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Man attacked with machete during robbery attempt in Linda Vista
An 18-year-old man was wounded with a machete during in an attempted robbery in Linda Vista Wednesday night. The victim was walking on Linda Vista Road near Glidden Street about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday to meet his girlfriend when a man approached him, demanded his wallet and punched the victim in his f
Vista community members plan a Holiday Hike
VISTA (KUSI) – Local youth advocates from Students Unite in Prevention and Policy “SUPP”, the Resilient Squad, and Jacob Wallis, founder of LowerCali Movement have joined forces for a holiday hike at Vista’s Buena Vista Park to promote healthy lifestyle choices this holiday season.
Driver dies after crashing into dump truck on I-805 in Chula Vista
SAN DIEGO (NEWS 8) - The driver of a pickup truck has died, and another driver is under arrest on suspicion of DUI Wednesday, following a collision on Interstate 805 in Chula Vista.
Owner of Carlsbad jewelry store sentenced for scamming Navy sailors and Marines
A Carlsbad jewelry store owner was sentenced Thursday to 90 days in jail and placed on probation for three years for targeting young sailors and Marines with predatory loans to pay for jewelry.
Parents Question Vista Unified Plan To Bring Equity To Magnet Schools
The Vista Unified School Board will hear a plan Thursday to change its magnet school lottery process. The plan has angered some parents, but the district’s superintendent says it’s needed to balance school demographics.
Chula Vista: $20,000 worth of tools stolen from Fed-Vet Construction
SAN DIEGO (NEWS 8) – A San Diego veteran is asking for the public’s help after two thieves stole $20,000 worth of tools from his South Bay construction company – a crime that was captured on camera.
Mariachi Band Celebrates Escondido's New Mayor Paul McNamara
In Escondido, a mariachi band was on hand to celebrate the beginning of a new era in the city's leadership. Democrat Paul McNamara was sworn in Wednesday to replace two-term mayor Sam Abed who supported a proposed border wall and fought the concept of sanctuary cities.
Less than two weeks after Vista house fire displaces nine, home catches fire again
Less than two weeks after a Vista home caught fire and displaced nine residents, the house — which was vacant and boarded up — caught fire again, authorities said Monday. The second fire was reported about 11:20 a.m. Monday, Deputy Fire Chief Ned Vander Pol said.
Vista Unified's proposal to revise magnet school enrollment upsets parents
The Vista Unified School District will consider revising how students are admitted to its magnet schools, with a change that would increase access for some students, but eliminate automatic enrollment for others.
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.
'Music Men' perform holiday concerts
PHOTO: The Music Men Chorus is performing holiday concerts across North County. The Music Men Chorus presents its annual Christmas Show 2:30 p.m. Sunday Dec. 16 at the Oceanside Senior Center at 455 Country Club Lane. The concert will feature holiday favorites sung in the traditional barbershop a ca
Man shot by deputies gets 3 years in prison for evading, resisting
A San Marcos man who was shot by sheriff’s deputies at the end of a 100-mph pursuit into San Diego was sentenced Wednesday to three years in state prison. Jose Trujillo, 21, pleaded guilty in October to two felony charges of evading with reckless driving and resisting an executive officer.
Vista-Area Home Goes Up In Flames – Again
VISTA, CA – A house in a neighborhood northwest of Palomar College was damaged by fire Monday for the second time in two weeks. The blaze in the 2100 block of Primrose Avenue erupted shortly before 11:30 a.m., Vista Fire Department Deputy Chief Ned Vander Pol said.
Plush indoor-outdoor office building to rise near Playa Vista and 405 Freeway
In a bet on the continuing allure of Silicon Beach, one of the neighborhood’s largest developers will erect a deluxe speculative office building near Playa Vista intended to appeal to tech, entertainment and media companies.
Death of Escondido mom who disappeared under investigation
The San Diego County Medical Examiner’s office has ruled a suicide in the death of an Escondido woman who disappeared on Thursday and was several days later discovered in her van by San Diego Sheriff’s deputies.
South Bay bank robbers appears to be Cubs fan
CHULA VISTA, Calif. – The FBI Monday released surveillance camera photos of a man they say robbed a bank in Chula Vista. The robber took place at the Mission Federal Credit Union at 599 Telegraph Canyon Road on Nov. 27 shortly after 9 a.m., investigators said. The man walked into the bank and gave a
Oceanside police looking for missing man with dementia
Oceanside officers are searching for a missing 71-year-old man with dementia, police said Wednesday. Paul Phillips was last seen driving away from his home about 6:30 a.m. He was in a silver Ford Contour with the license plate of 5FHT791.
Chula Vista High School Needs Help After Theater Floods, Damages Costumes
A Chula Vista high school is trying to raise money after last week’s heavy rain flooded its theater, damaging much of the department’s costumes. Students and parents found Bonita Vista High School’s Bolles Theater covered in water Friday morning.
Voters to decide fate of controversial North County development
SAN DIEGO -- Voters will decide whether a controversial North County housing development goes forward, the Board of Supervisors decided Tuesday. After a public hearing, the board voted 4-0 -- Ron Roberts was absent - - to place the Newland Sierra project on the March 3, 2020, ballot.
Fund set up after mother of four killed in solo-car crash in Oceanside
A family mourning the death of a 29-year-old woman who died in a solo vehicle crash in Oceanside late last month has set up a fund in hopes of raising money to help with funeral expenses and other costs.