Friend Of Oceanside Library To Present Author Richard Lederer

OCEANSIDE–The Friends of the Oceanside Public Library will present Richard Lederer and The Alley Cats for an exclusive event on February 12 at the Sunshine Brooks Theatre. The 5:30 p.m. event will feature Lederer, acclaimed author, columnist, media personality, and self-anointed “verbivore,” entertaining the audience with a spoken-word performance. The Alley Cats will close with […]

$2,000 Reward Offered In Planted Razor Blades In Bonita Cove Park

SAN DIEGO–Crime Stoppers and investigators from the San Diego Police Department’s Northern Division are asking for assistance from the public to help identify and locate unknown suspects who are planting razor blades in the ground at Bonita Cove Park. Over the past two years, there have been six incidents where one or more suspects have […]

Five More Influenza Deaths Reported In San Diego


SAN DIEGO–Five more San Diegans died from complications from influenza, bringing the total to nine this season, the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) said Wednesday. Their ages ranged from 68 to 95 years and all had underlying medical conditions. “Influenza activity in San Diego continues to be elevated. This flu season […]

New Cases Of Measles Reported


SAN DIEGO–Three probable cases of measles that were reported Monday have now been confirmed as positive, the County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency said Monday. The total confirmed cases in San Diego County is now 13. Like the 10 confirmed measles cases reported in the county earlier this year associated with a […]

30 Neglected Dogs Seized From San Ysidro Home

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SAN DIEGO–Thirty dogs are under the care of County Animal Services after they were impounded from a home in San Ysidro Thursday. Animal Control Officers were conducting a yearly inspection of the property to make sure the owners had not exceeded a six-adult-dog limit that was imposed following a public nuisance hearing approximately 10 years […]

FBI Arrests Oceanside Man On Child Pornography

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SAN DIEGO–A man being sought by the FBI on federal child pornography charges was arrested by FBI agents earlier this morning in Oceanside. Bartolomeo Bavarella, 31, was taken into custody by FBI agents after Bavarella self-surrendered at the Oceanside police department. A federal arrest warrant was issued on January 13 by a U.S. Magistrate judge, […]

Gas Leak Shuts Down El Cajon Street

EL CAJON–A Thursday morning natural line gas leak temporarily shutdown a street in downtown  El Cajon, a Heartland Fire and Rescue spokesman said today. Firefighters from Heartland Fire and Rescue with assistance from Cal Fire, responded to reports of a natural gas line break in the area of North 2nd Street at East Main Street. […]

San Diego Coastkeeper To Host 4th Annual Concert

SAN DIEGO–San Diego Coastkeeper rocks for a cause at its 4th-annual Ocean Commotion Concert. The April 18 concert is bigger, better and more fun at Campland on the Bay to raise money and celebrate San Diego Coastkeeper’s 20th year protecting and restoring fishable, swimmable, drinkable waters. Oceanside’s The Barnwell Shift will again headline the show. […]

FBI: Dozens Of Alleged Members Of Sinaloa Cartel Charged


SAN DIEGO–Sixty alleged members and associates of the Mexico-based Sinaloa Cartel—including the highest ranking leaders, lieutenants and operators of multiple distribution cells—are charged in 14 indictments unsealed today with trafficking huge quantities of methamphetamine, cocaine, heroin and marijuana to points around the United States. The indictments mark the conclusion of the third phase of a […]

EPA: Three Shell Oil Company Affiliates Settle Over Violations

WASHINGTON–The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced a settlement with three companies affiliated with Shell Oil Company to resolve Clean Air Act violations, including selling gasoline and diesel fuel that did not conform to federal standards. The EPA said the violations resulted in excess emissions of harmful air pollutants from motor vehicles, which pose […]