Daily Archives: August 19, 2013

Eastlake Little Leaguers remain unbeaten at World Series

Eastlake Little Leaguers remain unbeaten at World Series



CHULA VISTA, Calif. — The Eastlake Little League All-Stars from Chula Vista are scheduled to resume play in the Little League World Series Wednesday, with the first of a possible two chances to advance to Saturday’s U.S. Championship Game.


baseball-genericEastlake’s next opponent is the all-star team from Westport Little League of Westport, Conn., the New England Region champion, in a matchup of the tournament’s only two 2-0 U.S. teams. The other four teams in contention for the U.S. championship in the double-elimination tournament are all 1-1.


“I think its going to be a low-scoring game,” said John Ludman, manager of the all-star team from the Newark National Little League from Newark, Del., that lost to Eastlake, 15-3 Sunday in South Williamsport, Pa. The game was shortened to four innings because of the 10-run rule.


“I think (Eastlake) is probably a better hitting team than Connecticut, but…

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Filner’s saga shows no sign of going away

Filner’s saga shows no sign of going away


[trib_ndn vid=25044913]SAN DIEGO — At the news conference that launched the sexual harassment drama involving Mayor Bob Filner, a former supporter demanded that he resign, then added that the next chapter was up to Filner.

1499685_ME_0818_filner_07_DPBFive turbulent weeks later, the same is true.

The scandal shows no signs of letting up despite demands by all nine City Council members that Filner step down.

The 70-year-old Democrat has given no indication that he plans to quit — despite an avalanche of negative media coverage, numerous calls by political and business leaders that he resign and accusations by 16 women that he had made unwelcome sexual advances.

“Bob is stubborn, and he likes to fight,” said political consultant Chris Crotty, who thinks the issue will drag on for some time.

Just when Filner will return at City Hall is unknown.

When he announced that he was entering a residential treatment facility for…

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AM Briefing from Bowlersdesk.com for August 19, 2013

Today is San Diego Mayor Bob Filner’s first day back at work after leaving for “intensive therapy” to deal with his problems with woman. So far 16-woman have come forward and accused Filner of things ranging from sexual harassment, putting them in headlocks and trying to kiss them, to acting bizarrely towards them. Mayor Filner was supposed to be in therapy for two weeks of “intensive therapy” but he left a week early and spent the second week off.

Yesterday marked the beginning of the recall Filner signature drive. They need 102,000 signatures to get the recall on the ballot and they have less than a month to get them

This morning at 9:30 in federal court Eduardo Arellano Felix will be sentenced for money laundering. For over 20-years Eduardo and his brothers ran the infamous Arellano Felix drug cartel in Tijuana. The cartel is controlled drug smuggling into the United States from Tijuana and they made hundreds of millions of dollars for their efforts.

At 8:00 Thousands of students are back at class in San Diego’s community colleges. This marks San Diego City College’s 100th year and Mesa College’s 50th.

And finally today at 11:30 AM Olympian Erin Hamlin from USA luge team is doing some testing in the San Diego Air and Space Museum’s wind tunnel. Hamlin is training for the 2014 Winter Olympics.

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