Alabaster Jar Project To Aid Victims Of Sex Trafficking

SAN DIEGO–San Diego is one of the cities with the highest sex trafficking in the nation, says the State Department and according to a recent news article. Sex trafficking  now overtakes drugs as the biggest cash flow for local gangs in San Diego County. Organizers say the purpose of The Alabaster Jar Project is to […]

Don’t Trash CA!

SAN DIEGO–Caltrans in San Diego and Imperial counties is preparing for its annual Don’t Trash California Day on Thursday, April 24 and is urging its followers on social media to participate. “This is the time of year when we focus on making motorists aware of the amounts, costs and dangers associated with highway litter, and […]

Sheriff’s Deputies Conduct “Minor Decoy” Operation In Vista

VISTA–Deputies from the Sheriff’s Department Vista COPPS Unit and a decoy conducted a “Minor Decoy” Operation at various locations in Vista. The operation targeted 15 locations, and involved minors decoys who solicited retailers and servers to purchase alcoholic beverages inside their establishments. One of the locations sold or provided alcohol to the minor decoy and […]

Point Loma Credit Union Robbed

SAN DIEGO—Investigators are searching for a suspect who robbed a Point Loma Credit Union Friday. Sheriff’s deputies say the bank robbery occurred at the credit union’s location at 10413 Craftsman Way. The robber entered the building and handed a demand note to the teller. The teller complied and the suspect fled with an undisclosed amount […]

Father Joe Villages Support San Diego’s Budget Plan For Homeless

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SAN DIEGO–Mayor Faulconer’s recently released $3 billion spending plan is on the right track when it comes to homeless programs, according to Father Joe’s Villages. The plan puts a greater focus on producing good outcomes for our homeless neighbors in a cost- sensitive way. Moreover, the plan preserves existing funding levels – a critical factor for […]

Police Search For Motorist Who Exposed Himself To Teen Female

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SAN DIEGO–San Diego police are searching for a unidentified motorist who exposed himself to a 14 year-old girl in Otay Mesa Friday. On April 18, at approximately 7 a.m., the teen was contacted in the 1300 block of 27th Street by a black male driving a 1999-2004 burgundy or maroon Jeep Grand Cherokee. The man asked […]

Violent Crime Rate Down In San Diego

SAN DIEGO–After an uptick in 2012, the regional violent crime rate declined in 2013, with homicides seeing the biggest one-year decrease, according to the annual regional crime report released today by San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG). The 2013 violent crime rate – 3.66 per 1,000 residents – represented a 5 percent decrease from 2012 and was […]

Father Joe’s Villages Fundraiser To Benefit Homeless Youth

SAN DIEGO–Father Joe’s Villages is calling all sports enthusiasts and challenge-minded individuals to go vertical at its TOWERthon on May 31. The 3rd annual TOWERthon, from 7:30 a.m. to 11 a.m., sponsored by San Diego Fluid System Technologies, will take place at 550 Corporate Center in San Diego. The event proceeds will benefit the homeless youth of St. Vincent […]

Man Arrested For Attempted Murder

SPRING VALLEY—A 24 year-old parolee wanted for a parole violation, entered Jamacha Produce on Jamacha Blvd. in Spring Valley armed with a gun and a hatchet. Customers, including a 12 year-old girl, hid in the store as Hill confronted the 34 year-old clerk. Hill ran behind the counter and began taking money from the register. […]

Luxury Car Dealer Pleads Guilty To Campaign Finance Crimes

SAN DIEGO–Marc Alan Chase, the proprietor of a La Jolla-based luxury car dealership, pleaded guilty Thursday to eight misdemeanor counts of campaign finance crimes, including conspiracy, aiding and abetting contributions by a foreign national, and making a conduit or “straw” contribution in connection with a federal campaign. He faces up to eight years in prison […]