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AM Briefing from Bowlersdesk.com for November 18, 2013

Today is the final push into tomorrow’s mayoral primary. All the candidates are out and about today.

David Alvarez is out bright and early at 6:00 AM shaking hands at the 25th and Commercial trolley stop. Then from 2:30-4:30 this afternoon he’s knocking on doors in the Kearny Mesa area. And tonight at 5:00 he’s working the phones

Nathan Fletcher is at the Carpenters’ Union Headquarters at 9:30 this morning for a get out the vote rally. Then he’s going door to door in Kensington at 10:00 AM. And this morning at 11:00 another get out the vote rally at the Harbor Island Park.

And Kevin Faulconer is waving at morning commuters from 7:45-8:15 from the corner of Nimitz and Sunset Cliffs in Ocean Breach. Then from 10:20-11:00 AM he’s taking questions from high school seniors at the Monarch School on Newton Avenue.

At San Diego City Council this morning a proposed five year infrastructure plan is on the table at 9:00 AM. If the council’s Infrastructure Committee approves the plan there could be one billion dollars’ worth of city maintenance undertaken. Things like roads, storm water system, streets to name a few.

Andrew Oliver will be sentenced at 9:00 AM in Chula Vista’s courthouse for killing a man during a robbery very close to a child’s birthday party.

A guide to reducing obesity in children will be release by Chula Vista Elementary School District and San Diego County at 9:00 this morning.

And finally at 10:30 the USS Preble and its 300 crew members return home to San Diego after seven months at sea.

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AM Briefing from Bowlersdesk.com for November 14, 2013

Four Marines were killed yesterday at Camp Pendleton. Authorities are not releasing the names but the Marine Corps confirms the explosive ordnance disposal technicians were killed at 11:00 AM yesterday morning during a routine maintenance operation. General John Bullard said in a statement “Our first priority is to provide the families with the support they need during this difficult time”

The Navy medial ship the USNS Mercy is preparing for possible deployment to the typhoon stricken islands in the Philippines this morning. The Mercy could deploy in the next few days and reach the people in need next month.

This morning at 10:00 San Diego’s Interim Mayor Todd Gloria will release San Diego’s 5-year financial outlook.

Then at 3:30 this afternoon San Diego’s Salary Setting Commission is meeting to swear-in and reappoint several commissioners. They are also going to talk about when they should consider giving raises to the Mayor and City Council

San Diego County is announcing a disaster planning guide for people with disabilities. They are meeting at the Seacrest Village residential care home for people with disabilities in Encinitas at 12:30 this afternoon.

In San Diego’s downtown courthouse at 2:00 this afternoon Marcos Rodriguez-Perez will hear his fate for the murder of U.S. Border Patrol Agent Robert Rosas Jr.

And finally at 6:30 tonight it’s the Grand opening for the Barrio Logan College Institute’s new facility at the Monarch School.

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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 November 1, 2013

Three people are under arrest and accused of using an elaborate smuggling tunnel along the San Diego / Tijuana border to run drugs. The tunnel ran from one non-descript warehouse in Tijuana across the American/Mexican border to another non-descript warehouse in the community of Otay Mesa. It is about 20 meters underground and runs about 200 meters long and was equipped with a rail system and ventilation. Along with the three arrests authorities also seized 325 pounds of cocaine and eight tons of marijuana.

This morning at 8:30 in El Cajon’s courthouse 23-year-old April Carole Thompson will be sentenced for gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated. Thompson was drunk when she drove the wrong way on highway 52 slamming head on into another car killing 25-year-old Jayme Alan Midlam. Thompson is facing 10-years in prison.

Today at 1:30 PM in San Diego’s downtown courthouse Daryl Ray Cody will be arraigned and accused of obstructing a peace officer and possessing a controlled substance. A Sheriff’s Deputy was trying to evict Cody from a downtown apartment. Authorities say Cody refused to follow orders then the Deputy says he saw what he thought was a gun barrel and fired at Cody, shooting Cody in the leg. Turned out to be a three foot long plastic tube.

Another immigration reform protest is set to happen at Representative Darrell Issa’s Vista office today at 11:00 AM. Yesterday’s was anti-immigration reform and today is pro-immigration reform. San Diego Faith Leaders and dream act atavists will give Issa’s office new polling data that they say shows that Americans want immigration reform.

At the San Diego Naval Base at 9:15 this morning the U.S.S. Thach will be decommissioned after 30 years of service. Commander Hans Lynch proudly says that the Thach and her crew accomplished a lot in her long career “From conducting counter-narcotics operations to maintaining freedom on the high seas, the ship has been through a lot”.

And finally today at 12:30 this afternoon Veterans are replacing 50 worn out flags at the Avenue of Flags at the Miramar National Cemetery.

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AM Briefing from Bowlersdesk.com for October 7, 2013

Close to 230 Camp Pendleton residents are allowed back into their homes today after officials evacuated them because of a fire. The weekend blaze burned 1500 acres and is 15 percent contained as of Sunday afternoon.

San Diego County courts are very busy today with six arraignments on the schedule worth talking about.

First this morning at 8:30 in Vista Superior Court 61-year-old Michael Vilkin will be arraigned and accused of shooting his neighbor over a landscaping dispute.

Then the next four arraignments that matter will all be at 1:30 in San Diego Courthouse’s Department 12

Ghazal Mansury will be arraigned and accused of killing her 79-year-old mother

Georgette Cramer Cervantes will be accused of murdering a guy she was dating then engaging in a 7-hour -long swat stand off

54-year-old Gregory Eagles … a youth ice hockey coach … will be accused of trying to buy and sell child porn

An Orange County man will be arraigned and accused of smashing a bottle over the head of another man in the parking lot of Qualcomm stadium just after a Chargers / Cowboys game. The whole fight was caught on someone’s cell phone and put on youtube.

And the last arraignment of note today will be in Chula Vista’s courthouse … John Kinloch and elementary school teacher will be accused of molesting five kids and having child porn.

San Diego’s City Council is meeting today. First this morning at 9:00 the Audit Committee is going to talk about problems associated with “Managed Competition”. A new audit of the Publishing Services says that the workload was artificially inflated witch prompted bidders to ask for more money than they may have really needed to do the projects. Publishing Services is the first city department to use “Managed Competition”. Then in the afternoon the council will talk about a proposed development in Otay Mesa’s Brown Field.

And finally the USS Higgins and its crew of 250 come home to San Diego this morning after a lengthy deployment…The guided-missile destroyer served in the Western Pacific and Middle East.

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AM Briefing from Bowlersdesk.com for September 20, 2013

Today is the last day to file your papers to run for mayor of San Diego. So if you have your 200 signatures get yourself down to the city clerk’s office before 5:00 PM and get on the ballot. This afternoon at 3:15 candidates will take the stage at the Westin Gaslamp Quarter for the first San Diego Mayoral debate. The debate is part of the 2013 California Asian Business Summit. Former City Attorney Mike Aguirre, Councilman David Alvarez, and Councilman Kevin Faulconer are slated to participate. Candidate Nathan Fletcher is speaking at the summit but will not be taking part in the debate.

There is a lot happing in San Diego’s downtown courthouse this morning.

Three sentencing’s all at 9:00 AM

Matthew Motsenbocker is being sentenced for assault charges related to him dragging a U.S. Marshal down the street. All while trying to drive away after he was stopped for a warrant.

Jorge Sillas and Victor Gonzalez pleaded guilty to an Arellano Felix drug cartel murder for hire plot.

And Joe Bean pleaded guilty to possession of methamphetamine for sale. He was part of a nine person crew meth ring that was being run out of the Mission Bay Sports Center.

Then in San Diego’s downtown courthouse at 1:30 this afternoon Hans Petersen is being arraigned for two shooting in two different La Jolla homes hours apart.

In Chula Vista’s courthouse at 1:30 Thomas Garrett a retired firefighter and former commodore of the Coronado Yacht Club will be sentenced for molesting a neighbor girl.

And in federal court Leonard Glenn Francis the head of a multinational defense-contracting firm will have a detention hearing related to bribery charges.

At Naval Base San Diego at 12:45 this afternoon three destroyers will be named after three San Diego naval heroes. The new names will be the USS John Finn, USS Ralph Johnson, and USS Rafael Peralta. Family from all three will be in attendance.

One of San Diego’s Chief Deputy City Attorney’s Joe Cordileone will be awarded the Silver Star this morning at 7:45. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus is giving him the award for his actions during the Vietnam War in 1967.

And finally at 6:00 tonight the San Diego Beer Festival is raising money for cancer research. The fundraiser will have over 100 craft beers on tap.

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AM Briefing from Bowlersdesk.com for July 25, 2013

The parade of sexual harassment accusers continues for San Diego Mayor Bob Filner.

In an interview with KPBS a third woman came forward yesterday. Morgan Rose a psychologist for San Diego Unified School District says that the then congressman tried to kiss her during a meeting.

According to the KPBS story Rose started an organization to help improve child “well-being”. Rose goes on to say that she was trying to raise the groups profile and was hoping for the congressman’s help. She claims he tried repeatedly to kiss her while at a Marie Calendars across the street from his office in January of 2009.

Rose is the third woman to come forward in under a week making sexual harassment allegation against the Mayor.

Guided missile frigate USS Rentz is deploying today to help stop the flow of drugs from South and Central America into the United States. Originally the Rentz was supposed to deploy in April but because of the budget sequestration the deployment was delayed until today.

Today at 11:00 AM San Diego’s Metropolitan Transit System is starting construction on the trolley system. All of the stations from San Ysidro to Old Town are being remodeled to accommodate our new low-rise trolleys. This makes it easier and quicker to get on and off the trolley because you don’t have to step up and disabled passengers in wheel chairs can just roll right on. The construction is being kicked off with a press conference at 11:00 AM.

Tonight 6:30 two major Democratic groups are getting together to talk about sexual harassment

First members of the San Diego Democrats for Equality are meeting in private to talk specifically about the mayor and his sexual harassment allegations at the Joyce Beers Community Center.

Then also at 6:30 the Central Committee for the San Diego County Democratic Party is talking about the local party’s official position on sexual harassment. They are meeting at party headquarters at 8340 Clairemont Mesa Blvd.

And finally this morning at 9:30 Chargers open up their training camp to the public. It’s free and at Charger Park at 4020 Murphy Canyon Road.

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