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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.

Today’s Debt Is Tomorrow’s Burden In Some School Districts

Feb. 25
By Leo Castaneda / inewsource
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School districts in San Diego County and across California that use capital appreciation bonds saddle future generations with debt, sometimes at double-digit debt ratios.

Mexican Millionaire Says Feds Told Him To Flee Amid Political Scandal

Feb. 24
By Amita Sharma
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Businessman José Susumo Azano Matsura is accused of channeling $600,000 into the campaigns of San Diego mayoral candidates and others.

San Diego Attorney’s Environmental Lawsuits Could Be Tainted By Conflict Of Interest

Feb. 24
Midday Edition
By Brad Racino
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The wife of lawyer Cory Briggs, who sues local, state and federal government agencies over environmental violations, held a key position in a La Mesa company on the other side of his litigation. The potential conflict of interest and its effect on the taxpayers has not been publicly known.

Derelict San Diego Landlord Received $500K In Public Subsidies To House The Poor

Feb. 23
By Megan Burks
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A San Diego landlord has come under scrutiny for renting apartments with roaches and mold, and some of those units are part of a federal program to house low-income residents.

Problem San Diego Landlord Sells Off Apartment Buildings

Feb. 23
By Megan Burks
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A San Diego man who came under scrutiny following an investigation into repeat code violations at his properties appears to be getting out of the landlord business.

San Diego Attorney Cory Briggs’ Land Deals Raise Ethical, Legal Questions

Feb. 23
By Brad Racino / inewsource and Brooke Williams / inewsource
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A San Diego lawyer who has built a reputation on fighting for the environment and against government abuse runs a business that runs contrary to his public interest persona.

Man On Life Support For 15 Years In Coronado Dubbed Sixty-Six Garage

Feb. 20
By Joanne Faryon / inewsource
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The name apparently comes from the garage where a van he was in was taken after it crashed near the Mexican border about 100 miles east of San Diego in June 1999.

San Diego Mayor Pledges More Funds To Help Tenants With Problem Landlords

Feb. 19
By Megan Burks
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Mayor Kevin Faulconer said he would beef up code enforcement following a KPBS and Voice of San Diego investigation that shows the city is leaving tenants in the lurch despite state protections against substandard housing conditions.

San Diego's Shoddy Code Enforcement Keeps Problem Landlords In Business

Feb. 19
By Megan Burks
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San Diego's code compliance team issues thousands of isolated complaints a year against landlords but does little to hold repeat offenders accountable. Residents and city staff have lodged complaints against one landlord for years, but roaches and mold still fester in his apartments.

Judge Orders $500K Payment To Man Shot By Border Patrol

Feb. 16
By Leo Castaneda / inewsource
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Few immigrants in the U.S. illegally who are shot by Border Patrol agents survive, and in even fewer cases is an agent found to have used excessive force.

Wiping Out Diseases With Vaccines Makes Their Horrors A Distant Memory

Feb. 10
By Joanne Faryon / inewsource, Joe Yerardi / inewsource
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Nearly 51,000 California kindergarteners — in both public and private schools— began the 2014-2015 school year lacking one or more recommended vaccinations against diseases.

San Diego Gangs Outsourcing Pimping Duties To Women

Feb. 9
By Amita Sharma
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The women serve as enforcers who still turn tricks — but they reap none of the profits and are used to shield pimps from police scrutiny.