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Bomb Threats, Ransom Demands Hit San Diego County
SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA – A wave of emailed bomb threats targeting businesses, schools and other locations across the county put San Diego-area law enforcement agencies on alert Thursday, though there were no immediate indications that any of the menacing messages were credible.
El Cajon officials to meet with operators of shelter for migrant children
Representatives from Southwest Key Programs told the El Cajon City Council on Tuesday that a clerical error is to blame for inconsistencies in its reporting to authorities about the number of children who have run away from its facility in El Cajon.
New Quilt Exhibit at Wieghorst Museum in El Cajon
The Olaf Wieghorst Museum at the Wieghorst Western Heritage Center, 131 Rea Ave., El Cajon, is presenting an exhibit of 25 quilts created by East County residents, including Cheryl Minshew, Daniela Stout and Sylvia Thomas. "Visitors to the Wieghorst will be impressed by the variety and creativity of
Mayor of El Cajon Bill Wells discusses the city’s future
SAN DIEGO (KUSI)- El Cajon’s mayor made national headlines this year for joining other California mayors against the state’s sanctuary policies. Yesterday, mayor Bill Wells gave his state of the city address, talking about the city’s future.
Apple to open campus in San Diego, add 1,000 jobs by end of 2021
SAN DIEGO (NEWS 8) - San Diego is one of several cities around the nation that will get a new Apple campus in the next three years, the company announced Thursday. Apple will spend roughly $1 billion on its largest planned expansion in Austin, Texas, which will be the second Apple campus in that cit
APPLICANTS SOUGHT FOR CITY OF EL CAJON COMMISSIONS
Applications are available in the City Clerk’s Office and on the City’s website at https://www.cityofelcajon.us/your-government/commissions. All applicants will be interviewed on January 22, 2019at 7:00 p.m., in the Council Chambers, 200 Civic Center Way, El Cajon, CA 92020.
Three More Flu Deaths Reported in San Diego County, Season Death Toll at 5
Three deaths due to flu complications were confirmed in San Diego County last week, bringing this flu season’s death toll to five, county health officials announced Wednesday.
Ten in San Diego County are among 333 nationwide sickened by recalled beef
The U.S. Department of Agriculture warned the public Wednesday that anyone with a package of frozen beef should search for the label “EST 267” before use, especially if the meat was packaged between July 26 and Sept. 7, regardless of brand name.
Illegal Migrants to Trump: Let Us In or Pay Us $50,000 Each to Go Home
Two groups of Central American migrants marched to the U.S. Consulate in Tijuana on Tuesday with a list of demands, with one group delivering an ultimatum to the Trump administration: Either let them in the U.S. or pay them $50,000 each to go home, a report said.
San Diego State basketball standout sued for allegedly sharing sex videos
Two women have accused San Diego State forward Jalen McDaniels of recording them performing sex acts and distributing the videos through social media to friends —- including members of his high school basketball team.
John Kallis, 29, Held on DUI Charge in Fatal I-805 Crash in Chula Vista
A 29-year-old man was jailed Wednesday on suspicion of DUI and vehicular manslaughter in connection with a South Bay freeway crash that left another motorist dead. John Thomas Kallis of San Diego was behind the wheel of a 2012 Toyota Yaris sedan that collided with a 2004 Nissan Frontier pickup on no
Photos: Starlight Circle in Santee Among Must-See Holiday Light Displays
Published Dec 11, 2018 at 11:49 AM | Updated at 3:42 PM PST on Dec 11, 2018. ‘Tis the season for dazzling holiday light displays. In San Diego County, many neighborhoods go all out decking the halls and creating beautiful, festive displays for all to enjoy. One of those neighborhoods is Starlight Ci
The Latest: US arrests 32 at San Diego border protest
U.S. authorities have 32 people at a demonstration organized by a Quaker group at the border separating San Diego from Tijuana, Mexico. Border Patrol spokesman Eduardo Olmos said 31 people were arrested for trespassing by the Federal Protective Service at Monday’s demonstration and one was arrested
Helix Water District looking to add events center at Lake Jennings
Looking for a scenic site to hold your next business convention, school event, family reunion or fancy soiree? How about Lake Jennings?. Helix Water District, which owns and operates the Lakeside reservoir and its surrounding property, is looking to bring an events center to the picturesque area.
Migrant Caravan Update: Riders Want $50,000 Each To Return Home
With demands in hand, two groups of Central American migrants marched to the U.S. Consulate in Tijuana on Tuesday. This is the latest migrant caravans to make its way to an American border in hopes of seeking asylum.
Amazon team delivers, then steals package in El Cajon
SAN DIEGO (KGTV) — An El Cajon woman watched in disbelief Sunday night as her Amazon package was stolen by the very people who delivered it. Cheryl Cook broke her ankle over the weekend and ordered a large ice pack off Amazon. She chose same-day delivery so that she could start icing her ankle as so
San Diego County supervisors approve land purchases for conservation
SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – County supervisors today unanimously approved two land acquisitions for conservation, including 254 acres in the town of Alpine. Most of the property, owned by Helix Land Co., is designated as a conservation area and home to the coastal California gnat catcher, which is listed as
Spill in Tijuana River sending millions of gallons of raw sewage into San Diego County waters
IMPERIAL BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Millions of gallons of raw sewage has spilled into Mexico’s Tijuana River and is flowing north into California, fouling some beaches in San Diego County, where swimmers and surfers were urged to stay out of the ocean.
Fact Check: A Look at the Trump-Pelosi-Schumer Scuffle
In a contentious Oval Office meeting, President Donald Trump and the Democratic congressional leaders — Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer — disagreed over funding for a border wall, mangling some facts in the process.
San Diego County Recognizes NBC 7's Gene Cubbison
NBC 7’s Gene Cubbison has been telling other people’s stories for more than four decades but, on Wednesday, the retired reporter gets to add another page to his own story. The County of San Diego will recognize Cubbison’s long career as a local journalist by announcing a proclamation in his honor at