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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.
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
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.
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
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.
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
Migrant Caravan: Let Us in or Give Each of Us $50,000 to Turn Around and Go Home
Central American asylum seekers in Mexican border town Tijuana reportedly marched to the U.S. Consulate on Tuesday to present the Trump administration with an ultimatum: Let us into the country or give us $50,000 each to turn back home.
Residents Fight to Keep Parole Office from Moving Into La Mesa
Dozens of La Mesa residents filled Tuesday night’s City Council meeting to ask city leaders to support their fight against a parole office opening up in their community. The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) is considering opening a new parole office at a vacant building
DUI suspect jailed for fatal crash on I-805 in Chula Vista
CHULA VISTA (CNS) - 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.
Some migrant caravan members demanding reparations to turn around: report
Two groups of migrants seeking asylum in the U.S. on Tuesday marched toward the U.S. Consulate in Tijuana, where one group has asked to be granted asylum or be paid $50,000 each in reparations to turn around, according to a report in The San Diego Union-Tribune.
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.
Child Found Near US-Mexico Border Without Mother, Held in ICE Custody for 2 Weeks
A two-year-old girl found near the U.S.-Mexico border has been held in Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody for two weeks while agents attempt to locate her mother, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
Shelter is increasingly scarce for migrants released in San Diego County by ICE
The panicked relay of telephone calls began when volunteers found out late Saturday that immigration officials would be releasing two more busloads of families before the night was over.
Fact check: Trump constructs false, misleading claims about his border 'wall'
President Donald Trump put his long-promised border wall at the center of the government funding debate on Tuesday, repeating the frequently fact-checked falsehood that it's already under construction no fewer than eight times while making a host of questionable new assertions.
Tony Krvaric, ‘Slightly Contested,’ Re-Elected San Diego County GOP Chairman
As expected, Tony Krvaric was re-elected Monday to a job he recently said he would quit — chairman of the San Diego County Republican Party. Krvaric, 47, apparently faced token opposition in a meeting at the Town and Country Resort & Convention Center in Mission Valley.
Gas Prices Continue To Drop In San Diego County
SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA – The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in San Diego County dropped Tuesday for the 36th consecutive day and the 48th time in the past 49 days, decreasing 1.3 cents to $3.434, its lowest amount since March 18.
U.S. arrests faith leaders, activists at border
Kneeling in front of riot police, 32 religious leaders and activists were arrested at the U.S. border fence in San Diego on Monday during a protest to support the Central American migrant caravan. Yahaira Jacquez reports.
32 arrested during faith march at San Diego border
More than 30 people in a religious organization's march along the San Diego, Calif., side of the U.S.-Mexico border were arrested Monday afternoon after trying to push past a line of Border Patrol agents.
San Diego County Eyeing $20 Million Voter System Upgrade
The county of San Diego said its current system for administering elections is not efficient. The county board of supervisors will vote Tuesday to move $20 million for a new voting system. The county anticipates the money will be reimbursed from state and federal funds.
San Diego Police arrest two people after slow speed pursuit
SAN DIEGO (NEWS 8) - San Diego Police have two people in custody after they failed to pull over and led them on a short chase. The car was driving an estimated 30-40 miles per hour before police used a spike strip to get them to stop near Clairemont Mesa Boulevard on Interstate 15.