City Environment Committee Urging Mayor To Finalize Climate Action Plan

SAN DIEGO–Today, San Diego City Council’s Environment Committee passed a resolution urging Mayor Faulconer to reduce pollution and prepare San Diego for the impacts of climate change by finalizing the City of San Diego’s draft Climate Action Plan, which Council President Todd Gloria released the draft plan during his tenure as Interim Mayor. Of the […]

TB Case Reported At La Mesa Middle School

SAN DIEGO–A person at La Mesa Middle School recently started treatment for tuberculosis (TB) and may have exposed others, the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) reported today. HHSA is working closely with school officials to notify individuals who were possibly exposed to tuberculosis (TB). The period of potential exposure is from […]

Registered Sex Offender Arrested For Fondling Woman

John Wilson Kreischer

JACUMBA—Sheriff’s deputies arrested a 68 year-old registered sex offender after he fondled a 70 woman in her home, investigators said today. Sheriff’s deputies say John Wilson Kreischer on Monday morning allegedly entered the home of a female Jacumba resident, kissed and fondled her. Kreischer left the home in a white pickup truck, but was arrested […]

Three Injured In Vehicle Collision

OCEANSIDE—Two drivers and a passenger were injured in a vehicle collision on Oceanside and College Boulevards, Oceanside police said on Sunday. Officers say the collision occurred when a 2012 Chevrolet Malibu was turning onto northbound College Blvd. from eastbound Oceanside Blvd. and collided with a 2001 Ford Expedition that was travelling southbound on College Blvd. […]

Two Males Wanted For Questioning In Homicide Investigation

Latima Dover

EL CAJON—Sheriff’s deputies are asking the public’s assistance in locating the whereabouts of two Jamaican males wanted for questioning in a homicide investigation in El Cajon. On June 25, at about 8:44 p.m., Sheriff’s deputies responded to a homicide at 1475 Graves Avenue in El Cajon. Deputies located a victim with gunshot wounds on a […]

Pedestrian Struck By Train

ENCINITAS—A male pedestrian is recovering from his injuries at a local hospital after being struck by a north bound Amtrak train, Sheriff’s deputies said on Saturday. The male sustained injury to his right arm and was transported to Scripps La Jolla Hospital. Witnesses say the male was attempting to cross the tracks along the 1400 […]

EPA Awarding $2.1 Million To Revitalize Urban Waters

WASHINGTON–The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is awarding $2.1 million to 37 organizations in 17 states and Puerto Rico to help protect and restore urban waters, improve water quality, and support community revitalization and other local priorities. The funding is through EPA’s Urban Waters program, which supports communities in their efforts to access, improve and […]

Quiznos Transforms Sub Wrappers Into Art For Charity

SAN DIEGO—Quiznos is launching Qanvas by Quiznos, an innovative approach to the world of pop art. Over 50 artists will transform the traditional Quiznos sub wrappers into unique works of art that will be auctioned off in benefit of ArtReach, a San Diego non-profit organization. The Quiznos exhibit will be on display for one night […]

Eastbound State Route 905 Closed Tuesday Night‏

SAN DIEGO–Eastbound State Route 905 (SR-905) from La Media Road to Siempre Viva Road will close on Tuesday night from 9:30 p.m. to 5 a.m., according to Caltrans. Construction crews are installing bridge falsework for the State Route 11/SR-905 connector. Travelers on eastbound SR-905 will be detoured onto southbound La Media Road, then eastbound on […]

Oceanside To Offer Free Bicycle Traffic Skills Course

OCEANSIDE–The City of Oceanside Parks and Recreation Division will be offering a free Bicycle Traffic Skills Course once per month in 2014. This class is designed for people who enjoy bicycling recreationally or for those who commute to work on a bike. The class meets twice, offering riders a classroom session and a practical road […]