AM Briefing from for February 4, 2014

A 22-year-old man is dead and the driver the truck that hit him is on the loose. At around 10:10 last night the victim was hit by the box truck and according to the CHP the truck slowed down but then took off. Witnesses say the truck was a white box truck like the kind that people rent to move. It’ll have front-end damage and made a loud rattling noise. Anyone with any info should call 760-757-1675

San Diego’s trash is the topic for the inaugural Zero Waste Symposium. Several environmental groups are getting together this morning at 8:30 to talk about how to divert all waste from our landfills by 2040.

San Diego County Board of Supervisors is meeting this morning at 9:00 about life science industry in San Diego County and a possible eight percent pay raise for Deputy Sheriffs.

Also at 9:00 AM the Port of San Diego Board of Commissioners is getting together to talk about improving the port and maintenance.

San Diego City Council is meeting at 10:00 AM and on the agenda are: construction plans for a new park in Horton Plaza, changing council rules for ballot proposals, and honoring Francis Parker School’s volleyball team.

OK this is your editorial alert…

Depending on grade level it can cost over $27,000 a year to send your kid to Francis Parker School. My question is … who is affecting surprise that the parents of kids who attend a super expensive private school would the political slash financial clout to get the city council to honor their kid’s volleyball team? Now if these kids oh i don’t know fed thousands of hungry people then yea honor them … but playing volleyball real good?? Seriously??

OK I’m done…

At noon District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis and County Supervisor Dianne Jacob are presenting San Diego County’s Methamphetamine Report Card.

And finally tonight at 5:00 the San Diego Unified School District Board of Education is meeting about possible new charter schools and funding charter school facilities.

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