Author Archives: Jill Castellano

Jill Castellano
Jill Castellano is an investigative reporter and data analyst for inewsource. To contact her with tips, suggestions or corrections, please email jillcastellano [at] inewsource [dot] org.
Breaking down the outside spending in the district attorney’s race

Breaking down the outside spending in the district attorney’s race

San Diego County voters are being bombarded with mailers and commercials about the two candidates running for district attorney in the June election. One television ad shows interim District Attorney Summer Stephan standing in front of law books speaking to an audience. A mailer shows Deputy Public Defender Geneviéve Jones-Wright smiling as she talks to an older woman. Many of ... Read More »

Billionaire Soros pumps $400K into DA’s race to get Jones-Wright elected

Billionaire Soros pumps $400K into DA’s race to get Jones-Wright elected

A political action committee funded by billionaire investor George Soros has spent $402,000 to support San Diego County district attorney candidate Geneviéve Jones-Wright. That’s more than double what the deputy public defender has fundraised for her own campaign. Soros has been the sole donor to the PAC, called California Justice & Public Safety, since at least January. On Thursday, Soros ... Read More »