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  • City of San Diego removes Black Lives Matter artwork in La Jolla

    09/19/2020 2:40:42 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 14 replies
    CBS8 ^ | 9/17/2020 | David Gotfredson
    SAN DIEGO — For the second time in as many months, the City of San Diego has removed Black Lives Matter artwork drawn by children in La Jolla. City workers showed up Wednesday and told neighbors the chalk drawings were being removed because the city was getting too many complaints. The chalk drawings in support of the BLM movement were never meant to be permanent (snip) After all, a rainstorm would wash the artwork away. “The beauty of chalk art is it's not permanent,” said neighbor Ruth Leivers. So, neighbors were surprised Wednesday when city workers showed up to remove...
  • WATCH: San Diego Trump Boat Parade – Tens of Thousands of Onlookers Chant “4 More Years” While Watching 2,000 Trump Parade Boats

    09/07/2020 6:15:55 AM PDT · by wrrock · 17 replies
    TTG ^ | 9/7/2020 | Evan
    Tens of thousands of people line the shore of the San Diego Bay to support President Trump. 2,000 Boats. “Massive Turnout… I was there in my boat! It blew my mind how much support San Diego has for Trump.” WATCH THE VIDEO CLIPS......
  • Navy ends Catholic Masses at bases

    09/06/2020 11:18:54 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 88 replies
    The Deacon's Bench ^ | September 6, 2020 | Deacon Greg Kandra
    Navy ends Catholic Masses at bases We all know there’s a shortage of priestly vocations — but some places are feeling the effects more dramatically than others.From The San Diego Tribune:  Catholic Masses at San Diego-area Navy bases have ended because the Navy, in what it says is a cost-cutting move, has declined to renew its contracts with Catholic priests, and there are not enough Catholic chaplains on active duty to fill the void.Protestant services on bases, which are led by active duty chaplains, will continue, said Brian O’Rourke, a Navy Region Southwest spokesman.The changes to the Navy’s religious ministries...
  • California Tribe Loses Bid to Halt Border Wall Construction

    08/29/2020 8:10:45 AM PDT · by BeauBo · 10 replies
    Courthouse News Service ^ | August 28, 2020 | Bianca Bruno
    A federal judge found the federal government should not be forced to stop construction on the border wall along the U.S.-Mexico border in California despite claims human remains were bulldozed over. U.S. District Judge Anthony Battaglia, a Barack Obama appointee... hearing Thursday in a challenge brought by the La Posta Band of Diegueno Mission Indians. The tribe claims President Donald Trump and the federal government have failed to meet tribal consultation requirements regarding border wall construction, which cuts through Kumeyaay land in San Diego... The tribe and the federal government are at odds over whether the type of notices, given...
  • CBP plans to build border wall across Tijuana River, where no barrier exists (San Diego)

    08/27/2020 6:41:54 PM PDT · by BeauBo · 22 replies
    Border Report ^ | Aug 27, 2020 | Salvador Rivera
    U.S. Customs and Border Protection has announced a plan to extend the border wall and have it cut across the Tijuana River where the river enters the U.S. in San Ysidro, Calif. (San Diego) It’s approximately 0.2 miles across the Tijuana River. The new wall would connect existing walls that end at the east and west banks of the river. The proposed wall would include a bridge, a vertical lift gate to allow the water to flow below, lighting, a 20-foot wide roadway and a maintenance walkway. The wall would be supported by a series of 30-foot-tall bollards or steel...
  • Sailor eyed in possible arson on Navy ship that burned for days

    08/26/2020 8:25:32 PM PDT · by John W · 39 replies
    NBC News ^ | August 26, 2020 | Mosheh Gains and Bill Feather
    Investigators believe a massive fire that erupted on the Navy ship the USS Bonhomme Richard may have been intentionally set, and a Navy sailor has been identified as a possible suspect, two Defense officials confirmed Wednesday. The new details in the investigation of the July fire were reported earlier Wednesday by KGTV, an ABC affiliate in San Diego where the amphibious assault ship is based. Two Defense officials confirmed to NBC News that investigators now suspect arson. But the investigation is ongoing, and a determination has not been made as to whether the sailor is an actual suspect in the...
  • Series of earthquakes, including one measuring 5.1, jolt Baja California; shaking felt in San Diego

    08/17/2020 11:50:10 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 12 replies
    ktla ^ | 08/17/2020
    The first quake, measuring magnitude 4.4, struck at 8:09 a.m. and was centered about 34 miles east of San Vicente, the U.S. Geological Survey reported. About 20 minutes later, a magnitude 5.1 temblor struck 54 miles east of Maneadero, followed by earthquakes measuring 4.1 an 4.3, according to USGS.
  • Six prison guards are stabbed and left with broken bones after being attacked by a mob of inmates in the recreation yard at a San Diego jail

    08/17/2020 11:12:23 AM PDT · by artichokegrower · 33 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 17 August 2020 | SOPHIE TANNO
    Six prison guards have been stabbed and left with broken bones after being attacked by 20 inmates in a recreational yard. The guards and two of the inmates were hospitalized following the incident.
  • VP of Genetics Company Pleads Guilty to Paying Physicians Sham Clinical Research Fees as Part of $21 Million Medicare Fraud Scheme

    08/04/2020 4:22:53 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 4 replies
    justice.gov ^ | August 4, 2020 | U.S. Attorney’s Office Southern District of California
    NEWS RELEASE SUMMARY – August 4, 2020SAN DIEGO – Donald Joseph Matthews, the former Vice President of Market Development for Proove Biosciences. Inc., pleaded guilty in federal court today to conspiring to pay physicians kickbacks to order genetic tests for Medicare beneficiaries in violation of the Anti-Kickback Statute.According to Matthews’ plea agreement, Proove paid doctors at least $3.5 million to induce them to order Proove’s DNA tests—which the company claimed could determine a patient’s risk of abusing certain prescription narcotics.  Proove billed approximately $45 million to the Medicare program for the tests, in violation of Medicare’s prohibition against kickbacks,...
  • Tensions Grow Between a San Diego Church and the Neighborhood Around It

    07/28/2020 5:43:04 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 18 replies
    San Diego Tribune via MSN ^ | 7/26/20 | Andrea Lopez-Villafańa
    It started as an issue with parking on a Logan Heights block. Now tensions between a largely Latino neighborhood and a long-standing, Latin-only Catholic Church have spilled over into social media conflicts, threats and calls for police intervention, evidence of a disconnect between a church and its neighbors. Logan Heights is a predominantly residential single-family home neighborhood where Latino residents make up more than half the population. It's bordered by the Barrio Logan community and Interstate-15. About 74 percent of households there earn less than $60,000 a year, according to the San Diego Association of Governments, or SANDAG. St. Anne...
  • Woman Sentenced to 18 Months in Prison for Assaulting Customs and Border Protection Officer

    07/28/2020 4:26:05 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 7 replies
    justice.gov ^ | July 28, 2020 | U.S. Attorney’s Office Southern District of California
    Assistant U. S. Attorney Michael A. Deshong (619) 546-9290NEWS RELEASE SUMMARY – July 27, 2020SAN DIEGO – Barbara Ross was sentenced in federal court today to 18 months in prison for assaulting a Customs and Border Protection Officer at the San Ysidro Port of Entry on August 2, 2019.Ross, 39, was convicted by a federal jury following a two-day trial in January. According to evidence presented at trial, Ross attempted to enter the United States through a vehicle lane with her husband and two minor children in her car. When Customs and Border Protection Officer Robert Barragan attempted to...
  • Moment woman MACES a couple picnicking at a California dog park because 'they weren’t wearing face masks'

    07/26/2020 6:10:15 AM PDT · by dennisw · 133 replies
    DAILYMAIL.COM ^ | 26 July 2020 | LAUREN EDMONDS
    Moment woman MACES a couple picnicking at a California dog park because 'they weren’t wearing face masks while eating lunch' An unidentified woman maced couple Ash O'Brien and Jarret Kelley reportedly because they were not wearing face masks while eating The couple were eating at Rhodes Dog Park in San Diego, California, when they woman allegedly confronted them O'Brien said the woman called them 'idiots' and flipped her off before deploying pepper spray at them O'Brien's husband took the bulk of the mace and received treatment at a hospital The couple filed a police complaint and want the woman to...
  • Firefighters Evacuated From Still Burning USS Bonhomme Richard After It Lists Towards Pier (Updated)

    07/16/2020 10:49:47 AM PDT · by CedarDave · 103 replies
    The Drive ^ | July 16, 2020 | Tyler Rogoway
    uly 15th came and went with little new official information regarding the ongoing fire fighting operations aboard USS Bonhomme Richard. Then, it was announced at around 11 pm local time this evening, that the Navy cleared the ship and the pier of all personnel due to a rapid shift in the vessel's stability. The tweet from Naval Surface Warfare stated the following: Out of an abundance of caution the pier and ship were cleared of personnel due to an initial shift in the ship’s list. Personnel are now pier side. We will continue to monitor as the ship settles. Bonhomme...
  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Where Is the Outrage Over Anti-Semitism in Sports and Hollywood?

    07/15/2020 11:42:18 AM PDT · by SJackson · 42 replies
    Holllywoodreporter ^ | 7-14-20 | Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
    The Hollywood Reporter columnist calls out the hateful outbursts against Jews by Ice Cube, DeSean Jackson and others and explains how the muted response "perpetuates racism" and contributes to an overall "Apatholypse." Recent incidents of anti-Semitic tweets and posts from sports and entertainment celebrities are a very troubling omen for the future of the Black Lives Matter movement, but so too is the shocking lack of massive indignation. Given the New Woke-fulness in Hollywood and the sports world, we expected more passionate public outrage. What we got was a shrug of meh-rage. When reading the dark squishy entrails of popular...
  • At least 17 sailors and four civilians are injured after explosion and 'very serious' fire breaks out during routine maintenance aboard USS Bonhomme Richard at Naval Base San Diego

    07/12/2020 4:45:25 PM PDT · by libstripper · 15 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | July 12, 2020 | Ariel Zilber & Marlene Lenthang
    At least 21 people including 17 sailors and four civilians were hospitalized with minor injuries on Sunday following a massive fire and explosion on board a Navy ship at Naval Base San Diego that sent billowing plumes of smoke and ash into the sky. 'Seventeen Sailors and four civilians are being treated for non-life threatening injuries at a local hospital,' the US Navy told CNN in a statement. Fire and rescue crews are on the scene responding to the three-alarm fire on the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) (snip). About 200 sailors and officers were on board...
  • Fire continues to rage aboard Navy ship in San Diego

    07/13/2020 2:26:03 PM PDT · by NRx · 200 replies
    ABC News ^ | 07-13-2020 | Staff
    More than 400 sailors are working to put out the massive fire that continues to rage aboard the USS Bonhomme Richard in San Diego and Navy officials are unclear how long the blaze might continue to burn. The fire has brought down the amphibious assault ship's forward mast and caused other damage to the ship's superstructure that rises above its flight deck. "There is a tremendous amount of heat underneath and that's where it's -- it's flashing up -- also forward, closer to the bow again there's a heat source and we're trying to get to that as well," Rear...
  • Explosion Reported as Firefighters Battle Blaze on Navy Ship (USS Bonhomme Richard)

    07/12/2020 11:27:54 AM PDT · by bitt · 322 replies
    nbcsandiego.com ^ | 7/12/2020
    An explosion erupted as a roaring blaze was reported on a military assault ship at Naval Base San Diego Sunday morning, according to authorities. Plumes of smoke arose from USS Bonhomme Richard as firefighters battled the three-alarm blaze on the 3400 block on Senn St. The vessel is an amphibious assault ship homeported in San Diego, according to Krishna Jackson of Naval Base San Diego. The ship had undergone a regular maintenance cycle before the fire was reported, Jackson said. Crew members typically are aboard the ship on weekends, but there are fewer than on weekdays. Several sailors are being...
  • Can anyone ID this revolver used by San Diego criminal?

    07/01/2020 1:07:25 AM PDT · by BTerclinger · 27 replies
    Loser skel pulled this on two cops who ID'd him from an earlier crime (good videos at the link). I'm not knowledgeable enough to tell if this is a single action Rossi-type replica, or maybe even a cap and ball replica?
  • Witnesses claimed San Diego Police shot unarmed man in the back — Then cops released the video…

    06/30/2020 8:26:37 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 16 replies
    Citizen Free Press ^ | 6/30/2020 | Kane
    Two San Diego Police Department officers have been placed on paid leave after they shot and wounded a robbery suspect who pointed a gun at one of the officers during a confrontation in downtown Saturday night. The suspect, Hurtado Ibarra, 25, of San Diego, suffered life-threatening injuries. He was hospitalized in an intensive care unit. The incident remains under investigation by the District Attorney’s Office.
  • Christopher Columbus statue to be removed from California Capitol at direction of top Democrats (BREAKING)

    06/16/2020 7:50:54 PM PDT · by hapnHal · 65 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | 06/16/20 | MATT KRISTOFFERSEN
    Top California lawmakers on Tuesday ordered the removal of a marble sculpture depicting explorer Christopher Columbus and his patron, Queen Isabella, from the Capitol Rotunda. The statue has been in the Capitol for more than a century. Top lawmakers called for its removal a day after a statue showing white settler John Sutter was taken down in front of the Sacramento hospital that bears his name.“Christopher Columbus is a deeply polarizing historical figure given the deadly impact his arrival in this hemisphere had on indigenous populations. The continued presence of this statue in California’s Capitol, where it has been since...