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  • Mayor Filner to step down Friday; special election in the works

    Mayor Filner to step down Friday; special election in the works
    SAN DIEGO — Under his resignation deal with the City Council, Bob Filner will remain as mayor until the end of business hours Friday, complete with a police security detail and a relinquishing of his keys to his office. But planning has already...
  • Bob Filner faces new harassment claim from longtime city employee

    Bob Filner faces new harassment claim from longtime city employee
    SAN DIEGO -- A longtime city employee will file a legal action against the city and Mayor Bob Filner accusing him of sexual harassment, according to the employee's attorney. Attorney Dan Gilleon said the action will be for "battery, gender violence,...
  • Political planning is underway for a post-Filner San Diego

    Political planning is underway for a post-Filner San Diego
    SAN DIEGO — Under his resignation deal with the City Council, Bob Filner will remain mayor until the end of business hours Friday, complete with a police security detail. Planning has already begun for a special election to find a successor to...
  • 'Bachelorette' recap: Des looks to Jan and Manny for inspiration

    'Bachelorette' recap: Des looks to Jan and Manny for inspiration
    Last week, I wrote that this season of “The Bachelorette” is lackluster. This week, the show took place in Atlantic City. So just let that soak in for a minute. Really, guys? This is all you’ve got for us? Usually we’re in the...
  • Mountain fire burns close to resort town; 6,000 evacuated

    Mountain fire burns close to resort town; 6,000 evacuated
    The massive Mountain fire remained three to four miles away the mountain tourist resort of Idyllwild on Friday, with firefighters struggling to prevent the blaze from hitting the town. Authorities reported Friday that the fire had burned 24,818 acres...
  • Toll rises in deadly explosions outside two Lebanon mosques

    Toll rises in deadly explosions outside two Lebanon mosques
    BEIRUT -- The toll from a pair of explosions outside two mosques in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli on Friday has risen to at least 29 with hundreds wounded, authorities said. The explosions appeared to be the latest in a series of attacks that...
  • Rim fire spreads in Yosemite, threatening San Francisco power supply

    Rim fire spreads in Yosemite, threatening San Francisco power supply
    GROVELAND, Calif.--The Rim fire continued to spread into Yosemite National Park on Saturday, burning more than 125,000 acres and threatening the power supply of San Francisco. The fire was edging toward communities of Groveland, Pine Mountain Lake and...
  • Yosemite fire one of the largest in California history

    Yosemite fire one of the largest in California history
    GROVELAND, Calif. -- One of the largest wildfires in recent California history burned out of control in and around Yosemite National Park on Saturday, charring more than 125,000 acres, briefly threatening San Francisco’s power supply and frustrating...
  • American Airline Douglas DST on Wilshire

     
    March 1937: American Airline Douglas DST fuselage is towed down Wilshire Blvd. right past a Union Pacific billboard....
  • Therafit pledges $20 a pair to Red Cross in September

    Therafit pledges $20 a pair to Red Cross in September
    Footwear brand Therafit has announced that, for the month of September, it will donate $20 to the American Red Cross for each pair of red athletic shoes it sells. As part of the donation initiative, which applies to Therafit's "Deborah" style athletic...
  • Mt. Diablo State Park fire grows to 1,500 acres, gets more resources

    Mt. Diablo State Park fire grows to 1,500 acres, gets more resources
    More than 700 firefighters were trying to get the upper hand Monday on a Bay Area wildfire that has burned 1,500 acres in Mt. Diablo State Park. Called the Morgan fire, the blaze was first reported Sunday shortly after 1 p.m. in the kind of steep, dry...