Larry Steckling 10 a.m., July 30
He is the author of the weekly Under the Radar column.
Besides breaking the Cheetahs corruption story a year before the FBI raided the offices of the San Diego city council, he has written extensively on governance, medical ethics, and human experimentation issues at the University of California San Diego.
Some of his stories from the pre-internet archives:
June 1, 1989 The Egg Women (Mayor O'Connor, Joan Kroc, Helen Copley, and the Faberge eggs)
April, 25, 1991 Mayor Moves to Create Death Valley-like Wasteland in Point Loma (O'Connor house landscaping)
June 20, 1991 A Son by Any Other Name (Helen Copley's adoption of son David revealed)
Aug. 8, 1996 Welcome, GOP Delegates to San Diego, City of Shame
May 22, 1997 La Jolla Gentlemen and the Party Boy (secrets of Andrew Cunanan, gay serial killer)
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Some other notable Potter stories (in digital form):
Oct. 25, 2001 Did Bin Laden's Brother Lead a Secret Life in San Diego?
Nov. 29, 2001 Did Casey Gwinn Try to Get Don Bauder Fired? (City Attorney vs. tough reporter)
July 31, 2003 Fun with Ralph (Inzunza's eating companions at Dobson's)
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