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Wells had been filling the mayoral duties on an interim basis since Mark Lewis stepped down after making controversial remarks about El Cajon's substantial Chaldean population.
The 9-year-old said he had managed to break free from the assailant's grasp and escape, only to admit several hours later the abduction attempt had not occurred.
The city's Water Utilities Department has proposed hiking rates by 7.25 percent in calendar year 2014 and by up to 7.5 percent the following year. Water rates in San Diego were last raised two years ago.
More than 120 nonprofit organizations will receive grants from totaling more than $1.2 million to groups in San Diego and Orange counties.
Because Veterans Day is a federal holiday, banks will be closed but county parks will be open.
The non-profit International Relief Teams is working with aid groupsl to provide clean water and water purification tablets, rice and canned fish to devastated communities, including Bohol, in the central Philippines.
The Registrar of Voters office needs to have mail-in applications in hand by Tuesday at midnight, per state law, so a postmark won't do.
The center will help former members of the armed forces connect with other groups and resources. More than 250 UC San Diego students were formerly in the military.
San Diego County facilitates about 400 adoptions each year, but there are several areas where the process could be made more efficient, supervisors said.
The project will include a seven-story, 565,000-square-foot hospital on 20 acres and 1,000 permanent positions when finished in three years.
U-T San Diego announced Friday that it has bought the firm that publishes eight community weeklies around the county.
The most recent price tag estimate is $4,665,700, down from the initial estimate of $6 million.
Led by the area's three main shipyards, the group contends rezoning will force their suppliers out of the area, and that would result in higher costs for the suppliers and the shipyards.
Bilingual Chinese and Vietnamese poll workers can earn a stipend of $90 to $110 for the day.
The federal agents found the suspected undocumented immigrants hiding inside one of three ventilation units on a northbound flatbed truck Wednesday morning.
Under Interim Mayor Todd Gloria's plan, three deputy COOs will be hired to oversee neighborhood services, internal operations, and infrastructure and public works.
The average price has decreased for 35 of the past 37 days and is 3.1 cents less than one week ago.
The gunfire erupted about 3:30 p.m. in a culvert off the 2800 block of 39th Street, near Azalea Park. The CHP temporarily closed Route 15 and Interstate 805, causing traffic to backup for miles.
Park officials said the dolphin named "T.J"' was fitted with a tracking device and released Oct. 8. near a pod of dolphins, about 20 pounds heavier than after being treated in May.
Jury selection got under way Tuesday for the retrial of a schizophrenic drifter whose conviction in the 1998 killing of a 12-year-old Escondido girl was reversed by a federal appeals court.
Adrian Zitlalpopoca-Hernandez, 35, was convicted in January 2010 of several charges, including harboring aliens for prostitution.
According to the county's Health and Human Services Agency, 127 cases of whooping cough were reported at this time last year compared to 202 cases so far in 2013.
By late Thursday afternoon, Coaster passenger-train runs were resuming, using a track bypassing the one involved in the crash.
City Council's Budget Committee announces $12.6 million surplus in general fund balance sheet for this fiscal year.
Nearly 827,000 people countywide have registered to take part in the sixth annual "Great California ShakeOut," scheduled for 10:17 a.m.
The San Diego City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously to pay for improvements to the Alcazar Garden parking lot in Balboa Park and increase number of handicapped spaces.
A $7,500 fine was levied against a political group that funded gay-baiting automated calls during last year's mayoral campaign between Carl DeMaio and Bob Filner.
Thousands of San Diego-area school children walked or biked to school Wednesday as part of International Walk to School Day.