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After-school program that never happened cost San Ysidro School District $276,000

After-school program that never happened cost San Ysidro School District $276,000

A San Diego woman who touts her connections to former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and billionaire philanthropist T. Denny Sanford to promote her after-school programs sold the San Ysidro School District a sports and cheer package that never happened. And two years later, the district is still trying to recoup the $276,000 it paid upfront. Tyree Dillingham promised that her Greater ... Read More »

Ex-San Ysidro superintendent sues school board member for defamation

Ex-San Ysidro superintendent sues school board member for defamation

A former San Ysidro School District superintendent who state auditors say possibly committed financial misdeeds sued a school board member this month for defamation, claiming the trustee ran a “malicious” and “despicable” campaign against him. In the lawsuit, Julio Fonseca, the district’s superintendent for about two years before resigning in September, accused trustee Rodolfo Linares of spreading false information to ... Read More »

The Weekender for June 23, 2018

The Weekender for June 23, 2018

It’s not every day we get to speak to a national audience. But this week we did. Our eight-minute documentary about a couple from Montana who invested their life savings into a “miracle” diabetes treatment aired on the PBS NewsHour. (If you missed it, here’s the link.) This documentary took a ton of work. What aired Tuesday was the culmination ... Read More »