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  • SeaWorld announces 50th anniversary events

    SAN DIEGO — SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment announced Tuesday that an 18-month celebration of its 50th anniversary will begin on March 21 next year at all three of its parks, including San Diego. Local activities will begin with the opening of Explorer’s Reef, a new entrance plaza at SeaWorld San Diego, which opened on Mission Bay in March 1964. The beach-themed ticketing area will make it appear that visitors are walking underwater, according to the theme park. Four pools containing […]

  • Gunman appears to target drivers at random

    SAN DIEGO — A man in a dark pickup truck opened fire on people in two separate cars early Tuesday in what appeared to be random attacks, but no one was hurt, police said. The first shooting in the 5500 block of Grape Street in Oak Park was reported at 12:07 a.m., according to San Diego police Officer Dan Lasher. The victim, Timmy Tsi, said he was sitting in the driver’s seat of his car when a black man in […]

  • San Onofre nuclear plant to shut down permanently

    SAN ONOFRE, Calif. — Southern California Edison’s parent company announced  Friday morning it has decided to shut down the San Onofre nuclear power station in San  Diego County near the Orange County line. Ted Craver, the chairman and CEO of Edison International, SCE’s  corporate parent, cited uncertainty about when the two units at the plant,  which were taken offline because of technical issues, would be allowed to restart. “… We have concluded that the continuing uncertainty about when or if […]

  • Sea lion wanders onto freeway ramp

    SAN DIEGO — A sea lion wandered onto a freeway on-ramp and stayed there for about an hour before being rescued Wednesday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol. It happened on the Mission Bay Drive on-ramp to southbound Interstate 5 around 6 a.m. Officers from both CHP and San Diego Police arrived on the scene a short time later. Animal experts from SeaWorld San Diego responded. Around 6:50 a.m., animal control officers managed to wrangle the pup into a […]

  • Report: Padres players targeted in MLB doping investigation

    (CNN) — Major League Baseball is set to suspend some 20 players, including two San Diego Padres, in the coming weeks due to a scandal involving performance-enhancing drugs, according ESPN. The sports network says it is potentially the worst drug abuse case in the history of baseball. The league declined to comment to CNN, but confirmed that an investigation is in the works. Baseball’s highest-paid player, New York Yankee Alex “A-Rod” Rodriguez, as well as Ryan Braun of the Milwaukee […]

  • Crews work to fix North Park water main break

    SAN DIEGO — A water-main break flooded a North Park neighborhood Monday evening. The broken pipeline began inundating the 2800 block of Madison Avenue about 5:30 p.m., according to San Diego police. It was not immediately clear if any structures were flooded, SDPD Officer Dino Delimitros said. Water may be turned back on for area residences by 9 a.m. Tuesday.

  • Lululemon brings back less revealing version of black yoga pants

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Retailer Lululemon is bringing back its black luon yoga pants after making changes in the material to solve a problem that made them see-through. The store pulled the pants from its stores in March after it was discovered that some of the pants became too sheer when the wearer would bend over. The pants that were pulled had accounted for 17% of the company’s sales before the recall. The problem forced the company to cut its […]

  • Marine reservist kidnapped in Mexico

    MEXICO (CNN) — The FBI is turning to the public for any information about the apparent kidnapping in Mexico of a U.S. Marine reservist. Armando Torres, III was kidnapped, along with his father and uncle, by armed men in La Barranca, Tamaulipas, Mexico, on May 14, the FBI said. Torres drove across the International Port of Entry Bridge at Progresso, Texas, to visit his father’s ranch in La Barranca, Tamaulipas, the FBI said. Shortly after he arrived at the ranch, […]

  • Man accused of stabbing wife to death

    EL CAJON, Calif. — Homicide detectives arrested an El Cajon man after finding the body of his wife in the couple’s apartment. Officers were called to the apartment near Main and Ballentine streets Sunday around 7:50 p.m.. They found the body of  39-year-old Gankil Wijdan in a second-floor apartment, Lt. Mike Moulton said. Her 47-year-old husband, Salem Zora, was in the apartment when police arrived, Moulton said. Zora was questioned and arrested on suspicion of murder, Moulton said. He was […]

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