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A former Department of Defense supervisory contracting officer who accepted hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes for steering Navy contracts to a foreign defense contractor was sentenced Friday to six years in federal prison.
"Operation Kwik Boost" was launched in January in an effort to draw out and identify criminals who were dealing locally in stolen vehicles.
The goal of the program is to increase San Diego's tree canopy as part of the city's plan to address climate change.
This is the third visit by the Chinese navy in the last three years to take part in sporting events and cultural exchanges with the U.S. Navy.
A National Weather Service wind advisory for the mountains and valleys will extend from 9 a.m. Friday until 2 a.m. Saturday. Winds of 20 to 30 miles per hour and gusts up to 50 mph are expected in most areas, but forecasters said localized gusts may reach 60 mph along coastal mountain slopes.
Calm, cool weather is expected in San Diego County today, but "potentially strong" Santa Ana winds are right around the corner.