Daily Archives: April 7, 2014

Suspicious vehicle found parked at Naval Base San Diego

Suspicious vehicle found parked at Naval Base San Diego

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Naval Station San Diego SAN DIEGO — Suspicious residue was found on a vehicle parked at Naval Base San Diego early Monday, prompting an investigation that closed two entrances to the base, officials said.

The vehicle, a truck, was discovered at about 6:30 a.m. parked by a package store. It was missing one wheel, according to a base spokeswoman.

A dog was brought in as part of the investigation and it alerted to the odor of some type of explosive residue, the spokeswoman said. As a precaution, that part of the base was secured and evacuated. The 32nd and 28th street entrances to the base were also closed to incoming traffic.

As of 9:30 a.m. investigators were still trying to identify the source of the residue. The patrol dogs are trained to alert to all kinds of explosives, including gunpowder resident, the spokeswoman said. There have been no bomb threats or explosive sightings, she…

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Police involved in shooting at Oceanside Harbor

Police involved in shooting at Oceanside Harbor

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OceansideHarborShooting OCEANSIDE, Calif. — An officer-involved shooting at Oceanside Harbor Monday sent at least one person to a hospital.

The shooting occurred near the docks, according to an Oceanside police dispatcher.

One patient was airlifted to Scripps La Jolla shortly after 9 a.m., a North County Fire Protection dispatcher said.

No other information about the incident was immediately available.

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San Diego City Council to appoint new member

San Diego City Council to appoint new member

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SAN DIEGO — The City Council is scheduled Monday to appoint one of 20 candidates to fill a vacancy in council District 2, which was represented by Kevin Faulconer until he was sworn in as mayor last month.

 san diego city council  The list of contenders had been 19 until Friday, when attorney Bryan Pease won a court judgement that forced the City Clerk’s office to accept his application.

   The city contended that Pease failed to register to vote at his Ocean Beach residence — where he has lived for about one year — until two days after the deadline imposed by the city’s Municipal Code.

   The lawyer, best known for his involvement in the long-running Children’s Pool controversy in La Jolla, argued that he lived in the district previously for about three years and was registered to vote during that time.

The city requirement is that a candidate be…

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AM Briefing from Bowlersdesk.com for April 7, 2014

Former San Diego mayor Bob Filner is off of house arrest today. He finished his 90-day long in home sentence and reportedly got his GPS monitoring device off too. The 71-year-old pleaded guilty to false imprisonment and battery last August. Now he’s got three years of probation and a $1500 fine. Although after 18-months he can apply to have his probation reduced. He can also ask to have his felony reduced to a misdemeanor.

San Diego’s city council is busy today

Fist at 9:00 AM the council’s Audit Committee is getting together to talk about an audit of Balboa Park Celebration Incorporated. The group was created to run the centennial celebration of Balboa Park but now is in the process of disbanding. Everyone wants to know how they spent the $2.6 million they got from the city.

Then this afternoon at 2:00 the council is picking the person to fill Mayor Kevin Faulconer’s old council seat. After Faulconer won the mayoral election he left his seat on the council open and the rest of the city council gets to pick who replaces him. 20 people want the job. Today they each candidate will get three minutes to tell the council why they should fill Faulconer’s seat.

At 3:30 this afternoon San Diego’s Salary Setting Commission is meeting about an amendment to the city charter that could change how the pay of city council members is determined.

And finally tonight at 5:30 law enforcement is honoring crime victims at their 25th annual Candlelight Tribute for Crime Survivors. They’ll be at the San Diego Police Officers Association offices on Vickers Street in Kearny Mesa.

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Filner finishes home confinement sentence

Filner finishes home confinement sentence

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[trib_ndn vid=25787940]SAN DIEGO – Former Mayor Bob Filner’s three-month term on house arrest is reportedly due to end.

The period of home confinement and GPS monitoring was the result of his guilty pleas last fall to false imprisonment and battery, stemming from allegations of sexual harassment by at least 20 women.

filner-web“I have not seen him yet,” said Filner’s neighbor Mike Goss.  There was plenty of buzz around his downtown building.  Residents have a private parking area and Filner’s neighbors think its possible he has left and come back without anyone noticing.

The improprieties led the 71-year-old former Democratic congressman to leave office last Aug. 30.

He was sentenced Dec. 9 in San Diego Superior Court, but his GPS monitoring system was set up a week after it was supposed to have been, lawyer
Earll Pott told U-T San Diego.

Filner remains on three years probation which will include a…

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