Over 60 percent of Supervisor candidate Gomez’ fundraising goes to husband

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According to her most recent campaign reports, Fifth District County Board of Supervisors candidate Michelle Gomez has paid 61 percent of the money she’s raised for the General Election to her husband. Not counting $13,000 in personal loans to the campaign, Gomez raised $24,285 since the primary election, while paying her husband, Don Gomez, $15,000 in the same period to …

Coast News: Phil Graham’s accuser faces criminal charges for filing false report

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Not unlike false allegations undermined the Congressional campaign of Carl DeMaio a few years ago, fabricated charges — discovered late in the campaign — may have played a role in Phil Graham’s June primary loss for a North County Assembly seat. From The Coast News… “A North County woman who falsely accused former State Assembly candidate Phil Graham of groping …

Anderson accuser arrested for assault and battery in 2016

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From a FlashReport article by Katy Grimes… “…I received a file of legal documents showing the same Stephanie Roberson has a record of inciting violence in public. “Superior Court records show that in late 2016, Roberson attacked a woman in the Blackbird Bar and was arrested for assault and battery, and for causing significant damage to the bar. “According to …

Reactions to the CA Supreme Court pension reform ruling

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SDUT: Supreme Court rules San Diego skipped key legal step in taking pension reform to voters Some reactions, including from those principally involved in the passage of Prop B: San Diego County Taxpayers Association Chairman of the Board, Gregory Stein and President & CEO, Haney Hong… “The will of the voters in enacting Proposition B is clear, and we are …

George Soros dumps $1.5 million into PAC supporting DA candidate Jones-Wright

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While The San Diego Union-Tribune endorsed Summer Stephan for San Diego County District Attorney yesterday, billionaire George Soros  late last week dumped $1.5 million into the PAC supporting Stephan’s opponent, Geneviéve Jones-Wright. You can see the campaign disclosure form here. It lists the $1.5 million contribution from Soros to the PAC, as well as over $400,000 in expenditures in support …

Breaking: Penn Gaming pulling out of Jamul’s Hollywood Casino?

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Penn National Gaming, the nationwide financial interest behind Hollywood Casino, appears to be pulling the plug on operating its Jamul location, which opened amid controversy only 16 months ago after a years-long battle with the local community. Excerpts below from Penn’s February 27, 2018, filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, seem to show the company transitioning management to the …