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SD's largest, annual solar power event gives power to the people

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (February 20, 2019) - The third annual San Diego Solar Experience Kickoff event returned to San Diego this past Saturday. The day-long event brought together over a dozen local nonprofits, international cleantech organizations, elected officials and solar energy professionals to de


Cold war in the Sierra Nevada: Marines train for winter operations

Hunkered down behind a wall of snow, two U.S. Marines melt slush to make drinking water after spending the night digging out a defensive position high in the Sierra Nevada. Their laminated targeting map is wedged into the ice just below the machine gun.


Essential California: The EPA embraces a scientist claiming some pollution is good for you

Good morning, and welcome to the Essential California newsletter. It’s Wednesday, Feb. 20, and here’s what’s happening across California:. Research claiming that low-dose exposure to toxic chemicals is good for humans could help shape Environmental Protection Agency policy. This disputed science cam


Two dead after high speed chase with Border Patrol

SAN DIEGO, Calif. - Two people are dead after a high-speed chase with Border Patrol agents near the Otay Mesa port of entry Tuesday night, according to US Customs and Border Protection.


Crews Build 'Secondary Fencing' at Otay Mesa Border

The first panels of a secondary border fencing went up in Otay Mesa Monday, as U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials continue with multiple barrier projects in the region.


Brothers follow their dreams pitching for pro baseball teams

Brothers Beau and Cole Sulser made it to the big leagues after years of competing in sports in Ramona. Yet even with busy professional baseball careers they’re reaching out to help the next generation of athletes achieve similar dreams.


Women serve at R. McDonald House

PHOTO: A dozen members of the GFWC Contemporary Women of North County helped prepare and serve lunch at the Ronald McDonald House in San Diego. The volunteers served more than 150 lunches to families whose children were being treated at local hospitals. Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Diego p


CBP Begins Replacing 14 Miles Secondary Barrier Along Border

U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced it has begun work to replace 14 miles of secondary barrier along the border in the San Diego area. The secondary wall project includes the replacement of the existing secondary barrier with a 30 ft. tall steel bollard wall.


SPI 359: How to Build a Business You Enjoy Even with Little Time—with Dana Malstaff

Online business is a climb, but are you climbing the right ladder? Boss-Mom.com Founder Dana Malstaff is on the show today with some amazing insights. She launched her third book last year, Climb Your Own Ladder, and today we’re diving deep on strategies for embracing and accomplishing that climb, e


Sex Felon’s Release to Jacumba Hot Springs Proposed, But Protests Expected

A convicted sex offender could soon be released from a state hospital and placed in the Jacumba Hot Springs community, but local residents can weigh in on his potential release beginning Wednesday.


Sounds Like San Diego: Feb. 20

It's already Wednesday, and with our SoundDiego LIVE shindig tomorrow night, the weekend feels closer than ever -- but for those of you feeling the itch to hit the town tonight, you've got some cool options. For one, Spear of Destiny is making a stop at the Casbah on their North American tour. The p


Violent Pedophile Could Be Released Into Jacumba Hot Springs

A state hospital board is recommending a sexually violent pedophile be placed in Jacumba Hot Springs. In 1981, 57 year old Alan James was convicted of a lewd act on a child under the age of 14 and was sentenced to six months in jail and three years probation.


In Wake Of Shooting Spree, Hillcrest Community Gathers Wednesday For Town Hall Meeting

Community members in Hillcrest are responding to a shooting spree that shattered the windows of The Asian Bistro restaurant on University Avenue last week. A suspect was arrested shortly after the shooting. Incredibly, no one was hit by one of the 19 bullets fired during the attack. The San Diego Co


Very Important Taco: Smokey Pork + Mac Taco from Not Not Tacos

Sam the Cooking Guys puts a comfort food spin on tacos. He was already a San Diego-based TV host and cookbook author, and last summer Sam Zien, better known as Sam the Cooking Guy, added taco-preneur to his résumé.


See Another ‘Supermoon’ Tuesday Night—But Bundle Up!

The second “supermoon” of 2019 will be visible Tuesday night, but you’ll have to brave especially cold weather to see it. The Moon will be full just six hours after it makes the closest approach to Earth in its elliptical orbit. Whenever this occurs within a day of being full, scientists call it a s


Our Town Calendar of Events: Feb. 21-27

Machine embroidery at Ramona Senior Center, 8 to 11:30 a.m., 434 Aqua Lane, 760-789-0440. TOPS, Ramona Chapter, Grace Community Church, 1234 Barger Place, 9 a.m. Weigh-in at 8:30 a.m.


Pilots Travel to the Bay Area for Games vs. USF & Santa Clara

PORTLAND PILOTS (11-14, 3-11 WCC) San Francisco Dons (6-19, 2-12 WCC) Place: San Francisco, Calif. Last: @POR 78, USF 73 (1/26/19) Santa Clara Broncos (11-14, 4-10 WCC) Place: Santa Clara, Calif.



February 19, 2019 (Washington D.C.) – Congressman Duncan Hunter (R-Alpine) voted against last week’s spending bill that forestalls another federal shutdown due to lack of funding for a border wall sought by President Donald Trump. But he also voices concerns over the President declaring a national e


Possible Bomb Prompts Overnight Road Closures in Golden Hill

A possible destructive device found near an intersection in the Golden Hill area prompted road closures Tuesday morning, though the item ultimately turned out to be harmless. The bomb squad responded to the intersection of 24th Street and Broadway after the device was found shortly before 1:50 a.m.,


Horse Rescued from a Muddy Ravine in Descanso

A horse is recovering Tuesday from minor scratches after being rescued from a muddy ravine in Descanso. A woman was riding her horse along the Harvey Moor Trail Monday afternoon when they slid down a slippery, muddy slope, San Diego County officials said. That was when the horse became stuck in the