AM Briefing from for July 25, 2013

The parade of sexual harassment accusers continues for San Diego Mayor Bob Filner.

In an interview with KPBS a third woman came forward yesterday. Morgan Rose a psychologist for San Diego Unified School District says that the then congressman tried to kiss her during a meeting.

According to the KPBS story Rose started an organization to help improve child “well-being”. Rose goes on to say that she was trying to raise the groups profile and was hoping for the congressman’s help. She claims he tried repeatedly to kiss her while at a Marie Calendars across the street from his office in January of 2009.

Rose is the third woman to come forward in under a week making sexual harassment allegation against the Mayor.

Guided missile frigate USS Rentz is deploying today to help stop the flow of drugs from South and Central America into the United States. Originally the Rentz was supposed to deploy in April but because of the budget sequestration the deployment was delayed until today.

Today at 11:00 AM San Diego’s Metropolitan Transit System is starting construction on the trolley system. All of the stations from San Ysidro to Old Town are being remodeled to accommodate our new low-rise trolleys. This makes it easier and quicker to get on and off the trolley because you don’t have to step up and disabled passengers in wheel chairs can just roll right on. The construction is being kicked off with a press conference at 11:00 AM.

Tonight 6:30 two major Democratic groups are getting together to talk about sexual harassment

First members of the San Diego Democrats for Equality are meeting in private to talk specifically about the mayor and his sexual harassment allegations at the Joyce Beers Community Center.

Then also at 6:30 the Central Committee for the San Diego County Democratic Party is talking about the local party’s official position on sexual harassment. They are meeting at party headquarters at 8340 Clairemont Mesa Blvd.

And finally this morning at 9:30 Chargers open up their training camp to the public. It’s free and at Charger Park at 4020 Murphy Canyon Road.

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