Dept. Of Environmental Health Issues Beach Advisory

SAN DIEGO–The Department of Environmental Health has issued a General Advisory for the coastal waters of San Diego County due to recent rainfall. Swimmers, surfers, and other ocean users are warned that levels of bacteria can rise significantly in ocean and bay waters, especially near storm drains, creeks, rivers, and lagoon outlets that discharge urban […]

Keep Pets Safe During El Niño

By Dave Roberts One forecaster has said we should prepare ourselves for the “Godzilla” of El Niño winters. Many others say we can expect the most severe weather that we have experienced since the 1950s. Across the County of San Diego, emergency responders are preparing for flooding, mud slides and debris flows. We are asking […]

CPUC Opens Penalty Case Against PG&E For Violation Of Ex Parte Rules

SAN FRANCISCO–The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has announced that it has opened a penalty consideration case against Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) for violations of the CPUC’s ex parte rules.  The violations include failure to timely file ex parte communication notices with the CPUC and engaging in prohibited ex parte communications. In opening the […]

Minnesota Man Sentenced To Prison For Sex Trafficking Across State Lines

MINNEAPOLIS–A suburban Twin Cities man was sentenced to 23 ½ years in federal prison following his conviction for sex trafficking women across state lines. The sentence resulted from an investigation by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), the FBI, the Duluth (Minnesota) Police Department, and the St. Louis County (Minnesota) Sheriff’s […]

Sculptor Harold Miller’s Art Creations Echoes the Plight of Blacks in America

By Danny R. Johnson “Who can be born black and not sing the wonder of it – the joy, the challenge. And to come together in a coming togetherness vibrating with the fires of pure knowing and reeling with power, ringing with the sound above, sound above, sound to explode in the majesty of our […]

Leader Of Bank Fraud Conspiracy Sentenced To Prison

SAN DIEGO–A leader of a sophisticated bank fraud scheme that used dozens of bank accounts in the names of fictitious businesses was sentenced Tuesday to 33 months in prison for his role in causing $689,000 in losses to Bank of America. U.S. Chief District Judge Barry Ted Moskowitz sentenced 34 year-old Vahag Stepanyan of Las […]

Oceanside Man Accidentally Shoots Himself

OCEANSIDE–A man is in the hospital after he accidentally shot himself in the chest, Oceanside police said Monday. Oceanside police dispatchers received a phone call at 6:41 a.m. from a resident in the 4100 block of Thomas Street. The caller told dispatch a neighbor had just exited his house across the street. The neighbor had […]

Man Arrested For Bank Of America Robbery

SAN DIEGO–Sheriff’s deputies arrested a man suspected in the robbery of the Bank of America branch in Ramona. On Friday morning, deputies assigned to the Ramona station arrested 64 year-old Timothy Graham, in the 1400 block of Hanson Lane in Ramona. Graham was arrested without incident and booked in the San Diego Central Jail. The arrest […]

Thomas Jefferson School Of Law Alums, Faculty Elected As Bar Association Board Members

SAN DIEGO–(Businesswire)–Thomas Jefferson School of Law alums Srinivas Hanumadass ‘03 and Anna Romanskaya ‘07 will serve as Board members of the San Diego County Bar Association (SDCBA) for 2016. Adjunct faculty member Lilys D. McCoy will continue her service on the Board in 2016 as Secretary. Hanumadass is a trial lawyer at Casey Gerry Schenk […]

Former DeMaio Campaign Aid Sentenced For Launching Federal Investigation

SAN DIEGO–Del Mar resident Todd Bosnich, fired policy director for the failed Carl DeMaio congressional campaign, was sentenced Tuesday to five years of probation for sending anonymous e-mails to himself—making it appear that DeMaio threatened him—and then lying to the FBI about it. U.S. District Judge Larry Burns also ordered Bosnich, 29, to undergo psychiatric counseling, […]