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An outside consultant that recently completed an investigation clearing San Diego city officials of criminal actions failed to include about 57,000 of 160,000 electronic documents in its probe, City Manager Lamont Ewell told reporters Thursday.
A judge denied a request to dismiss the case against six current and former trustees of the pension board, who have been charged with felony conflict-of-interest violations by the San Diego County District Attorney's office.
City Attorney Michael Aguirre on Tuesday laid out a new 15-step plan to resolve the city's fiscal crisis that paints a dire picture of the city's financial condition and urges extreme policy shifts from the City Council's current direction.
Lobbing the first salvo in what promises to be a contentious battle, the San Diego Police Officers Association has called for the removal of City Attorney Michael Aguirre.
Another indication that the political world of San Diego is upside down is that a volunteer pension consultant from La Mesa is at the center of one of the most heated battles in the city's recent history.
Deputy City Manager Bruce Herring tendered his resignation Thursday, citing a City Council decision not to provide a legal defense in a recent lawsuit.
The San Diego City Council on Tuesday opposed providing legal defense for pension board members who have been named in a pair of lawsuits filed by City Attorney Michael Aguirre.
Moody's Investor Service issued another downgrade to the city's credit rating Tuesday, citing continued political upheaval and highlighting its inability to deal with mounting financial problems.
City Attorney Michael Aguirre called for the resignation of three city officials who oversee a portion of the city's pension plan for allegedly mismanaging more than $212 million in money transfers.
San Diego Mayor Dick Murphy took office as a man of impeccable accomplishments, but now is facing a smeared legacy after resigning from his post -- leaving the city politically fractured, unable to borrow money and awaiting the hammer of two federal investigations.
A recently appointed trustee to the San Diego City Employees Retirement System resigned Tuesday, adding even more uncertainty to the city's efforts to regain its financial footing on Wall Street.
The San Diego City Attorney's office filed a second lawsuit in as many days, in hopes of preserving the ability to seek a court-appointed receiver to the retirement board and offer a handful of solutions to the city's pension crisis.
The San Diego City Attorney filed a lawsuit against former and current members of the board of administrators, general counsel, and the head of the city's retirement system in hopes of rolling back a series of benefits resulting in a deficit estimated at more than $1.37 billion.
Federal investigations into potential fraudulent disclosure practices at the city of San Diego have expanded from the pension plan to other areas under the control of the municipality, according to a subpoena recently sent to the city by the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Two commonly touted solutions to reduce the city's pension deficit used by mayoral candidates are to challenge the legality of some retirement benefits or reopen negotiations with city labor unions.
The City Council on Monday approved a series of labor contracts with municipal labors unions, thereby reasserting a commitment to solving the pension crisis and keeping retirement benefits granted over the last 10 years.
Mayoral candidate Jerry Sanders on Thursday laid out a plan to address a seldom-discussed looming debt facing the city: retiree health care.
A week marked by heightened differences between city officials and the San Diego City Employees' Retirement Board over the proper way to handle the pension crisis may have pushed the issue to a head.
Six current and former trustees of the board that oversees San Diego's beleaguered pension fund pleaded not guilty Monday to felony conflict of interest charges.
If you have been paying attention to the news, you know the city of San Diego is facing some interesting problems to say the least. However, when it comes to the city's $1.4 billion municipal pension plan deficit, San Diego is not alone.
Mayoral candidates running in the July 26 primary election sought to brand their campaigns Wednesday by providing plans to dig out of the city's estimated $1.37 billion pension deficit.
Mayor Dick Murphy found a committed pocket of support at San Diego City Council's Tuesday emergency meeting where a new salary ordinance squeaked by.
Credit agency Fitch Ratings lowered the outlook on the city of San Diego's debt on Friday. The move prompted City Attorney Mike Aguirre to call for roll-back of "illegal" pension benefits.
A legal opinion released to the public Wednesday states that two agreements between the City Council and the city's retirement system board of administrators "arguably" violated state conflict of interest codes and two sets of city laws.
As San Diego struggles with its under-funded pension system, The Daily Transcript will continue to provide comprehensive and timely coverage of the issue.