Mid-Coast Trolley Receives Environmental Approval‏

SAN DIEGO–The Mid-Coast trolley extension received final environmental approval today, and the project is now poised to compete for federal funding and move forward into construction. The SANDAG Board of Directors voted unanimously Friday morning to certify the state environmental document, known as the Final Subsequent Environmental Impact Report (SEIR). The vote comes on the […]

CPUC Issues $10.85 Million Staff Citation To PG&E

SAN FRANCISCO–The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) today issued a $10.85 million staff Citation to Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) for a natural gas explosion in Carmel-by-the-Sea in March, and, separately, opened a formal penalty consideration case against PG&E relating to recordkeeping associated with the utility’s gas distribution infrastructure. The CPUC’s Safety and Enforcement […]

Supervisor Roberts Elected 2nd VP Of CA State Association Of Counties

Contra Costa Supervisor John Gioia, President of the California State Association of Counties, congratulates San Diego County Supervisor Dave Roberts upon his election as 2nd Vice President.

SAN DIEGO–Supervisor Dave Roberts expanded his reach on Thursday as county supervisors from across the state elected him to serve as 2nd Vice President of the California State Association of Counties. The vote took place during the Association’s 120th annual meeting in Orange County. “This position brings a new leadership opportunity to me that I […]

Quechan Pedestrian Crossing Opens At Andrade Port Of Entry

SAN DIEGO–Construction is now completed on the Quechan Crossing Pedestrian Project at the Andrade Port of Entry along State Route 186, Caltrans said on Wednesday. Pedestrians now have full access to new sidewalks and reconstructed walkways brought to Americans with Disability Act standards. Andrade is a remote desert location that is a busy port of […]

Lions, Tigers And Bears Host Christmas Festival Fundraiser

SAN DIEGO–Lions, Tigers and Bears, a big cat and exotic animal sanctuary in Alpine, will host their annual Christmas Festival Fundraiser on December 6. The 1 to 4 p.m. event takes place at the sanctuary and is open to the public. Guests can watch the animals open their Christmas presents and do some of their […]

Police Identify Victim From Fatal Shooting In Rolando Community

SAN DIEGO–San Diego police released the name of a male found shot to death on November 16 in San Diego. The victim was identified as 29-year-old Rodney Vanburean Harmon of San Diego. Last Sunday at 4 a.m., officers received a 911 call of an assault with a deadly weapon in the 7000 block of El […]

Grenade Found In Oceanside

OCEANSIDE–Oceanside police officers found a grenade this morning in the 400 block of North Tremont in Oceanside. Officers arrived as the reporting party was carrying the ordnance out to them. Recognizing the item to possibly be a live piece of military ordnance, the officers told him to put it down and walk away from it. […]

San Diego Realtor Sentenced For Commercial Sex With 13-Year-Old Girl

SAN DIEGO–A San Diego realtor was sentenced today to 10 years in federal prison for prostitution-related crimes, including his admissions that he paid for sex with a 13-year-old girl on several occasions. Michael Lustig, 71, was indicted by a federal grand jury in October of 2013 and pleaded guilty in July. He was sentenced by […]

San Diego Coastkeeper Lauds City Council Approval Of Large-Scale Recycled Water Program

SAN DIEGO–San Diego Coastkeeper applauded with today’s unanimous San Diego City Council vote that approved critical elements of the Pure Water program. The vote sets outs a twenty-year implementation plan and allows city staff to move forward with permitting needed to integrate the Point Loma Wastewater Treatment Plant into a large-scale recycling system. The plan […]

Sheriff Deputies, CA Dept. Of Alcoholic Beverage Control Combat Underage Drinking

SAN DIEGO–The San Diego Sheriff‘s Department is partnering with the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) through a county wide grant to help combat underage drinking and other crimes that may occur at ABC-licensed establishments. In July 2014, the San Diego Sheriff’s Department received an ABC grant of $100,000. The money will be spent […]