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.
A 16-year-old girl managed to escape Tuesday when a would-be kidnapper grabbed her and tried to pull her into his vehicle in a parking lot at Southwestern College, authorities reported.
As the school year winds down, a lot of students are getting ready to do some traveling with their families. The Nurse Practitioners at CVS Minute Clinic have a few reminders if you are planning on traveling abroad.
An expedition led in part by the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego located a missing World War II bomber off the coast of Papua New Guinea and surveyed another at the bottom of a harbor, it was announced Friday.
It was like a scene right out of John Wayne movie Tuesday in East County.
A bull made a break in the not-so-wide open spaces of San Diego Country Estates.
News 8's Dominic Garcia reports on the bolting bovine and its capture.
Be it ever so humble, there is no place like home. But what if that humble home costs over $10 million? News 8's Steve Price takes a look inside a newly built condo in La Jolla that is breaking some San Diego Real Estate records.
Just about everybody on this planet accepts their lot in life, but deep down dreams of becoming a rock star.
Plenty of winter rain means plenty of flowers, trees and grasses this spring.
But it also means, plenty of foxtails.
They are a prickly little plant that blooms every spring and can cause plenty of problems for canine companions.
News 8's Shawn Styles explains how to "out fox" the foxtails.
San Diego County emergency and fire officials are urging residents to protect homes against devastating wildfires as fire season kicks into full gear.