The former staff member alleges San Diego County Supervisor Dave Roberts misused taxpayer funds, inappropriately delegated campaign responsibilities to government employees and maintained an inappropriate relationship with an employee, according to a claim filed with the county.
In Washington D.C., the Vietnam Veterans Memorial wall is an emotional but healing sight for many who experienced one of the nation’s most unpopular wars. A traveling version of the wall that visits hometowns across the country is on the USS Midway in San Diego until Thursday at 5 p.m.
During the city of San Diego’s financial struggles and mayoral sexual harassment scandal, partisanship tended to take a back seat. Now, political debate is back, and two city councilmen are leading the charge.
The total cost of the contract is about $92 million over five years, with $62 million being new costs, according to the mayor's office. Police union members and the City Council still have to approve the deal.
San Diego City Councilmen David Alvarez and Todd Gloria said the proposed changes are unfair, while the utility said the changes would bring relief to ratepayers who have unfairly shouldered rising energy costs.
Last week, the city of San Diego granted its first land-use permit for a medical marijuana cooperative. This week, it gave final approval to amend the city code on cooperatives, but some San Diegans still have concerns.
Mayor Kevin Faulconer announced at his first State of the City speech he is creating a task force to develop a plan to build a new stadium for the Chargers. It could be at the current stadium site in Mission Valley or in downtown San Diego.