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Jerry Sanders

SD Pride Parade is the largest single-day civic event

The mayor said San Diego is coming off the best tourism year ever and these two events continually offer the best the city has to offer.

San Diego Pride Parade draws more people than Comic-Con each year and generates millions of dollars to the local economy. The parade sees an estimated 200,000 people; Comic-Con, 135,000. 

Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer and other community leaders including Councilmember Chris Ward discussed how these two major annual events are important for the city’s economy.

Political watchers say the silence of insiders enabled Filner

San Diego’s trade mission to Mexico City this April was billed as a chance to forge stronger cross-border ties, but people on the trip say it was also a chance for Mayor Bob Filner to troll for women. And troll he did, according to Sharon Cloward.

Bob Filner elected mayor of San Diego

Bob Filner wins election as mayor of San Diego on Tuesday, denying Carl DeMaio from making history as the first gay Republican to take the reins of one of America’s largest cities.