The executive director of the North County Transit District, Matthew Tucker, responds to investigations that raise troubling questions about his agency.
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.
- June 18
Turns out, those NCTD severance payouts were even higher than KPBS media partner inewsource first calculated.
- June 16
- Midday Edition
Over the weekend and into Monday, the billionaire Koch brothers and supporters converged on the St. Regis Monarch Beach Resort in Dana Point.
- June 12
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.
- June 11
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.
- June 9
The turnover has cost NCTD nearly $300,000 since January.
- June 5
The vote on Propositions B and C marked the first time a neighborhood’s community plan was put before a citywide vote.
- June 2
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.
- May 29
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.
- May 23
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.
- May 22
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.
- May 22
San Diego County Supervisor Bill Horn ran a religious charity for decades. Experts say the operation ran counter to state and federal laws.
- May 20
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.
- May 19
The opera board of directors rescinds a vote to close and moves forward with three operas next season.