Daily Archives: May 1, 2014

AM Briefing from Bowlersdesk.com for May 1, 2014

Today is day two of strong Santa Ana winds and intense heat scouting San Diego County. Yesterday winds topped 100 miles per hour at one point. The National Weather Service says the winds are strongest in the morning and afternoons. A Red Flag Warning hasn’t been issued for San Diego yet. However Los Angeles, San Bernardino and Riverside to the north of San Diego do have one.

Today Cal Fire and 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing are training together at Camp Pendleton. It’s starting in the afternoon … Of course if a brush fire breaks out the training could be postponed.

This morning at 9:00 a report on how the arts in San Diego impacts the economy is being released at the Media Arts Center

The Bicycle Coalition and the San Diego Association of Governments are hosting a bike ride 9:00 AM followed by a news conference at 10 am. It’s all to kick off for National Bicycle Month.

This morning at 10:00 the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration or NOAA is giving tours of their ship that survey’s fisheries. The ship is set to be commissioned tomorrow and will be based in San Diego.

Also at 10:00 AM County Supervisor Ron Roberts is bragging to the press about his annual lawnmower exchange. This Saturday Roberts is helping to give people a $100 voucher for an eclectic lawn mower in exchange for their gas-powered one.

And finally tonight at 6:00 the Mexi’cayotl Indio Cultural Center is hosting a free showcase of Aztec dancing at Chula Vista High School.

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Razor blades planted in park cut boys

Razor blades planted in park cut boys


[trib_ndn vid=25888827]SAN DIEGO – Around a dozen razors were discovered at a children’s playground near Mission Bay after two brothers slashed their feet Wednesday, police said.

Razor-blades Police search park after a dozen razor blades were found.

San Diego police received a call from a parent around 7 p.m. stating that her sons, ages 7 and 15, were cut by razors at Bonita Cove in Mission Bay Drive. One boy suffered minor injures that required stitches.

“Paramedics were able to pull the razor blade out [of the 7-year-old boy’s foot],” SDPD Lt. Paul Phillips said.

Investigators using metal detectors found 13 razor blades “planted” in the children’s play area as of 10 p.m., the lieutenant said.

This is not the first time razor blades were scattered around the park. Last September, there were two separate incidents when sharp blades were found.

Police planned on searching the playground throughout the evening to…

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Diver dies while training with Navy in San Diego Bay

Diver dies while training with Navy in San Diego Bay


SAN DIEGO – A 29-year-old diver working for the Navy’s marine mammal program died Monday during an exercise with the Navy’s dolphins and sea lions in San Diego Bay.

San Diego's Coronado Bay Bridge (Credit: Alan Crosthwaite) San Diego’s Coronado Bay Bridge (Credit: Alan Crosthwaite)

The San Diego County medical examiner listed the death of Coll Perske of San Diego as “salt water drowning.” The Navy is investigating the Monday incident.

Perske was an employee of Science Applications International Corp., which has a contract with the Navy to train the mammals. Perske has worked with the mammals for more than five years, according to the company.

During the exercise, Perske “failed to resurface and his coworkers assisted him to the surface,” according to the medical examiner. Resuscitation efforts were unsuccessful. Death was pronounced at the UC San Diego Medical Center.

Read more of Tony Perry’s story at latimes.com

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