| May 22, 2012
| 8:34 AM
SAN DIEGO -- The San Diego City Council Monday unanimously signed off on a plan that could result in more events taking place at Petco Park during the baseball off-season.
"I don't think this is a good deal for the city," said Councilmember Lorie Zapf. ...
| May 22, 2012
| 5:40 PM
CHULA VISTA, Calif. - Jessica Sanchez has brought the spotlight to Chula Vista. The last time the South Bay city received so much attention, a group of 12-year-old boys were swinging through the Little League World Series.
The Park View Little League...
| May 26, 2012
| 8:59 PM
It's too early to say who will be the first player taken in the 2013 draft — could be University of Florida pitcher Karsten Whitson or another advanced college prospect or a high school stud like Austin Meadows, an outfielder from Georgia, or...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 8:44 PM
SAN DIEGO (AP) — It all proved to be better than expected for rookie Andrew Werner.
The left-hander could barely believe the news two days ago that the San Diego Padres were calling him up to the majors. But Werner made the most of his...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 3:23 PM
SAN DIEGO -- The sale of the Padres to heirs of the late Dodgers owner Walter O'Malley, San Diego businessman Ron Fowler and other limited partners is now complete, the team announced Wednesday.
The ownership group includes Peter O'Malley, his sons Kevin...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 3:59 PM
SAN DIEGO -- Mayor Jerry Sanders Friday declared June "Craft Beer Month'' in San Diego.
The announcement coincided with a BeerFest taking place at Petco Park during tonight's Padres game against the Arizona Diamondbacks.
The mayor pointed out that Green...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 10:35 AM
SAN DIEGO -- Winter is a long way off, but the City of San Diego is already preparing for the possibility a long-anticipated homeless facility may not be ready for the colder months.
Connections Housing is a multi-agency homeless center being built in...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 9:22 PM
And, no, the question isn't "What are two words the Cubs haven't said this season?''
A lot of us were having trouble figuring out how Theo Epstein should handle the awkward confluence of Anthony Rizzo, Bryan LaHair and Alfonso Soriano,...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 4:14 PM
1. Rangers (1): Clinging to top spot a week ago, the Rangers added Roy Oswalt and played well in going 5-1 against the lowly Padres and Rockies. Could Yu Darvish share the All-Star clubhouse with Chicago car dealer C.J. Wilson?
2. Yankees (2): Boone...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 9:53 PM
So much for Anthony Rizzo's victory lap.
On the day after Rizzo's critically acclaimed Chicago debut, the Cubs demonstrated nicely what exactly he has gotten himself into.
The 17-1 loss to the Mets wasn't quite like that horrific, fireball-generating...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 8:41 AM
SAN DIEGO -- Comic-Con week is finally here and some people are so excited, they began lining up Sunday to be the first through the doors of the San Diego Convention Center.
“I got here yesterday,” said Kasey Lind. “I’d...