Daily Archives: May 20, 2013

Caregivers to be sentenced for abusing autistic man

Caregivers to be sentenced for abusing autistic man

AM Briefing from Bowlersdesk.com for May 20, 2013

AM Briefing from Bowlersdesk.com for May 20, 2013


This morning at 10:00 the Port of San Diego is celebrating a waterfront renovation milestone. On Harbor Drive between the Navy and B Street piers they are shifting traffic lanes 60 feet to the east so construction can begin on a new 105-foot promenade. When finished the new walk way will have new gardens and plazas among the improvements.

At 9:00 this morning San Diego City Council is meeting to talk about infrastructure. They will take public input on how to prioritize the maintenance. Then at 2:00 this afternoon they are meeting to talk about a master plan for the San Diego River Park.

In court today four things of note

First at 9:00 AM in the Vista courthouse Michael Garritson and Matthew McDuffie will be sentenced for abusing a 23-year-old severely autistic man. They were caught on video.

Second in the San Diego Courthouse the testimony in the retrial of the man accused of being the freeway shooter continues. Stephen Dragasits is accused of shooting aT random cars that drove along the freeway.

Third in El Cajon’s courthouse at 1:25 this afternoon Darin Wayne Williams will be arraigned. He’s accused of setting fire to a Greek Orthodox Church

And finally back in the Vista courthouse the sentencing for Inez Martinez Garcia and Marciel Garcia Hernandez. The pair pleaded guilty to forcing their 12-year-old niece to be both a domestic and sexual slave.

At 1:30 this afternoon at Abraxas High School San Diego County Sheriff’s personnel, along with firefighters and school staff will participate in an active shooter drill. The drill will take about 3 1/2 hours and involve deputies tracking down a mock-shooter with teenagers pretending to be victims.

Finally today single game tickets for four of the eight San Diego Charger home games go on sale. Fans can get them at QUALCOMM’s Gate C or on line at Chargers.com. Prices start at $52.

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Letters show rift over San Onofre nuclear repairs

Letters show rift over San Onofre nuclear repairs