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NCTD Chief Answers Questions About Agency Turnover

July 2
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The executive director of the North County Transit District, Matthew Tucker, responds to investigations that raise troubling questions about his agency.

GI Bill Funds Flow To For-Profit Colleges That Fail State Aid Standards

June 28
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California is the national epicenter of this problem, according to findings by The Center for Investigative Reporting. Two of the colleges receiving some of the $600 million in GI Bill funds spent in the state are in San Diego — the University of Phoenix and Ashford University.

Staff Turnover Costs At North County Transit Higher Than Reported

June 18
By Brad Racino
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Turns out, those NCTD severance payouts were even higher than KPBS media partner inewsource first calculated.

Secret Summit: 24 Hours With The Koch Brothers

June 16
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Over the weekend and into Monday, the billionaire Koch brothers and supporters converged on the St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort in Dana Point.

Immunized People Getting Whooping Cough

June 12
By KPBS , Joanne Faryon
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Most of the people who got whooping cough in San Diego County so far this year were up to date with their immunizations, according to county data.

In 52nd Congressional District, Republican Precincts Saw Higher Turnout

June 11
By Joe Yerardi
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In precincts where Democratic Congressman Scott Peters won a majority of votes, turnout was just 20 percent. In precincts where his three GOP challengers won a majority, turnout was 27 percent.

Managers Continue To Leave North County Transit District, Severance Adds Up

June 9
By Brad Racino
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The turnover has cost NCTD nearly $300,000 since January.

Barrio Logan Strongly Disagreed With San Diego Voters

June 5
By Joe Yerardi
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The vote on Propositions B and C marked the first time a neighborhood’s community plan was put before a citywide vote.

Dumanis Wrote Letter For Mexican Donor's Relative

June 2
By Amita Sharma
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A lawyer for a wealthy Mexican businessman accused of making illegal campaign donations sought Monday in federal court to release a recommendation letter that District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis wrote for a relative of the foreign national.

County Supervisor Horn's Response To Basic Faith story; inewsource's Response Back

May 29
By Brad Racino
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The San Diego County supervisor's lawyer sent a letter to inewsource after its story "Bill Horn's Basic Faith" ran, and the online news website has responded.

Roundtable: Supervisor Horn's Charity; San Diego Opera Future; Fire Lessons

May 23
By Alison St John, Neiko Will
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San Diego County Supervisor Bill Horn's religious charity is questioned. The show will go on at the San Diego Opera. What last week's fires say about this coming season.

Ex-San Diego Opera Chief Didn't Stand To Gain Financially If Company Closed

May 22
By Angela Carone
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An amendment to Ian Campbell's contract with San Diego Opera challenges claims that the former general director tried to shut down the company for personal gain.

Bill Horn's Basic Faith

May 22
By Brad Racino
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San Diego County Supervisor Bill Horn ran a religious charity for decades. Experts say the operation ran counter to state and federal laws.

State Attorney General Investigating San Diego Opera

May 20
By Angela Carone
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Letters were sent last week to the San Diego Opera's board asking for documents and data, including information about the "transfer of charitable assets" and material related to accounting and billing matters.

San Diego Opera Will Not Close, Announces 2015 Season

May 19
By Angela Carone
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The opera board of directors rescinds a vote to close and moves forward with three operas next season.