AM Briefing from Bowlersdesk.com for May 23, 2013[youtube:http://youtu.be/Ry13IVm2RS8%5D
The jury continues to deliberate in the retrial of Stephen Dragasits. He is accused of shooting at random people as they drove along the freeway. The first trial was declared a mistrial because of a hung jury.
At 10:00 AM San Diego’s Mayor Bob Filner is talking to the press about increasing funding for homeless veteran programs.
Then at 2:00 PM San Diego’s City Council is having a special meeting. They are working on a five year labor deal. First they will take public comment then go into a closed door meeting
The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design or LEED San Diego is having its 11th annual Visionary Awards tonight at 5:00 at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront. Those to be honored … Irwin Jacobs, former Mayor Jerry Sanders, and Tijuana Mayor Carlos Bustamante.
At noon San Diego County Crime Stoppers is recognizing 18 law enforcement officials in their “Enough is Enough” awards.
Chula Vista Police is meeting with prospective officer recruits. If you’re interested in a career in law enforcement head over to Chula Vista’s City Hall tonight at 6:00, they’ll have all kinds of info for you.
At 3:00 this afternoon a lifeguard memorial statue will be dedicated. At over six feet tall the bronze sculpture by Richard Arnold recognizes San Diego’s Lifeguards. It’s placed at the Ocean Beach Lifeguard Station near the foot of Santa Monica Avenue.
And finally tonight at 6:00 San Diego’s Save our Heritage Organization is giving out its People In Preservation Awards. They honor people they believe help to save San Diego’s historic structures.
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