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    Presidents Day closures, schedule changes

    Federal, state, county and most local city government offices will be closed Monday in honor of Presidents Day.

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    Powerful storm hits county

    Rain showers and high winds will arrive in San Diego County starting as early as 3 p.m.

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    Heavy rain, big surf & damaging winds arrive Friday night

    SAN DIEGO – A strong Pacific storm is expected to bring heavy precipitation that may cause flooding, the possibility of thunderstorms, potentially damaging winds and big waves to San Diego County in the coming days. Rain may begin falling overnight in locales west of the mountains, but the brunt of the storm is expected Friday and Saturday. A National Weather Service beach hazards statement warning of strong rip currents and potentially damaging surf that could reach 15 feet over the […]

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    Dense fog blankets San Diego coastal areas

    SAN DIEGO – Dense fog along the San Diego County coastline could slow down the morning commute Wednesday. A National Weather Service dense fog advisory for the coastal areas will expire at 8 a.m., around the same time the fog is expected to dissipate. The advisory applies to the cities of Carlsbad, Chula Vista, Encinitas, National City, San Diego and Vista. Forecasters said the fog “should be quick to clear out, but will negatively impact the coastal commute this morning.” […]

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    Storm expected to bring more rain through weekend

    Warm and mostly sunny weather in San Diego County Wednesday is expected to give way to potentially damaging winds and rainfall that could cause flooding later this week as a strong Pacific storm moves into the region.

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    Local swift water rescue teams ready if Oroville Dam fails

    SAN DIEGO — Authorities Monday canceled an order that placed a 15- member San Diego Fire-Rescue Department swift water rescue team on stand-by to deploy to an area north of Sacramento, where an eroded spillway at Oroville Dam was at risk of failing and sending massive amounts of water downstream. The San Diego chapter of the American Red Cross, however, sent four volunteers to the area. About 188,000 people in the Lake Oroville area, about 75 miles north of Sacramento, […]

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    Dense fog & big surf previews early weekend rains

    Dense fog and rain are expected in parts of San Diego County Friday, along with big waves along the coast.

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    Masked gunmen rob two convenience stores

    Two masked men robbed convenience stores near Miramar and in Grantville at gunpoint early Thursday.

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    Lemon Grove home invasion suspect still at large

    LEMON GROVE – A suspect in an East County home invasion that ended in a shootout that left his accomplice dead and a resident wounded remained at large early Wednesday. The suspect sought by authorities was one of two gun-wielding men who entered a house in the 2400 block of Edding Drive in Lemon Grove shortly before 2 a.m. Tuesday and confronted the 44-year-old homeowner, Francisco Suarez Sr., and his 22-year-old son, Francisco Suarez Jr., according to sheriff’s officials. A […]