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AM Briefing from Bowlersdesk.com for May 1, 2014

Today is day two of strong Santa Ana winds and intense heat scouting San Diego County. Yesterday winds topped 100 miles per hour at one point. The National Weather Service says the winds are strongest in the morning and afternoons. A Red Flag Warning hasn’t been issued for San Diego yet. However Los Angeles, San Bernardino and Riverside to the north of San Diego do have one.

Today Cal Fire and 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing are training together at Camp Pendleton. It’s starting in the afternoon … Of course if a brush fire breaks out the training could be postponed.

This morning at 9:00 a report on how the arts in San Diego impacts the economy is being released at the Media Arts Center

The Bicycle Coalition and the San Diego Association of Governments are hosting a bike ride 9:00 AM followed by a news conference at 10 am. It’s all to kick off for National Bicycle Month.

This morning at 10:00 the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration or NOAA is giving tours of their ship that survey’s fisheries. The ship is set to be commissioned tomorrow and will be based in San Diego.

Also at 10:00 AM County Supervisor Ron Roberts is bragging to the press about his annual lawnmower exchange. This Saturday Roberts is helping to give people a $100 voucher for an eclectic lawn mower in exchange for their gas-powered one.

And finally tonight at 6:00 the Mexi’cayotl Indio Cultural Center is hosting a free showcase of Aztec dancing at Chula Vista High School.

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AM Briefing from Bowlersdesk.com for April 15, 2013

AM Briefing from Bowlersdesk.com for April 15, 2013

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San Diego’s City Council is going to try to override Mayor Bob Filner’s veto of the Tourism Marketing District agreement this afternoon. The Tourism Marketing District or T-M-D hit the media spot light when Mayor Filner decides it was a bad deal for San Diego. The T-M-D uses a 2% hotel surcharge to produce and run ads promoting San Diego as a tourist destination. Filner thinks the money should be used for other things. Six votes of the nine City Council votes are needed to override the veto.

Mayor Filner is also going to release his budget proposal for this fiscal year at a 9:00 AM press conference.

In court this afternoon Elizabeth Ann Masters is being sentenced for stealing almost $6 million dollars from her former employer. The 45-year-old forged hundreds of payroll checks and then fled to New Mexico where she was arrested last June. Reportedly she used here ill-gotten gain to buy a ranch with many horses then she swindled other people out of more money by telling them she had cancer and needed the donations to take care of her horses.

San Diego’s mountains and deserts are under a high wind warning today. The National Weather Service says that winds from 25 to 35 mild per hour with the occasional gust of 60 – 75 miles an hour will scour the east county today. Blowing dust will lower visibility in some areas making driving difficult. Off shore seas are expected to be rough and choppy with the wind gusting up to 30 knots … that’s about 34 mild per hour … a small craft warning is in effect.

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AM Briefing from Bowlersdesk.com for Friday December 19, 2012

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On the heels of heavy rains … high winds will be scouring San Diego County today.

The National Weather Service says gusts up to 55 miles an hour will hit our mountains and canyons. A wind advisory is in effect through 2:00 PM.

In La Jolla today Anti-veal activists will be protesting House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi. Pelosi is an investor in several restaurants that serve veal; one of them is in La Jolla. The activists want Pelosi to personally show the public the quote “the “environmental” way to confine and kill a baby calf,”

The protest will be at noon in front of Piatti Restaurant on Avenida de la playa.

And finally … today the Registrar of Voters breaks ground on a new building.

The Registrar says that the new building will be built specifically to handle election needs and improve security while it will also be used for community events when they’re not counting votes.

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