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The top security official for embattled Environmental Protection Agency head Scott Pruitt abruptly left office ahead of his scheduled questioning before a congressional panel, one of two top aides whose departures were announced Tuesday amid a series of federal ethics investigations of the agency.
When Scott Pruitt returns to Capitol Hill on Thursday, he will find few friends ready to greet him — and an audience of one waiting to determine his fate.
An hour after Marine mortars pounded a complex of caves outside Khe Sahn, 1st Lt. Philip Howard Sauer and four fellow Marines began to scrabble toward the crest of Hill 861.
VN San Diego sat down with Democratic Rep. Scott Peters at our studios for a wide-ranging interview that focused on the County Board of Supervisors 3-1 vote on SB-54, the DACA debate where Peters thought a vote on the dreamers could come in May, finding common ground with President Trump, and a chance that he could run for mayor in 2020.
Because Marine 1st Lt. Philip H. Sauer screamed for him to retreat, trading his own life to buy precious seconds for his ambushed men, William Marks survived Vietnam to become a father of two, grandfather of four.
- Killed in Vietnam 51 years ago, Philip H. Sauer will receive the Silver Star, one of the nation's highest awards for battlefield bravery, at a special ceremony at Camp Pendleton on Tuesday.
- The Coronado Marine tried to save his patrol by holding off a much larger North Vietnamese Army unit with his pistol.
San Diego Congressional representatives on Monday urged the Navy to study the impacts of sewage spills from Mexico.
The U.S. Navy is planning to build a one-billion-dollar SEAL training center south of Silver Strand Beach.
The U.S. Border Patrol’s Acting Director and the County’s Planning Department are taking action on a North County gun range that nearby homeowners say is causing havoc in their quiet neighborhood.
No longer forgotten: Congressman Scott Peters has been making the rounds locally to visit groups of Vietnam-era veterans. He is presenting them pins in honor of their service in the unpopular conflict, which is observing its 50th anniversary.