Sara Libby

Sara Libby is VOSD’s managing editor. She oversees VOSD’s newsroom and its content. You can reach her at or 619.325.0526.

District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis’ upcoming appearance in the trial of José Susumo Azano Matsura is probably the most anticipated moment of the case. Dumanis has consistently misrepresented the extent of her relationship with Azano since the campaign finance scandal unfolded. When Dumanis is called to testify in the case, here are some of the biggest questions we’re hoping she’ll answer.

An explosive state audit confirms many of the fears that San Diego Assemblywoman Shirley Weber and others have long expressed about the state’s gang database: that it cannot ensure individuals’ privacy, that people can be entered in the database without proper substantiation and that people are kept in the database long after their names should have been purged.