- Jan. 8
Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer of California, one of the chamber's most tenacious liberals, announced Thursday she will not seek re-election in 2016 to a fifth term.
- Jan. 5
The open seat on the Chula Vista City Council will be filled by appointment. The mayor and three sitting council members will select their top candidates Monday.
- Jan. 2
A civil lawsuit filed in San Diego County Superior Court Friday challenges John McCann's win over Steve Padilla in November's Chula Vista City Council election.
- Dec. 26
In 2014 there was drama in the 52nd Congressional District, behind the scenes at the San Diego Opera, and among taxi owners and drivers. But pretty much none at all in the residential housing market, which is a good thing.
- Dec. 19
Councilman-elect John McCann beat Steve Padilla by two votes.
- Dec. 18
John McCann defeated Steve Padilla by two votes in a race for a seat on the Chula Vista City Council.
- Dec. 17
St. Vincent de Paul program organizers said the grants could allow them to almost double the number of people they help.
- Dec. 16
The ranger can record traffic stops, but not routine exchanges with the public. He'll also have to tell people when they're being recorded.
Democratic Congressman Scott Peters narrowly won re-election in November, beating Republican Carl DeMaio in a close race that included a lot of negative campaigning from both sides.
- Dec. 10
- Midday Edition
Mary Salas was sworn in as the first Latina mayor of Chula Vista on Tuesday as conservationist Serge Dedina is getting ready to take the mayoral oath of office in Imperial Beach.
- Dec. 10
Sitting City Council President Todd Gloria did not get enough votes for another term, despite more than an hour of public speakers supporting him. Democrat Sherri Lightner was elected instead, becoming San Diego's first woman City Council president.
- Dec. 9
Former GOP congressional candidate Carl DeMaio has launched a super PAC. What it's up to is anyone's guess.
- Dec. 2
Rumors are swirling that the San Diego City Council may vote to remove Democrat Todd Gloria as its president and replace him with another Democrat, Sherri Lightner.
- Dec. 1
The San Diego County registrar of voters has 28 days to certify election results. A new state law that requires some late absentee ballots be counted will extend that period by two days.
- Nov. 26
After all votes were counted, the two candidates were tied. Then the San Diego County Registrar of Voters began manually counting ballots and posted an update Wednesday afternoon.
- Nov. 24
Candidates Steve Padilla and John McCann each has 18,450 votes. The San Diego County registrar of voters has until Dec. 2 to certify the vote tallies for every election in the county.
- Nov. 21
Election Day was two weeks ago, but workers are still counting votes in some California counties. Next year, tallying the votes could take even longer.
- Nov. 19
Justin Harper offered to Skype with KPBS to verify his identity after the spokesman for Carl DeMaio's campaign said KPBS and other news outlets were duped by an impostor in stories about a second DeMaio staffer accusing him of sexual harassment.
- Nov. 18
Todd Bosnich, the former staffer who accused congressional candidate Carl DeMaio of sexual harassment, will not face felony charges for allegedly assaulting his mother.
- Nov. 14
The cases involved people who made $500 donations to District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis' failed 2012 mayoral run and then were reimbursed for the expense.
- Nov. 12
Todd Bosnich, the former staffer for Republican Carl DeMaio's congressional campaign who accused DeMaio of sexual harassment, will appear in court on Tuesday. He's accused of assaulting his mother.
- Nov. 11
Todd Bosnich, who claimed GOP congressional candidate Carl DeMaio sexually harassed him, was arrested Tuesday by San Diego police on charges of assaulting his mother.
- Nov. 11
The race to become Imperial Beach's next mayor could still go either way, says San Diego County Registrar of Voters Michael Vu.
- Nov. 11
The parents of Daniel Sisson sued the Sheriff's Department and the county in federal court on various claims, including wrongful death and cruel and unusual punishment.
- Nov. 10
The deal, approved on an 8-1 vote, ends a struggle between housing advocates and business leaders over the future of the fee, which was instituted in 1990.