Marines from the 1st Marine Division are landing on the beach today beginning at 8:30 AM. It’s all part of a large scale training exercise called Exercise Steel Knight 2014.
Marines from multiple Marine Corps bases from Yuma to Twentynine Palms to Camp Pendleton are participating in the live-fire exercise. It includes an amphibious landing on the beach west of Camp Pendleton. So if you’re driving along the 5 freeway between zero eight thirty and thirteen hundred don’t be afraid it’s just training.
At 10:45 officials are going to show how dangerous fire can be over the holiday season. This is the annual demo where they show us how quickly the flames can engulf a Christmas tree and children’s pajamas.
At 10:30 U.S. and Mexican officials are breaking ground on a new leg of freeway expand the 905 freeway and the border. This segment is part of a larger project that hopes to ease border crossings. This part will cost about $112 million dollars.
San Diego City Council is talking about two law suit settlements this morning at 10:00 AM. One of them is from a victim of disgraced San Diego Mayor Bob Filner, and the other is from a victim of former San Diego Police Officer Anthony Arevalos. Also on the council’s agenda is a referendum to overturn the new Barrio Logan zoning regulation.
This afternoon at 1:00 The Port of San Diego Board of Commissioners is talking with the public about a climate action plan and putting a pier on Shelter Island.
San Diego Unified School District Board of Education is meeting at 5:00 tonight about Lincoln High School.
And finally … San Diego Regional Law Enforcement Teddy Bear Drive starts its 23rd year with a breakfast on the USS Midway Museum at 6:00 AM. Escondido Police Department and the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department are hosting the drive
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