<p>A new poll conducted in the last month suggests that a majority of San Diegans are looking for new leadership at City Hall just as first-term Mayor Todd Gloria starts gearing up his re-election campaign for next year's election.</p>

<p>"Nearly six-in-ten voters (59 percent) think the city has gotten off on the wrong track," the poll analysis states. "Only 36 percent say it is heading in the right direction."</p>


<p>A proposed state law would ban future tobacco sales to anyone born after 2006 but, for now, spares the growing legal marijuana industry.</p>

<p>The bill, Assembly Bill 935 by Assemblyman Damon Connolly, D-San Rafael, would ban all future tobacco product sales to anyone born after January 1, 2007, meaning that someone 16- or 17 years-old today would never be able to purchase tobacco in California in their lifetime.</p>


<p>Federal funds allocated to help deal with sewage coming into the US from Mexico along the San Diego border may finally be spent to keep pollution from closing local beaches.</p>

<p>Two separate federal funding mechanism are now in place that could bring more than $400 million to build projects aimed at controlling raw sewage that flows into San Diego from Tijuana.</p>


<p>The husband of a woman missing for more than two years was ordered this week to stand trial for her murder even though there is no trace of her body.</p>

<p>Larry Millete, whose wife, May "Maya" Millete disappeared during the night of January 7, 2021, had been arrested and charged with her murder that prosecutors allege happened because she was seeking a divorce from him.</p>