Daily Archives: September 17, 2013

AM Briefing from Bowlersdesk.com for September 17, 2013

San Diego’s City Council will consider changes to the Barrio Logan Community Plan today. The top issues for the plan are housing, what to do with the shipyards, Navy Base San Diego, and the environment. It’s thought that once agreed upon this plan will affect this community for decades to come.

Mayoral candidate Kevin Faulconer is picking up another endorsement this afternoon at 1:00. The San Diego Hotel-Motel Association will officially give their support to the Republican hopeful.

This morning the USS Cowpens will leave on a seven-month deployment. The Navy says that the cruiser and its 400 member crew will head for the Western Pacific.

Vista Unified School District will guarantee their graduating students admission into Cal State San Marco this morning at 10:30 by signing a memorandum of understanding with the university. So now if a child graduates form a high school in the Vista Unified District and they’ve taken the right classes they will get into CSU San Marcos.

San Diego Unified School District Board of Education is getting together tonight at 5:00. On the agenda, building neighborhood school as part of their “Vision 2020” plan

In court this afternoon at 1:30 there are three notable arraignments.

First Casey Allen Wilson, Robert Anthony Hodge, and Laura Elshire will be accused of a series of bank heists. At one of the supposed robberies Wilson was shot by a security guard.

Then Rachel Escobedo will be before a judge. Escobedo is an elementary school principal accused of possessing a stolen gun and drugs.

Lastly Douglas Ellens will be accused of robbing three banks. Two of them with in 90 minutes of each other.

Today is the second anniversary of the Occupy Wall Street movement. In San Diego a rally is scheduled for 6:00 pm at the Civic Center plaza with a march through downtown after.

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