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Megan Wood

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Megan Wood is a videographer, photographer and reporter for inewsource.

She started at inewsource as a photo and video intern while a journalism student at San Diego State University.

Wood focuses on accountability journalism, particularly in schools, and provides photography and videos for stories by her inewsource colleagues.

Recent Stories by Megan Wood

Palomar College President Joi Lin Blake’s offic...

Palomar College Goes Forward With $1 Million Presidential Suite Despite Questions About Cost

March 1
By Megan Wood / inewsource

Construction of Palomar College President Joi Lin Blake’s $1 million office suite is moving forward after she defended the project on Friday to the school’s committee that oversees bond spending.

Palomar College President Joi Lin Blake (third ...

Palomar College Committee To Meet Friday On $1 Million Presidential Suite

Feb. 28
By Megan Wood / inewsource

A week after inewsource reported that Palomar College is spending $1 million to remodel its new $67 million library to build a top-floor presidential suite, the group that oversees the school’s bond spending will meet to reconsider the project.

The outside of the $67 million Palomar College ...

Palomar College Spending $1 Million To Remodel New Library For Presidential Suite

Feb. 21
By Megan Wood / inewsource

As officials prepare for the Friday grand opening of a $67 million library at Palomar College, crews have already begun demolishing part of the building’s top floor to build President Joi Lin Blake an office suite.

G. Ford Gilbert, founder of Trina Health, is sh...

Founder Of California-Based Diabetes Network Pleads Guilty In Public Corruption Case

Jan. 4
By Brandon Quester / inewsource, Megan Wood / inewsource

The founder of a nationwide chain of diabetes clinics, which inewsource investigated for months, pleaded guilty Friday in federal court to conspiring to bribe a state lawmaker in Alabama.

Willow Elementary School in the San Ysidro Scho...

San Diego After-School Nonprofit Continued To Use ‘All-Stars’ Name After Being Told To Stop

Dec. 21, 2018
By Megan Wood / inewsource

Months before San Ysidro school officials paid $276,000 for an after-school program that never got off the ground, the national After-School All-Stars nonprofit started by former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger said it had revoked the local group’s right to use the name.

HiCaliber Horse Rescue, after being evicted fro...

HiCaliber Horse Rescue Evicted From Valley Center Ranch

Dec. 14, 2018
By Megan Wood / inewsource

The ranch’s owners are suing HiCaliber and its co-founders for $4 million, alleging damage to the property, breach of contract and negligence

The San Ysidro school board meeting at Ocean Vi...

San Ysidro School Officials Still Seeking Refund For $276K After-School Program That Never Happened

Dec. 12, 2018
By Megan Wood / inewsource

It’s been two months since inewsource reported that the San Ysidro School District was trying to recoup some or all of the $276,000 it paid for an after-school program that never happened, but so far it hasn’t received any reimbursement.

San Ysidro school board President Rosaleah Pall...

$107,000 Payment OK’d For Terminated San Ysidro School Official

Nov. 26, 2018
By Megan Wood / inewsource

The San Ysidro school board has agreed to pay $107,000 to a former district official who was dismissed in 2016 without explanation 11 days after the board honored her for her “hard work and dedication.”

An empty playground is shown through a fence at...

San Ysidro School District Spent $276,000 On After-School Program That Never Happened

Oct. 18, 2018
By Megan Wood / inewsource

A San Diego woman who touts her connections to former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and billionaire philanthropist T. Denny Sanford to promote her after-school programs sold the San Ysidro School District a sports and cheer package that never happened.

Sweetwater Union High School District trustee N...

Claiming ‘Hardship’ And Getting Paid For Missed Meetings Is Now Harder For Sweetwater Trustees

Sept. 11, 2018
By Megan Wood / inewsource

The Sweetwater school board voted unanimously Monday night to tighten the rules for when trustees can claim “hardship” and get paid for missing a meeting.

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