Rewrite the Charter No. One, the City Attorney

Rewrite the Charter No. One, the City Attorney

We should begin the revision of the San Diego city charter with the Office of the City Attorney. San Diego has endured numerous disputes over the proper role and authority of the city attorney, and...

 Breakthrough technology featured at the San Diego Inventors Forum Invention Contest

Breakthrough technology featured at the San Diego Inventors Forum Invention Contest

The San Diego region is truly a hotbed of ingenuity and inventiveness as evidenced by the 9th annual Invention Contest held by the San Diego Inventors Forum on Thursday, August 14, 2014, at...

San Diego's retirement system: best public pension plan

San Diego's retirement system: best public pension plan

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - The online publication Reuters PE Hub Thursday named the San Diego City Employees' Retirement System as the best public pension plan in the country when it comes to the...

  • Rewrite the Charter No. One, the City Attorney

    Rewrite the Charter No. One, the City Attorney

  •  Breakthrough technology featured at the San Diego Inventors Forum Invention Contest

    Breakthrough technology featured at the San Diego Inventors Forum Invention Contest

  • San Diego's retirement system: best public pension plan

    San Diego's retirement system: best public pension plan

SAN DIEGO

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August 20, 2014

First debate set for City Council seat

in SAN DIEGO POLITICS by City News Service
SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Plans were announced Wednesday for the first debate in the general election campaign for the lone San Diego City Council seat up for grabs in November.
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Aug 19, 2014

City Council overrides increased minimum wage veto

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - The City Council on Monday overrode Mayor Kevin Faulconer's veto of an ordinance to increase the minimum wage in San Diego and give workers five paid sick days, setting up a…
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Aug 18, 2014

Minimum wage veto: City Council special meeting to commence

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - The San Diego City Council is scheduled to hold a special meeting Monday morning to consider overriding Mayor Kevin Faulconer's veto of an ordinance that would increase the minimum…
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Aug 18, 2014

Low candidate turnout in 2 North County cities leaves election in question

The northern San Diego County cities of Del Mar and Solana Beach are tasked with a decision: to elect or appoint.

COMMUNITIES

Aug 28, 2014

Public meeting in Oceanside: decommissioning Nuclear Generating Station

OCEANSIDE (CNS) - The latest price tag to decommission the shuttered San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station will be the focus of a community meeting scheduled for Thursday evening in Oceanside.
Aug 22, 2014

Community colleges may offer 4-year degrees; bill passed by Senate

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A bill authored by a San Diego lawmaker allowing community colleges to offer four-year degrees when a local workforce need can be shown is on its way to Gov. Jerry Brown's desk after being passed by…
Aug 20, 2014

Defeated motion on revenue producers refuels old debate at LJVMA meeting

A proposal to explore revenue-producing alternatives, including the installation of parking meters in the Village, resurrected a simmering community debate at La Jolla Village Merchants Association's (LJVMA's) August…
Aug 19, 2014

North Park residents unite to fight crime spree

Vowing to "take back their streets," North Park residents gathered on the evening of Aug. 9 in response to a recent spate of attacks on women. At the meeting, residents recommitted themselves to using any and all…
Aug 14, 2014

Mixed-use housing proposed on Camino de la Reina

A 305-unit mixed-use housing development could be coming soon to the site of a boat dealership in Mission Valley. The Mission Valley Planning Group voted Aug. 6 to recommend that the Planning Commission approve the…
Jul 31, 2014

Planners updated on Point Loma Village revamp, planned international language school

The Peninsula Community Planning Board (PCPB) gave a unanimous thumbs-up in July to Point Loma Village, a revamped mixed-use condo project at the corner of Rosecrans and Byron.

FITNESS & LIFESTYLE

Slow down your meals, slow down weight gain

Slow down your meals, slow down weight gain

Summer vacation health and fitness tips

Summer vacation health and fitness tips

Getting fit will impress your boss

Getting fit will impress your boss

Five flat ab secrets — guaranteed!

Five flat ab secrets — guaranteed!

When the number on the scale won't budge

When the number on the scale won't budge

Seven awesome reasons why you want to be fit now

Seven awesome reasons why you want to be fit now

Why you gain weight on vacation

Why you gain weight on vacation

How to recover from a cheat day

How to recover from a cheat day

Seven reasons the scale won't budge

Seven reasons the scale won't budge

Do you believe the belly fat lie?

Do you believe the belly fat lie?

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BUSINESS & FINANCE

August 28, 2014

Made in USA San Diego brands succeed in apparel market

in Business and Finance by Michele Nash-Hoff
Would you be surprised to find out that San Diego has a fashion design industry? On July 30th, the Fashion Group International San Diego held a meeting, titled "Going from Designer to Manufacturer," featuring Barrie Kauffman and Heather Haas from…
Aug 28, 2014

Downtown hotspot tailors its brand just for Pacific Beach

Slow-cooked meats, Trader Vic's mai tais and craft beer are among the creature comforts calling patrons back to the two-level space formerly occupied by Nick's at the Beach on Thomas Street.
Aug 28, 2014

Researchers see poor sleep hampering treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder

The effectiveness of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) treatment may hinge significantly upon sleep quality, report researchers at the UC San Diego School of Medicine and Veterans Affairs San…
Aug 22, 2014

CleanTECH San Diego partners with CyberTECH

Nonprofit trade organizations CleanTECH San Diego and CyberTECH today announced a partnership to advance San Diego's technology startup industry.

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GOP Lt. Governor candidate risks alienating much of California with his dogmatic war against marijuana

Aug 20, 2014
I've been a registered Republican for less than 10% of my life. For 35 years I was a registered Libertarian and active in the party. While my views never changed, in 2011 I decided to join the GOP as a more effective…

Scores of CA school bonds this November — to pay for educational materials, not capital costs

Aug 18, 2014
Heads up! This November there will be scores of new local school bonds on the ballot in California, each raising property taxes. We have seven such bonds in just San Diego County alone. But this year most of the…

Is Comic-Con such a great deal for San Diego? Apparently not

Aug 04, 2014
A key (and quite correct) court ruling now blocks the expansion of the San Diego Convention Center. This deal involved a hotel tax that -- contrary to the requirements of the state constitution -- was imposed without…

The little-noticed CRUSHING rejection of Coronado's school bond measure -- how and why

Jul 18, 2014
There's one taxpayer victory in the June, 2014 primary that I SHOULD have reported, but didn't. A tiny, unfunded but determined pro-taxpayer group in Coronado CRUSHED a Ponzi-scheme school bond measure.

Texas now receiving well over DOUBLE the per capita investment of California

Jun 26, 2014
Three years ago, California lost its #1 status as the state with the most new private business funding -- Texas took over the top spot. Since then the disparity between the two states has grown dramatically. In 2013,…

Escondido’s charter proposal needs to come with a warning label

Jun 20, 2014
In its ideal form, a charter is a constitution of a city that embodies the collective will of the people, framed by civic values and founded upon the most enduring rules of law. In its worst form, it becomes a payoff…

CALIFORNIA

California water bond heading to November ballot

Aug 27, 2014
California has been in a drought for quite some time. Gov. Jerry Brown officially declared the state's drought to be in a "State of Emergency" back in January, predicating 2014 as California's driest year on record.…

Prop 49 no longer on November ballot

Aug 24, 2014
On November 4, California voters will not see the legislature's Proposition 49 on the ballot. The Supreme Court halted its passage on August 11, the Court voting 5-1, the day the Secretary of State's Voter Information…

Record number of Latino voters expected at Nov. 4 election

Aug 01, 2014
In California, a record number of Latino voter turnouts are expected at the November 4 general election. According to the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO), 2.4 million Latino…

Kashkari requests debate; still no answer from Gov. Brown

Jul 29, 2014
Republican Neel Kashkari, who is running against Governor Jerry Brown in the November election, made a request to Brown to face him in 10 separate debates. The request was made on June 5, two days after the June…

Pérez ends recount; Yee heading to November election

Jul 25, 2014
Assemblyman John A. Pérez has ended his recount for votes in the state controller race during the June 3 primary. Board of Equalization member Betty Yee won with 481 more votes than Pérez.

Brown to sign budget in San Diego

Jun 19, 2014
SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Gov. Jerry Brown will sign California's $156.2 billion budget for the upcoming fiscal year in San Diego tomorrow, according to the governor's office.