Jerry Dominelli  accused Mayor Roger Hedgecock of “using [Nancy] Hoover and then ‘dumping’ her to ‘cover his ass.’”
  • Jerry Dominelli accused Mayor Roger Hedgecock of “using [Nancy] Hoover and then ‘dumping’ her to ‘cover his ass.’”
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Assault on Montserrat

In hot pursuit of the J. David Dominelli story, San Diego reporters ran into crafty cabdrivers, ferocious dogs, paper-thin walls, and — worst of all — each other.

By Thomas K. Arnold, May 10, 1984 | Read full article

Golding and Silberman. Golding’s first Kyocera-related action as a county supervisor came in May 1985, a period, records show, when Silberman was still working for the Kyocera-backed lobbying groups.

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The Silberman Factor

“If there’s one thing you can count on with Jerry Brown, it’s that he’ll come out on both sides of every issue. He was a hypocrite then and he is now.”

By Jamie Reno, April 9, 1992 | Read full article

The Taps

(Part of Silberman story)

“RS says he talked to Bustamante… he told RS about his deals and in 2 weeks “Inamouri” (a wealthy ceramics tycoon) is coming to town.”

April 9, 1992 | Read full article

Lucchino, who Emmett says once dated Kennedy cousin Maria Shriver, approached her father R. Sargent Shriver and his son Bobby and discussed putting a deal together for the Orioles.

Are the Padres married to the mob?

Lucchino once dated Maria Shriver and approached her father R. Sargent Shriver and his son Bobby and discussed putting a deal together for the team.

By Matt Potter, January 27, 2000 | Read full article

UCSD, Big Money, and the Ball Club

When Gray Davis appointed Padres owner John Moores to the Board of Regents of the University of California, Dynes said, “I’m really looking forward to working with him…I’m so pleased, I can’t stand it.”

By Matt Potter, Feb. 24, 2000 | Read full article

John Moores. Reputedly worth $500 million or more, he bought the Padres in 1994 and ever since has pitched millions into local charities and schools.

Dear Daddy Warbucks

San Diego State to Moores: “We are committed to taking both the Athletic Program and the University to the next level but we would have had no chance without you.”

By Matt Potter, May 18, 2000 | Read full article

Big Money Boys Hit Wall

Larry Remer: “Forget the money. I wouldn’t have taken Edison as a client if I didn’t think it would be good for San Diego.”

By Matt Potter, Nov. 22, 2000 | Read full article

The John Moores Exemption

One reliable source said that the FBI began looking into Moores and Stallings’s friendship because no one in the city attorney’s or district attorney’s offices was minding the store.

By Thomas Larson, Apr 12, 2001 | Read full article

Did Casey Gwinn try to get Don Bauder fired?

Gwinn wrote a letter to Union-Tribune editor Karin Winner, in which he claimed, "Mr. Bauder has misrepresented the truth through conduct that may be legally actionable."

By Matt Potter, Nov. 29, 2001 | Read full article

What Did David Malcolm Want From: Steve Peace, Tawfiq Khoury, Willie Brown, Bob Filner, and Larry Cushman?

Malcolm will have to fork over $260,000 in fines and restitution. As a felon, he will no longer be able to vote or hold public office.

By Matt Potter, June 26, 2003 | Read full article

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