SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - The San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce formally endorsed City Councilman Kevin Faulconer Thursday in the race for mayor.
"When it comes to nurturing a healthy environment for businesses and innovators that provide good paying jobs for working families here in San Diego, I can't think of a better partner than the Chamber of Commerce," Faulconer said.
The announcement was made by former mayor Jerry Sanders and current president and CEO of the chamber of commerce.
Despite not receiving the chamber's endorsement, Nathan Fletcher says he looks forward to working with the chamber if he is elected mayor.
Meantime, the San Diego and Imperial Counites Labor Council has filed with the city clerk's office to back Councilman David Alvarez.
About 4,000 unionized mental health clinicians at Kaiser Permanente facilities across the state, including San Diego, will begin a five-day strike Monday amid a continuing labor dispute.
A North County community leader who's known as a bicycle and pedestrian safety advocate was hit by a truck and seriously injured while riding her bicycle in Encinitas early Saturday.
It's been nearly one month since a group of Central American migrants made the long trek through Mexico to the border in Tijuana. They have since been moved east, but their living conditions are still poor - so local faith leaders are calling for help.
Four people were displaced when a fire damaged their South Bay home Sunday morning, authorities said.
A prominent Los Angeles-area obstetrician has denied allegations by more than 20 former patients that he assaulted, harassed or harmed them during treatment, according to a newspaper investigation.
Dozens of people bearing flowers or stuffed animals attended a funeral for a newborn girl found dead in July along a Southern California highway.
All southbound lanes of Interstate 5 will be closed from 9:30 p.m. to 5 a.m. starting tonight and continuing through Monday, according to the San Diego Association of Governments.
A winter storm in the southeastern United States was impacting travel Sunday, causing the cancellation of more than 1,000 flights, including some to and from San Diego.