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A Developer Paid Civic San Diego Official $100K, Then He Voted to Give Them $5.8M in City Funds

The city’s Ethics Commission fined Phil Rath, board chair of Civic San Diego, $11,000 for his failure to disclose his financial relationship with a developer that won a competition to build a $47 million project in southeastern San Diego, and a $5.8 million loan from city affordable housing funds. Rath also failed to recuse himself from two votes related to the project. Rath received $100,000 from the developer 10 months earlier.