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New Council President Explains Succession, Policy Plans

New Council President Explains Succession, Policy Plans

San Diego's new city council president is now going public with the reason she pursued the job held by the ousted... Watch »

Dec 12, 2014
How Todd Gloria Was Ousted as Council President

How Todd Gloria Was Ousted as Council President

In the aftermath of Wednesday’s controversial election of a new San Diego City Council president, more details have... Watch »

Dec 11, 2014
Todd Gloria Voted Out as City Council President

Todd Gloria Voted Out as City Council President

The San Diego City Council saw a shake-up in leadership Wednesday when Councilwoman Sherri Lightner was voted to be... Watch »

Dec 10, 2014
Chula Vista City Council Recount Begins

Chula Vista City Council Recount Begins

Officials have started to recount the votes in the City Council Seat One race between John McCann and Steve Padilla... Read »

Dec 10, 2014
City Council Presidential Vote Delayed

City Council Presidential Vote Delayed

The San Diego City Council has delayed its vote for council president to Wednesday. NBC 7’s Wendy Fry reports on... Watch »

Dec 8, 2014
Arnold Schwarzenegger Portrait Goes Up at State Capitol

Arnold Schwarzenegger Portrait Goes Up at State Capitol

The portrait of former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger will be hung alongside past governors at the state Capitol nearly... Read »

Dec 5, 2014
Chula Vista City Council Race Going to Recount

Chula Vista City Council Race Going to Recount

A recount will begin within the next week for the Chula Vista City Council race won by just two votes. Read »

Dec 4, 2014
Politician's Ex-Staffer Pleads Guilty to Accepting $7,500 Christmas Card Bribe

Politician's Ex-Staffer Pleads Guilty to Accepting $7,500 Christmas...

The former chief of staff for a Chicago alderman pleaded guilty Thursday to accepting a Christmas card containing a... Read »

Dec 4, 2014
California Attorney General Defends Death Penalty

California Attorney General Defends Death Penalty

California's attorney general has filed court papers defending the constitutionality of the state's death penalty. Read »

Dec 2, 2014
It's Official: Chula Vista Candidate Wins by 2 Votes

It's Official: Chula Vista Candidate Wins by 2 Votes

It's official: Former Sweetwater Board President John McCann has won a seat on the Chula Vista City Council by two... Read »

Dec 2, 2014
Jeb Bush Condemns Obama Immigration Order

Jeb Bush Condemns Obama Immigration Order

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush on Monday condemned President Barack Obama's recent immigration order for going... Read »

Dec 2, 2014
Government Spending Deadline Looms

Government Spending Deadline Looms

As members of Congress returned to Washington on Monday, they were nagged by a troubling question: What are the odds... Watch »

Dec 1, 2014
Council Shake-Up Attempt In the Works

Council Shake-Up Attempt In the Works

Will the popular Todd Gloria remain Council President? Read »

Dec 1, 2014
Chula Vista City Council Race Separated by 2 Votes

Chula Vista City Council Race Separated by 2 Votes

Former Sweetwater Board President John McCann retook the lead in the razor-close Chula Vista race for city council... Watch »

Nov 28, 2014
Questions Raised About Climate Plan Manager's Role

Questions Raised About Climate Plan Manager's Role

City officials are now in the process of recruiting a "Sustainability Program Manager" to coordinate the... Watch »

Nov 28, 2014
Split Response to Obama's Immigration Reform

Split Response to Obama's Immigration Reform

President Barack Obama's new immigration policy has sparked a divisive and fierce debate but as NBC 7's Diana... Watch »

Nov 24, 2014
Benefits, Challenges in Post-Prop 47 San Diego

Benefits, Challenges in Post-Prop 47 San Diego

Former Police Chief William Lansdowne and City Attorney Jan Goldsmith discuss the effects of voters passing... Watch »

Nov 24, 2014
Illinois Pension Overhaul Ruled Unconstitutional

Illinois Pension Overhaul Ruled Unconstitutional

An Illinois judge ruled Friday that a law intended to fix the nation's worst state employee pension crisis violates... Watch »

Nov 21, 2014
Obama's Immigration Plan to Be Revealed

Obama's Immigration Plan to Be Revealed

President Barack Obama is expected to announce plans that could keep some 5 million undocumented immigrants in the... Watch »

Nov 20, 2014
VIDEO: Democrat Jim Webb to Explore 2016 White House Run

VIDEO: Democrat Jim Webb to Explore 2016 White House Run

Former Virginia Sen. Jim Webb launched an exploratory committee to consider a Democratic presidential campaign in... Read »

Nov 20, 2014
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