A downtown advocacy group would like to see the San Diego City Council allocate $25,000 for the continued operation of six portable toilets in the East Village until more permanent public restrooms arrive in February.
Bolstered by $13 million in new revenues and cost savings, San Diego Mayor Bob Filner released a revised budget that provides funding for more lifeguards, police dispatchers, street lights and road repair, as well as year-round support for the veterans' homeless shelter.
Construction crews moved traffic lanes on Harbor Drive approximately 60 feet to the east between the Navy and B Street piers on Monday, as progress continues on the North Embarcadero Visionary Plan Phase 1 project.
Facing the growing likelihood of a Sacramento-imposed deadline, members of the San Diego City Council have begun laying the groundwork for a proposal that would require all city contractors to pay prevailing wage rates to their workers.
In the last month, there has been a lot of talk about whether American presidents face a second-term curse. It’s not clear that such a thing exists, but any second-term president is likely to have to deal with some real or apparent scandals. The reason isn’t arrogance, distraction or hubris. It’s a matter of arithmetic.
Put aside the politics, and the question of who-knew-what-when. There are two policy problems highlighted by the controversies at the Internal Revenue Service and the Department of Justice. The first is the growth of 501(c)(4) groups into vehicles for anonymous and unlimited political spending. The second is the Barack Obama administration’s overzealous prosecution of leaks.
May 23, 2013, 5:00 pm -- San Diego's business news includes two local companies giving upbeat assessments of their prospects at the UBS Global Healthcare Conference, and San Diego being ranked the top SoCal travel destination for Memorial Day weekend.
SAN DIEGO (May 21, 2013) -- Gunner's Mate 2nd Class Michael Huse, assigned to Coastal Riverine Squadron (CRS) 1, searches for surface contacts while patrolling San Diego Bay during the final evaluation problem.
SAN DIEGO (May 21, 2013) -- Gunner's Mate 2nd Class Michael Huse, assigned to Coastal Riverine Squadron (CRS) 1, searches for surface contacts while patrolling San Diego Bay during the final evaluation problem. The problem is designed to evaluate the squadron as ready to deploy overseas to conduct maritime security operations. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Joshua Scott
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