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Ed Miller, who served as San Diego County district attorney for 24 years and, beginning in the scandal-ridden 1970s, was a major figure in reforming the city's political, business and law enforcement establishment, has died. He was 87. Miller died...
Tags: Local Elections, Liver Cancer, Politics, Lawyers, Murder
L.A. NOWSan Diego Councilman Carl DeMaio conceded defeat Wednesday to U.S. Rep. Bob Filner in the hard-fought race to succeed Mayor Jerry Sanders. DeMaio, 38, a conservative Republican, said he remains proud that he was a leader in the movement to......
L.A. NOWTo tourists, San Diego is a mecca. To denizens of the Los Angeles Basin, it's their favorite weekend getaway. But to government wonks, San Diego is ground-zero for the growing national debate about whether taxpayers can -- or should --......
California Supreme Court throws out pension charges against 5 ex-retirement board members in San DiegoL.A. NOWThe California Supreme Court today threw out criminal charges filed by the San Diego County district attorney against five former members of the city retirement board stemming from the city's pension controversy. The court, however, allowed conflict-of-...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterWhat were they thinking? What exactly did the voters of San Diego have in mind three years ago -- just four months after the catastrophic Cedar fire -- when they refused to increase taxes to pay for better firefighting? Well, more than 61% of those...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterSAN DIEGO -- It's been a rough two years for Mayor Jerry Sanders, the cop-turned-politician elected in the middle of the city's biggest financial debacle. He has jumped from one controversy to another while clashing with the city attorney and struggling...
Tags: Local Elections, Lawyers, Murder, Regional Authority, McDonald's
If reports that Southern California leaders were not adequately prepared to deal with the first big fires of this fall season sound familiar, that's because they are. The Los Angeles Times, and in particularly its editorial board, has been pointing out...
Los Angeles Times Staff WritersSAN DIEGO -- County officials have repeatedly been warned that too few firefighters combined with dry back-country brush and Santa Ana winds could produce uncontrollable wildfires nearly identical to those that killed 16 people and destroyed 2,469 homes...
Times Staff WritersFirefighters battled desperately Wednesday to stop wildfires from destroying two beloved Southern California getaways, Lake Arrowhead and the historic mountain town of Julian, east of San Diego. One firefighter was killed, bringing the death toll to 20...
Times Staff WritersA crescent of fire continued to rage through Southern California on Sunday, destroying hundreds of homes, claiming at least 11 more lives and throwing the entire region into an eerie, smoky half-light. A searing Santa Ana wind blew flames over mountain...
Times Staff WritersFire protection in San Diego County, where 16 people died this week in massive blazes, lags significantly behind other areas of the state in terms of resources, coordination and equipment. The deaths and the destruction of more than 1,600 homes have...
Times Staff WriterA review of disputed ballots showed today that write-in candidate Councilwoman Donna Frye would have beaten Mayor Dick Murphy except for a judge's decision refusing to order the counting of "empty oval" ballots. In the official results, Murphy beat...
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