Trumpeter Marquis Hill’s ‘The Way We Play’ Album Showcases Explosive and Fiery Style Reminisce of Donald Byrd and Freddie Hubbard

  By Danny R. Johnson Jazz and Pop Music Critic SAN DIEGO – Composer, band leader, trumpeter, music educator, arranger, and 2014 Thelonius Monk International Jazz Competition (Trumpet) winner, Marquis Hill, and his ensemble of four years, the Blacktet, are about to set the jazz world on fire with his June 24, 2016 Concord Records […]

Man Stabs His Mother In Oceanside

OCEANSIDE–A woman screaming for help was stabbed by her assailant in Oceanside, authorities say. When Oceanside police 0fficers arrived in the 4100 block of Alabar Way they found the conscious 42 year-old victim with at least one stab wound.  The victim told officers her 20 year-old son, Nathan Orozco, had just stabbed her in the backyard of […]

Carlsbad Police Officers, Driver And Passenger Injured In Traffic Collision

CARLSBAD–Carlsbad police officers Sunday were injured when a pick-up truck collided into their patrol vehicle in Carlsbad. Authorities say the 7:14 p.m. traffic collision occurred at the intersection of Poinsettia Lane and El Fuerte Street. When assisting officers arrived, they found a Carlsbad police patrol vehicle with extensive front-end damage in the intersection of Poinsettia Lane and […]

Donald Trump Brings His Campaign To San Diego

By Gina Yarbrough and Danny R. Johnson SAN DIEGO–Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump brought his campaign message to San Diego Friday at a rally that was held at the San Diego Convention Center. Prior to Trump’s 2 p.m. appearance, the rally, organized by San Diego businessman “Papa” Doug Manchester, featured remarks from Congressman Darrell […]

CHP To Conduct Memorial Day Maximum Enforcement Period

SACRAMENTO–Memorial Day weekend, one of the busiest travel weekends of the year, is the traditional start of summer and a time when more travelers and especially families will be on the go. When California Highway Patrol (CHP) officers take to the roads over the Memorial Day weekend, they will be working to save lives through seat […]

Retired Marine Sentenced To 26 Years In Prison For The Murder Of His Girlfriend

SAN DIEGO–Just a few hours after murdering his girlfriend in Panama and chopping up her body with a machete, retired Marine Brian Karl Brimager sent an email to a friend: “Hey bro, whatcha up to? I got stories for days. I’m living on an island off the coast of panama loving life and living semper […]

Puppies Found In Alley On The Road To Recovery

ENCINITAS–Polly’s puppies were two or three days-old when they were discovered with their mother in a box in an alley six weeks ago in San Diego. The eight pound Terrier mix and her seven babies were introduced to the media during a news conference on Wednesday at Rancho Coastal Humane Society in Encinitas. “Polly is […]

CA Latino Legislative Caucus Endorses Clinton

SACRAMENTO–Members of the California Latino Legislative Caucus has endorsed Hillary Clinton for president. The group says Clinton “has been fighting on behalf of the Latino community throughout her career, and as president she will continue to work hard for the many Latino families throughout California. She is committed to enacting comprehensive immigration reform to create a […]

MTS Bus Drivers Vote To Go On Strike

SAN DIEGO–North County Transit District are urging riders to find alternative transportation after San Diego Metropolitan Transit System bus drivers voted to strike on Wednesday, transit officials said today. The drivers, union members of Teamsters Local 542, voted against First Transit’s offer of increased wages and health insurance. No further information on negotiations was available. North […]

Study Suggests Kids With Food-Triggered Eczema Are At Risk For Developing Life-Threatening Food Allergy

(Newswise)–Elimination of the food that triggers atopic dermatitis, or eczema, is associated with increased risk of developing immediate reactions to that food, according to the results of a large-scale study recently published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. Immediate reactions to the culprit food range from hives to life-threatening anaphylaxis. “Our findings suggest […]