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  • Faulconer sworn in as San Diego mayor, pledges to 'revitalize' SDPD

    Faulconer sworn in as San Diego mayor, pledges to 'revitalize' SDPD

    Monday, March 3 2014 11:26 PM EST2014-03-04 04:26:34 GMT
    Monday, March 3 2014 11:26 PM EST2014-03-04 04:26:34 GMT
    Accompanied by his wife and two children, Kevin Faulconer was sworn in Monday as San Diego's 36th mayor. 
    Accompanied by his wife and two children, Kevin Faulconer was sworn in Monday as San Diego's 36th mayor. 
  • Former Fletcher supporters back Faulconer for mayor of San Diego

    Former Fletcher supporters back Faulconer for mayor of San Diego

    Tuesday, January 7 2014 6:45 PM EST2014-01-07 23:45:55 GMT
    Tuesday, January 7 2014 10:54 PM EST2014-01-08 03:54:20 GMT
    A nonpartisan group of civic and business leaders who supported Nathan Fletcher in the Nov. 19 special election for San Diego mayor said Tuesday that they're endorsing Councilman Kevin Faulconer 
    A nonpartisan group of civic and business leaders who supported Nathan Fletcher in the Nov. 19 special election for San Diego mayor said Tuesday that they're endorsing Councilman Kevin Faulconer in the Feb. 11 runoff. 
  • Poll workers needed for February special elections

    Poll workers needed for February special elections

    Friday, January 3 2014 2:03 PM EST2014-01-03 19:03:47 GMT
    Friday, January 3 2014 2:03 PM EST2014-01-03 19:03:47 GMT
    The San Diego County Registrar of Voters put out a call Friday for poll workers for special elections in San Diego and Solana Beach on Feb. 11. 
    The San Diego County Registrar of Voters put out a call Friday for poll workers for special elections in San Diego and Solana Beach on Feb. 11. 
  • Filner accuser weighs in on special election

    Filner accuser weighs in on special election

    Wednesday, November 20 2013 3:03 AM EST2013-11-20 08:03:00 GMT
    Wednesday, November 20 2013 10:17 AM EST2013-11-20 15:17:23 GMT
    For San Diegan and political consultant Laura Fink, Tuesday's special election for mayor has special significance. 
    For San Diegan Laura Fink, Tuesday's special election for mayor has special significance: not only is she an experienced Democratic political consultant backing David Alvarez, but she is also one of the 18 women to publicly come forward to accuse former - and now disgraced - Mayor Bob Filner of sexual misconduct, ultimately leading to his resignation. 
  • Final push as candidates prepare for Tuesday's election

    Final push as candidates prepare for Tuesday's election

    Monday, November 18 2013 9:32 AM EST2013-11-18 14:32:13 GMT
    Monday, November 18 2013 11:36 PM EST2013-11-19 04:36:51 GMT
    While some voters already cast their ballots for San Diego's next mayor, others remain undecided, which is way the top four candidates spent Monday hitting the streets in their final push. 
    While some voters already cast their ballots for San Diego's next mayor, others remain undecided, which is way the top four candidates spent Monday hitting the streets in their final push. 
  • Coffee with the Candidates: Kevin Faulconer

    Coffee with the Candidates: Kevin Faulconer

    Thursday, November 14 2013 12:18 PM EST2013-11-14 17:18:13 GMT
    Thursday, November 14 2013 12:21 PM EST2013-11-14 17:21:29 GMT
    CBS News 8's Alicia Summers continued her series, Coffee with the Candidates, Thursday as she sat down with mayoral candidate and Councilmember Kevin Faulconer. 
    CBS News 8's Alicia Summers continued her series, Coffee with the Candidates, Thursday as she sat down with mayoral candidate and Councilmember Kevin Faulconer. 
  • Coffee with the Candidates: David Alvarez

    Coffee with the Candidates: David Alvarez

    Wednesday, November 13 2013 10:57 AM EST2013-11-13 15:57:18 GMT
    Wednesday, November 13 2013 5:26 PM EST2013-11-13 22:26:32 GMT
    CBS News 8's Alicia Summers sat down with mayoral candidate, democratic City Councilmember David Alvarez for the next installment in her series, Coffee with the Candidates. 
    CBS News 8's Alicia Summers sat down with mayoral candidate, democratic City Councilmember David Alvarez for the next installment in her series, Coffee with the Candidates. 
  • What's the most important issue in the mayor's race?

    What's the most important issue in the mayor's race?

    Tuesday, November 5 2013 9:10 PM EST2013-11-06 02:10:40 GMT
    Tuesday, November 5 2013 11:01 PM EST2013-11-06 04:01:41 GMT
    With the special election just two weeks away, CBS News 8 wants to know what you're looking for in San Diego's next mayor. 
    With the special election just two weeks away, CBS News 8 wants to know what you're looking for in San Diego's next mayor. 
  • Last day to register for special election is Monday

    Last day to register for special election is Monday

    Monday, November 4 2013 5:28 PM EST2013-11-04 22:28:21 GMT
    Monday, November 4 2013 10:12 PM EST2013-11-05 03:12:00 GMT
    Anyone who needs to register in order to vote in the special election deciding the next mayor of San Diego, must register by midnight on Monday, November 4. 
    Anyone who needs to register in order to vote in the special election deciding the next mayor of San Diego, must register by midnight on Monday, November 4. 
  • Special election to cost San Diego $4.7M

    Special election to cost San Diego $4.7M

    Friday, November 1 2013 5:41 PM EDT2013-11-01 21:41:29 GMT
    Friday, November 1 2013 5:41 PM EDT2013-11-01 21:41:29 GMT
    The Nov. 19 special mayoral election could cost the city of San Diego about $4.7 million, an official said, about $1.3 million less than an earlier estimate. 
    The Nov. 19 special mayoral election could cost the city of San Diego about $4.7 million, an official said, about $1.3 million less than an earlier estimate. 
  • Mayoral candidates participate in live debate on AM 760 KFMB

    Mayoral candidates participate in live debate on AM 760 KFMB

    Thursday, October 31 2013 9:31 PM EDT2013-11-01 01:31:37 GMT
    Thursday, October 31 2013 9:31 PM EDT2013-11-01 01:31:37 GMT
    Three of the four leading candidates in San Diego's race for mayor faced tough questions Thursday about issues affecting San Diegans. 
    Three of the four leading candidates in San Diego's race for mayor faced tough questions Thursday about issues affecting San Diegans. 
  • More bilingual workers needed for November special election

    More bilingual workers needed for November special election

    Wednesday, October 30 2013 7:30 PM EDT2013-10-30 23:30:45 GMT
    Wednesday, October 30 2013 8:30 PM EDT2013-10-31 00:30:29 GMT
    More bilingual Chinese and Vietnamese volunteers are needed to work at polling places for the city of San Diego's Nov. 19 special mayoral election, the county Registrar of Voters said Wednesday. 
    More bilingual Chinese and Vietnamese volunteers are needed to work at polling places for the city of San Diego's Nov. 19 special mayoral election, the county Registrar of Voters said Wednesday. 
  • Candidates making moves as mayor's race heats up

    Candidates making moves as mayor's race heats up

    Wednesday, October 23 2013 8:09 PM EDT2013-10-24 00:09:51 GMT
    Thursday, October 24 2013 12:36 PM EDT2013-10-24 16:36:56 GMT
    With the special election less than a month away, the race to be San Diego's next mayor is starting to heat up. 
    With the special election less than a month away, the race to be San Diego's next mayor is starting to heat up. 
  • Former SD mayor Filner booked into jail, released

    Former SD mayor Filner booked into jail, released

    Saturday, October 19 2013 5:05 PM EDT2013-10-19 21:05:27 GMT
    Saturday, October 19 2013 8:47 PM EDT2013-10-20 00:47:57 GMT
    Former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner was booked into jail and then released on charges of false imprisonment and battery.
     
    Former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner was booked into jail and then released on charges of false imprisonment and battery.
     
  • Top four San Diego mayoral candidates debate on crime

    Top four San Diego mayoral candidates debate on crime

    Tuesday, October 8 2013 9:00 AM EDT2013-10-08 13:00:00 GMT
    Tuesday, October 8 2013 10:58 PM EDT2013-10-09 02:58:12 GMT
    The top four candidates for mayor offered their visions for bolstering the size of the police force Tuesday as they competed for one of the biggest campaign endorsement prizes
     
     
    The top four candidates for mayor offered their visions for bolstering the size of the police force Tuesday as they competed for one of the biggest campaign endorsement prizes, that of the San Diego Police Officers Association. 
  • Alvarez, Faulconer, Fletcher debate neighborhood issues

    Alvarez, Faulconer, Fletcher debate neighborhood issues

    Friday, September 27 2013 4:30 PM EDT2013-09-27 20:30:30 GMT
    Friday, September 27 2013 11:14 PM EDT2013-09-28 03:14:28 GMT
    Three leading mayoral candidates squared off Friday in a debate during the Family Health Centers of San Diego's "Spirit of the Barrio" luncheon that focused mostly on issues facing underserved communities. 
    Three leading mayoral candidates squared off Friday in a debate during the Family Health Centers of San Diego's "Spirit of the Barrio" luncheon that focused mostly on issues facing underserved communities. 
  • GOP Council members back Faulconer's mayoral bid

    GOP Council members back Faulconer's mayoral bid

    Wednesday, September 25 2013 4:24 PM EDT2013-09-25 20:24:05 GMT
    Wednesday, September 25 2013 4:24 PM EDT2013-09-25 20:24:05 GMT
    Councilman Kevin Faulconer was endorsed for mayor of San Diego Wednesday by his three Republican colleagues on the City Council. 
    Councilman Kevin Faulconer was endorsed for mayor of San Diego Wednesday by his three Republican colleagues on the City Council. 
  • Field of mayoral candidates sliced in half, to 19

    Field of mayoral candidates sliced in half, to 19

    Friday, September 20 2013 10:55 PM EDT2013-09-21 02:55:26 GMT
    Friday, September 20 2013 10:55 PM EDT2013-09-21 02:55:26 GMT
    The field of candidates for the Nov. 19 special election for mayor of San Diego was cut in half Friday, with 19 meeting a deadline to return nomination papers with at least 200 valid signatures 
    The field of candidates for the Nov. 19 special election for mayor of San Diego was cut in half Friday, with 19 meeting a deadline to return nomination papers with at least 200 valid signatures, according to the City Clerk's Office. 
  • Frye backs Alvarez for San Diego mayor

    Frye backs Alvarez for San Diego mayor

    Thursday, September 19 2013 2:06 PM EDT2013-09-19 18:06:48 GMT
    Thursday, September 19 2013 10:56 PM EDT2013-09-20 02:56:44 GMT
    Two of the former supporters of Bob Filner who later became among the first to call on him to resign over his behavior as mayor announced their endorsements for his replacement Thursday. 
    Two of the former supporters of Bob Filner who later became among the first to call on him to resign over his behavior as mayor announced their endorsements for his replacement Thursday. 
  • Faulconer files papers for mayoral run

    Faulconer files papers for mayoral run

    Wednesday, September 18 2013 10:08 PM EDT2013-09-19 02:08:44 GMT
    Wednesday, September 18 2013 10:08 PM EDT2013-09-19 02:08:45 GMT
    San Diego City Councilman Kevin Faulconer filed his nominating papers Wednesday in the mayoral special election. 
    San Diego City Councilman Kevin Faulconer filed his nominating papers Wednesday in the mayoral special election. 
  • Announcements in the run for San Diego mayor

    Announcements in the run for San Diego mayor

    Wednesday, September 18 2013 10:19 AM EDT2013-09-18 14:19:21 GMT
    Wednesday, September 18 2013 2:10 PM EDT2013-09-18 18:10:00 GMT
    Former Democratic Assemblywoman Lori Saldana backed out of the San Diego mayor's race Wednesday and threw her support behind Councilman David Alvarez. 
    Former Democratic Assemblywoman Lori Saldana backed out of the San Diego mayor's race Wednesday and threw her support behind Councilman David Alvarez. 
  • Candidates kick off mayoral campaigns

    Candidates kick off mayoral campaigns

    Saturday, September 14 2013 9:09 PM EDT2013-09-15 01:09:36 GMT
    Saturday, September 14 2013 9:26 PM EDT2013-09-15 01:26:59 GMT
    Two of the candidates in San Diego's race for mayor were out meeting with community members Saturday. 
    Two of the candidates in San Diego's race for mayor were out meeting with community members Saturday. 
  • Gloria: Medical marijuana restrictions to be enforced again

    Gloria: Medical marijuana restrictions to be enforced again

    Thursday, September 12 2013 4:00 PM EDT2013-09-12 20:00:07 GMT
    Thursday, September 12 2013 11:23 PM EDT2013-09-13 03:23:15 GMT
    The San Diego Police Department and the city's Neighborhood Code Compliance Office have been ordered to resume enforcing medical marijuana zoning restrictions, Interim Mayor Todd Gloria said Thursday. 
    The San Diego Police Department and the city's Neighborhood Code Compliance Office have been ordered to resume enforcing medical marijuana zoning restrictions, Interim Mayor Todd Gloria said Thursday. 
  • David Alvarez launches campaign for mayor

    David Alvarez launches campaign for mayor

    Monday, September 9 2013 8:01 PM EDT2013-09-10 00:01:44 GMT
    Monday, September 9 2013 10:11 PM EDT2013-09-10 02:11:14 GMT
    Councilman David Alvarez launched his campaign for mayor of San Diego Monday. 
    Councilman David Alvarez launched his campaign for mayor of San Diego Monday, while his chief rival for progressive and union votes, former Assemblywoman Lori Saldana, signaled her intention to enter the race. 
  • Kevin Faulconer picks up nominating papers

    Kevin Faulconer picks up nominating papers

    Friday, September 6 2013 8:28 PM EDT2013-09-07 00:28:32 GMT
    Friday, September 6 2013 9:32 PM EDT2013-09-07 01:32:19 GMT
    San Diego City Councilmember Kevin Faulconer stopped by the city clerk's office downtown Friday where he picked up nominating papers so he can officially run for mayor. 
    San Diego City Councilmember Kevin Faulconer stopped by the city clerk's office downtown Friday where he picked up nominating papers so he can officially run for mayor. 
  • Special mayoral election set for November 19

    Special mayoral election set for November 19

    Thursday, September 5 2013 4:07 PM EDT2013-09-05 20:07:59 GMT
    Thursday, September 5 2013 4:07 PM EDT2013-09-05 20:07:59 GMT
    The official number of candidates vying for San Diego mayor continues to grow. Out of that list, some San Diego politicians are among the hopefuls. 
    The official number of candidates vying for San Diego mayor continues to grow. Out of that list, some San Diego politicians are among the hopefuls. 
  • Faulconer and Aguirre to run for mayor of San Diego

    Faulconer and Aguirre to run for mayor of San Diego

    Wednesday, September 4 2013 9:37 AM EDT2013-09-04 13:37:07 GMT
    Wednesday, September 4 2013 10:36 PM EDT2013-09-05 02:36:27 GMT
    City Councilman Kevin Faulconer and former City Attorney Mike Aguirre announced Wednesday that their names will be on the ballot in the November special election. 
    City Councilman Kevin Faulconer and former City Attorney Mike Aguirre announced Wednesday that their names will be on the ballot in the November special election to finish the mayoral term of Bob Filner, who resigned in disgrace after nine months as the city's chief executive. 
  • Todd Gloria announces he won't join race for mayor

    Todd Gloria announces he won't join race for mayor

    Monday, September 2 2013 8:56 PM EDT2013-09-03 00:56:24 GMT
    Tuesday, September 3 2013 11:09 PM EDT2013-09-04 03:09:47 GMT
    The field for the November special election for mayor of San Diego cleared somewhat Tuesday, as three potential major candidates announced they would not run. 
    The field for the November special election for mayor of San Diego cleared somewhat Tuesday, as three potential major candidates -- including Interim Mayor Todd Gloria and former Councilman Carl DeMaio -- announced they would not run. 
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