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  • Hollywood is on its way to San Diego

    SAN DIEGO – Hollywood is making its way to America’s Finest City, as a new motion picture production company launches its headquarters in Del Mar. CEO of Zakir Pictures LLC, Samir Zakir said their office is under renovation so he won’t reveal the location but it’s walking distance from the beautiful L’Auberge Hotel. “What we are doing is bringing the actually industry of motion pictures from Hollywood to San Diego,” said Zakir.  “Our headquarters are not going to be revealed […]

  • Thieves posing as contractors target senior citizens

    SAN DIEGO – Elderly people around San Diego are falling victim to thieves posing as contractors, police warned Monday. When 87-year-old Dave, who didn’t provide his last name, was heading out for his daily walk, he was approached by what he thought was a utility worker doing water checks in the neighborhood.  The man asked if he could enter Dave’s home located on the 2700 block of Soderblom Avenue in University City. “I told him okay,” Dave said of the […]

  • Thousands celebrate Mardi Gras in the Gaslamp District

    SAN DIEGO – One of the longest running Mardi Gras parties on the West Coast took place in the Gaslamp quarters.  The 19th annual celebration was a sold out event with around 12,000 people expected. “America’s finest city is giving America’s finest party,” said Queen Marie, Mardi Gras partier. There were around 15 bands, six DJ’s and more than a hundred performers including a group from Sumara Pole. “Pole fitness is kind of hard but it actually gets easier as […]

  • Neighborhood network goes online

    CARLSBAD, Calif. – How many of us really know thy neighbor?  The City of Carlsbad wants to make it easier for you and it can be done in the comfort of your own home. On Friday, it launched a private social media network (www.nextdoor.com).  It’s meant to help foster increased communication between neighbors. Carlsbad resident Bryan Devore joined so he can get to know his neighbors better, exchange advice and recommendations, also alert one another during an emergency. “I like […]

  • Restaurant’s ‘flu remedy’ gains popularity

    ENCINITAS, Calif. – Customers flocked to Jorge’s Mexicatessen in Encinitas for their chicken soup, claiming it’s an alternative remedy to help fight the flu. As the flu spreads, so has the word about the popular “remedy” made by the restaurant on Santa Fe Drive. Owner Jorge Guerrero said with flu season upon us and the cold spell that has hit San Diego, sales have been through the roof.  On certain days, he has even run out of food. “The lines […]

  • Parents react to NRA’s armed guards at schools proposal

    SAN DIEGO – Days after the National Rifle Association said every school in the country should have armed guards, parents around the nation are speaking out. “The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun,” NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre said.  “I call on Congress today to act immediately to appropriate whatever is necessary to put armed police officers in every single school in this nation.” This comes less than […]

  • Man with down syndrome beaten by deputy

    VISTA, Calif. – A North County man with special needs is left badly bruised Thursday after a run-in with sheriff deputies, a family told Fox 5. Antonio Martinez was walking to his father’s bakery on the 900 block of Postal Street in Vista Tuesday evening when officers were responding to a domestic violence call.  An officer spotted the 21-year-old and thought he looked suspicious.  He had a hood over his head and his hands were clenched in his pockets.  When […]

  • County prepares as temperatures dip below freezing

    SAN DIEGO – With San Diego County temperatures dipping down to the 20s and 30s overnight Wednesday, staying warm and safe can be challenging. “Today was really cold, yesterday was really cold so you do have to prepare,” Elena Loeb of Oceanside said pointing out the layers she was wearing. Janis Garica used a space heater to keep cozy at the Daily Harvest Market in Encinitas. Some turned their focus to their plants and flowers. Sunshine Gardens Nursery manager Chris […]

  • Mickelson to redesign Torrey Pines

    SAN DIEGO – Torrey Pines Golf Course will soon get a major facelift and San Diego’s legend Phil Mickelson is behind the renovation. The City of San Diego chose Mickelson to redesign the north course, a course the pro-golfer grew up playing. “I am really passionate about this project. I am really passionate about what Torrey Pines North can be and should be,” Mickelson said. At the first public meeting Tuesday evening, he had a chance to share his ideas.  His […]