Category Archives: Teachers & Public Employees

14 December, 2012 03:42

Volunteers will place wreaths on the graves of national cemeteries across the country Saturday, and local high school students are helping make the ceremony possible in San Diego.

Of the 1,500 wreaths that will be laid on graves at Miramar National Cemetery, 214 were paid for through fundraisers from students at two Oceanside high schools — El Camino and Oceanside.

Of the hundreds of volunteers who will be laying the wreaths, about 40 will be cadets from Ramona High School’s Naval Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps.

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13 December, 2012 20:12

SAN DIEGO — A defendant in a San Diego criminal trial used a razor blade Thursday to slash his defense lawyer in the face in front of jurors and more than a dozen Grossmont High School students who were there on a field trip.

Defense attorney William Burgener was cut on the cheek around 10:20 a.m. in Superior Court with a blade that the defendant had reportedly hidden in his mouth. Burgener represented one of three men on trial in an attempted murder case.

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