Bodies Of Service Members Killed In Kabul Airport Bombing Arrive In U.S.
August 30, 2021 at 12:26 PM PDT
Ten of the 13 service members killed in a suicide bombing at the Kabul airport were based at Camp Pendleton. It was the largest mass casualty event for personnel based at Pendleton during the entire Afghan war. Plus, it’s the first day of class for San Diego Unified students and the district says it has implemented a host of COVID-19 policies and guidelines. Also, as kids zip up their backpacks and get their pencils sharpened, how can parents best support them during this time? A child psychologist weighs in. In addition, San Diego officials are taking more steps to address chronic homelessness with plans underway to open harm-reduction model shelters — something that hasn’t been done here yet. And, Oceanside’s beachfront has been undergoing renovations. Now attention is shifting to the city’s 102-year old amphitheatre and a nearby community center named for the late Junior Seau. His family has started a petition to keep the facilities intact. Finally, the first Afro-Con or Afrofuturism Convention will be held Saturday and Sunday at the Jackie Robinson Family YMCA.