San Diego City and County Administration Building
San Diego city auditor Eduardo Luna continues to root out waste and theft at city hall, according to his latest quarterly fraud hotline report issued in January.
“An allegation regarding theft of time related to an employee completing college coursework on City time was investigated and found to be substantiated,” says the document. “Due to confusion regarding the City’s policy, supervisors were reminded of the City’s Administrative Regulation 70.30, which states that City time may not be used to complete coursework.”
Republican state senator Joel Anderson, already lined up to run to replace termed-out county supervisor Dianne Jacob in 2020, has amassed a campaign war chest of $290,452, per his latest financial disclosure, covering 2017 and filed January 29. Now, however, he has just declared his intention to run for the state Board of Equalization, giving him two possible paths for political advancement.
Builders came up with a good chunk of the most recent money, including $800 contributions each from Yehudi and Pam Gaffen and Gregg, Debra, Jeffrey, and Marsha Hamann. Homebuilder Daryl Priest also came up with $800; Wayne Breise and Carole Paton of San Diego Aircraft gave a total of $350. The firm is based at county-owned Gillespie Field, in the midst of expansion controversies with neighboring residents.