La Prensa América presents:

Lobbyists Amend Filing After LPSD Article, SD Ethics Commission Drops Investigation

June 11, 2021 La Prensa San Diego

La Prensa San Diego exposed that some of its lobbyists had failed to properly document campaign contributions given to City Attorney Mara Elliott after the November 2020 election.

PERSPECTIVE: Senate Filibuster is a Perverted Use of an Outdated Rule

June 2, 2021 La Prensa San Diego

Last week, Republicans in the Senate voted mostly along party lines to block a bill to create a 10-member bipartisan independent commission to investigate the January 6th siege on the US Capitol Building.

San Diego Home Prices Continue COVID Rise with 3.2% March Jump, Case-Shiller Reports

May 26, 2021 La Prensa San Diego

Home prices in the San Diego region rose an astonishing 3.2% in March and are up 19.1% over the past 12 months, according to the authoritative Case-Shiller Index released Tuesday.

PART II: CV Councilman Received $40k in Unpaid Literature from Two “Companies”

La Prensa San Diego

John McCann, a long-time Chula Vista Councilman , accepted over $40,000 in unpaid campaign literature from two entities who went unpaid for more than a year after the election.

Christopher Columbus Statue Will Not Return to CV’s Discovery Park, Task Force to Drive Park Name Change

La Prensa San Diego

Chula Vista City Council voted to permanently remove a statue of Christopher Columbus that once stood at the corner of Discovery Park.

PERSPECTIVE: Our Dogs Can Pee Anywhere, But God Forbid an Unhoused Person Does it in La Jolla

May 25, 2021 La Prensa San Diego

San Diego can be a model for reform including comprehensive homelessness programs to treat people like they deserve to be treated; like neighbors.

DHS to Stop Using Two Immigration Jails Accused of Detainee Abuses

May 21, 2021 La Prensa San Diego

The federal Department of Homeland Security will stop using two immigration jails that have that have been accused of mistreating detained undocumented immigrants.

CV Councilman Misused Legal Defense Fund to Raise $90,000, Appears to Violate State & Local Laws

May 20, 2021 La Prensa San Diego

John McCann used a legal defense fund to recoup legal fees he owed from a 2014 defamation lawsuit he filed, not defended against.

Local Scripps Hospitals Hit by Ransomware Hacking, Disrupts Medical Services

May 13, 2021 La Prensa San Diego

Health care provider was brought to its knees by computer hackers that have disrupted emergency rooms, patient care, and even employee work schedules.

Investment Fund Buys 5,800 Apt. Units in SD from Charitable Foundation

May 11, 2021 La Prensa San Diego

Private equity fund to buy 66 apartment complexes in San Diego for more than $1 billion, making the group one of the top three landlords in the region.

PERSPECTIVE: Will MTS Death Bring About Real Change?

May 3, 2021 La Prensa San Diego

24-year old Angel Zapata Hernandez died here in San Diego when two transit security guards attempted to arrest him.

Small Boat Crashes onto SD Coast, 4 Killed, 25 Rescued

May 2, 2021 La Prensa San Diego

29 people found after a small boat crashed onto the San Diego coast near Point Loma in what is believed to be a smuggling operation.

Distritos de Agua del Norte del Condado Se Quieren Separar, Dejando Que los Residentes del Sur Paguen los Costos

April 20, 2021 La Prensa San Diego

Dos distritos de agua rurales en el norte del condado quieren dejar la Autoridad de Agua del Condado de San Diego y obligar a los residentes restantes a financiar los sistemas de suministro y tratamiento de la región.

North County Water Districts Want to Break Away from County Group, Leaving South Bay Customers to Foot the Bill

La Prensa San Diego

Two rural water districts in North County want to leave the San Diego County Water Authority group of local water agencies and force the remaining water customers to finance the region’s delivery and treatment systems.

Former Owner May Have Kept Undisclosed Interest in 101 Ash St. Building

April 15, 2021 La Prensa San Diego

Email reveals previous owner may still have ownership in the building in violation of the City‚Äôs Charter and City Attorney Mara Elliott may have known since last December but didn’t disclosed it.

SDG&E Employee Fired Over Alleged White Supremacist Hand Sign is a Latino

April 12, 2021 La Prensa San Diego

Latino employee fired after a picture posted on social media showed him making a common hand gesture now associated with white supremacists, but there is no evidence he had any racist intentions or even knew what the hand sign meant at the time.

Taxpayer Group Wins Legal Fees in Case That Exposed City Attorney’s Attempt to Weaken State Disclosure Laws

April 3, 2021 La Prensa San Diego

Group won its case and nearly $90,000 in legal fees against the City of San Diego related to the City Attorney’s failed attempt to amend state laws to make it more difficult for the public and media to access public records.

Padres Win Season Opener, Looking to Build on Last Year’s Run

April 1, 2021 La Prensa San Diego

8 to 7 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks during the first game with fans -although limited- since the COVID-19 pandemic began last year. Tatis 1 for 4, Machado hitless.

Elliott Admits 101 Ash St ‘Forensic Report’ Was Not Independent or ‘Unvarnished’ Truth

March 29, 2021 La Prensa San Diego

City Attorney’s office admits ‚Äúforensic analysis‚ÄĚ presented to the public as an independent report was an internal document edited by her office to withhold potentially damaging and embarrassing information, but Elliott lays the blame on Mayor Faulconer and the 2020 City Council for misleading the public about details removed from the report.

Report in Michigan Shows Border Patrol Arrested More US Citizens & Documented Residents Than Undocumented Immigrants

March 26, 2021 La Prensa San Diego

A new report reveals that Border Patrol agents in Michigan and parts of Ohio arrested far more US citizen and documented Latinos than undocumented people trying to enter the country illegally.

PERSPECTIVE: Will MTS Death Bring About Real Change?

May 3, 2021 La Prensa San Diego

24-year old Angel Zapata Hernandez died here in San Diego when two transit security guards attempted to arrest him.

Small Boat Crashes onto SD Coast, 4 Killed, 25 Rescued

May 2, 2021 La Prensa San Diego

29 people found after a small boat crashed onto the San Diego coast near Point Loma in what is believed to be a smuggling operation.

Distritos de Agua del Norte del Condado Se Quieren Separar, Dejando Que los Residentes del Sur Paguen los Costos

April 20, 2021 La Prensa San Diego

Dos distritos de agua rurales en el norte del condado quieren dejar la Autoridad de Agua del Condado de San Diego y obligar a los residentes restantes a financiar los sistemas de suministro y tratamiento de la región.

North County Water Districts Want to Break Away from County Group, Leaving South Bay Customers to Foot the Bill

La Prensa San Diego

Two rural water districts in North County want to leave the San Diego County Water Authority group of local water agencies and force the remaining water customers to finance the region’s delivery and treatment systems.

Former Owner May Have Kept Undisclosed Interest in 101 Ash St. Building

April 15, 2021 La Prensa San Diego

Email reveals previous owner may still have ownership in the building in violation of the City‚Äôs Charter and City Attorney Mara Elliott may have known since last December but didn’t disclosed it.

SDG&E Employee Fired Over Alleged White Supremacist Hand Sign is a Latino

April 12, 2021 La Prensa San Diego

Latino employee fired after a picture posted on social media showed him making a common hand gesture now associated with white supremacists, but there is no evidence he had any racist intentions or even knew what the hand sign meant at the time.

Taxpayer Group Wins Legal Fees in Case That Exposed City Attorney’s Attempt to Weaken State Disclosure Laws

April 3, 2021 La Prensa San Diego

Group won its case and nearly $90,000 in legal fees against the City of San Diego related to the City Attorney’s failed attempt to amend state laws to make it more difficult for the public and media to access public records.

Elliott Admits 101 Ash St ‘Forensic Report’ Was Not Independent or ‘Unvarnished’ Truth

March 29, 2021 La Prensa San Diego

City Attorney’s office admits ‚Äúforensic analysis‚ÄĚ presented to the public as an independent report was an internal document edited by her office to withhold potentially damaging and embarrassing information, but Elliott lays the blame on Mayor Faulconer and the 2020 City Council for misleading the public about details removed from the report.

El Centro de Convenciones Albergar√° a Ni√Īas Menores Migrantes, Gob. Fed. Pagar√° a la Ciudad

March 27, 2021 La Prensa San Diego

El centro de convenciones proporcionar√° refugio temporal para hasta 1,450 ni√Īas que llegaron al pa√≠s como menores no acompa√Īados que buscan asilo y ahora est√°n bajo el cuidado del Departamento de Salud y Servicios Humanos de EE. UU.

SD Convention Ctr To House Unaccompanied Minor Girls, Feds to Pay City

La Prensa San Diego

Convention Center that hosts the annual COMIC-CON will temporary provide shelter for as many as 1,450 minor girls that arrived in the country as unaccompanied minors seeking asylum.

Informe de Michigan Muestra que la Patrulla Fronteriza Arrestó a más Ciudadanos Estadounidenses y Residentes Documentados que Inmigrantes Indocumentados

March 26, 2021 La Prensa San Diego

Un nuevo informe encontró que solo el 1.3% de los arrestos por agentes de la Patrulla Fronteriza en Michigan y Ohio incluían inmigrantes indocumentados que intentaron ingresar ilegalmente al país.

Report in Michigan Shows Border Patrol Arrested More US Citizens & Documented Residents Than Undocumented Immigrants

La Prensa San Diego

A new report reveals that Border Patrol agents in Michigan and parts of Ohio arrested far more US citizen and documented Latinos than undocumented people trying to enter the country illegally.

PERSPECTIVE: Will MTS Death Bring About Real Change?

May 3, 2021 La Prensa San Diego

24-year old Angel Zapata Hernandez died here in San Diego when two transit security guards attempted to arrest him.

PERSPECTIVE: It’s Time for a Hero to Step Forward in 101 Ash St Debacle

March 26, 2021 La Prensa San Diego

Someone has to demand truthful answers and offer a clear path forward that protects taxpayers from losing money on a flawed real estate deal with a dubious history and uncertain future.

PERSPECTIVE: Politicos Ignoring La Prensa’s Questions is an Affront to Our Community

March 21, 2021 La Prensa San Diego

Dismissing and ignoring our questions is not an assault on La Prensa’s significance: it is an affront to our readers and our community.

PERSPECTIVE: Make No Mistake: We’re Watching a Slow-Motion Coup Attempt

January 6, 2021 La Prensa San Diego

A country is under attack by an attempted coup headed by the sitting President that is trying desperately to cling to power after losing an election. No, this isn‚Äôt the plot to a made-for-TV movie, or another Tom Clancy suspense novel. It’s happening to us.

PRESPECTIVE: GOP Starting to Rewrite History as Trump Starts Smelling Like a Loser

October 30, 2020 La Prensa San Diego

Republicans are already starting to pivot to start to rebuild the shambles of their party in what now seems like Donald Trump’s inevitable defeat.

PERSPECTIVE: Freedom of Speech and Cancel Culture ‚Äėsplained

August 28, 2020 La Prensa San Diego

We should understand, acknowledge, and support social change through activism, not discourage it.  We should all be free to use our decisions, personal and financial, in ways that express our beliefs and opinions.

PERSPECTIVE: Bad Apples Cannot Be Tolerated Among Police

July 3, 2020 La Prensa San Diego

Every time the country has confronted a case of police brutality or excessive force by officers, police agencies have responded with the same defense and explanation for the intolerable behavior: it was only a few “bad apples” and not a systemic problem.

PERSPECTIVE: As Protests Rage On, Trump Quietly Appoints 200th Judge

June 26, 2020 La Prensa San Diego

In three and a half years, Donald Trump has now surpassed the total number of federal judges George W. Bush appointed in two full terms.

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