AM Briefing from Bowlersdesk.com for December 4, 2013
It is cold in San Diego today. Now cold in San Diego is a subjective term. Today the low in the city is 46 degrees with a high of 61 and tomorrow it’s supposed to be even colder with a low of 43 and a high of 57. Parts of San Diego's East County are even expected to hit the freezing point over the next few days too. The cold snap is expected to run through the weekend
This morning at 9:00 AM San Diego’s annual Project Homeless Connect will start helping the homeless at downtown's Golden Hall. The annual event helps homeless people get access to city services and gives them things like clothes and luggage. Last year they helped over 1100 people and they hope to help more this time around.
In court this afternoon at 1:30 there is a sentencing and arraignment of note.
First in San Diego's downtown courthouse twitter taunter Wanda Podgurski is being sentenced for a frailer to appear. Podgurski was convicted of insurance fraud in San Diego then she ran to Mexico. While in Mexico she was taunting the District Attorney over twitter, drawing attention to herself and reviling her location. Mexican authorities arrested then deported her back to San Diego.
Then in Vista's courthouse Kristopher Nesmith is being arraigned. He's accused of stabbing a 67-year-old man during some kind of domestic dispute.
In Escondido at 10:00 AM Palomar Health and the Mayo Clinic are announcing their new collaboration. This will be the first time the Mayo Clinic is collaborating with a California health care system. What they are collaborating about is top secret until the big revile at the press conference.
At the Encinitas Farmers Market late this afternoon at 4:00 County Supervisor Dave Roberts will ask San Diegans to buy locally grown food over the holidays. It’s all part of the San Diego North Chamber of Commerce’s Think Local First initiative. They say it helps to create jobs and keeps people health when they buy locally grown food.
At 10:00 AM the University of California San Diego's Training, Research, and Education for Driving Safety program is launching its distracted driving project. It’s a free one-hour class funded by the state that’s supposed to show drivers what could happen if they use a smart phone while driving.
And finally ... Carlsbad Unified School District is helping to guarantee that its students can go to college. Tonight at 6:00 the district and Cal State San Marcos are signing a memorandum of understanding that will guarantee Carlsbad District students addition to CSU San Marcos ... Assuming they meet the minimum requirements.
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