Ex-Sheriff’s Deputy Pleads Guilty in Killing of Unarmed Man Who Fled Police

Aaron Russell, 25, faces up to 11 years in prison for manslaughter for fatally shooting Nicholas Bils after he escaped from a park ranger’s vehicle in San Diego.

#california, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #san-diego-calif

California Woman Pleads Guilty to Punching Flight Attendant in the Face

Vyvianna M. Quinonez, 28, bloodied a flight attendant in May on a Southwest Airlines flight to San Diego, prosecutors said.

#airlines-and-airplanes, #assn-of-professional-flight-attendants, #california, #federal-aviation-administration, #fines-penalties, #flight-attendants, #quinonez-vyvianna, #sacramento-calif, #san-diego-calif, #southwest-airlines-company, #united-states

Navy Helicopter Vibrated Before Falling Into the Sea, Report Says

The MH-60S Seahawk’s main rotor struck the deck of the U.S.S. Abraham Lincoln before the helicopter fell overboard near San Diego and killed five sailors, according to a Navy safety report.

#aviation-accidents-safety-and-disasters, #buriak-james-p-d-2021, #burns-sarah-f-d-2021, #deaths-fatalities, #foster-bradley-a-d-2021, #fridley-paul-r-d-2021, #helicopters, #san-diego-calif, #tucker-bailey-j-d-2021, #united-states-defense-and-military-forces, #united-states-navy

A Sanctuary Takes Shape, Framed Around Migrants

Near Tijuana’s border with San Diego, innovative housing is being constructed for refugees.

#architecture, #central-america, #design, #homeless-persons, #immigration-and-emigration, #mexico, #prouve-jean-1901-84, #san-diego-calif, #squatters, #tijuana-mexico, #university-of-california-san-diego

5 Sailors Declared Dead After Navy Helicopter Crash

The sailors had been missing since Tuesday after the helicopter, an MH-60S, crashed into the sea near San Diego, the Navy said.

#aviation-accidents-safety-and-disasters, #deaths-fatalities, #helicopters, #mh-60s, #san-diego-calif, #united-states-defense-and-military-forces, #united-states-navy

Is There Racism in the Deed to Your Home?

Racial covenants were designed to keep neighborhoods segregated. Some states are now making it easier to erase them from legal documents.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #black-people, #discrimination, #levittown-ny, #minneapolis-minn, #race-and-ethnicity, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #san-diego-calif

Court Documents Identify Sailor Charged With Arson in Fire That Destroyed Ship

The sailor, Ryan Sawyer Mays, who holds the rank of seaman apprentice, is accused of starting one of the worst fires to engulf an American warship outside combat.

#arson, #coronado-calif, #fires-and-firefighters, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #naval-criminal-investigative-service, #ryan-sawyer-mays, #san-diego-calif, #united-states-defense-and-military-forces, #united-states-navy, #uss-bonhomme-richard-lhd-6-ship

Navy Charges Sailor With Arson in Fire That Destroyed Warship

The sailor, who was a member of the crew when the fire broke out last July, faces a hearing that will determine whether there will be a court-martial.

#arson, #fires-and-firefighters, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #san-diego-calif, #ships-and-shipping, #united-states-defense-and-military-forces, #united-states-navy, #uss-bonhomme-richard-lhd-6-ship

Basketball Coach Is Fired After Tortillas Are Tossed at Visiting Team

Students at Coronado High School, near San Diego, threw the tortillas at players from the predominantly Latino Orange Glen High School on Saturday.

#california, #coronado-calif, #discrimination, #education-k-12, #hispanic-americans, #interscholastic-athletics, #san-diego-calif, #school-discipline-students

At the U.S. Open, Public Courses Are Losing

This year’s event is at Torrey Pines, which is owned by San Diego, but the U.S.G.A. may create a rotation that skips such courses.

#bodenhamer-john, #golf, #royal-and-ancient-golf-club, #san-diego-calif, #torrey-pines-golf-course, #united-states-open-golf

What $1.5 Million Buys You in California

A Mediterranean-style house in San Diego, a Nantucket-inspired cottage in Capitola and a three-bedroom condominium in Los Angeles.

#capitola-calif, #los-angeles-calif, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #san-diego-calif, #santa-cruz-calif

At Least 2 Die After Boat Overturns Near San Diego

Twenty-three others were rescued and taken to hospitals, the San Diego Fire Department said.

#boats-and-boating, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #rescues, #san-diego-calif

3 Are Struck and Killed by Driver in San Diego

At least six others were injured when a man drove a station wagon onto a sidewalk in an area where homeless people often seek shelter, the authorities said.

#deaths-fatalities, #east-village-san-diego-calif, #homeless-persons, #san-diego-calif, #traffic-accidents-and-safety

Kellen Winslow II, Once N.F.L.’s Highest-Paid Tight End, Gets 14 Years for Rapes

The sentencing judge called the former Cleveland Browns player a sexual predator who preyed on marginalized women.

#california, #encinitas-calif, #football, #national-football-league, #san-diego-calif, #sex-crimes, #winslow-kellen-jr-1983

Risking Everything to Come to America on the Open Ocean

The border with Mexico extends well beyond the desert. Tighter enforcement on land has driven record numbers of migrants to attempt dangerous crossings by water.

#california, #customs-and-border-protection-us, #illegal-immigration, #immigration-and-emigration, #immigration-detention, #mexico, #refugees-and-displaced-persons, #san-diego-calif, #smuggling

Gorillas at Zoo in San Diego Test Positive for Coronavirus

“Aside from some congestion and coughing, the gorillas are doing well,” said Lisa Peterson, executive director of the San Diego Zoo Safari Park.

#california, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #monkeys-and-apes, #san-diego-calif, #san-diego-zoo

Isolation Helps Homeless Population Escape Worst of Virus

Despite outbreaks in shelters and the prospect of more, the rates of infection among homeless populations are lower than feared.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #disease-rates, #homeless-persons, #los-angeles-calif, #new-york-city, #oakland-calif, #san-diego-calif, #san-francisco-calif

Armed Mexicans Were Smuggled In to Guard Border Wall, Whistle-Blowers Say

In a complaint unsealed on Friday, whistle-blowers working on President Trump’s wall said that contractors were illegally bringing in Mexican guards to protect construction sites.

#army-corps-of-engineers, #border-barriers, #border-patrol-us, #building-construction, #customs-and-border-protection-us, #ethics-and-official-misconduct, #government-contracts-and-procurement, #guards, #immigration-and-emigration, #labor-and-jobs, #mexico, #san-diego-calif, #smuggling, #sullivan-land-services, #trump-donald-j, #ultimate-concrete, #united-states-politics-and-government, #whistle-blowers

What $3 Million Buys You in California

A Tudor Revival with seven bedrooms in Berkeley, a Craftsman bungalow with five bedrooms in San Diego and an Italianate house with four bedrooms in Napa.

#berkeley-calif, #california, #napa-calif, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #san-diego-calif

What Todd Gloria, San Diego’s New Mayor, Hopes to Accomplish in Office

Thursday: He’ll be a history-making mayor of the state’s second biggest city.

#california, #gloria-todd, #san-diego-calif

Prosecutors Call Former Embassy Employee an ‘Experienced Sexual Predator’

Brian Jeffrey Raymond, who worked at the U.S. Embassy in Mexico, was charged with videotaping a woman who was partially naked and unconscious. Prosecutors said there are at least 21 other victims.

#mexico-city-mexico, #san-diego-calif, #sex-crimes, #state-department, #voyeurism-criminal

Trump Administration Rejects California’s Request for Wildfire Relief

The state had asked last month for federal aid to help recover from six of this year’s fires, including the Creek Fire, which is among the most destructive in state history.

#cal-fire, #california, #disasters-and-emergencies, #federal-emergency-management-agency, #fresno-calif, #los-angeles-calif, #mendocino-calif, #newsom-gavin, #recession-and-depression, #san-bernardino-calif, #san-diego-calif, #trump-donald-j, #wildfires

How One District Got Its Students Back Into Classrooms

Cajon Valley in California is doing something that many lower-income districts have postponed: offering in-person instruction.

#children-and-childhood, #coronavirus-reopenings, #e-learning, #education-k-12, #san-diego-calif, #teachers-and-school-employees

The United States Is Reopening Many of the Wrong Schools

When it is safe enough to return to school, young children would benefit the most. Yet financial pressures are pushing colleges to reopen most rapidly, an economist says.

#ann-arbor-mich, #berkeley-calif, #boston-mass, #budgets-and-budgeting, #california, #children-and-childhood, #colleges-and-universities, #community-colleges, #computers-and-the-internet, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-reopenings, #davidson-college, #e-learning, #education-k-12, #education-week, #harvard-university, #house-of-representatives, #los-angeles-calif, #miami-fla, #michigan, #philadelphia-pa, #private-and-sectarian-schools, #quarantines, #san-diego-calif, #san-francisco-calif, #senate, #states-us, #tuition, #united-states-economy, #university-of-california, #university-of-california-berkeley, #university-of-massachusetts, #university-of-michigan

Most Big School Districts Aren’t Ready to Reopen. Here’s Why.

All but two of the nation’s 10 largest districts exceed a key public health threshold, according to a New York Times analysis.

#abbott-gregory-w-1957, #broward-county-fla, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-reopenings, #desantis-ron, #disease-rates, #e-learning, #education-k-12, #los-angeles-calif, #miami-dade-county-fla, #runcie-robert-w, #san-diego-calif

San Diego Sheriff’s Deputy Is Charged With Second-Degree Murder

Deputy Sheriff Aaron Russell, 23, is accused of fatally shooting Nicholas Bils, 36, an unarmed man who escaped from a park ranger’s vehicle.

#district-attorneys, #murders-attempted-murders-and-homicides, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #san-diego-calif

Navy Warship Is Still Ablaze, and Now Tilting to One Side

The U.S.S. Bonhomme Richard in San Diego is listing because of water from the fire hoses, tugboats and helicopters fighting the inferno, which has destroyed the ship’s forward mast.

#fires-and-firefighters, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #san-diego-calif, #ships-and-shipping, #united-states-defense-and-military-forces, #uss-bonhomme-richard-lhd-6-ship

LA and San Diego Schools to Go Online-Only in The Fall

California’s two largest districts made the joint call amid a White House push to get children back into classrooms.

#american-academy-of-pediatrics, #california, #california-teachers-assn, #coronavirus-reopenings, #education-k-12, #los-angeles-calif, #quarantines, #san-diego-calif, #shutdowns-institutional

Fire Breaks Out on Navy Ship in San Diego

A Navy spokesman said 11 sailors were being treated for injuries after a fire and explosion aboard the U.S.S. Bonhomme.

#aircraft-carriers, #fires-and-firefighters, #maritime-accidents-and-safety, #san-diego-calif, #ships-and-shipping, #u-s-s-bonhomme-richard, #united-states-defense-and-military-forces

What May Happen if Schools Don’t Get Billions to Reopen in Fall Safely

As President Trump and others push to get students back in the classroom this fall, educators say they need more support and clearer guidelines.

#budgets-and-budgeting, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-reopenings, #dundee-mich, #education-k-12, #federal-aid-us, #marietta-ga, #san-diego-calif, #shutdowns-institutional, #trump-donald-j, #united-states, #united-states-politics-and-government, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

‘Big Mess’ Looms if Schools Don’t Get Billions to Reopen Safely

As President Trump and others push to get students back in the classroom this fall, educators say they need more support and clearer guidelines.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-reopenings, #coronavirus-risks-and-safety-concerns, #dundee-mich, #education-k-12, #marietta-ga, #san-diego-calif, #shutdowns-institutional, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

Woman Says She Was Fired Because Her Children Disrupted Her Work Calls

Drisana Rios of San Diego said in a lawsuit that she lost her job with an insurance brokerage firm after a supervisor complained that her children were being noisy during meetings.

#child-care, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #discrimination, #parenting, #quarantines, #rios-drisana, #san-diego-calif, #telecommuting, #work-life-balance

Starbucks Barista Gets $65,000 in Donations After Customer’s Mask Complaint

A woman who was not wearing a mask griped on Facebook about the barista, who had tried to explain company policy. Her post unexpectedly led to an outpouring of money for the worker.

#amber-lynn-gilles, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #coronavirus-risks-and-safety-concerns, #lenin-gutierrez, #masks, #protective-clothing-and-gear, #san-diego-calif, #social-media, #starbucks-corporation

Coronavirus Diary: Four Stints in Quarantine, on Two Continents

A reporter got a close-up look at how different governments handled the developing pandemic. Some were more impressive than others.

#beijing-china, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #los-angeles-calif, #quarantines, #san-diego-calif, #taipei-taiwan

Doctor Charged With Fraud After U.S. Says He Sold Treatment as ‘100 Percent’ Cure for Covid-19

A lawyer for Dr. Jennings Ryan Staley of California said his client believed he was helping people.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #federal-bureau-of-investigation, #frauds-and-swindling, #hydroxychloroquine-drug, #san-diego-calif, #trump-donald-j