Daily Archives: February 22, 2010

Tomlinson’s time in San Diego ends

Casey Pearce

Running back LaDainian Tomlinson, the Chargers all-time leading rusher, was released today after nine remarkable seasons in San Diego.

Chargers President Dean Spanos met with Tomlinson today and informed his veteran running back that he is being released.

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Congressman Bob Filner Announces Funds to the San Diego Association of Governments!

Congressman Bob Filner is pleased to announce that the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded $20.2 million to the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) under the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant program.

SANDAG will use the award to complete the development of a 6 lane highway that will connect Otay Mesa and future Otay Mesa East border crossing to I-805.

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Teen Smuggling Marijuana in Bike Tires Stopped by CBP

San Diego — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the San Ysidro port of entry Wednesday stopped an unusual smuggling attempt: marijuana hidden inside the tires of a mountain bike.

At about 3 p.m., an 18-year-old male U.S. citizen, and resident of Tijuana brought his bicycle to the pedestrian border crossing at San Ysidro. The CBP officer inspected the bicycle and felt discrepancies in the tires.

The inner tube of a bike tire conceals marijuana bundles.
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Brown Warns Homeowners to Avoid Forensic Loan Audits

Attorney General Edmund G. Brown Jr. today joined the California Department of Real Estate (DRE) and the State Bar of California in warning Californians to avoid forensic loan audits, the loan-modification industry’s latest “phony foreclosure-relief service,” in which homeowners pay up-front fees for a forensic review of their lender’s practices, but are provided no actual foreclosure relief.

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Dogwood I-8 Interchange Project

With the goal to Improve motorist safety Reduce congestion on Interstate 8 and Dogwood Road Increase interchange capacity and provide easier access to local streets.

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