Daily Archives: January 10, 2014

Brown pushes budget plan during San Diego visit

Brown pushes budget plan during San Diego visit


[trib_ndn vid=25510711]SAN DIEGO — Gov. Jerry Brown stopped in San Diego Thursday to say that California needs a prudent spending plan this year even though the state’s finances are healthy.

Jerry Brown BudgetBrown spoke at a news conference on the day he released his $155 billion proposed budget for 2014-15. He introduced his spending plan in Sacramento and was also going to speak in Los Angeles.

An improving economy will allow the state to pay down debt and put some money into reserve accounts, which would be used in years when volatile capital gains tax revenues come up short, the governor said.

“Some people would say let’s go on a spending binge, but I say it’s time for wisdom and prudence,” Brown said. “Pay down our debt, put it in a rainy day fund, and be prepared for the next downturn.”

California has about $355 billion in long-term liabilities, including $217.8 billion…

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Sex offender who cut GPS off captured in Colorado

Sex offender who cut GPS off captured in Colorado


A registered sex offender who went missing from Escondido after removing his GPS ankle bracelet was tracked down in Colorado, authorities said Thursday.

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Sailor missing after helicopter crash from Santee

Sailor missing after helicopter crash from Santee


[trib_ndn vid=25511416]SAN DIEGO – The pilot of the Navy helicopter that crashed off the coast of Virginia Beach Wednesday was from Santee, officials said Thursday.

The U.S. Navy released 39-year-old Lt. Sean Christopher Snyder’s identified Thursday stating he is the pilot still missing after the MH-53E Sea Dragon helicopter crashed off Virginia’s southern coast.

Naval Air Forces Atlantic said Snyder’s wife asked for his name to be released and asked for the Navy to release this statement:

On behalf of the Snyder family:

They wish to express their deepest and sincere gratitude to the many men and women of the United States Navy, The United States Coast Guard, and the City of Virginia Beach Fire & Rescue team who have diligently participated in the rescue efforts.  We cannot begin to express our appreciation for their time and sacrifice.

At this time, our hearts and prayers are for Sean’s recovery, the…

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AM Briefing from Bowlersdesk.com for January 10, 2014

A San Diego man is one of those missing after Navy helicopter crashed of shore in Virginia. 39-year-old Lt. Sean Christopher Snyder of the east San Diego County city of Santee is one of the five sailors in a MH-53E Sea Dragon helicopter that crashed Wednesday morning around 11:00. Coast Guard searched a 500-square-mile area but have been unable to find Snyder’s body. The search was called off yesterday at 3:30 in the afternoon. In a statement Snyder’s family says that he was a “dedicated husband, and a father, who is proud and grateful for his privilege to serve his country in the United States Navy.”

Late yesterday morning 40-year-old man is in critical condition after being shot by police officers after leading police on a high speed chase through San Diego. Initially police wanted to pull him over for talking on his cell phone while driving. In the mist of the chase police learned that the car matched a description of a car involved in a shooting that wounded two men. The suspect came to a stop near the 800 block of 41st street and according to officers raised a gun. That’s when officers opened fire. His name has not been released … is in critical condition and an update on his condition is expected later this morning.

This morning at 8:45 in San Diego’s courthouse Jelaan Miles is being sentenced for posting threatening messages online saying he wanted to kill his coworkers and bosses at Pomerado Hospital.

The start of San Diego’s city wide sidewalk condition assessment is the topic of a 10:15 AM press conference with interim Mayor Todd Gloria and Councilman Mark Kersey.

And finally the Spring Home and Garden Show starts its three day event this morning at 10:00.

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