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Briggs-Related Nonprofit Sues inewsource, SDSU

April 10
By Brad Racino / inewsource
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San Diego attorney Cory Briggs has been the subject of a recent series of investigative stories by inewsource. A nonprofit Briggs is associated with has now sued inewsource and its executive director, as well as San Diego State University.

Second Lawsuit Involving San Diego Attorney Briggs Raises Conflict Issues

April 9
By Brad Racino / inewsource and Brooke Williams / inewsource
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An inewsource report shows that attorney Cory Briggs’ personal and professional partner played a key role in an environmental review of a project near the Mexican border. Briggs eventually sued the city of San Diego and a private developer over the project on environmental grounds.

San Diego Gets $143K Settlement In Briggs-Cacciatore Conflict

April 7
By Brad Racino / inewsource
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The City Council unanimously approved the settlement with La Mesa-based Helix Environmental Planning, which employed attorney Cory Briggs’ significant other. She also was a vice president in Briggs’ firm when he sued the city over a project Helix had worked on.

U.S. Government Holding Fewer Immigrants In Detention

April 6
By Joanne Faryon / inewsource
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Federal authorities are holding fewer immigrants in detention, a reversal in a decade-long upward trend of locking people up who are in the deportation process. The detainees are facing deportation for various reasons, including committing a crime or being in the U.S. illegally.

Calls To Overturn San Onofre Settlement Intensify Amid PUC Revelations

March 31
By Amita Sharma
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Consumer advocates say emails and seized notes expose a narrative they have long suspected: The California Public Utilities Commission colludes with the power companies it is supposed to regulate.

Briggs Lawsuit, Land Deal End Badly For Family

March 26
By Brad Racino / inewsource and Brooke Williams / inewsource
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Legal and real estate experts question San Diego attorney Cory Briggs' actions in a lawsuit and real estate transaction involving a family in San Bernardino County.

More Contradictions Found In Briggs-Cacciatore Land Records

March 25
By Brad Racino / inewsource and Brooke Williams / inewsource
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San Diego attorney Cory Briggs and his personal and professional partner, Sarichia Cacciatore, have signed contradictory documents about where they live and their relationship — potential felonies according to a prosecutor and mortgage fraud experts.

Ticking Time Bonds: San Diego Homeowners Face Big School District Tax Bills

March 16
By Leo Castaneda / inewsource
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The tax bills, homeowners pay for school bonds, can come to hundreds of dollars a year. And people in some of the poorest districts pay some of the biggest bills.

Helix Environmental: San Diego Attorney's Wife Did Not Disclose Role In His Firm

March 3
By Brad Racino / inewsource and Brooke Williams / inewsource
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The environmental consulting firm that employed attorney Cory Briggs’ wife added another layer to the conflict-of-interest inquiry surrounding the couple, saying it did not know she had a position in Briggs’ law firm.

Contested Transcript Of San Diego Attorney Cory Briggs’ Wife Released

March 3
By Brad Racino / inewsource and Brooke Williams / inewsource
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The lawyer for Cory Briggs’ wife released the document Monday, saying she had no objection. It shows she was associated with her husband’s law firm for the past 20 years while also working for a consulting firm that did business with local governments he sued.

San Diego County Upgrading System For Tracking Campaign Donations

March 2
By Joe Yerardi / inewsource
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As part of the upgrade, the county Board of Supervisors will consider Tuesday requiring county candidates and political committees that raise or spend at least $10,000 to file their campaign finance reports electronically.

Exemptions From Vaccines Up Slightly In California Since 1980s

March 2
By Joanne Faryon / inewsource, Joe Yerardi / inewsource
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The reasons parents in California are choosing not to immunize their kids today is partly due to what they find on the Internet, including a study that incorrectly linked vaccines to autism.

Briggs Opposes San Diego City Attorney’s Move To Unseal Transcript

Feb. 26
By Brad Racino / inewsource and Brooke Williams / inewsource
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A Superior Court judge said he will rule next week on whether to lift a protective order so City Attorney Jan Goldsmith can fulfill an inewsource public records request for documents involving attorney Cory Briggs and his wife.

Document Links Cory Briggs' Wife To His San Diego Law Business

Feb. 26
By Brad Racino / inewsource
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New documents provided Wednesday to inewsource say the wife of a well-known environmental lawyer was vice president of his law firm at the same time she worked on projects for government agencies he was suing.

San Diego Attorney Briggs Responds To Questions About His Business Practices

Feb. 25
By KPBS News
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San Diego attorney Cory Briggs published an open letter on his website Tuesday responding to inewsource stories investigating his business practices, including potential conflicts of interest.