Good morning this is the AM Briefing from Bowlersdesk.com for June 5, 2014.
A Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier and a Navy FA-18A crash in separate incidents yesterday.
The Harrier fell out of the sky in the city Imperial destroying three homes, at this time there are no reports of any deaths. The pilot was able to eject and medics have taken him to the hospital.
The Navy plane, an FA-18A, crashed off shore into the ocean. It was trying to land on the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson. That pilot was also able to eject and in in stable condition. You probably remember the Vinson because it was the ship that buried Osama bin Laden at sea in 2011.
All across San Diego today people in favor of and people opposed to raising the minimum wage will be talking to the press. Propionates say that $8 dollars an hour is not enough to live on in San Diego and that the minimum should be much higher. Opponents say that it'll hurt small businesses and drive work out of town.
At 9:00 AM some business owners are going to explain to the press why they support raising the minimum wage. They'll be in front of Intelicare Direct on Chesapeake Drive.
Then at 10:00 AM San Diego County taxpayers Association and San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce are releasing a study that they say proves raising the lowest pay will hurt all kinds of businesses. That'll be near 6th and G in downtown San Diego.
And at 5:30 tonight near the First Unitarian Universalist Church on Front Street supporters of raising the minimum wage will rally. Council President Todd Gloria will speak about a ballot measure he may propose to raise the minimum wage.
At 9:00 AM Heartland Fire and Rescue is giving "hands only CPR" training at El Cajon City Hall, Lemon Grove's City Hall, Parkway Plaza and Grossmont Center.
About a thousand volunteers are going to clean up the beach celebrating the I Love A Clean San Diego 60th anniversary starting at 9:30 this morning. It’s part of their Kids' Ocean Day at Crown Point Shores in Mission Bay event.
In Chula Vista's courthouse this afternoon at 1:30 Dajamah Blevins is being arraigned and accused of sexually assaulting a teenager on a public bus in National City.
And finally tonight at 5:30 at Balboa Stadium the "Jim Ryun Festival of Miles" will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Ryun being the first high schooller to break the 4-minute mile record.
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