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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 »

Ex-San Ysidro superintendents received hefty payouts for vacation and leave days

Ex-San Ysidro superintendents received hefty payouts for vacation and leave days

Two former top administrators in the San Ysidro School District cashed out nearly $178,000 in vacation and leave days during the approximately two years they worked there, according to payroll records obtained by inewsource. The amount of vacation days appears to be far more than either could have earned under their contracts. Questions about district payments to Superintendent Julio Fonseca ... Read More »