrives at Naval Air Station North Island, it will be ...

Coronado to reduce bike fines, give more tickets

Right now running a red costs nearly $500

Coronado wants to make bicycling safer by issuing more affordable tickets, and more of them. An ordinance introduced by the City Council on May 16 would reduce fines for 38 minor violations of state and ...

T.J. General Hospital running out of chemotherapy drugs for children

"Their mothers are worried."

Fifty-six pediatric cancer patients being treated at Tijuana’s General Hospital are in danger of relapse and death because the state-funded facility is running out of chemotherapy drugs. “Up to now no child has lost treatment, ...

German shepherd creates scene at Hodad's

Every dog has his day

Fredrick Altman thought he was just going for a burger with his family at Hodad's on May 17. But what should have been a lunch out on a beautiful day at the beach, turned into ...

Sempra proposes natural gas pipeline from Miramar to Rainbow

Opponents say use the Otay Mesa pipeline instead

Sempra Energy, the parent company of both San Diego Gas & Electric and SoCalGas (serving Riverside County), is in the planning stages for a massive new $600 million natural gas pipeline running roughly from Miramar ...

Perkins school and neighborhood prepare to take K1 Speed land

Go-kart business applies for beer and wine but is in crosshairs for other reasons

K1 Speed, an indoor go kart racing operation with a zero tolerance policy when it comes to alcohol and racing go karts, has plans to get a liquor license. The city has already issued a ...

San Diego unemployment rate of 3.8 percent lowest since December of 2006

18,200 more nonfarm jobs since a year ago

The unemployment rate in San Diego County was 3.8 percent in April, down from a revised 4.2 percent in March. According to Emerson Figueroa of the Employment Development Department, the 3.8 percent is the lowest ...

Lost control of car on Pearl Street and slammed into White Sands

Dead victim helped to create San Diego Aerospace Hall of Fame

The family of a 96-year-old man who was hit and killed by a runaway car that crashed into his room as he slept in his bed at an assisted living facility in October 2016 has ...

Slurry helps skateboarders on 37th and 38th streets

“These kids, they need to be careful.”

Last Thursday (May 18), Jonathan Santoyo power-slid his skateboard with much more finesse — “thanks to the city of San Diego.” “It was harder for sure before they paved this street,” he said. Santoyo is ...

DeMaio faces off against Jerry Brown

Says governor sending thugs to supermarkets — Vons and Ralphs forbid signature gathering

Late last week, San Diego’s AM 600 KOGO talk host, Carl DeMaio, along with John & Ken from L.A.’s KFI AM 640, joined forces for a live broadcast from a Fullerton ARCO AM/PM gas station. ...

Angle parking for North Park may hang on who decides

"A simple majority vote could hurt our quality of life."

A draft ordinance that will speed up changing street parking from parallel to angle won the endorsement of the North Park Planning Committee Tuesday night, with a few suggestions. The proposed ordinance will reduce the ...

Let them eat stadium secrets

Anaheim Ducks' Samueli lurks in city hall shadows

Housing prices spiral ever upwards and city streets are overwhelmed by unsheltered vagrants, but big money sports venues craved by the politically-connected super-rich continue to dominate the covert agenda at San Diego's city hall. Of ...

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