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Former Navy man accused of wife's death will stand trial for murder
SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A former Navy man accused of killing his estranged wife, whose decomposing body was found in San Diego Bay nearly two years after she vanished, was ordered Friday to stand trial on a first-degree murder charge.
Father Joe's Villages Reopens El Cajon Thrift Store
EL CAJON, CA – Father Joe's Villages will hold a grand reopening ceremony Friday for its thrift store and donation center in El Cajon. The store is the second to be remodeled and reopen this year after the Imperial Beach thrift store reopened Feb. 1. After the fanfare of the ceremony, residents will
San Diego County Sheriff Bill Gore sees the light on public records
This is not the editorial we expected to write. In recent days, the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department had told KPBS it’ll cost $354,524.22 to provide police misconduct and use of force records in response to a public records request, with the bulk of costs related to redacting audio and video re
Record-Breaking Rain Leaves Path of Destruction in San Diego County
While a winter storm that overwhelmed the region with a record-breaking rainfall has moved away from San Diego County, the remnants were still being felt Friday. Residents woke up to downed trees in their neighborhoods -- and in some cases on their homes -- and were met with flooded roadways on thei
‘Turn Around Don’t Drown’ initiative to stop people driving in flooded areas
SAN DIEGO (KUSI)- Flooded streets, and swollen waterways, brought out the San Diego Swift-Water Rescue Team today. There were at least a half-dozen rescues including one early this morning in mission valley.
RANCHO SAN DIEGO SHERIFF CAPTAIN MARCO GARMO PLACED ON ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE DURING ATF/FBI CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION
Action comes on heels of countywide firearms trafficking investigation. February 14, 2019 (Rancho San Diego) -- Capt. Marco Garmo, who most recently headed up the Rancho San Diego substation of the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department has been placed on an administrative leave until further notice,
Jamul Casino Opens New Poker Room with ‘Golden Cap’ Tournament
The Jamul Casino will hold a grand opening ceremony and poker tournament Friday to celebrate the opening of its poker room. The poker room includes 10 game tables, a full bar and table-side dining according to the casino. Players in the inaugural Golden Cap poker tournament will have a shot at a $50
Kawasaki disease cases increasing in San Diego County
SAN DIEGO (COUNTY NEWS CENTER) — The County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency issued a health advisory to area doctors Thursday and are asking parents to be alert about a local increase in Kawasaki disease.
Son arrested in California killing of parents, housekeeper
SANTA ANA, Calif. – A man has been arrested on suspicion of killing his parents and their housekeeper in an upscale Southern California community, authorities said Friday. Richard Nicholson, 64, Kim Nicholson, 61, and Maria Morse, 57, were identified as the victims found dead in a Newport Beach home
STORMWATCH: Rain, Flooding and Wind Hit San Diego County
The storm was being described as an atmospheric river with unusually high rainfall amounts expected. Predicted rainfall amounts ranged from two inches near the coast to six inches or more in the mountains. Gusty winds of 20-30 miles an hour were being reported from the coast to the valleys.
10 people injured as dozens of inmates riot at Donovan State Prison
SAN DIEGO -- More than 10 people were injured at Donovan State Prison in Otay Mesa Friday during a roughly 50-inmate riot, officials confirmed. The massive brawl broke out around 9 a.m. at a "medium-custody" yard at the facility.
California to sue Trump administration over national emergency declaration
Gov. Gavin Newsom said Friday that California is planning to sue the Trump administration over its declaration of a national emergency on the southern border with Mexico, delivering on a promise state Atty. Gen. Xavier Becerra made last week "to reject this foolish proposal in court the moment it to
EAST COUNTY CHALDEANS PLEA FOR RELEASE OF CHRISTIANS DETAINED BY HOMELAND SECURITY AT OTAY
Detentions shine spotlight on U.S. policies that critics say is harshest system in the world for asylum seekers. Hear our KNSJ radio coverage of the rally, aired on August 3, 2015: /sites/eastcountymagazine.org/files/2016/April/OtayIraqis-FinalShow.mp3?641.
Monthly Home Sales in San Diego County Drop by Double Digits Again
Sales of previously owned single-family homes and attached properties like condominiums and townhomes fell by double digits in January for the third straight month, according to data released Thursday by the Greater San Diego Association of Realtors.
Spring Valley artist uses wet sand at Pacific Beach
On February 12, Leslie Monroy went out to the north side of Crystal Pier in Pacific Beach with a stick and a rake — to create art. “The closest name that I can come up with is a ‘sand mandala’, but it’s not really a mandala,” she said. “I’m not sure what it is called, yet.”
Ex-con accused in Hillcrest restaurant shooting due in court
SAN DIEGO (CNS) - An ex-con who allegedly riddled a Hillcrest restaurant with bullets from an assault rifle -- sending terrified diners ducking for cover but somehow injuring no one -- is set to appear in a San Diego courtroom on Friday.
More Stormy Weather Ahead For San Diego County
SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA – The latest in a series of storms to soak the San Diego area in recent weeks delivered mild showers Wednesday in advance of heavier downpours expected Thursday.
More snow in California than Boston? ‘Bonkers’ winter continues with approaching storm
California is known as a land of sunshine. But, for the extreme weather that has accompanied the West’s colder months, California might as well be called the snowy state. A series of winter storms has brought record-breaking rainfall and dropped snow levels dramatically across the state, causing fre
Fixing San Diego County's poor response to 2018 Hepatitis-A outbreak
Nothing that our local, state or national government does is more important than responding to public health and safety. Nothing. In 2017-2018, the County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency announced a detected increase in hepatitis-A cases. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Contr
Gov. Newsom Says California Will Sue Trump Administration Over National Emergency Declaration
Gov. Gavin Newsom said Friday that California will sue the Trump administration over its declaration of a national emergency on the southern border with Mexico, delivering on a promise state Atty. Gen. Xavier Becerra made last week “to reject this foolish proposal in court the moment it touches the