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  • Behind the wheel of an iconic Mercedes headed to auction

    Behind the wheel of an iconic Mercedes headed to auction
    In 1960, as the story goes, actor Robert Stack had fallen in love. Not with a co-star from “The Untouchables,” but with a bright-green 1957 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster. He would pine for it as he passed it on Sunset Boulevard on his way...
  • Ex-Mayor Bob Filner pleads guilty to false imprisonment, battery

    Ex-Mayor Bob Filner pleads guilty to false imprisonment, battery
    SAN DIEGO — Ex-Mayor Bob Filner, who left office in a scandal over allegations of sexual harassment of women, Tuesday pleaded guilty to one felony count of false imprisonment and two misdemeanor counts of battery. Under the plea agreement,...
  • Letters: Gun bill regrets

    Re "Gov. Brown wraps up bill signing," Oct. 14 Last week, Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed SB 374, which would have protected our current assault weapons ban from ongoing attacks by gun manufacturers. By exploiting perceived loopholes in the language of our law,...
  • Lessons from ex-San Diego Mayor Filner's sex harassment scandal

    Lessons from ex-San Diego Mayor Filner's sex harassment scandal
    “Not one allegation has even been independently verified or proven in court. But the hysteria that has been created is the hysteria of a lynch mob.” — San Diego Mayor Bob Filner, announcing his resignation on Aug. 23, 2013 “...
  • Former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner pleads guilty to mistreating women

    Former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner pleads guilty to mistreating women
    SAN DIEGO — A few months ago, Bob Filner was this city's most powerful political figure — a new Democratic mayor pledging to help those he said had long been ignored or mistreated by local government. But Tuesday, less than two months...
  • Obama to nominate Democratic Rep. Mel Watt to head housing agency

    Obama to nominate Democratic Rep. Mel Watt to head housing agency
    WASHINGTON -- President Obama will nominate Democratic Rep. Mel Watt to head the federal housing agency that oversees taxpayer-owned Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, a White House official said Wednesday. Watt, an 11-term congressman from North Carolina,...
  • Chances of reviving Prop. 8 appear dim after court rejects latest bid

    Chances of reviving Prop. 8 appear dim after court rejects latest bid
    The California Supreme Court's decision this week to reject an attempt to revive Proposition 8 does not bar future attempts to stop gay marriages, but the chance of any new bid succeeding appears dim. The state high court's action Wednesday ended the...
  • California to get $750 million in energy crisis settlement

     California to get $750 million in energy crisis settlement
    SACRAMENTO — A Canadian power company will pay California electricity ratepayers $750 million to settle allegations that it bought electricity from the state and then sold it back at a huge markup during the energy crisis of 2000 and 2001. The...
  • California holds first gay wedding since 2008, in San Francisco

    SAN FRANCISCO -- California held its first gay marriage since 2008 as state Atty. Gen. Kamala D. Harris performed the wedding ceremony for Kris Perry and Sandy Stier, plaintiffs in the landmark court case that challenged Proposition 8. They were married...
  • Same-sex weddings begin across California

    Same-sex weddings begin across California
    SACRAMENTO -- California’s first same-sex weddings in nearly five years began Friday as a federal appeals court formally lifted the state’s ban against the marriages. After the court’s action, Gov. Jerry Brown’s administration...
  • Restart to gay marriage in California came as surprise to all

    The restart to gay marriage in California happened very quickly Friday afternoon -- coming as a huge surprise to two plaintiffs in the U.S. Supreme Court case, Kris Perry and Sandy Stier of Berkeley. The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals decision to...