Sewage Flows From Tijuana River Closes Imperial Beach Shoreline

SAN DIEGO–The County of San Diego Department of Environmental Health has expanded the existing water contact closure area at the Tijuana Slough National Wildlife Refuge shoreline north to include all of Imperial Beach. Sewage-contaminated runoff in the Tijuana River has been entering the Tijuana Estuary as a result of recent rainfall. Observations and sample results […]

Juvenile Dies From From Flu

SAN DIEGO–County Health and Human Services Agency reported its first pediatric flu death this season. A 17-year-old girl died Feb. 25 from influenza A/H3 and had an underlying medical condition. A total to 72 people died from the flu, compared to 68 last year, including a 9-year-old boy and a 16-year-old girl. “Influenza deaths are […]

Arrest Made In Attempt Kidnapping in Escondido

ESCONDIDO–Investigators arrested a San Marcos man accused of attempted kidnapping of several juveniles and one adult female in Escondido. Escondido police identified the driver of the vehicle as 46-year-old Spicer Conant. He was charged with attempted kidnapping and felony possession of an illegal assault rifle. Other charges may be pending. On May 9, 2016, at about 1 p.m., a 15-year old female was […]

County Ask Businesses To Report Damage From South Bay Sewage Spill

SAN DIEGO–The County of San Diego is searching for businesses in the South Bay that were effected by last month’s sewage spill on the Mexican/U.S. border. An estimated 143 million gallons of sewage spilled into the Tijuana River forcing closures of South Bay beaches, including Imperial Beach and Coronado. Businesses could qualify for low-interest federal disaster loans […]

Man Walking In Crosswalk Struck By Vehicle

ENCINITAS–A 61-year-old male walking in a crosswalk in Encinitas was struck by a vehicle that failed to stop for the red signal. The 6:32 a.m. Monday collision occurred at Leucadia Boulevard and Town Center Place in Encinitas, according to North Coastal Sheriff’s Station. A 61-year-old female driver was traveling westbound on Leucadia Boulevard, and did not stop for […]

Man Robs Carlsbad Paint Store

CARLSBAD–Authorities are searching for a man who robbed a paint store Saturday in Carlsbad. The robbery occurred just after 6 p.m. at Sherman Williams Paint store, located at 7040 Avenida Encinas, according to Carlsbad police. The caller, a 21-year-old female employee, reported that a Hispanic or white male wearing a black sweatshirt and a ski […]

Sewage Spill In El Cajon Creek

EL CAJON–An estimated 900,000 gallons of sewage spilled at Los Coches Creek near East Sierra Alta Way in unincorporated El Cajon. The sewage entered the creek after an underground sewer pipe became exposed and significantly damaged during the February 27 storms. County of San Diego Public Works Crews discovered the pipe Friday morning during a […]

Man Robs Carlsbad Paint Store

CARLSBAD–Authorities are searching for a male suspect who robbed a paint store in Carlsbad. The robbery occurred Sunday after 6 p.m. at the Sherman Williams Paint store, located at 7040 Avenida Encinas #100 in Carlsbad regarding a robbery, according to Carlsbad police. The caller, a 21-year-old female employee, reported that a Hispanic or white male […]

County Environmental Health Warns Residents Of Mosquito Breeding In Standing Water

SAN DIEGO–Spring is here and so are mosquitos. The warm weather and standing water from recent rains in backyards of homes are breeding grounds for mosquitos, according to the County Department of Environmental Health. Health officials urge residences to dump standing water left outside from their properties. Garbage cans, rain gutters, a saucer under a […]

Two Males Arrested In Fatal Shooting Of Escondido Woman

ESCONDIDO–Authorities Wednesday arrested a 24-year-old male and a 16-year-old male for the alleged fatal shooting of a 55-year-old Escondido woman, Escondido Police Department said Thursday at a press conference. Both suspects were charged with the murder of Kennedy. The adult male was taken to Vista Jail and the juvenile to another facility. The adult male […]