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San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer announced Friday the group of civic leaders and financial experts that are tasked with developing a plan for a new Chargers stadium. The plan will focus on choosing an optimal location and determining how best to pay for it.

A proposal that gained momentum in the last week to limit political parties' campaign contributions for county elected offices will face an expected final vote by the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday.

A San Diego Superior Court judge made final his ruling, granting summary judgment to the city and Jack in the Box in the case involving the renovation of the burger chain’s location on Upas Street in North Park.

Taking a baby step toward whittling down the city's $1.7 billion funding gap for infrastructure projects, San Diego City Councilman Todd Gloria on Wednesday called for immediately tapping into a $46 million pool of funds that has been sitting on the sidelines, earmarked for projects that might not take place for several years.

A San Diego Superior Court judge has rejected the request of San Diegans for Open Government to set aside his dismissal of the group's complaint challenging the way the city plans to borrow $120 million for capital improvements.

The city of San Diego is buying an 18-story high-rise next to City Hall where more than 800 municipal employees work.

Laura’s Law, which was passed into state law in 2002 and allows authorities to compel certain individuals with severe mental health problems to receive treatment, is on its way to implementation in San Diego County.

The city of San Diego's Water Purification Demonstration Project earned praise last week during the 2015 Winter Conference held last week in Palm Springs by the California Association of Sanitation Agencies.

San Diego City Council unanimously approved a 194-unit density bonus project in North Park that will feature LGBT-friendly senior housing.

The San Diego City Council will vote Monday afternoon on a proposed 194-unit housing development in North Park.

If the current large corps of potential candidates for retiring U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer’s job look to some like a gaggle of political pygmies, it might have something to do with the proverbial 800-pound gorilla lurking in their living room. That would be Gov. Jerry Brown, who could most likely have the job for the asking.

Business and professional groups will hold meetings and events on a range of topics this week.

A proposal to limit certain types of campaign contributions will be introduced to the county Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, with the potential to harmonize some county election rules with those in the city of San Diego.

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. (GA-ASI) in Poway was awarded a $34.6 million contract action to a previous contract award for Contract Logistics Support for the United Kingdom’s MQ-9 Reapers.

Boosting the salaries of police officers and spending more money on city streetlights, parks and libraries are among the top budget priorities for the San Diego City Council, according to a report by the Independent Budget Analyst released on Friday.

The San Diego Taxpayers Association, a long-time critic of government spending, has set its sights on a new target: the $6.7 million project to add greenery to state Route 163's passage through Balboa Park.

San Diego needs $1.7 billion more than is budgeted to address its infrastructure needs over the next five years, not including such items as piers and new facilities, according to the city's first multiyear capital planning report unveiled before the City Council's infrastructure committee Wednesday.

Medical marijuana dispensaries will have to post warning signs on their products, which may face inspections for the presence of pesticides, molds and other toxins, under amended regulations passed almost unanimously by the San Diego City Council on Tuesday.

The Port of San Diego's Board of Port Commissioners is slated to hear four proposals for an observation wheel on the San Diego Bay at its regularly scheduled monthly meeting on Feb. 10.

Fashion shows, environmental cleanups and cross-border colleges are among the items on the agenda for this year's Tijuana Innovadora program, discussed Friday at a meeting of the program's advisory council in downtown San Diego.

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