Local Watchdog Group Suing City Attorney

A San Diego watchdog group is suing the city attorney, saying he is using his personal email account to do the city's business.

San Diegans for Open Government is accusing Jan Goldsmith of hiding behind his private email account so he will not have to turn over certain emails. Attorney Cory Briggs is suing Goldsmith on behalf of SDOG, or San Diegans for Open Government.

"We would like to know what public business he is conducting from his personal email account," he said. Briggs told 10News this lawsuit is a last resort. SDOG said they tried everything to get emails about city business that Goldsmith sent and received from his personal email account at JGsandiego@yahoo.com but that Goldsmith refuses to hand them over. Continue >>>