San Diego city attorney sues grocery delivery app Instacart in gig economy action

San Diego City Attorney Mara Elliott has filed a lawsuit against grocery delivery company Instacart, alleging the tech giant has misclassified its employees as independent contractors. The suit comes three days after new legislation, called Assembly Bill 5 ...
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Statewide rent cap appears likely to become law, would be a first for San Diego

San Diego County is one step away from a form of rent control for the first time in its history. A statewide measure that would limit yearly rent increases to 5 percent, plus inflation, passed the state Assembly on Wednesday and the state Senate earlier ...
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San Diego’s Gina Champion-Cain under investigation by feds but will her restaurants stay open?

When news broke last week that longtime developer and restaurateur Gina Champion-Cain was under investigation by federal regulators for defrauding investors, fans of her high-profile Patio eateries and Saska’s in Pacific Beach wondered whether they would ...
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San Diego investment firm frozen by SEC, accused in $300 million fraud

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission announced charges Thursday against ANI Development, an investment company founded by well known San Diego businesswoman Gina Champion-Cain. Federal agents called the company a “multi-year $300 million scheme ...
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