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AM Briefing from Bowlersdesk.com for April 17, 2014

A guided missile cruiser and guided missile destroyer are coming home to Naval Base San Diego this morning after 9:00 AM. The USS Cowpens, the cruiser, and its 400 crew left in September to help with relief efforts in the Philippines following the Typhoon. The destroyer USS Spruance and its 260 member crew left San Diego in October for their maiden deployment. They spent time patrolling the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.

This afternoon at 1:30 in San Diego’s courthouse 26-year-old Richard Christopher Butts will hear his fate for kidnapping and sexually assaulting two women in Ocean Beach. The two separate attacks happened with in a seven-month time span.

Butts assaulted a woman in her mid-twenties as she walked home from a friend’s house. Then he kidnapped and raped another woman. In testimony one of his victims says that Butts punched her twice from behind, drug her away and tried to rape her. Witnesses say they heard her screaming quote “Please stop! Don’t do this!” Reportedly Butts will get 30-year to life in prison as part of a plea deal.

This afternoon at 2:00 the San Diego Opera’s Board of Directors is meeting at the Hyatt La Jolla Aventine to try and keep the opera afloat. Then at 4:00 supporters of the opera are hosting a public meeting in the Copper Room of City Hall. Last month the Board of Directors voted to close the Opera saying they just don’t have the money. But then the critics came out saying the Board is paid exuberantly and is plagued with other financial problems that if fixed could keep the opera afloat. Also some performers filed a lawsuit in an attempt to force the opera to the arbitration table over their unpaid contracts.

This morning at 8:30 the San Diego Regional Task Force on the Homeless is releasing its annual Point-In-Time homeless count at a press conference at the United Way’s Murphy Canyon building. Last year they counted 8,879 homeless people (that’s down 7.9% from the year before) 75% were men, 69% had been on the streets for over a year and 15% were veterans. It’ll be interesting to see what changes for this year.

At 10 AM the media is getting to ride in a Vietnam War-era swift boat thanks to the Maritime Museum of San Diego. Veterans that worked on the boats will also be on hand to share their stories.

Allowing drivers to access info that their cars computers collect is what several mechanics and consumer advocates want. They’re talking to the press about that at 10:30 this morning at John’s Automotive Care on Riverdale Street.

At 11:30 AM courageous officers and citizens are being honored by California State Attorney General Kamala Harris.

At noon Washington Middle School is unveiling its new aquatic fitness gear they bought with a $22,000 dollar grant from the Chargers.

And finally this afternoon at 1:00 at the San Diego Firehouse Museum former Fire Capitan Frank Baron is celebrating his 100th birthday. Frank first joined the San Diego fire department in 1941 and served for 25-years.

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AM Briefing from Bowlersdesk.com for November 8, 2013

The FBI is asking for help finding a former San Diego man who accused of being a cyber-criminal. 33-year-old Carlos Enrique Perez-Melara is wanted for his connection to the “Lover Spy” and “E-Mail Pi” programs. The programs were marketed as ways for people to spy on potentially cheating partners, but the FBI says that the programs are really used to eaves drop on thousands of people and collect user names and passwords. An arrest warrant was issued in 2005 for Perez-Melara. He has ties to San Diego but his last known location is San Salvador, El Salvador. The FBI is offering $50,000 for information leading to his arrest.

The guided-missile destroyers USS Stockdale and USS William P. Lawrence are coming home to San Diego this morning. The ships and their 600 sailors deployed on Jan 14th for the Middle East, Mediterranean, Black Seas, Western Pacific, and Indian Ocean. While deployed in the Red Sea two of the Lawrence’s crew died when the MH-60S Knighthawk helicopter they were in crash while trying to land on deck.

California State University San Marcos is breaking ground on their new Veterans Center at 11:00. The university has nearly 1,100 veterans attending classes.

And finally tonight at 6:00 the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society is hosting there “Light the Night Walk” in support of blood cancer victims. They are meeting at Petco Park in downtown San Diego.

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AM Briefing from Bowlersdesk.com for May 13, 2013

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It is going to be hot in San Diego County today. We are going to have temperatures 10 to 20 degrees above normal. But tomorrow things should start to cool off and we’ll be back to normal on Wednesday.

This morning San Diego’s City Council Audit Committee will talk about pothole repairs. Councilman Kevin Faulconer thinks the current system for tracking and fixing potholes needs an overhaul. The committee is holding hearing on a proposal to vote.

This afternoon the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit is returning home. While on their eight-month deployment the 1200 Maries stopped in Thailand, Bali, Australia, Oman, Jordan, United Arab Emirates and Hong Kong.

At 10:30 this morning Ice Age bison bones will be unveiled. The bones discovered by Caltrans workers during highway construction near Bonsall are the first fossilized bison found in Southern California. The 200,000 year-old fossils are now at San Diego’s Natural History Museum.

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SAN DIEGO NEWS: AM Briefing from Bowlersdesk.com for April 5, 2013

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The search for two men the tried to kidnap a 17-year-old girl yesterday morning continues today. The teenage girl was at the corner of Kenwood Drive and Campo Road in Spring Valley late yesterday morning. The would-be kidnappers drove along side the teenager and attempted to force her into the van. She was able to fight them off. They are described as being a black man 5 foot 8 stocky in there 40’s with acne scars, unshaven with short hair. Any one with information should call the San Diego Sheriff.

This morning at 8:30 the frigate USS Gary is returning to San Diego after a 6-months in Central and South America. They helped to seize more than 12,000 pounds of cocaine while deployed.

At noon the Democratic Party and union leader will talk to media in support of several hotel workers who’s rehiring is being held up by the E-Verify system. E-Verify is the system that checks for employment eligibility of possible undocumented immigrants.

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