Tag Archives: Hit and Run

AM Briefing from Bowlersdesk.com for February 24, 2014

A man is dead and the driver of the truck that hit him is still on the loose. According to police last night at around 7:00 the 35-year-old victim was walking his dog and crossing the 1000 block of University Avenue in Hillcrest when he was struck by black truck. He was declared dead at 7:22 at Scripps Mercy Hospital. Police says the suspects truck is described as being black with “4 x 4” written in red on the rear quarter panel. Police go on to say that there were two people in the truck and ask anyone with any info to call SDPD at 858-495-7900.

San Diego City Council is busy this afternoon at 2:00.

First the great-grandmother who says she was sexually harassed by San Diego’s infamous former mayor Bob Filner is being honored by the council. Peggy Shannon says that Filner grabbed her, kissed her, and repeatedly asked her out. Today she’ll get an official apology and today will be declared “Peggy Shannon Day”.

After that the council is talking about a proposal to close the La Jolla Children’s Pool. The Children’s Pool was created near La Jolla Cove as a safe place for kids to swim in the ocean but seals and sea lions have taken it over. It’s a perennial issue for the council. Some want to block of the beach and leave it for the sea life while other say it is an artificial cove and should be kept clear for children to swim.

This morning at 8:40 The Port of San Diego is opening up its new 4 point 2-5 million dollar power station at the 10th Avenue Marine Terminal. It’s supposed to make it easier for ships to get power and not use their diesel engines as much while docked.

Tonight at 7:00 San Diego Unified School District is taking public input on its plan called “Vision 2020” at Mission Bay High School.

And finally tonight at 7:00 32 performing arts volunteers are being honored by the San Diego Performing Arts League at the 21st Star Awards.

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AM Briefing from Bowlersdesk.com for February 13, 2014

A skateboarder is dead and a 17-year-old girl is under arrest. According to witnesses late last night just before 11:00 in the intersection of Palomar Airport Road and Carlsbad boulevard the skater was hit by a silver Chrysler sedan that sped off after the accident. Police found the car about a mile away and arrested the teen driver.

The record setting cold and stormy weather on the east coast is hitting home in San Diego. Many flights in and out of San Diego have been canceled, delayed, or diverted. Flights coming from or heading to airports in New York, Baltimore, D.C., or any of the airports in the storm affected swath across the east coast are affecting arrivals and departures in San Diego. For those trying to get here I bet it’s really disappointing, for those trying to leave probably not so bad. San Diego is expecting clear skies and tempters in the mid 70’s today.

Better here than there.

Food trucks and medical marijuana are today’s topics for Interim Mayor Todd Gloria’s press conference at 10:00 AM.

Then at 1:00 this afternoon San Diego County Water Authority’s Board of Directors is meeting about how they are going to deal with California’s drought.

At 2:00 PM San Diego City Council’s Economic Development and Intergovernmental Relations Committee is getting together for a special meeting. They are going to talk about one of their economic development plans, and the city’s hiring practices.

At 12:30 this afternoon the Coast Guard Cutter Boutwell is coming back to San Diego after two-moths at sea in the Eastern Pacific. While out they caught drug smugglers and saved three stranded fishermen.

Two notable arraignments in court today, both at 1:30 PM.

In Chula Vista’s courthouse Ramiro Espinoza is being arraigned and accused of shooting his ex-girlfriend with her 4-year-old very close by.

And in El Cajon’s courthouse Samuel Remson and Dominique Woods are being arraigned for supposedly stealing mail from over 100 people.

Tonight at 5:00 San Diego’s Armed Services YMCA is hosting is annual Father & Daughter Dance. They’re expecting 450 fathers and daughters.

And finally also at 5:00 PM the San Diego Military Advisory Council is celebrating its 10th anniversary at PETCO Park.

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AM Briefing from Bowlersdesk.com 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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