AM Briefing from for August 30, 2013

Today is disgraced San Diego Mayor Bob Filner’s official last day. He is out of office at 5:00 PM and the City Council President Todd Gloria becomes the interim mayor until the special election on November 19th. There is no formal event set to for when Gloria takes over the mayor’s office.

Irene McCormack Jackson, the first woman to publicly accuse Bob Filner of sexual harassment and the first to file a law suit will return to her job as communication director in the San Diego Mayor’s Office once Filner is out of office.

Attorney Gloria Allred and at least two of the Filner accusers will talk to the press at 10:00 this morning to as she says “celebrate Mayor Bob Filner’s last”

In San Diego’s downtown courthouse the sentencing for Thomas Burleson is on this morning’s docket at 9:00. Burleson was convicted of stealing electronics, including iPads, from nine elementary schools.

Also this morning in San Diego’s federal courthouse Aniruddha Sherbow will be in court at 10:30. The FBI arrested Sherbow in Tijuana. He’s accused of threatening U.S. Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii.

And finally the U.S. Sand sculpting Challenge and 3D Art Exposition will open this morning at 9:00 AM. Sand sculptors will be building their masterpieces on the B Street Pier along the San Diego Bay.

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