SAN DIEGO (CNS) - The number of candidates to succeed Jerry Sanders as mayor of San Diego is up to eight, the city clerk's office announced Monday.
Also filing the paperwork were:
-- Hud Collins, who speaks to the City Council during public comment time on a weekly basis and says he has a plan to solve the deficit;
-- frequent candidate Loch David Crane;
-- Robert "Girly Girly" Harter, who runs a nonprofit group that tries to empower women to improve education;
-- Rocky Neptun, a former journalist who volunteers as director of the San Diego Renters Union and lives part-time in Rosarito Beach, according to his campaign website;
-- Tobiah Lee Pettus Pettus, who describes himself on his website as an unemployed social conservative who has been involved in construction and studied biology at Point Loma Nazarene University; and
-- Sharam Adhami. No information was immediately available about Adhami, who was the most recent to sign up.
In City Council races, Todd Gloria has filed for re-election in a district that covers City Heights, Hillcrest and North Park. He will be challenged by factory mechanic Paul Broadway.
Richard Carlson has announced his intention to run for DeMaio's City Council seat, which covers Mira Mesa, Rancho Bernardo and Scripps Ranch.
Tuesday is one of the cheesiest days of the year. Sept. 18 is the made-up holiday of National Cheeseburger Day, and restaurants are celebrating with discounts and free burgers.
Controversy swirled up again in Encinitas over a staircase project proposed for Beacon’s Beach. The city has long been looking to replace the iconic Switchback Trail leading to Beacon’s Beach with a concrete staircase but many residents are not embracing the idea.
Stretches of state Route 163 will be closed beginning Monday night and continuing through Friday morning for maintenance work and to reduce the height of the overpass at Friars Road, Caltrans announced.
Temperatures Tuesday are near average, continuing to cool through Friday. Gusty winds in the mountains and deserts from the afternoon through evening.
The 22-year-old man who was shot by sheriff's deputies near the ticket window of the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club was arraigned at his hospital bed at Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla on Monday.
Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa said Monday that he plans to blast off on the first-ever commercial trip around the moon and will invite six to eight artists, architects, designers and other creative people on the weeklong journey.
A U.S. citizen was indicted by a federal grand jury in San Diego Monday on charges of stealing nearly $100,000 in Social Security disability benefits by concealing his overseas residency for almost a decade.
A male east African black rhino that was once a resident of San Diego Zoo Safari Park has made quite a journey to help promote breeding of the critically endangered black rhino
The San Diego City Council Monday unanimously approved a plan to revitalize the Midway and Pacific Highway communities by adding parkland, pedestrian pathways and increased capacity for housing and making a series of traffic improvements.
Humans are not the only ones being affected in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence. Rescuers have been working around the clock to save hundreds of pets from dangerous floodwaters.