San Diego

Gay San Diego mayoral candidate struggles for gay vote

Carl DeMaio could become the next mayor of San Diego. Photo: NYT

A victory for Carl DeMaio, who is locked in a tight mayoral race, would make San Diego the second-largest city in the US to elect an openly gay mayor and the largest to elect a gay Republican.

Wednesday, 31 October, 2012, 3:34am

Mexican drug lord Joaquin Guzman's pregnant daughter arrested at US border

The world's most-wanted drug kingpin Joaquin Guzman. Photo: AP

A woman claiming to be the daughter of the world's most-wanted drug trafficker was arrested at a California port of entry after trying to enter the US with fraudulent documents.

17 Oct 2012 - 4:55am

Kony 2012 makers release new video and campaign

A new video by Invisible Children shows the atrocities of Joseph Kony. Photo: MCT

The San Diego-based group Invisible Children is attempting to recapture lost momentum in its quest to promote the capture of African warlord Joseph Kony six months after one of the group's leaders had a public meltdown.

10 Oct 2012 - 4:04am

Have your say

Be optimistic and work hard

I recently came across a story that I found inspiring. It's about an orphan called Eva who lived in a home called San Diego's Orphanage.

The older orphans, like Eva, had to help to take care of the younger children.

21 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

Sports Diary


Soccer: League Cup, Group B, Sunray v Sun Hei, Xiangxue v Kitchee, Hong Kong Stadium.


Soccer: African Nations Cup, semi-finals; Rades and Sousse; AFC Cup, Group D, Home United v Happy Valley, Singapore; Friendly: Japan v Russia, Tokyo.


8 Feb 2004 - 12:00am

Check in

Beside the seaside: Until October 31, Vietnam Airlines is offering four-day/three-night holidays to the seaside resort of Phan Thiet, on the south-east coast of Vietnam.

15 Apr 2003 - 12:00am

US port in drive for exports to mainland

A delegation from San Diego hopes to stimulate exports of frozen food such as chicken, beef and seafood to the mainland to boost business at San Diego port.

The delegation, led by mayor Susan Golding, also met members of the Hong Kong Shipowners Association and shipping lines to encourage them to use the port, which deals mainly in bulk and break-bulk cargo.

23 Mar 1998 - 12:00am

San Diego opens business office

The city of San Diego has opened a business development office in Hong Kong which was San Diego's 15th largest export market and fifth biggest importer.

14 Mar 1998 - 12:00am

Deadly cults

When a group of young men and women decide to kill themselves in what appears to be yet another ritual religious suicide, the rest of the world can only speculate on how they were brought to such bizarre but overwhelming beliefs.

28 Mar 1997 - 12:00am

Pollution scare

SAN DIEGO: California Governor Pete Wilson declared a state of emergency in San Diego County after a controlled flow of raw sewage from Tijuana polluted the Tijuana River Valley and sullied California beaches.

13 Sep 1993 - 12:00am