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Habitat restoration to close popular Oceanside bike/jogging trail

The Army Corps of Engineers has announced a series of closures that will affect users of the San Luis Rey ...

Horses abused by Ramona woman find new homes

Animals were taken by County in July, nursed back to health before adoption event

Nineteen of the 22 horses seized last month from Ramona woman Lori Patton found new homes over the weekend, the ...

Sheriff's deputies fatally shoot San Marcos man

Shortly after the California Supreme Court opined that San Diego County and the San Diego Sheriff’s Department might be found ...

County, Sheriff's Department may be liable in 2006 suicide-by-cop case

The California Supreme Court last week, in response to an apparent 2006 incidence of “suicide by cop” in the East ...

Arrests made of internet-based armed robbers

Pair used online classified ads to lure victims into real-life muggings

Law enforcement officials are reminding San Diegans to exercise caution when conducting transactions in person with individuals met through online ...

Water Authority responds to Grand Jury report

New desalinization plant at Camp Pendleton sought, disagreements over long-term storage capacity

The board of directors for the San Diego County Water Authority, whose membership is comprised of 24 local municipal water ...

Davis, Peters, Unions call for negotiations to end federal sequestration

Union leaders, along with Congressman Scott Peters and Congresswoman Susan Davis, stages a press conference downtown this morning (August 22) ...

Fishy way of hiding drug shipment

On Monday (August 19), a 30-year-old Mexican national driving a bobtail truck carrying a load of frozen fish was stopped ...

House flipping at its highest level since 2005

On the heels of announcements from the state real estate trade group that home prices seem to be leveling off ...

Beyond the "smart meter"

SDG&E will test technology that monitors customers' energy use down to the individual device using it

Those who opposed the digital “smart meters” installed over the last few years by San Diego Gas & Electric may ...

Sri Lankan man gets second chance at amnesty

Court reconsiders decision on advice of San Diego ACLU

A Sri Lankan man will get another shot at applying for asylum after the American Civil Liberties Union of San ...

Skyrocketing home prices show signs of stabilizing

Numbers released last week from the California Association of Realtors trade group paint a rather bleak picture for the prospect ...

Two nights of DUI checkpoints net three drunk drivers

The San Diego Sheriff’s Department has announced the results of two more driver’s license/DUI checkpoints conducted over the weekend, and ...

Artist seeks to use freeway billboard as canvas for Point Loma lighthouse painting

A former San Diego local has a unique plan for commercial billboards: filling them with art, rather than advertisement. Nathan ...

Weekly protests at General Atomics pass the one-year mark

August 15 marked a milestone for a group of local protesters, as San Diego Veterans for Peace celebrated one year ...

Balloon-mounted shark tracking camera launches in La Jolla

Windy, overcast weather presents challenge to researchers

After a handful of tests over the first half of the summer, Dr. Andy Nosal from the Birch Aquarium and ...

Complaint filed over proposed electronic billboard in Santee

Even if it were legal, proper studies weren't done, says Scenic San Diego

A local environmental group has lodged a formal objection to the “Negative Declaration” issued last month ruling that a proposed ...

Veteran sues County, Coronado after children were wrongfully taken because of medical marijuana use

Gulf War veteran Michael Lewis and his family have filed a lawsuit against the County of San Diego, the City ...

SeaWorld stock tanks following poor earnings

The stock market value of SeaWorld Entertainment Inc., operators of 11 theme parks nationwide including one of its namesake aquatic-themed ...

Car thief briefly eludes authorities

Man found hiding in tree after crashing into delivery truck

Sheriff’s deputies arrested 32-year-old Michael Green on a host of charges Monday (August 12) after he led police on a ...

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