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AM Briefing from Bowlersdesk.com for May 6, 2014

This morning at 8:00 power company executives from across the country are taking about how they quote “operate, plan, build, regulate and invest in electric power transmission systems in Western North America” at the TransForum West conference. At first blush this may sound a bit wonk’ish but think about how much political power Sempra Energy has. Those are the kind of people meeting at the Marriott in the Gaslamp Quarter. These are the people that keep the lights on.

At 9:00 AM the San Diego County Board of Supervisors is meeting about their proposed budgets for the next two-years, regulating e-cigarettes and fighting Alzheimer’s disease.

San Diego City Council is also meeting at 9:00. They’re continuing the hearing on next years proposed budget. Infrastructure and public works are the topics du-jour.

This afternoon at 1:00 the Port of San Diego Board of Commissioners is talking about what they can do the deal with San Diego’s homeless problem and developing Chula Vista’s bay front.

California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection or CAL FIRE is talking to the press at 11:30 this morning about Wildfire Awareness Week at their San Diego headquarters on Jamacha Road at 11:30 AM.

Tonight at 5:00 the San Diego Unified School District Board of Education is celebrating the district’s Teachers of the Year at the Lewis Middle School auditorium.

And finally tonight at 5:00 San Diego County’s Office of Education is honoring several student filmmakers at the 13th annual Innovative Video in Education Awards gala. My favorite in the Kindergarten to Second grade category is “Eat, Potty, Play”

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San Diego AM Briefing BowersDesk.com 5-6-14:
Electricity and how we get it at the TransFrom West Con.
Cal Fire and wildfire awareness week
Teachers of the year
Student filmmaker awards

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AM Briefing from Bowlersdesk.com for March 6, 2014

Police are asking everyone to keep their eyes out for a missing disabled 49-year-old man. Charles Ahnger has Down syndrome, early onset dementia, and limited ability to communicate. Ahnger went missing while on a day trip to Fashion Valley Mall with his social worker and other challenged adults. Police say that it’s possible he got on a bus and just rode away. Ahnger is a white male, five feet tall, 188 pounds, brown hair and eyes. Anyone with any info please call San Diego Police at (619) 531-2000.

This morning at 8:00 the San Diego 2024 Summer Olympic Exploratory Committee’s President Bill Earley and Chairman Vincent Mudd are meeting with a local group that encourages minorities to be leaders called LEAD San Diego. They’ll be in the End Zone Club at Qualcomm Stadium.

Among the issues they’re talking about …

What is being done to ensure that we meet the technical requirements?

What we can expect hosting the Olympics to do for our region?

How can we pay for it?

it is open to the public and if you want to go call 619-280-5323 to R-S-V-P

At 8:00 AM 20-years of the North American Free Trade Agreement or NAFTA is the topic at the Sanford Consortium Auditorium on Torrey Pines Scenic Dr. Some of the people speaking at the event are Janet Napolitano, UC San Diego Chancellor Pradeep Khosla and former Mexican Ambassador to the U.S. Arturo Sarukhan.

At 9:30 this morning the Center on Policy Initiatives is releasing its report about how much it costs for a family to make ends meet in San Diego.

At 10:30 AM newly inaugurated Mayor Kevin Faulconer is having his first press conference. He’s talking about how to archive old city’s emails, a visit to Tijuana, and he’s introducing his communications team.

This afternoon at 2:00 protesters are rallying for a raise in the minimum wage. The group called the Coalition for Labor and Community Solidarity is targeting McDonald’s restaurants across the country. In San Diego they’ll be at 1260 Park Avenue

In court today

Disgraced former San Diego Police officer Anthony Arevalos is asking to be released pending his appeal at 9:00 AM in San Diego’s courthouse. Arevalos was convicted of sexually assaulting women during traffic stops. Just last month he had two counts overturned because some evidence wasn’t given to the defense.

Then at 1:30 in Vista’s courthouse Michael Young is being arraigned for beating his brother to death. Two fundraisers tonight …

First at 5:30 raising money for disadvantaged and at-risk youth is the goal at the 44th annual Barrio Station benefit dinner.

And second Employment and Community Options is hosting “Taste of Our Community” to raise money to help the disabled get jobs and live independently.

Today is the first day for the 8th Annual San Diego FIRST® Robotics Competition at the Valley View Casino Center.

High school’ers from all over the world will test their robots in some unusual and interesting ways. First thing from 8:00 AM till noon the robots are inspected then they get to practice the rest of the afternoon.

And finally tonight at 7:00 it’s the first San Diego Film Awards. Filmmakers, cast and crew are crowding into the Horton Grand Theater to honor each other’s work.

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AM Briefing from Bowlersdesk.com for October 24, 2013

Early this morning at 6:30 members of the Avocado Court Community Garden are expanding. The Escondido garden is a place for renters to grow and share their own food. Now it has the capacity to serve 18 families and after the expansion they’ll be able to serve 100.

This morning at 8:00 the San Diego Zoo is unveiling four new Tasmanian devils. They are part of the Zoo’s new Conrad Prebys Australian Outback exhibit.

At 10:15 AM Interim Mayor Todd Gloria is talking to the press about the projects he wants the city to fund out of a $120 million dollar bond. The bond is will be looked at by the council in January. Council members Marti Emerald and Mark Kersey will are joining Gloria. This press conference is replacing Gloria’s weekly open discussion with the media so he’ll take questions on other issues too.

An all-night vigil at San Diego State University in honor of the 234 alumni killed in battle will begin at 5:00 tonight. It’s part of the SDSU series of homecoming events.

And finally tonight at 5:30 the first La Costa Film Festival starts. The first film is a documentary about the seven best golfers in the world called “The Short Game”.

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AM Briefing from Bowlersdesk.com for October 2, 2013

More than 100 cars had their windows broken over this past weekend in Chula Vista and a suspect or suspects are still on the loose. Chula Vista Police think a pellet gun was used and at least one man shot. The suspect vehicle is described as an older model green G-M-C van. Anyone with any info should call the Chula Vista Police Department at 619-691-5151.

San Diego City Council Budget Committee is meeting this morning at 9:00 about a report from the city’s Department of Information Technology and the agreement the city has with Sprint for wireless service.

El Cajon has a 1 point 4 million dollar grant to spend on community development and wants its residents to chime in on how to spend the money. They are meeting tonight at 6:00 at Renette Park Community Center.

San Diego State University is hosting a symposium about stem cell research and how it is advancing science starting at 5:30 tonight in the Donald P Shiley BioScience Center on campus.

Questions about the Syrian conflict will be answered by 5 University of California San Diego professors tonight at 5:00 at UCSD’s Robinson Auditorium.

And finally … tonight at 7:00 is the start of the 12th annual San Diego Film Festival. The first film is “12 Years as a Slave” after which there is a party at the Gaslamp Reading Theater.

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AM Briefing from Bowlersdesk.com for July 5th, 2013

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At 9:00 AM in San Diego’s downtown courthouse 85-year-old Joseph Gotell is scheduled to be sentenced this morning for shooting and killing his wife in a dramatic Gaslamp District confrontation.

The Surfrider Foundation is hosting a morning after the night before beach cleanup this morning at 9:00. Volunteers are getting together at many San Diego County beaches to clean up the mess from yesterday’s Fourth of July festivities. In Oceanside they are meeting at the South Harbor Jetty on Harbor Drive, in San Diego they are getting together at the Crystal Pier in Pacific Beach, Belmont Park in Mission Beach, and under Ocean Beach’s Pier.

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This afternoon at 2:00 the Reuben H. Fleet Science Center is celebrating its 40th Fan Favorite Film Festival. They are screening nine of their best IMAX movies starting with the movie “Hubble”

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And finally tonight at Qualcomm Stadium the U.S. men’s national soccer team goes up against Guatemala.

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San Diego Political Podcast Movies and Politics

This time on San Diego Political Podcast I sat down and talked to Josh Board at Polite Provisions and we spend the better part of an hour talking about movie and politics.

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Josh ate a massive pork sandwich and was a pleasure to hang out with.

He doesn’t think movies play an important role politically while I think they do.

Oh and about 3 minutes in we talked about the Equal Time for more info on that go HERE.

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AM Briefing from Bowlersdesk.com for April 11, 2013

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The voice of Charlie Brown pleads guilty to stalking and criminal threats charges. Arrested in January 56-year-old Peter Robbins threatened a doctor that did cosmetic surgery on his girlfriend. Robbins then physically assaulted his girlfriend during a fight over the surgery, and reportedly left threating messages on his girlfriend’s voice mail too. Robbins will be sentenced next month and could be sentenced to up to three years in state prison.

Two sentencing’s today of note

First at 9 AM Paul Thweni will hear his fate. Thweni pleaded guilty to bribing a University of San Diego basketball player in an attempt to fix a game.

And this afternoon at 1:30 Rick C Huffman will be sentenced for burglary in a botched attempt to steal bank customer account info.

Finally this morning at 10:15 the San Diego Unified School District is showing off its new Motion Picture Industry facility at Point Loma High. It’s all part of a program that will give students a professional style place to make their very own movies.

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