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  • Suspect Arrested in Shooting of 2 SDPD Officers Identified

    07/30/2016 6:50:07 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 12 replies
    NBC San Diego ^ | July 29, 2016 | Jaspreet Kaur
    Suspect Arrested in Shooting of 2 SDPD Officers Identified Jesse Michael Gomez, 52, was arrested early Friday morning in a ravine. By Jaspreet Kaur SDPD Chief Shelley Zimmerman spoke at a press conference Friday evening, identifying the suspect taken into custody in connection to the shooting. A potential suspect was also named. (Published Friday, July 29, 2016) The suspect arrested in connection to the shooting of two San Diego police officers and a potential suspect were identified Friday. Jesse Michael Gomez, 52, was taken into custody after two police officers were shot, San Diego Police Department (SDPD) Chief Shelley Zimmerman...
  • House surrounded in search for officer's killer [San Diego]

    07/29/2016 9:30:21 AM PDT · by Colofornian · 12 replies
    San Diego Union Tribune ^ | July 29, 2016 | David Hernandez and Lyndsay Winkley
    SAN DIEGO — A police officer used a bullhorn to urge a man named Marcos to come out of a house on Epsilon Street just west of 41st Street. The officer said, "We're not going anywhere. It has been a really long night. I'm worried about you. I haven't heard from you for a while. "I need to hear from you. You need to talk to me. Your sister ... is really scared. What should I tell her? It's not fair to have your sister so worried about you." Officers fired repeated gas bombs into the home, which had an...
  • 1 San Diego cop killed, another wounded in shooting

    07/29/2016 3:56:55 AM PDT · by scooby321 · 16 replies
    Fox News US ^ | 7-29-2016 | Staff
    DEVELOPING – A San Diego police officer died from injuries sustained in a shooting late Thursday, authorities said. Another officer who was wounded was undergoing surgery.
  • Two San Diego Police Officers Shot

    07/29/2016 12:19:26 AM PDT · by Pinkbell · 43 replies
    BREAKING: Two #SDPD Officers have been shot tonight. Their condition is unknown. Keep them in your prayers Update: BREAKING: We have an active search for the suspect(s) in the area of 3800 Boston. Residents need to shelter in place
  • Saudi government funded jihad teaching in US mosques

    07/20/2016 12:07:36 PM PDT · by Mount Athos · 20 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | July 20, 2016 | Robert Spencer
    Four separate studies since 1999 all found that 80% of U.S. mosques were teaching jihad, Islamic supremacism, and hatred and contempt for Jews and Christians. There are no countervailing studies that challenge these results. In 1998, Sheikh Muhammad Hisham Kabbani, a Sufi leader, visited 114 mosques in the United States. Then he gave testimony before a State Department Open Forum in January 1999, and asserted that 80% of American mosques taught the “extremist ideology.” Then there was the Center for Religious Freedom’s 2005 study, and the Mapping Sharia Project’s 2008 study. Each independently showed that upwards of 80% of mosques...
  • Murder Charges Dropped Against Man After 23 Years in Prison

    06/30/2016 10:19:53 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 17 replies
    NBC San Diego ^ | 6/30 | Murder Charges Dropped Against Man After 23 Years in Prison
    William Richards was convicted of murdering his wife in 1993.William Richards spent 23 years locked up for a crime he says he did not commit. A man who spent 23 years in prison walked free on Tuesday after the San Bernardino District Attorney dismissed all charges against him. William Richards met students from the California Western School of Law on Wednesday to thank them for helping get him exonerated. He was convicted of murdering his wife in 1993 but he has maintained his innocence for more than 20 years. “There are no words to describe what I’ve been through,”...
  • San Diego sex trafficking industry worth $800m annually, federal report finds

    06/21/2016 5:32:06 AM PDT · by orchestra · 13 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 6/21/2016 | Joanna Walters/ Laurence Mathieu-Léger
    Figure is eight times higher than previous estimate, alarming researchers and law enforcement as between 3,000 and 8,000 victims enter industry yearly A federal report on sex trafficking in San Diego has revealed a vast underground industry worth more than $800m annually, eight times higher than previously estimated. The report, considered the best measure of the problem’s scope to date, has shocked researchers and law enforcement officers in the region. “I didn’t realize the amount of money involved,” said Bill Gore, the San Diego County sheriff. Sex trafficking, defined as the trade in which someone has been forced, coerced or...
  • Boat Overturns in Oceanside Harbor, 2 Fishermen Rescued ("[We] Cheated Death Today,")

    06/16/2016 4:01:58 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 9 replies
    Two fishermen were rescued in Oceanside Harbor Thursday morning after they encountered huge swells, causing their 16-foot boat to overturn. "[We] cheated death today," survivor Ted Tielens told NBC 7 after the rescue. The Oceanside Fire Department and Harbor Police launched rescue efforts in the water near the 1400 block of North Pacific Street just before 8:40 a.m. after Tielens' boat flipped. Minutes later, crews were able to pull both Tielens and his grandson-in-law, Zach Petite, out of the water. Besides feeling shaken up, the men suffered only minor scrapes and bruises. Tielens and Petite spoke with NBC 7 and...
  • Scientists Gather In San Diego To Talk About Global Warming

    06/16/2016 10:32:16 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 23 replies
    KPBS ^ | June 15, 2016 | By Susan Murphy
    Scientists from San Diego and a dozen countries around the world are gathered at the University of San Diego this week to share their latest research. Among some of the major topics at the American Association for the Advancement of Science conference are climate change, heat waves and ocean acidification. Geophysicist Peter Ward, who worked for the U.S. Geological Survey for nearly three decades, discussed warming global temperatures during his Wednesday session. "There's a very interesting correlation between warming and volcanism at the end of the last ice age," Ward said. He said the past two years of record warmth...
  • Craigslist ad threatens Orlando-style massacre in San Diego

    06/15/2016 10:16:28 PM PDT · by Angels27 · 8 replies
    ABC San Diego ^ | 6-16-16 | Emily Thode, Melissa Mecija
    SAN DIEGO - Police are investigating an online threat of violence to San Diego's LGBT community that read: "You're next." On Tuesday evening, a 10News viewer saw the post in the men-seeking-men section of the Craigslist San Diego personal ads. He took a screenshot and sent it to 10News before the post was flagged and removed. The post is titled "We need more Orlando's (sic)," and it is accompanied by a photo of a hand firing a revolver with a bullet coming out of the barrel. The post read: "Orlando was long overdue. Cleanse your community of the filth that...
  • Craigslist ad threatens Orlando-style massacre in San Diego

    06/15/2016 5:36:14 PM PDT · by Mariner · 36 replies
    KGTV San Diego ^ | June 15th, 2016 | Emily Thode, Melissa Mecija
    SAN DIEGO - Police are investigating an online threat of violence to San Diego's LGBT community that read: "You're next." On Tuesday evening, a 10News viewer saw the post in the men-seeking-men section of the Craigslist San Diego personal ads. He took a screenshot and sent it to 10News before the post was flagged and removed. The post is titled "We need more Orlando's (sic)," and it is accompanied by a photo of a hand firing a revolver with a bullet coming out of the barrel.
  • One dead in shooting involving Homeland Security in Chula Vista

    06/14/2016 4:25:48 PM PDT · by kingu · 11 replies
    CBS 8 San Diego ^ | 6/14/2016
    CHULA VISTA (CBS 8/CNS) - A shooting involving a federal law enforcement officer in the area of an Eastlake-area strip mall left one suspect dead Tuesday afternoon. The gunfire in the 2300 block of Proctor Valley Road in Chula Vista was reported about 2 p.m. The shooting apparently involved a U.S. Homeland Security agent investigating some kind of illegal drug activity, Chula Vista police Lt. Ken Heinz said.
  • Coronado Sandcastle Honors Orlando Shooting Victims

    06/13/2016 4:53:39 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 4 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | June 13, 2016 | Laura McVicker
    In times of tragedy, it’s become a custom to see a showing of solidarity at Coronado Beach. Earlier this year, the Sandcastle Man, Bill Pavlacka, honored the victims who died in the Paris and Brussels attacks. He also was out sculpting a memorial for Charles Keating, the Navy SEAL who died last month in Iraq. So it was beautifully expected that on Sunday, when the world heard of the killings of 50 people at an Orlando gay nightclub, a sandcastle memorializing the victims was at the beach. “Orlando, we love you! America & the world must stand strong against terrorism,”...
  • U.S. Throws China Off High-Speed Rail Project

    06/10/2016 7:18:36 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 8 replies
    WSJ ^ | June 9, 2016 | Te-Ping Chen
    U.S. Throws China Off High-Speed Rail Project China state media says XpressWest’s move is irresponsible By Te-Ping Chen June 9, 2016 5:42 a.m. ET 26 COMMENTS BEIJING—A high-speed rail agreement touted as a symbol of U.S.-China cooperation has fallen apart less than a year after it was signed. XpressWest, a private U.S. company, on Thursday said a venture with China Railway International to build a high-speed rail line to link Southern California with Las Vegas won’t proceed. In a statement, the U.S. company said it terminated the partnership because of “difficulties associated with timely performance” and its Chinese partner’s challenges...
  • Woman Found in Canyon After Hours-Long Search

    06/10/2016 2:45:01 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 26 replies
    NBC San Diego ^ | Jaspreet Kaur and Dave Summers
    A woman who was reported missing from her home Wednesday morning was found 24 hours later in a canyon, according to the San Diego Police Department (SDPD). Police say Jan Mattei, 73, walked away from her home on Caminito Estrellado around 10 a.m. while her caregiver was vacuuming upstairs. Mattei suffers from dementia and has a history of wandering away from the caregiver. She has done this five times before. Searchers told NBC 7, Mattei has hidden from them in the past but this is the first time she was missing for so long. SDPD set up a command post...
  • Clinton’s San Diego speech ignores this: She is an oligarch and a crook whose foreign(Shortened)

    06/03/2016 10:26:03 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 21 replies
    Worldtribune.com ^ | June 3, 2016 | Jeffrey T. Kuhner
    Hillary Clinton claims Donald Trump is “temperamentally unfit” to be America’s commander-in-chief. “This is not someone who should ever have the nuclear codes,” she said in a major foreign policy speech in San Diego, arguing that the Republican presumptive nominee could start a war simply because somebody “got under his very thin skin.”
  • Clinton backs Israel, blasts Trump in San Diego

    06/02/2016 4:38:10 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 19 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 3/6/16 | Ben Ariel
    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Thursday gave a speech in San Diego in which she reiterated her support for Israel. “Israel’s security is non-negotiable. They are our closest ally in the region and we have a moral obligation to defend them,” she said. In the speech, the former Secretary of State also blasted her Republican rival Donald Trump and especially his foreign policy platform, which she described as "dangerously incoherent". "Donald Trump's ideas are not just different, they are dangerously incoherent," she said, according to Reuters. "They're not even really ideas, just a series of bizarre rants, personal feuds...
  • Hillary Unleashes Foreign Policy Attack on Trump -- And It Backfires Dramatically. Here's Why.

    06/02/2016 2:47:15 PM PDT · by RayofHope · 38 replies
    The Daily Wire ^ | 06/02/2016 | Ben Shapiro
    On Thursday, Hillary Clinton gave her first all-out attack on Donald Trump’s foreign policy. While the media cheered her on, proclaiming it a brilliant foreign policy exposition, in reality it just exposed her to Trump’s counterattacks. This, in a nutshell is the problem with Hillary’s campaign: she’s so dirty, so incompetent, so unspeakably contemptible that she makes Donald Trump look like a viable presidential candidate. The theme of her speech was clear: Donald Trump is unqualified to be commander-in-chief. Of course, the same could be said of Hillary Clinton ten times over, but she spent all of her Goldman Sachs...
  • Hillary University: Bill Clinton Bagged $16.46 Million from For-Profit College [trunc]

    06/02/2016 2:31:17 PM PDT · by Rockitz · 14 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 2 Jun 2016 | Stephen K. Bannon
    With her campaign sinking in the polls, Hillary Clinton has launched a desperate attack against Trump University to deflect attention away from her deep involvement with a controversial for-profit college that made the Clintons millions, even as the school faced serious legal scrutiny and criminal investigations. In April 2015, Bill Clinton was forced to abruptly resign from his lucrative perch as honorary chancellor of Laureate Education, a for-profit college company. The reason for Clinton’s immediate departure: Clinton Cash revealed, and Bloomberg confirmed, that Laureate funneled Bill Clinton $16.46 million over five years while Hillary Clinton’s State Dept. pumped at least...
  • MICHAEL COHEN - TRUMP ATTORNEY - INTERVIEW WITH ERIN BURNETT (Clinton Charity Scandal)

    06/02/2016 2:25:05 PM PDT · by GilGil · 9 replies
    CNN ^ | 6/1/2016 | Erin Burnett
    MICHAEL D. COHEN - ATTORNEY FOR DONALD TRUMP - INTERVIEW WITH ERIN BURNETT (6/1/2016)
  • Clinton Foundation's chickens coming home to roost in Haiti? (Billions disappear)

    06/02/2016 2:37:38 PM PDT · by GilGil · 40 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 3/21/2015 | Thomas Lifson
    Haitian activists protested outside of the Clinton Foundation in New York over the loss of “billions of dollars” that was meant to help rebuild after the devastating 2010 earthquake. The activists are claiming the money was stolen through the Haiti Reconstruction Commission that was headed by Bill Clinton. In January 2015, the Clinton Foundation was the target of protests for wasting more than $10 billion and awarding contracts to non-Haitian companies. The activists also said Haiti as a cover for foreign governments to funnel kickbacks of hundreds of millions of dollars to the Clinton Foundation. They believe that this was...
  • Haiti’s new $83 million General Hospital still not built

    06/02/2016 1:54:53 PM PDT · by GilGil · 17 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | 01/11/2015 | Patrick Farrell
    PORT-AU-PRINCE — In the aftermath of the Jan. 12, 2010, earthquake, Haiti’s largest public hospital went from a place of last resort to a life-saving refuge where the dead and dying lined the entrance, doctors operated with vodka and patients recovered inside tents. Five years later, the tents are gone, and so are the buildings that collapsed under the weight of the 7.0 disaster. But a new 534-bed Hospital of the State University of Haiti (HUEH), the country’s key public healthcare facility, is still at least two years away from reconstruction, despite funding from international donors.
  • ***2016 Livewire Trump V. Clinton On Foreign Policy***

    06/02/2016 1:22:11 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 9 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | June 2, 2016 | Breitbart News
    Welcome to Breitbart News’s live updates of the 2016 horse race. All times eastern. 3:50: Ryan reportedly did not give Trump a heads up before endorsing him.
  • Hillary Clinton’s Foreign-Policy Performance: The Worst. Ever.

    06/02/2016 1:10:56 PM PDT · by Trumpinator · 46 replies
    nationalinterest.org ^ | June 2, 2016 | Crispin Rovere
    She's been a cheerleader for America's biggest mistakes. Crispin Rovere June 2, 2016 As the general election heats up, Clinton supporters have been eager to tout the virtues of her foreign-policy experience relative to Donald Trump. And as a former Secretary of State and First Lady, no one questions Mrs Clinton’s bona fides in that regard. There is just one problem. Foreign-policy stewardship over the past two decades has been the most cataclysmic for American interests abroad in the entire history of the Republic—and Clinton has been in favor of all the biggest mistakes.
  • Hillary's foreign policy speech AMERICAN FLAG OVERKILL [Vanity]

    06/02/2016 11:43:45 AM PDT · by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America · 93 replies
    June 02, 2016 | Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
    Take a look at the excessive number of American flags used as a backdrop for Hillarys 'major foreign policy speech' today (June 02). Is there such a thing as using too many American flags AS PROPS in order to trick people into thinking you actually care about your country more than your own political power? YES.
  • Hillary Clinton: Trump is 'temperamentally unfit' to be president

    06/02/2016 1:59:31 PM PDT · by Innovative · 67 replies
    CNN ^ | June 2, 2016 | Dan Merica,
    Hillary Clinton unleashed blistering criticism of Donald Trump Thursday in a fiery foreign policy address that cast the presumptive Republican nominee as an unstable lightweight "temperamentally unfit" to be president.
  • Paul Ryan endorses Donald Trump

    06/02/2016 1:55:58 PM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 46 replies
    CNN ^ | June 2, 2016 | By Eric Bradner and Deirdre Walsh
    House Speaker Paul Ryan on Thursday said he's voting for presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump. In an op-ed for the Janesville Gazette of Janesville, Wisconsin, Ryan -- who sparked a political firestorm last month when he told CNN's Jake Tapper he was "just not ready" to back his party's nominee -- says he is now convinced Trump will advance the Republican agenda. "I feel confident he would help us turn the ideas in this agenda into laws to help improve people's lives. That's why I'll be voting for him this fall," Ryan wrote. He added, "It's no secret that he...
  • Unlikely Bedfellows: What a Sanders Supporter Learned from a Donald Trump Rally

    06/02/2016 1:38:14 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 25 replies
    Independent Voter Network ^ | May 31, 2016 | Jonathan Hoff
    About a week ago, a friend and enthusiastic Trump supporter invited me to go to a Donald Trump rally. As a Bernie Sanders supporter, my initial reaction was to reject, but after giving it some thought, I came to the conclusion that the millions of Trump voters deserved respect and had earned the right for their voices to be heard. With that in mind, here is my experience from the Donald Trump rally in San Diego, California on May 27, 2016: I was dropped off a few hundred feet away from the convention center. As I walked toward the venue,...
  • San Diego #NeverTrumps Spew Racial Hate Against Black Trump Supporter

    05/29/2016 4:21:14 PM PDT · by Publius90 · 30 replies
    The peaceful, tolerant Left was out in force in San Diego this weekend. We've chronicled their crime and mayhem that started Friday. This time the mob turned their malice on a black Trump supporter. They surrounded him and spewed vile racial insults at him. In their world, if you're black you're not allowed to think for yourself. And if you try, the mob will turn on you and make you into an unperson - a sub-human not worthy of respect or the most basic dignity. It's despicable. And it's been on display at anti-Trump protests for months. This is just...
  • YouTube: Anti-Trump protesters harass young mother and child, father intervenes

    05/29/2016 11:57:52 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 46 replies
    The Donald Youtube.com account ^ | Published on May 27, 2016
    These Trump protesters in San Diego had no problem yelling vulgarities at a young mom and her child. Until Dad intervened. Is he perpetuating the patriarchy? Let’s hope so. After the father intervened to get the plug uglies away from his wife and child, the vulgarian can be heard whining, “Help me.”
  • Trump Protesters Attack the San Diego Police at Trump Rally | Punches and Batton Melee

    05/29/2016 2:42:16 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 38 replies
    You Tube ^ | 28.05.2016 | Bearkat4160
    San Diego, California Donald Trump Rally | Crazy Trump haters attack the police and try to jump over the barricade. The San Diego police would have none of that and fight back to quell the psychopaths.
  • Riot police confront Donald Trump protesters outside California rally

    05/28/2016 6:36:15 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    Police officers in riot gear declared a protest against Donald Trump unlawful as they made around dozen arrests outside a rally in California. The presumptive Republican nominee was speaking to an enthusiastic crowd of supporters in San Diego's convention centre. But outside around 1,000 people demonstrated against the billionaire tycoon, in tense scenes which included police pepper spraying some of the protesters. Police arrested one man who climbed a railing separating protesters from officers. His arrest led demonstrators to spray water and throw empty plastic bottles at officers. In another tense exchange, police shoved back demonstrators to separate them from...
  • Latino SJWs For Trump

    05/28/2016 4:43:37 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    The American Conservative ^ | May 28, 2016 | Rod Dreher
    If you’re Donald Trump, you can’t buy publicity like this from his enemies in San Diego yesterday: As hundreds of protesters outside his rally here Friday afternoon chanted obscenities, waved Mexican flags and clashed with police, Donald Trump reveled on stage in the drama his candidacy has created. More: One poster referenced Trump’s wife, who immigrated to the United States from Slovenia: “The Art of the Deal. Deport Melania. Legalize 11 million.” Another: “Trump, Shame of America.” Another: “Jesus would not vote for Trump.” And: “Racist, go home.” As the rally progressed inside, a few protesters — including two women...
  • Telemundo Caught Staging Shot at Anti-Trump Protest in San Diego

    05/28/2016 2:53:15 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 34 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | May 28, 2016 | P.J. Gladnick
    Apparently Telemundo believes it is perfectly alright to stage events and film them as authentic. In fact, as you can see in the video below, the Telemundo cameraman admits to filmmaker Andrew Marcus of Rebel Marcus that he is indeed staging the event. In this case, two young anti-Trump protesters in San Diego yesterday were holding the Mexican flag upside down and the Telemundo cameraman gave them directions on the proper way to hold the flag. This is followed by a really nasty attitude by one of the protesters including spitting in the direction of Marcus. But, hey, that behavior is understandable...
  • Trump's San Diego rally draws more than 1,000 chanting protesters

    05/28/2016 7:29:51 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 72 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 28 May 2016 | Emily Stephenson and Marty Graham
    SAN DIEGO (Reuters) - Donald Trump brought his message of walls and deportations to the doorstep of America’s busiest border crossing on Friday as the presumptive Republican presidential nominee greeted supporters in San Diego, amid one of the largest counter-protests organized against him. The scene inside the San Diego Convention Center during Trump's speech was relatively placid, while outside demonstrators opposed to his controversy-ridden White House bid marched and chanted, carrying signs criticizing his rhetoric against illegal immigration. Waving U.S. and Mexican flags, more than 1,000 people turned out for anti-trump rallies in San Diego, a city on the U.S.-Mexico...
  • Photos–WAR: Donald Trump Protests in Fresno, San Diego Get Violent

    05/27/2016 10:54:20 PM PDT · by detective · 98 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 27 May 2016
    Scenes of mayhem outside Donald Trump’s two California rallies held Friday, May 27th, 2016. Trump spoke in Fresno and then San Diego, while demonstrators marched with Mexican flags, set fire to Trump apparel, and jumped on a police car. Both verbal and physical fights broke out between Trump’s protesters and supporters, leading to several arrests. **WARNING — GRAPHIC LANGUAGE AND IMAGES
  • LIVE Stream: Donald Trump Rally in San Diego, CA (5-27-16)

    05/27/2016 2:03:22 PM PDT · by Signalman · 6 replies
    youtube ^ | 5/27/2016 | RSB
    Friday, May 27, 2016: Live stream of the Donald Trump for President rally in San Diego, CA at the ​San Diego Convention Center Corporation. The event is scheduled to begin at 2:00 PM PDT.
  • LIVE:Two Trump rallies 5/27/2016—Fresno, CA @ 10am PST & San Diego, CA @ 2pm PST

    05/27/2016 3:09:08 AM PDT · by nikos1121 · 714 replies
    Friday, May 27, 2016: Live stream of the Donald Trump for President rally in Fresno, CA at the Fresno Convention & Entertainment Center. The event is scheduled to begin at 10:00 AM PDT. Fresno, CA Fresno Convention & Entertainment Center 10:00AM PDT Friday, May 27, 2016: Live stream of the Donald Trump for President rally in San Diego, CA at the ​San Diego Convention Center Corporation. The event is scheduled to begin at 2:00 PM PDT. San Diego, CA San Diego Convention Center Corporation 2PM PDT
  • SD Padres in Hot Water Over National Anthem Mix-Up (Gay Men's Choir Bumped for Pre-Recorded Version)

    05/22/2016 1:55:33 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 61 replies
    San Diego Union-Tribune ^ | May 22, 2016 | Kirk Kenney
    <p>The Padres have a PR problem on their hands after a mixup during the national anthem for Saturday night's game against the Dodgers.</p> <p>There were 100 members of the San Diego Gay Men's Chorus on the field to sing the anthem, but a woman's voice — believed to be that of Friday's anthem singer — was played over the PA system while the men stood on the field.</p>
  • Packed Airports Bring in Ponies and Clowns to Ease Traveler Fury

    05/17/2016 2:03:21 PM PDT · by Eroteme · 88 replies
    NYPost ^ | May 17, 2016 | Yaron Steinbuch
    (excerpt) San Diego International Airport is sending in clowns from the Fern Street Circus to tickle the passengers’ funny bones, NBC reported. “They are creating content inspired by the traveler experience, so they will constantly be visible, trying out new ideas and interacting with passengers,” said airport spokesman Jonathan Heller. “We certainly think they will be at the checkpoints often, as people waiting in line are a great audience for them!”
  • Muslim Student MOB Surrounds Car, Holds University President Captive (video)

    05/11/2016 1:02:35 PM PDT · by blueyon · 47 replies
    DennisMichealLynch.com ^ | 5/11/16 | Team DML - Crazy Left
    A “terrorism” flier sparked a huge protest among Muslim students at San Diego State University, and they literally mobbed the police car that was attempting to escort university president Elliot Hirshman off campus, preventing the car from moving for about two hours. Watch this video of mob-fest protest around the vehicle with the university president stuck inside. More to this story follows video.
  • Trump Voters: Not So Irrational: (Political scientist who applies the ‘rational choice’ theory... )

    05/07/2016 11:37:34 AM PDT · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 38 replies
    The WallStreet Journal ^ | May 6, 2016 | Allysia Finley
    The political scientist who applies the ‘rational choice’ theory of economics to voters says there was a method to the GOP’s primary madness. Go to the source:
  • The Gun Problem at Miramar College (Professor Was Told to Hush About Missing Firearms)

    05/02/2016 4:02:17 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 9 replies
    San Diego Reader ^ | May 2, 2016 | Dorian Hargrove
    Lawsuit claims professor was told to hush about missing firearmsA part-time professor at Miramar College is suing the school for retaliating against him after he complained that several guns used for police training courses were unregistered, not stored properly, and in some cases turned up missing. Adjunct professor Jim Soeten, who taught courses in the Administration of Justice Department since 2002, says problems began in October 2014 when his colleague Jordan Omens brought a loaded gun to a faculty meeting. Omens, says the lawsuit, was upset with Soeten and other department members over accusations that he had fudged his time...
  • Noah's Ark is Coming To San Diego

    04/29/2016 1:49:36 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 36 replies
    NBC San Diego ^ | Caroline Howe
    A Dutch-built ark plans to travel the world and stop along California's coast.Noah’s Ark will travel to San Diego, but not without making a few stops first. Beginning this summer, the massive boat will be shipped by barge 5,000 miles across the Atlantic Ocean to Fortaleza, Brazil during the 2016 Olympic Games and later onto Rio de Janeiro for the Paralympic Summer Games, according to the Ark of Noah Foundation director, Herald Janssen. Shortly after the ark’s trip to Brazil, the barge will likely begin to bring Noah’s Ark to the California coast. "We cannot promise how long it...
  • Another Day, Another Otay Mesa Drug Tunnel

    04/24/2016 12:57:01 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 8 replies
    San Diego Reader ^ | April 20, 2016 | Don Bauder
    But this one led to over a ton of coke and was 800 yards longFederal officials announced today (April 20) that they made arrests related to what is believed to be the longest cross-border drug transportation tunnel (800 yards in length), stretching from a house in Tijuana to a commercial lot in an Otay Mesa industrial park. Following an investigation that began on April 12, authorities seized 2242 pounds of cocaine and more than 14,000 pounds of marijuana. The cocaine stash is believed to be the largest ever seized from a tunnel. Six men (believed to be of Mexican descent,...
  • Tons of Cocaine, Pot Seized in 'Ingenious' Cross-Border Tunnel System

    04/21/2016 11:13:26 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 34 replies
    Forensic Magazine ^ | Thu, 04/21/2016 | Sean Allocca
    U.S. authorities seized another cross-border tunnel, this time in San Diego, just weeks after a similar tunnel was uncovered in Calexico, Calif., a two-hour drive to the east. The 874-yard-long tunnel was uncovered, on Wednesday, after a months-long investigation, authorities said. The tunnel was equipped with a rail system, lighting, a ventilation system, and even a commercial elevator on the Mexico-side that could fit up to ten people, authorities said. Laura Duffy, U.S. attorney for the Southern District of California, said the tunnel was “a bit ingenuous” and “completely different” than any of the tunnels her office had seen before....
  • Son of Schwarzenegger Ally Freed From Calif. Prison (Esteban Nunez convicted in 2008)

    04/11/2016 2:39:50 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 13 replies
    Esteban Nunez, 27, pleaded guilty to the 2008 stabbing death of college student Luis Santos in San DiegoThe son of a once-prominent California lawmaker, convicted in the stabbing death of a Bay Area man, has been released from prison after his sentence was reduced by then-Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger. Esteban Nunez, 27, pleaded guilty to the 2008 stabbing death of college student Luis Santos in San Diego. Nunez is the son of Fabian Nunez, who was speaker of the state assembly and a political ally of Schwarzenegger. Prosecutors said Esteban Nunez and three other men were angry because they were refused...
  • American freelance photographer freed in Syria [held since 2012]

    04/08/2016 6:56:54 AM PDT · by GIdget2004 · 10 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 04/08/2016 | Adam Goldman
    The Syrian regime has freed an American freelance photographer who was abducted after traveling to the country in 2012, according to two U.S. officials. Kevin Patrick Dawes, 33, from San Diego, was released following many months of negotiations, said the officials, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because the details of Dawes's release have not yet been made public. Dawes was recently allowed to call his family and receive care packages, a signal to officials that the Syrian government was moving toward releasing him. The U.S. State Department had taken the lead on winning Dawes's release. It's unclear if...
  • SeaWorld to STOP breeding killer whales and will not replace current generation in its care [tr]

    03/17/2016 6:39:16 AM PDT · by C19fan · 71 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | March 17, 2016 | Snejana Farberov
    SeaWorld announced on Thursday it would ends its killer whale breeding program, and those currently at its parks would be the last. The Orlando-based theme park has faced dwindling attendance and years of criticism over its treatment of the captive marine mammals as well as pressure from animal rights activists to end public exhibition of killer whales altogether. SeaWorld, which operates parks in San Diego, Orlando and San Antonio, said in November it would replace its signature 'Shamu' killer whale shows in San Diego with displays focused on conservation.
  • The Blackfish effect: SeaWorld loses $25.4 million after documentary [truncated]

    02/27/2015 6:19:27 AM PST · by C19fan · 4 replies
    AP and UK Daily Mail ^ | February 26, 2015 | Staff and Alexandra Klausner
    SeaWorld reported a wider loss in its fourth quarter of $25.4 million as attendance to its theme parks continued to fall - due in part to the documentary 'Blackfish,' which criticizes the company's treatment of killer whales. Its shares fell in premarket trading Thursday. SeaWorld has been battling negative publicity after a 2013 documentary, 'Blackfish,' suggested that its treatment of animals may have led to the deaths of trainers.