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Fisherman sentenced for catching great white shark off Oceanside pier

VISTA (CNS) - A man who caught and killed a juvenile great white shark off the Oceanside pier pleaded guilty Friday to a misdemeanor count of unlawfully taking a shark without a permit and was immediately sentenced to three years probation.


Oceanside’s ‘Earth Festival’ in Town April 27

Celebrating 10 years of promoting environmental sustainability, the city of Oceanside’s annual “Earth Festival” returns April 27, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., in downtown Oceanside at Pier View Way and Tremont Street.


15-year-old girl with autism reported missing in Vista

UPDATE (1:05 p.m.): Deputies say they have safely located 15-year-old Abbey Motzer. VISTA, Calif. (KGTV) – San Diego County sheriff’s officials are asking for the public’s help in finding a teenage girl with autism who was last seen Thursday afternoon in Vista.


Pedestrian Standing on Tracks Killed by Amtrak Train in Oceanside

A pedestrian standing on the tracks was struck by an Amtrak train and killed Thursday afternoon in Oceanside. The pedestrian was struck about 3:50 p.m. by northbound train A583 in the grade crossing at Wisconsin Avenue, according to San Diego County Sheriff’s Department Deputy Tyler Elkermann.


City officials stand firm on Ponto development plans

CARLSBAD — The long-running battle over a piece of property in Ponto is not expected to have a resolution any time soon. Residents in the San Pacifico neighborhood have been calling for a coastal park and open space as required by numerous city policies and guidelines.


Mental health resource fair coming to Oceanside

OCEANSIDE — Next month, the city’s library is hosting its first mental health resource fair to raise awareness about local mental health organizations and to destigmatize mental illness.


Person hit by train in Oceanside

A pedestrian was reportedly struck by a train in Oceanside on Thursday afternoon. Shortly before 4 p.m., authorities received a report that someone had been hit on the tracks near Wisconsin Street, south of the city’s pier, a sheriff’s dispatcher said.


1 Stabbed at Vista Transit Center

One person was stabbed at the Vista Transit Center Friday afternoon, the sheriff’s department confirmed. The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department said the stabbing happened just after 1:45 p.m. at the transit center located at 240 S. Santa Fe Ave. One person was taken to a local hospital.


You’ll never guess the most expensive and affordable theme parks in California

A new survey by a vacation planning website has found that Universal Studios Hollywood is the most expensive theme park in California and Knott’s Berry Farm is the most affordable — but not for the reasons you might expect.


California 'house of horrors' parents sentenced to life in prison

The California “house of horrors” parents who abused and tortured 12 of their 13 children were sentenced to life in prison Friday with the possibility of parole after 25 years.


Oceanside police with assistance from Astrea is searching for a missing person at risk. Wma 86yr Nolan Wayne Weldon wearing grey sweats.

Oceanside police with assistance from Astrea is searching for a missing person at risk. Missing person last seen in the area of Via Los Padres/Peyri Rd... Missing is a  Wma 86yr Nolan Wayne Weldon bald, walks with a hunch and is unable to straighten up.&n


Vulcan Mt. Boys Band brings Bluegrass to Vista Murrieta High School

Students at Vista Murrieta High School in Murrieta were surprised at their Wednesday, April 10 lunch hour with the appearance of the Vulcan Mt. Boys Bluegrass band, headliners in the Temecula Bluegrass Festival that weekend.


San Diego Sheriff Plans Friday Night DUI Checkpoint in San Marcos

The San Diego Sheriff’s Department announced it will set up a DUI and license checkpoint somewhere in San Marcos on Friday night. Deputies will be stopping drivers to check for alcohol or drug impairment beginning at 7:30 p.m. and continuing until 2:30 a.m. Saturday.


Sheriff: Child Injured In Accidental Shooting

A child was wounded Friday in an apparent accidental shooting in a rural North County neighborhood east of Camp Pendleton, authorities reported. The shooting in the 900 block of Santa Margarita Drive in Fallbrook was reported shortly after 1:30 p.m., according to sheriff's officials.


Court Rules Against Trump’s Attempt to Block California Law Limiting Law Enforcement’s Cooperation With Immigration Authorities

A federal appeals court ruled against the Trump administration’s attempt to block a California law that limits cooperation between law enforcement and federal immigration authorities.


Deputies investigating stabbing near Vista Transit Center

A man was wounded in an apparent stabbing Friday afternoon near the Vista Transit Center, sheriff’s officials said. The victim called 911 just after 1:45 p.m. reporting he’d been stabbed near the bus and train station, which is on Olive Avenue north of Vista Village Drive, San Diego County Sheriff’s


Missing California teen believed to be with murder suspects

Investigators in California are searching for a missing teenage girl believed to be with her mother and a man, both of whom are murder suspects. Alora Benitez, 15, was last seen Wednesday morning in Torrance, California, getting into a white BMW with Roman Cerratos and Maricela Mercado, according to


Missing Teen With Autism Found Safe: SDSO

The San Diego County Sheriff's Department said a teenage girl with autism who had been missing from her Vista home for more than 12 hours has been found. Anyone inquiring about future missing people can contact the San Diego Sheriff's Communications Center at (858) 565-5200.


Unemployment edges up in San Diego County

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - San Diego County's unadjusted unemployment edged up slightly to 3.7% in March despite both farm and nonfarm employment showing gains, according to figures released Friday by the California Employment Development Department.


California man sets self on fire in Target parking lot: officials

A California man on Wednesday suffered third-degree burns to the front half of his body after he used a lighter to melt a gasoline-filled jug, fire officials said. The unintended immolation took place in a Target parking lot in Modesto, about 100 miles east of San Francisco. The man, who was not ide