Author Archives: Leonardo Castañeda

Leonardo Castañeda
Leonardo Castañeda is a reporter and economic analyst for inewsource. To contact him with tips, suggestions or corrections, please email leocastaneda [at] inewsource [dot] org.
Dumanis releases letter of recommendation for campaign contributor’s son

Dumanis releases letter of recommendation for campaign contributor’s son

District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis released a letter of recommendation Wednesday that she wrote for the son of a campaign contributor who has been indicted on charges of making illegal campaign contributions to her and other local politicians. Dumanis called it “much ado about nothing.” The letter was written to the president of the University of San Diego recommending the school ... Read More »

Board of Supervisors approves $5 million increase to grant fund

Board of Supervisors approves $5 million increase to grant fund

As expected, the San Diego County Board of Supervisors  voted unanimously Tuesday to double its discretionary fund to $10 million. The increase still needs another approval by the board on Aug. 5, when the supervisors vote on the final budget. Action Tuesday almost guarantees the increase in the Neighborhood Reinvestment Program for coming years. Supervisor Dave Roberts, who has led ... Read More »

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