Content for Tuesday, April 18, 2017

News & Stories

U.S. audit rebukes improper UCSD spending

Costly Apple picking and post-dated five figure trip claims

Last-minute purchases of high-end Apple computers and a host of other questioned expenses has gotten UCSD into hot water with auditors for the National Science Foundation's office of Inspector General, who have called out the ...

"It's really University City where they are in after-burner mode."

Where the noise comes from at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar - this week and in the long term

There may be a shift in the military aircraft noise from Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, this week and in the long term, base commander Col. Jason Woodworth told the Mira Mesa Planning Group Monday ...

Second excessive force lawsuit since beginning of year is dismissed

Witness to a beating in 2016, Cassandra Harris was arrested instead of assailants

On April 17, 2017 attorneys for Cassandra Harris, 28, filed a motion to dismiss a claim of excessive force against the city of San Diego. The terms of how the case was resolved have not ...

A look at what the Harbor Patrol has been up to this month

Calls to respond

April 15 — HP contacted subject aboard vessel adrift in N. Bay. After assisting boater with contacting commercial assistance, subject was also served with a temporary restraining order that was previously unserved. April 14 — ...

Otay Water Board member Gastellum can't be removed for Facebook, Twitter posts

His targets include Muslims, women, LGBT and Somalis

The Otay Water District board of directors voted 4-1 to censure director Hector Gastelum for his posts to Facebook and Twitter, including some that referred to Muslims as "subhuman scum" Monday afternoon after hearing many ...

DeMaio enlists KFI’s John and Ken in recall of Josh Newman

KOGO’s talk jock hopes to use Gazelle Plan against gas tax increase

Upset over the legislature’s imposed 12 cents per gallon gas tax (20 cents for diesel) passed on April 5, Carl DeMaio, on his April 10 talk show on AM 600 KOGO, announced his “Gazelle Plan” ...

Greenpeace rates San Diego tuna firms

American Tuna ties for first, but not Chicken of the Sea or Bumble Bee

San Diego's tuna canning companies are both the best and the worst, according to a new report from the environmental advocates at Greenpeace. The best: Bonita-based American Tuna, which ties for first place among the ...

San Diego Mopar group swarms The Fate of the Furious at the South Bay Triple Drive-In

And confronts San Diego Audi owners, who got there two hours earlier.

“The word ‘Mopar’ to many might mean ‘motor parts’ which is what it really stands for,” said Carlos Diaz, “but for me Mopar means more than that … it means a well-built muscle machine built ...

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