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Electric bills in San Diego and Orange counties will rise about 1 percent after the California Public Utilities Commission on Thursday approved a rate structure for San Diego Gas & Electric for 2016-18.
A former Defense Department supervisor pleaded guilty on Thursday in San Diego federal court to charges he accepted hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes from defense contractor Glenn "Fat Leonard" Francis.
The water authority cited increasing expenses for imported water and the need to pass on higher costs for water from the desalination plant in Carlsbad.
The City Council's environment committee on Thursday gave tentative approval to a proposal to ratchet back water use restrictions, following reports of ample local supply.
Immigration-rights activists expressed disappointment in the U.S. Supreme Court's inability to reach a decision on the president's effort to expand deportation protection to millions of parents of U.S.-born children, but they vowed to continue fighting for change in immigration policy.
Republican Carl DeMaio, now a talk radio show host, has joined developers and contractors to pitch a plan to build a billion-dollar Chargers stadium that he says will require no tax increases or taxpayer subsidies.
A homicide suspect who may have barricaded himself inside a SWAT-surrounded condominium in Ocean Beach overnight turned himself in to police officers in the East Village Thursday morning.
The San Diego City Council's Budget Committee is moving forward with an ordinance to ensure the voter-approved increase in the minimum wage is ready to take effect next month.
After being forced back to the drawing board, the developers of the One Paseo project in Carmel Valley are scheduled to return to the San Diego City Council for a public hearing next week.
Although the extreme heat is expected to subside, forecasters said "very warm" weather and above-average temperatures would continue through Saturday. Another round of hot weather is expected Sunday into early next week.
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