U-T San Diego: Integrity in campaigns should mean something

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In case you missed it a few days back… In a political season in which campaigning by deceit has almost become the norm, two local campaigns stand out for their flimflam — the City Council campaign of Steve Padilla in Chula Vista and the City Council campaign of Carol Kim in San Diego. Read it all in the U-T.

“Merely” campaigning on the public dime in Sweetwater — for Mary Salas

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They just don’t get it in the Sweetwater Union High School District — or at least some of them. Maybe they never will. A few years ago, as news about the district’s culture of corruption was first coming to light, one of the stories — broken on SD Rostra — was about the use of public funds to promote then-Board …

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 …