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The San Diego City Attorney's Office provides timely and relevant information to the media and the public.

News Releases


PDF icon Court Orders Receiver for Drug Flophouse

The City Attorney’s Office obtained a court order for the appointment of a receiver to oversee the cleanup of a Clairemont Mesa property that has plagued neighbors with narcotics activity and trash for years. The receiver will abate the nuisance, oversee renovations, and offer counseling, therapy, or treatment services to the property owner.


PDF icon San Diego City Attorney Opposes Proposed Opioid Settlement

City Attorney Mara W. Elliott announces that San Diego is joining other cities and counties across the nation in opposing a proposed settlement between opioid drug manufacturers and four other states’ prosecutors. A letter stating this opposition has been sent to three of the country’s largest drug manufacturers on behalf of nine cities and counties.


PDF icon City Attorney Files Lawsuit to Protect Elderly and Dependent Adults

City Attorney Mara W. Elliott announced today that the City has filed suit against the property owners, manager, and operator of a squalid independent living facility in the College area.


PDF icon San Diego City Attorney’s Office Awarded Special Drug DUI Prosecution Grant

City Attorney Mara W. Elliott announced today that drivers arrested for being under the influence of
drugs in the City of San Diego can expect to face highly trained, specialized prosecutors, funded by a
$198,302 grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS). The grant to the City Attorney’s
Office will continue to fund a team that works drug DUI cases from arrest through conviction and

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