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Sun and soul: La Mesa’s harmonica festival attracts hundreds

A spring music festival that stretched a La Mesa park Saturday attracted hundreds of blues and rock revelers to jam and reminisce on an instrument that’s largely slipped out of style: the harmonica.


4.5 magnitude earthquake shakes parts of Mexico, San Diego

SAN DIEGO — A magnitude 4.5 earthquake shook areas of Mexico and San Diego early Saturday morning. The U.S. Geological Survey says the temblor hit shortly before 7:15 a.m. around 41 miles to the northeast of Camalu, Mexico. According to USGS the quake registered at a depth just over 6 miles.


San Diego man missing at sea since Wednesday

SAN DIEGO -- A San Diego man has been missing out at sea for more than three days. U.S. Coast Guard officials told FOX 5 John Buser set sail last Wednesday but never returned. After locating his boat miles off the coast of Point Loma, authorities launched a massive search with the help of multiple a


Gas Prices Still Rising in San Diego County; Highest Since July 2015

The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in San Diego County rose two-tenths of a cents Saturday to $4.06, its highest amount since July 30, 2015. The average price has increased 32 of the past 33 days, rising 71.8 cents, including four-tenths of a cent on Friday, according to fi


San Diego communities have urged officials to keep speed limits low in conflict with state law. Now officers can’t use radar guns on those stretches of road.

San Diegans can drive with little fear of getting a speeding ticket on scores of streets throughout the city — including heavily trafficked stretches of Balboa Avenue, Camino del Rio South, Morena Boulevard, Clairemont Mesa Boulevard and even Zoo Place.


Historic Preservation in La Mesa: Myths, Realities and Benefits

Historic Preservation in La Mesa: Myths, Realities and Benefits. Come learn how historic preservation benefits our community!. Including the City's Historic Property Survey Update.


UC Talks #5 with Mark Powell, Board Member of the San Diego County Office of Education

The latest UC Talks Podcast is with Mark Powell, elected Board Member on the San Diego County Office of Education, amongst other volunteer projects. We discuss a number of topics including what the County Office of Education does as opposed to the San Diego Unified School District, the fentanyl drug


San Diego-Born Michael Norman Blasts 400 Meters in 43.45 — Top 5 Time Ever

San Diego-born Michael Norman already has a world record to his name — a 400-meter dash in 44.52 seconds at the 2018 NCAA indoor championships. But Norman served notice Saturday at the Mt. SAC Relays that he’s poised to claim the outdoor standard as well.


San Diego Police release identity of woman found dead in City Heights

SAN DIEGO — Police on Saturday identified a woman who was found dead in City Heights on Thursday. Roun Choeun, 53, was found by her daughter inside her home. Choeun's daughter called 911 shortly before 8:05 p.m. Thursday to report that she had found her mother injured and unresponsive inside a resid


Bar patron in Little Italy shot by security guard after punching him in the face

SAN DIEGO — A bar security guard who works at a popular spot in Little Italy turned himself into police after shooting a patron, said authorities. The gunman who works as a security guard at the popular El Camino bar located near the intersection of Indian and West Laurel streets got into an argumen


Stabbing, giant brawl draw police to South Bay marina

CHULA VISTA, Calif. -- Officers responding to a stabbing at a South Bay marina Saturday night arrived to find a giant brawl had broken out in the park. Police were first called to the area around 8 p.m. about a stabbing near the J Street marina, Chula Vista Police Department Lt. Rusty Rea said. When


12 San Diego nurses from same hospital floor pregnant at the same time

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) — They can't quite explain it. But the nurses who work on the labor and delivery floor at Sharp Hospital in Kearny Mesa say they've always been a fertile bunch.


Driver hits cyclist, takes off near USD

SAN DIEGO — Police were investigating a hit-and-run crash near University of San Diego’s campus Saturday afternoon. Around 12:15 p.m., a driver struck a bicyclist near the intersection of Linda Vista Road and Napa Street in Morena, then drove off, San Diego Police Officer John Buttle said.


Toddler drowns after falling into pool; father arrested

SAN DIEGO — A father was arrested after his toddler drowned in a swimming pool in Del Cerro Thursday, authorities said. Around 7:30 p.m. Thursday, officers were called out to the 6500 block of Dwane Avenue where the 18-month-old had fallen into the pool and was not breathing, according to San Diego


Pedestrian Dies in Hospital After Being Struck by SUV in El Cajon

A woman in her 60s was struck by a vehicle in El Cajon and later died from her injuries at a hospital. Officers responded about 7:50 p.m. to the 800 block of South Mollision Avenue and located the victim, who was taken by paramedics to a hospital where she died, according to Lt. Stephen Kirk of the


Teen injured in e-scooter accident hours after e-scooter protest

SAN DIEGO (KGTV)— Hundreds of people gathered at the Mission Beach boardwalk to protest against e-scooter and other motorized vehicle use on the boardwalk. Hours later, at the same location as the protest, 10News crews watched San Diego lifeguards triage a teen who later admitted to falling off an e


Video caught woman dumping 7 puppies behind California store

COACHELLA, Calif. – Authorities are trying to identify a woman captured by security cameras tossing seven newborn puppies into a dumpster in Southern California. The Riverside County Department of Animal Services released surveillance video of the woman pulling up to a dumpster behind an auto parts


Police searching for suspect in Chula Vista stabbing

CHULA VISTA - One person is in the hospital after a stabbing in Chula Vista this evening, and the suspect is on the loose. Chula Vista police said there was a fight at the J Street Marina, and one person was stabbed.


Car connected to missing LA teen found in San Diego

SAN DIEGO — A vehicle connected to an Amber Alert involving a 15-year-old girl last seen in Torrance was recovered unoccupied Friday by police near the San Ysidro Port of Entry.


San Diego Sheriff’s responding to reports of accidental shooting of 12-year-old in Fallbrook

SAN DIEGO — San Diego Sheriff’s Department in Fallbrook are responding to the 900 block of Santa Margarita Drive in Fallbrook after reports that a 12-year-old was shot in the chest.