Daily Archives: June 11, 2013

Comic-Con: More badges are available

Comic-Con: More badges are available


Comic-Con San DiegoSAN DIEGO — If you were one of the unlucky pop culture enthusiasts who was defeated by Comic-Con International‘s EPIC Registration system back in February, don’t give up yet.

Though four-day badges are still sold out, several thousand single-day badges are now available for resale via drawing, Comic-Con announced Monday. Passes for the annual entertainment expo sold out minutes after registration opened, but a limited number of tickets (including 3,100 much-coveted Saturday passes) are up for resale because of returned and canceled badges and a reduced allotment of reserved badges for certain Comic-Con departments.

The convention — to be held July 18-21 at the San Diego waterfront convention center — is a gathering of some 130,000 professionals and enthusiasts in the realms of sci-fi, fantasy, video games, comics and horror. The expo features panels, film and TV screenings, portfolio reviews, merchant booths and a masquerade, and in recent years has…

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AM Briefing from Bowlersdesk.com for June 11, 2013


There is a lot going on in court today

First in San Diego’s Courthouse at 8:30 36-year-old Geronimo Polina and 33-year-old Eduardo Macias will be sentenced for attempting to carry out a Mexican Mafia “hit” in prison. While in Donovan State Prison the pair conspired to kill a inmate

Also at 8:30 in San Diego 22-year-old Whitney Holman is being arraigned. She is accused of trying to drown her 9-month-old baby in the bathtub.

This afternoon at 1:30 in El Cajon’s courthouse, Casy Tschida she’s the woman accused of murdering a woman while the victim walked home from a Lemon Grove Bar.

In Chula Vista at 1:30 Erica Braswell will be sentenced for drunk driving, leading police on a chase, all with her two kids in car.

Then at 1:30 this afternoon in Vista’s courthouse the sentencing for Perry Allen. Allen pleaded guilty to burglarizing nine rooms at the up-scale La Costa resort.

Local politicos have a lot on their plates today too

First San Diego’s City Council is meeting at 10:00 am and expected to override a Mayoral veto. The Mayor vetoed a waiver given to a Kearny Mesa apartment complex developer. This will be the third time one of Mayor Filner’s vetoes is overridden by the council.

This morning at 9:00 AM the San Diego County Board of Supervisors is continuing its budget meetings.

This afternoon at 1:00 the Port of San Diego Board of Commissioners is talking about expanding the National City Marine Terminal, a new R-V park in National City, dredging the bay, and their budget for next year.

Both El Cajon and Chula Vista’s City Council are examining their respectively proposed budgets this afternoon

And at 10:00 AM San Diego Gas and Electric is talking to the press about this summer’s power supply.

And finally beginning today is 17-days of amphibious training for the Navy Third Fleet and 1st Marine Expeditionary Force. The multi-national training includes participants from Canada, Japan and New Zealand. In a press release the Navy says “The exercise will test staffs in the planning and execution of amphibious operations in a series of live training events.”

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