Paul Gaspar, the husband of Encinitas Mayor Kristin Gaspar, declared he will run for the job in November. Kristin Gaspar cannot run for a second term since she is challenging San Diego County Supervisor Dave Roberts for his seat.
Rep. Darrell Issa will likely have to fight harder to keep his seat. A housing project proposed for Valley Center could set a precedent for future growth. Carlsbad gears up for a more contentious election than usual.
A developer has plans for an Escondido golf course that was closed down more than three years ago and has been in limbo ever since. New Urban West will hold an open house this weekend at the Escondido Country Club to explore options for building on the 110-acre site.
The San Diego chapter of the civil rights group National Action Network is organizing a rally Saturday in response to two deadly police shootings involving black men that made national headlines this week.
The Department of Defense last week lifted the military's ban on transgender troops. A transgender woman from San Diego who served in Vietnam discusses her experience in the military and what she hopes its new policy can achieve.
Encinitas has settled its second lawsuit with developers over how the city approves denser development and affordable housing. But the question remains: How will the city comply with state law on affordable housing?
Students in San Diego's NewSchool of Architecture and Design are working on a project they hope will create a model for thousands of Nepalese who lost their homes after a powerful earthquake shook the country last year.
Seats on the San Diego County Board of Supervisors are seldom contested. But this year, hundreds of thousands of dollars are being spent by independent political action committees to unseat incumbent Democrat Dave Roberts.
The City of Oceanside recently invested about $2 million in new public bathrooms at the beach and upgraded bathrooms on the pier, a popular spot for fishermen, surfers, tourists, residents and the homeless.
Three candidates for a seat on the powerful San Diego County Board of Supervisors sparred in the race’s first forum Thursday night. Democratic incumbent Dave Roberts is challenged by two Republican mayors of North County cities.
Melissa Burch was in her early twenties in the 1980s when she traveled to Afghanistan for the first time to shoot footage for CBS News. She chronicles her experience in "My Journey Through War and Peace."
Stefan Savage is an expert in network security, privacy and reliability. His research showed how vulnerable modern cars are to hacking. His systematic approach to attacks and attackers garnered him a prestigious award this week.
SDSU alum Irma Cota caught the leadership bug when she was a schoolgirl, translating for her fellow crop pickers during the United Farm Workers strike in Salinas in 1970. Cota, now the president and CEO of North County Health Services, will receive SDSU's Cesar Chavez Lifetime Service Award.
The California Budget and Policy Center released a new index that rates women's overall well-being in the state. Factors include health, employment, economic security, personal safety and political empowerment.
The recent defeat of Measure A, which would have led to the development of lagoon-front property in Carlsbad, has not discouraged the developer of the proposed Lilac Hills Ranch in Valley Center from trying the citizens initiative approach.
Measure A in Carlsbad was defeated 52 percent "no" to 48 percent "yes", but the battle over the Agua Hedionda lagoon is not over. Carlsbad Mayor Matt Hall said it’s too soon to consider other projects, but the site is still a valuable piece of property.
A ballot measure that would allow an upscale retail and dining center to be built along the shore of the Agua Hedionda Lagoon in Carlsbad trailed by 186 votes early Wednesday, but approximately 7,100 mail and provisional ballots remained to be counted.
Charles Lester, the powerful agency's executive director, was fired on 7-5 vote following a 12-hour hearing that was filled with his backers. His supporters said some commissioners want the panel to back more development along California's coast.
San Diego County Supervisor Greg Cox represents San Diego on the California Coastal Commission. Given a push to fire the executive director this week, Cox discussed changes he'd like to see the commission make.
Carlsbad’s Measure A is not just a battle over whether to build a shopping and entertainment center on a coastal lagoon. It could also set a precedent for developers looking to save time and money on big projects in San Diego County.