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AM Briefing from Bowlersdesk.com for August 21 2013

Today is day three of Filner watch. San Diego’s infamous mayor is negotiating with the City Attorney, Civil Attorney Gloria Allred, and the city council about the conditions of his resignation. No one, but those in on the negotiations, know exactly what the discussions are about or what conditions Filner wants met for him to resign. The mediator, a retired federal judge, asked everyone to stay quiet.

However the mediation may become a moot point if the recall effort gathers enough signatures. Some think they will have the just under 102,000 signatures by the end of the week.

Will that change Filner’s negotiations?

Or will it make it more difficult to get him to out of office?

This afternoon at 3:00 Scientists from the Hubbs-SeaWorld Research Institute are releasing the two millionth White Sea bass fitted with a tag. The tags help researchers track the fish and aids in their effort to fight the Pacific Ocean’s rapidly declining fish stocks.

And this afternoon at 5:00 Chula Vista’s Eastlake Little League All-Stars will take on the Westport Little League in the lead up to the Little League World Series. The game is going to be shown on ESPN at 5:00 tonight. The winner will go on to the U.S. Championship game this Saturday.

Tijuana’s Little League champs are up against Tokyo’s today at 1:00 PM in Williamsport. Should Chula Vista and Tijuana win there next two games they could face each other in the Little League World Series this Sunday

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AM Briefing from Bowlersdesk.com for July 10, 2013

AM Briefing from Bowlersdesk.com for July 10, 2013

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The National Weather Service says that big waves and rip currents will hit San Diego’s beaches late this afternoon and into tomorrow. Swimmers and surfers need to be very careful and always swim in front of a lifeguard. Personally on days like these unless you’re a strong ocean swimmer and experienced surfer do not go in the water. However if you do go in and end up getting caught in a rip remember to swim parallel to the shore until your free of the current then swim in.

San Diego City Council is meeting today and first thing this morning at 9:00 they are going to talk about connecting the airport to the trolley system. A report by the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority will be presented that proposes a new trolley stop on the north side of the airport on the Pacific Highway. The report says construction would involve building a pedestrian bridge and a parking structure. They are also talking about possible changes to terminal one.

Then at 2:00 this afternoon the San Diego City Council Natural Resource and Culture Committee in meeting about water prices.

At 9:00 this morning officials from the San Diego Association of Governments (or SANDAG) are going to announce some discounts for people that owe toll fines for the South Bay Expressway. For the next 30-days the San Diego Association of Governments is offering special lowering of toll violation fines. Fines could go from $100 to as low as $20. Go to http://www.SBXCleanSlate.com to see if you qualify

SANDAG is also meeting tonight at 6:00 to take public input about possibly remodeling the San Ysidro Transportation Center.

Then this afternoon at 3:00 San Diego County is breaking ground on a new 16,000 square-foot skate park the Lindo Lake County Park in Lakeside.

This morning at 11:00 San Diego State University is recognizing Pride Week with the raising of a rainbow flag in front of its iconic Hepner Hall.

And finally this morning at 7:00 am volunteers from the San Diego nonprofit Embrace are helping to restore the home of a disabled Marine veteran and her husband. They are going to be fixing up the bathroom, adding ramps, and widening doorways.

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AM Briefing from Bowlersdesk.com for January 2, 2013

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Beaches along San Diego’s southern border with Mexico are closed today because of sewage runoff. The tainted water is coming from the Tijuana River witch runs into the Tijuana Estuary then into the ocean just south of the border. Officials believe that currents are pushing the contaminated waters north toward San Diego’s southernmost beaches.

Beaches will remain closed until testing shows them to be safe

High winds are scouring San Diego’s mountain passes and valleys and high surf is pounding its coast line today. The high surf advisory is in effect until about 4 P-M today and winds as high as 60 miles per hour could wind their way through our mountains and valleys.

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