Grabby doctors and those who eat shrooms

State medical board disciplines local MDs for misconduct

The executive director of the Medical Board of California has recommended discipline for five county doctors. The board has recommended that the license of Del B. Dalton of Chula Vista be revoked or suspended. The ...

Regents Road bridge, deleted

University City residents sue over council decision

A group of San Diego residents is suing the City of San Diego for deleting long-term plans to build the Regents Road bridge from the University City Community Plan. The proposed bridge, in discussion for ...

Former DA's office attorney suspended for conspiracy

Five county lawyers disciplined by state bar

According to the January California Bar Journal, the following San Diego County lawyers have been disciplined by the state bar. Allison Christine Worden of San Diego was suspended for 60 days and placed on two ...

Uptown preservationists sue city

Environmental impacts and historic considerations ignored, they say

On January 4, 2017, preservationist groups Save Our Heritage Organisation and Mission Hills Heritage filed suit against the City of San Diego for allowing last-minute changes to Uptown's community-plan update. The revised plan would include ...

General Atomics gets extension to remedy radioactive faults

Predator builder has extra month to respond to inspectors’ critical blast

General Atomics, one of San Diego’s most controversial military contractors and maker of the Predator drone, says it needs more time to respond to a federal inspection report blasting the questionable quality of the company’s ...

After the Goldsmith, his politics on trial

Former asst. city attorney sues ex-boss on basis of illegal conduct

The politicization of San Diego's city attorney's office under Jan Goldsmith's lead has landed the city in court again. On December 3, Goldsmith's former assistant city attorney, Marlea Dell'Anno, sued the city and Goldsmith, alleging ...

Robot ready for border duty

"It can even tell when you’re curling your toes."

A San Diego State University professor has developed a robotic customs agent he says "is fully ready for implementation" at border crossings worldwide. The Automated Virtual Agent for Truth Assessments in Real Time (AVATAR), according ...

Stop ticketing the homeless, Mayor Faulconer

"We request that he do so as an emergency humanitarian action."

Advocates for San Diego's homeless population gathered downtown Tuesday morning (January 3) to rally and present mayor Kevin Faulconer's office with a petition calling on police to cease ticketing and arresting individuals living on the ...

Costly backstory of a big-money political power couple

New Year’s nuptials may mark beginnings of assault on county board seat

As a California assemblywoman ties the knot with an ex-member of the state's lower house who is a part-time "professor of practice" at UCSD, the cost to state taxpayers of funding the political power couple ...

Philippines' violence may spare UCSD grad

Former student facing deportation gets new hearing

Nearly two decades after receiving his initial deportation orders, a UC San Diego grad will have his immigration case reopened. Mark Farrales first came to the United States in 1990 after his father, a lawyer ...

Former Poway schools chief claims innocence

Evidence against John Collins includes financial reports "replete with errors"

The civil trial against former Poway Unified School District superintendent John Collins — accused of collecting $345,263 in unauthorized vacation pay over the course of a three-year period — continues in San Diego Superior Court. ...

Disabilities act a shakedown vehicle?

Plaintiff filed almost 160 lawsuits in 2016

On December 29, San Diegan Chris Langer filed a suit against the Cotter Company and Cotter Church Supplies of Los Angeles. In the suit, Langer complained that the company violated the Americans with Disabilities Act ...

Tax consultant caught filing false returns

Uncle Sam shorted $1.2 million between 2008 and 2010

An El Cajon woman has admitted to preparing false tax returns on behalf of her clients, fraudulently reducing their tax burden by $1.2 million between 2008 and 2010. According to a federal Department of Justice ...

Wheelchairs can't roll over pipes

Lawsuit settled over a year after city sued subcontractor

The City of San Diego has tentatively settled a lawsuit brought by a woman who says the city failed to meet Americans with Disabilities Act requirements while crews were repairing sections El Cajon Boulevard. As ...

Crime and drugs plague putative new Chargers home

Orange County city celebrating team’s defection to Los Angeles in tale of two Foleys

Chargers honcho Dean Spanos has pledged to soon reveal whether the team is moving to Los Angeles. Meanwhile, an Orange County city infamous for a 33 percent jump in crime last year is at work ...

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