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One-story design for new Solana Vista School approved

The Solana Beach School District board Feb. 13 approved the schematic design for the new Solana Vista School, set to begin construction next summer. The new one-story design calls for replacing the 38-year-old campus of mostly portables with 24 total permanent classrooms (eight specialty classrooms)


Man in Fatal Oceanside Crash During Possible Race ID’d

Authorities Tuesday publicly identified a man who was fatally injured when his car veered off a North County road at high speed — possibly during a race with another driver — and smashed into a tree.


Gov. Newsom Presses Southern California Mayors on Affordable Housing

Gov. Gavin Newsom met with a group of Southern California mayors Tuesday to stress the need for cooperation to address the state’s growing housing-affordability crisis. The meeting was the start of what he described in his State of the State address as “a candid conversation” that he hopes to repeat


Rain moving into Southern California Wednesday evening

LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Southern California will see a day of chilly conditions and partly cloudy skies before another storm system moves into the region. A winter weather advisory is in effect until 10 p.m. Thursday for many mountain and valley regions in SoCal. A frost advisory is also in effect for


Rain, snow expected with latest storm in San Diego County

SAN DIEGO (CNS) – A low-pressure system is expected to reach San Diego County Wednesday, bringing precipitation and the possibility of heavy snowfall in the mountains, according to the National Weather Service.


San Diego County rain damage survey

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – The San Diego County is asking residents whose property or small business sustained damage during the storms that struck the week of Valentine’s Day to complete a survey to help estimate the cost for the County.


2 Killed, 6 Hurt in Separate Border Patrol Pursuit Crashes Near U.S.-Mexico Border in San Diego County

The U.S. Border Patrol was involved in two separate crashes, one of them fatal, after agents began chasing vehicles whose occupants were suspected of immigration violations near the Mexico border in San Diego County on Tuesday, according to KTLA sister station KSWB in San Diego.


3 men shot to death in Southern California gated community were ‘targeted,’ police say

A suspect who shot three men to death inside a Porter Ranch home was known to at least one of the victims, police said Tuesday, but a detective declined to explain what may have prompted the killings.


Homeowner Left to Clean Up Mess After Tree Lands on Car in Carlsbad

A tree about as tall as a house came crashing down in Carlsbad overnight, partially landing a car parked in a driveway and the homeowner is left to clean up the mess Wednesday.


Northern California double murder case to air on ’48 Hours’ show

Television viewers across the United States will soon learn about a case Yolo County residents are all too familiar with. The CBS show “48 Hours” will dive into the case of Daniel Marsh, who as a teenager murdered an elderly couple in their Davis home more than five years ago. The episode is set to


Vista's main pot promoter loses chance for own dispensary

“My ball came up 31st out of 31" In spite of city council opposition, citizens of Vista voted in November to allow 11 new dispensaries to sell medicinal weed legally. But due to a last-minute decision by the city, the man largely responsible for getting the pro pot Measure Z on the ballot, was himse


World’s first elite skateboarding training facility opens in Vista

SAN DIEGO - Top skateboarders from around the world will be visiting San Diego to train at the California Training Facility. Heather Lake talks to some of the rising stars and amateur athletes about training for the X Games and the Tokyo Olympics in 2020.


Mother-Daughter Duo Honored For Best Children's Album Of Year

ESCONDIDO, CA – A Southern California mother-daughter music duo's newest kid-friendly collection, "The Spaceship That Fell In My Backyard," recently was selected as the Best Children's Album of the Year by the LA Music Critic Awards.


Massive tree comes down in Carlsbad, narrowly missing home

CARLSBAD (NEWS 8) - A massive tree fell just inches from a house in Carlsbad Wednesday morning. It happened around 12:30 a.m. The tree came crashing down on a driveway in the 3600 block of Pontiac Drive, according to authorities.


California Has Gotten So Much Rain, but Most of It Has Been Wasted

California’s wet winter has dumped an estimated 18 trillion gallons of rain in February alone. But much of it is simply going down the drain. In what has become a source of much concern in a state prone to droughts and water shortages, the vast majority of rainwater in urban areas flows into storm d


California airport contractor killed after jet bridge tire explodes

A contractor at a California airport was killed Tuesday night after a jet bridge tire he was working on exploded, authorities said. The two contractors at John Wayne Airport in Santa Ana were at the airline workshop when the 4-foot-tall tire ruptured about 11:20 p.m. Tuesday, FOX11 reported. The tir


Trump Plans to Cancel $929 Million for California Bullet Train, Wants State to Pay Back $2.5 Billion

The Trump administration said Tuesday that it plans to cancel $929 million awarded to California's high-speed rail project and wants the state to return an additional $2.5 billion that it has already spent.


Man Accused In Brother's Death: Hearing Slated

VISTA, CA – A man accused of shooting his older brother to death during a fracas at an Escondido bar was slated to appear in court Wednesday for a hearing that will determine whether he will stand trial on charges that include murder and attempted murder.


ARkstorm Warning for California: Experts Fear Rare Mega Storm Three Times As Damaging As San Andreas Earthquake

Experts have spoken out after officials declared a California dam unprepared for a rare mega-storm that could flood vast areas of the state. At recent public meetings, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers told Los Angeles County locals that the 60-year-old Whittier Narrows Dam on the San Gabriel River c


Latest location of California bikini-barista coffee shop encounters criticism: 'Just disgusting'

The opening of a new bikini-barista coffee stand in California’s Bay Area is drawing the eyes – and the ire – of nearby residents. The latest location of Pink Pantherz Espresso, a coffee chain that employs bikini- or lingerie-clad servers, is being criticized as “disgusting” and “disrespectful” afte