Drones used to smuggle heroin into the U.S.

SAN DIEGO – Two young men from El Centro have admitted to smuggling 28 pounds of heroin into the United States using drones, the U.S. Attorney’s Office announced today. Jonathan Elias, 18, and Brayan Valle, 19, pleaded guilty in San Diego federal court Tuesday to possession of heroin with intent to distribute and aiding and abetting. They face sentencing […]

Protesters of migrants bused to Murrieta claim victory, Mayor says, ‘Not so fast’

Protesters of migrants bused to Murrieta claim victory, Mayor says, ‘Not so fast’

Video by JP Raineri [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sHXQBKqDLx0[/youtube] Heated protests caused buses carrying undocumented immigrants traveling to Murrieta to divert plans. The scene at the Murrieta Border Patrol Station on Madison Ave. was described as intense with over a hundred people from around the Valley waving signs, shouting their stance and debating with those in opposition. When the […]

Protesters of migrants bused to Murrieta claim victory, mayor says, ‘Not so fast’

Protesters of migrants bused to Murrieta claim victory, mayor says, ‘Not so fast’

Video by JP Raineri [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sHXQBKqDLx0[/youtube] Heated protests caused buses carrying undocumented immigrants traveling to Murrieta to divert plans. The scene at the Murrieta Border Patrol Station on Madison Ave. was described as intense with over a hundred people from around the Valley waving signs, shouting their stance and debating with those in opposition. When the […]

Modified stem cells used to rejuvenate damaged cardiac tissue

SAN DIEGO – Researchers from San Diego State University’s Heart Institute rejuvenated damaged cardiac tissue removed from older heart-failure patients, using modified stem cells, the university announced today. University officials said the research could eventually lead to new treatments for heart-failure patients. ”Since patients with heart failure are normally elderly, their cardiac stem cells aren’t […]

Used Treasure Sale to benefit charity

St. John’s Episcopal Church will hold its Second Annual Used Treasure Sale from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 31, in the East Bros. Grove Service parking lot at the corner of Main Avenue and Aviation Road. Funds generated from the sale will be donated to the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society at Camp Pendleton, a […]

Outdated morality ploy used to divert attention

Recently I received a call from the office of 36th District State Senator Dennis Hollingsworth. The Senator was encouraging me to sign a petition against gay marriage. With our country at war, California facing a huge budget deficit, our nation free-falling into a deep recession, the housing crisis, 50 million Americans with no healthcare and […]

DNA molecules used to ID patients

The use of DNA molecules has been used by law enforcement agencies to identify individuals, and the technology is also now being used by clinical pathologists to match medical samples with patients and explain discrepancies. Dr. James Wisecarver of the University of Nebraska Medical Center, which is located in Omaha, gave a presentation on molecular-based […]

Doctor accused of sexual assault to stand trial

MURRIETA – A doctor accused of sexually assaulting three patients during surgical procedures at a Temecula hospital must stand trial on more than 30 felony charges, a judge ruled today. John Francis McGuire, 45, of Carlsbad was arrested last August following an investigation by the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department. After a five-hour preliminary hearing today at the Southwest […]

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