A San Diego Sheriff’s deputy was fired earlier this year after a series of mistakes, but the county’s Civil Service Commission reinstated him. Sheriff Bill Gore is suing to keep the officer off the force. The case provides a rare look at officer discipline proceedings in a state that keeps such information under lock and key.
SB 54, the so-called sanctuary state bill, would be the most significant change to local immigration enforcement in a decade – and it would come not from President Donald Trump but the state.
Just when it looked like Azano was winning his war against Sempra Energy, the tables turned. As the feds closed in, Azano finally cracked.
San Diego-based Sempra Energy is one of the largest private energy companies in Mexico. But its biggest investment there has been dogged by corruption allegations for years.
Federal prosecutors have accused José Susumo Azano Matsura of illegally funneling more than a half-million dollars to San Diego political campaigns. That’s the least interesting part of his story.
Former Baja California Gov. Eugenio Elorduy Walther made a big decision that opened the door to Sempra Energy’s greatest victory in Mexico. He also had financial dealings with those close to Sempra.
“Not every meeting makes it onto the DA’s calendar,” a Dumanis spokesman said.
Sheriff Bill Gore and District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis met with Jose Susumo Azano Matsura for a “meet and greet” at Gore’s office during the same period the Mexican citizen was allegedly funneling hundreds of thousands of dollars to Dumanis and others.
Hundreds of residents have applied to be able to carry handguns in their jackets, pockets and purses in the wake of February’s ruling that nixes strict local policies on concealed weapons permits.
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