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San Diego Judge Warns Attorney Briggs About Possible Criminal Prosecution

June 3
By Brad Racino / inewsource
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Judge Gregory Pollack said attorney Cory Briggs knew the nonprofit he represented in litigation over the San Diego Convention Center expansion had been suspended by the state. “Mr. Briggs may be in a whole heap of trouble,” Pollack said.

Nonprofits Linked To San Diego Attorney Cory Briggs Flout State, Federal Laws

May 28
By Brad Racino / inewsource and Brooke Williams / inewsource
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For years, the well-known environmental attorney has collected attorney fees and settlements on behalf of a network of charitable, nonprofit organizations he helped form. In many cases, the nonprofits repeatedly and persistently violated state and federal laws.

Court Rules North County Transit District Must Release Records

May 27
By Joe Yerardi / inewsource
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The state 4th District Court of Appeal ruled Monday that a summary of an assessment of senior NCTD managers should be made public. inewsource had sued for the release of the full report, while NCTD argued none of it should be made public.

Two Encinitas YMCA Board Members Forced Out Over Youth Membership Dispute

May 21
By Amita Sharma
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Board members Lizbeth Ecke and Bob Ayers say they were asked to resign from the board at the Ecke YMCA after objecting to a decision to eliminate discounted youth memberships at all of San Diego County's 12 YMCAs.

Path Santee School District Took To Expensive Capital Appreciation Bond

May 20
Madison Hopkins / inewsource
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The Santee School District issued one of the most expensive bonds in the state. inewsource constructed a timeline of events that shows how pressure was brought to bear and how decisions were made in Santee

Agencies Boost San Ysidro School District Bond Ratings

May 20
By Leo Castaneda / inewsource
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The upgraded bond ratings could save the San Ysidro School District residents tens of millions of dollars.

Tribune Publishing To Buy U-T San Diego For $85M

May 7
Evening Edition
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The San Diego newspaper announced Thursday that it will join the parent company of the Los Angeles Times.

Briggs Withdraws Subpoena Against Inewsource

May 8
By Brad Racino / inewsource
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Cory Briggs, a San Diego attorney at the center of an inewsource investigation, has withdrawn a subpoena he served on inewsource’s executive director in April.

San Diego Public Universities Police Their Own Food Safety

May 5
By Leo Castaneda / inewsource
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Colleges in the California State University and University of California systems have the option to establish their own environment, health and safety departments. inewsource found none with lower than an “A” rating in recent years.

More Families Hope Man On Life Support For 15 Years Is Their Lost Loved One

May 4
By Joanne Faryon / inewsource
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Sixty-Six Garage, the random name he was given when he arrived at the UCSD Trauma Center in San Diego in 1999, is a John Doe who has been kept alive with machines since the vehicle he was traveling in crashed near the U.S.-Mexico border.

Nationally-Ranked UCSD Hospital Deals With Roach Infestation

April 30
By Leo Castaneda / inewsource
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Late last year, the UCSD Medical Center had to deal with a cockroach infestation in its kitchen. Health and public safety is not enforced by the county in these eateries and kitchens.

State Lottery A Gamble For San Diegans

April 29
By Joe Yerardi / inewsource
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People spent more than $5 billion on lottery tickets in California last year. And new data shows that many folks playing the lottery in San Diego County are middle income.

Citizen America: Taking The Oath

April 28
Madison Hopkins / inewsource
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Who are the 650,000 people becoming U.S. citizens every year?

Cory Briggs Gets Paid In Sunroad Debacle; No Money Yet To San Diego For Land

April 20
By Brad Racino / inewsource
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The settlement between Sunroad and Briggs called for a $10,000 donation to the city of San Diego in addition to a second payment based on the value of an appraisal. So far, no appraisal has been done.

ICE Under Fire For Detaining Too Few Immigrants

April 17
By Joanne Faryon / inewsource
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Texas Rep. John Culberson, a Republican, says the federal government is required to hold 34,000 immigrant detainees a day, but the Obama administration disagrees with that interpretation of the law.