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  • Driver killed on I-15 after slamming into overturned minivan

    A motorist was killed in a rollover crash early Monday on Interstate 15 near Rancho Penasquitos.

  • Navy SEAL killed in action in Somalia

    MOGADISHU, Somalia — A US military member was killed and two others wounded in Somalia when they were attacked while on a mission advising Somali National Army forces, US Africa Command confirmed Friday. The US service member killed in action was a Navy SEAL, a US defense official told CNN. A US military official confirmed that this is the first US service member killed in action in Somalia since 1993, when two Black Hawk helicopters were shot down and 18 […]

  • Civil rights leaders question dismissal of hate motive in poolside shooting

    SPRING VALLEY – Members of a civil rights organization and local religious leaders will meet in Spring Valley Tuesday to pray for the families of the victims of a mass shooting at a University City apartment complex and to call attention to an allegation that authorities rushed to judgment in determining the rampage was not racially motivated. The National Action Network San Diego Chapter, its president, the Rev. Shane Harris, and other members of the clergy scheduled a news conference […]

  • SDUSD mulls more layoffs, border wall business ties & Islamophobia

    SAN DIEGO – The San Diego Unified School District Board of Education Tuesday is scheduled to consider adding 190 employees to a list of 1,500 who have received layoff notices. The proposal comes as district officials grapple with balancing a $124 million budget shortfall for the upcoming fiscal year. Those newly on the chopping block include more than 40 library technicians, mental health workers and bus drivers, along with other support staff. Notices have already been served on teachers, tech […]

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    Elevated surf, strong rips and warm temperatures ahead

    Big waves and strong rip currents are expected to develop Friday off the San Diego County coast.

  • Commercial growers request county help to combat citrus pest

    The Board of Supervisors voted Wednesday to form a special district to combat a pest that could threaten San Diego County's $126 million citrus crop.

  • Electrical fire causes $150,000 damage to Vista home

    VISTA – An electrical fire at a Vista home left three people and their pets displaced and caused about $150,000 in damage, officials said. Firefighters sent to 1850 Manzanita Court shortly before 4 p.m. Sunday rescued two dogs and a tortoise. One of the dogs suffered smoke inhalation injuries and was treated at the scene, Vista Deputy Fire Chief Ned Vander Pol said. Crews were able to contain the fire to the attic, but some of the contents of the […]

  • Man survives drive-by gunshot to chest

    SAN DIEGO – A 28-year-old man was wounded in a drive-by shooting early Friday in the Cherokee Point neighborhood near City Heights. The victim and a friend were walking along the westbound side of University Avenue near 35th Street when someone inside an eastbound car opened fire on them shortly after 1 a.m., San Diego police Officer Robert Heims said. The victim suffered a gunshot wound to his upper chest, but was able to run off with his companion. Heims […]

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    Motorcyclist injured while lane splitting to evade cops

    SAN DIEGO – A motorcyclist suffered serious injuries when he crashed while attempting to split lanes in Pacific Beach, police said Thursday. The 23-year-old rider was speeding along eastbound Garnet Avenue shortly before midnight and attempted to maneuver through two cars stopped at a red light near Fanuel Street, but ended up clipping both, according to San Diego police Officer Robert Heims. The rider was ejected from his motorcycle. Heims said he was taken to a hospital to be treated […]