Bertha Lopez and the Character Assassination of John McCann

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By now, I’m sure we’ve all heard about the troubles at Sweetwater Union High School District: corruption, scandals, and even a “naked chick” joke. It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to realize the political opportunity to be seized amid the drama — but, what if the supposed “fall guy” for much of the trouble at Sweetwater was the one being targeted? I’m …

Sweetwater Recall: Union-driven, or broader coalition? Let’s see…

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An interesting story posted the other day in U-T San Diego, questions whether or not the recall attempt against three members of the Sweetwater Union High School Board is union-driven or a broader coalition of community members, parents, and taxpayers. Of course, we’ll run down the facts and let you decide…

Bertha Lopez Received Money From Contractors and Law Firm Connection

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It’s interesting that Board Member Bertha Lopez keeps throwing stones at everyone else for taking money from contractors and the law firm for Sweetwater Union High School District. Most concerning, however, is her complete lack of forthrightness when it comes to her own campaign donations. Lopez attacks other board members for their donations, while continuing to say her votes are …

Bertha Lopez Restrained for Harassment?

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UPDATE by Rostra Admin, May 25 – 10:42 p.m…The reference to the restraining order below is accurate, with the additional clarification that it was a Temporary Restraining Order (TRO), not subsequently permanently issued.  As reported by La Prensa in 1998, after the TRO was issued, “The case never came to court. At the date of the hearing neither Mr. Hernandez …

San Ysidro School Board Member Claims GOP

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Here’s a fun question for ya: how many Republican elected officials do we have in the South Bay, anyway? From our count… not many, and from our knowledge there are no Republicans who sit on the San Ysidro School Board. Perhaps that needs to be rectified in 2012. We digress. One of the non-reported stories that came out of the …