Scam Diego Entries for October, 2010

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Escondido Council Candidate Smells Brown Act Violation

Attorney Janathan Allen, wife of Escondido council candidate Richard Barron, sent a letter today (Oct. 30) to Mayor Lori Holt ...

Would Spelling Lessons Affect the Library?

One John McAllister, president of Friends of the San Diego Library, is sending out scare messages to San Diegans, warning, ...

September Lead Indicators of San Diego Economy Fall

The lead indicators of the San Diego economy, compiled by economist Alan Gin of the University of San Diego, fell ...

SEC: One Touchdown, One Fumble

The Securities and Exchange Commission, the agency that is being closely watched because of its egregious failures such as turning ...

San Diego Home Prices Drop in August

Home values in San Diego County dropped 0.6% in August from July, according to Case-Shiller data coming out this morning ...

Union-Tribune Circulation Continues Falling; North County Times Edges Up

Union-Tribune circulation fell for the six months ended Sept. 30, according to data released this morning (Oct. 25) by the ...

Coronado Lawyer Shaber Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion

Coronado attorney Craig Shaber on Thursday (Oct. 21) pleaded guilty to tax evasion in 2000. According to the indictment and ...

Public Unions Funding Almost Two-Thirds of Yes on D Campaign, Says Aguirre

Police and fire unions, the Municipal Employee Association and the Labor Council have paid $276,000 of the $419,000 spent on ...

Three-Year SD Consumer Spending Drop Worst Since Great Depression

Taxable retail sales, a measure of consumer spending, plunged 17.4% the past four years, the greatest decrease since the Great ...

September SD Unemployment Stays at 10.6%

San Diego County's unemployment rate was 10.6% in September, unchanged from August's revised level. Government gained 2,100 jobs from August, ...

Sanders's "Frighten 'Em" Prop. D Scam

Mayor Jerry Sanders is trotting out City officials to scare San Diegans into voting for Prop. D. He is having ...

Mayor a No-Show at Second Community Forum

Mayor Jerry Sanders promised to hold eight community forums to explain the budget cuts that will have to be made. ...

Judge Permits Channel 10 to Use Videotape of Sanders Deposition in Kessler Case

Superior Court Judge John S. Meyer today (Oct. 19) turned down the City's attempt to block an open records request ...

Vexatious Litigant Loses Appeal

James M. Kinder made money suing under the Telephone Consumer Protection Act those who called his voicemail. Since the late ...

Gay & Lesbian Times Definitely Dead

"I can assure you that Gay & Lesbian Times is dead," says Nicole Murray-Ramirez, who has been a San Diego ...

A Family (Genovese) Affair?

This morning (Oct. 15), Superior Court Judge John S. Meyer will give his final judgment on the City of San ...

Tentative Ruling: Judge Won't Throw Out Kessler Suit

In a tentative ruling this afternoon (Oct. 14), Superior Court Judge John S. Meyer turned down the City of San ...

State Universities Getting Fat on Potentially Biased Oil Research Contracts

The Center for American Progress, a Washington, D.C.-based progressive think tank, released today (Oct. 14) a study concluding that major ...

For-Profit College Stocks, Including Bridgepoint, Walloped

Stock of San Diego's Bridgepoint Education, San Diego's highly controversial for-profit, online university, is down 13.24% this morning (Oct. 14) ...

City Wants Kessler Suit Thrown Out

At 10 a.m. Friday, Superior Court Judge John S. Meyer will hear a request by the City of San Diego ...

Joan Sutherland, Who Helped Build San Diego Opera, Dead at 83

Soprano Joan Sutherland, known as the best opera singer of her time, and perhaps the greatest soprano of the 20th ...

Gay & Lesbian Times Doesn't Make It to Print This Week

Gay & Lesbian Times, which is under investigation by the district attorney's office, did not make it into print this ...

Last -Minute Legislature Deal Boosts Chances of Massive Chargers Subsidy

The Union-Tribune reports this morning (Oct. 9) that the state's budget agreement yesterday may clear the way for the Chargers ...

Vassallo, Back in San Diego, Shows Up in Court

Alfred Louis "Bobby" Vassallo showed up yesterday (Oct. 7) for a hearing on whether he should be held in contempt ...

Lend a Hand to Wall Street. Get Laid Off

The unemployment data released this morning (Oct. 8) are dismal, but the stock market is up, as many expected. That's ...

San Diegans Sparse in Forbes 400 List

The list of the 400 richest Americans, recently published by Forbes Magazine, is light on San Diegans this year. Money ...

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