Repairs On Damaged State Route 163 Bridge To Impact Traffic

SAN DIEGO–Long-term lane closures will be needed to repair the Clairemont Mesa Boulevard overcrossing above southbound State Route 163 (SR-163), according to Caltrans. The announcement was made after structural engineers assessed the damage following a hit on the bridge this morning by a backhoe carried by a semitrailer traveling southbound on SR-163. The California Highway […]

Boil Water Order Lifted For Indian Hills Camp

SAN DIEGO–Department of Environmental Health has lifted the Boil Water Order for the Indian Hills Camp water system at Lyons Valley Road in Jamul. The system serves potable water to 9 mobile homes, 15 recreational vehicle spaces, 2 dorms, 15 camp sites, 4 public restrooms with showers, 2 swimming pools, a kitchen and office building. […]

McClellan-Palomar Airport Launch Service To Las Vegas

Passengers board the BizAir Shuttle to Las Vegas. Photo: Gina Yarbrough/San

By Gina Yarbrough CARLSBAD–North County residents traveling to Las Vegas now have an alternative to San Diego International Airport. A new jet shuttle service to Las Vegas was officially launched Thursday at a ceremony at McClellan-Palomar Airport in Carlsbad. BizAir, a 30-seat commercial carrier, will shuttle passengers on Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays from Carlsbad to […]

Spanish Ship San Salvador Christened In Chula Vista

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SAN DIEGO–The Spanish ship San Salvador is the embodiment of California’s origin story. The ship’s voyage in 1542, with Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo at the helm, established California as one of the places in America’s landscape where we can say our country truly began. Nearly 500 years later, the Maritime Museum of San Diego has launched […]

New Report Reinforces Need For More Affordable Housing In San Diego

SAN DIEGO–San Diego Housing Federation says the report released today, Linking Innovation with Inclusion: Demography, Equity, and the Future of San Diego, shows “linking people and place” through affordable housing policies moves all of San Diego forward equitably and sustainably. Conducted by University of Southern California Program for Environmental and Regional Equity, the report highlights […]

Cox Campaign Reveals Endorsements, Fundraising Totals

SAN DIEGO–County Supervisor Greg Cox’s re-election campaign today announced significant new endorsements and fundraising totals for the first half of 2015. Endorsements include San Diego City Councilmembers Todd Gloria, Marti Emerald and Myrtle Cole, who join Mark Kersey, Lorie Zapf, Scott Sherman, Chris Cate and San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer in supporting Cox’s re-election. “My […]

Coastkeeper Present Oral Arguments In Lawsuit Against Water Authority

SAN DIEGO–Today in the Superior Court of the State of California, San Diego Coastkeeper provided oral arguments for its lawsuit filed against the San Diego County Water Authority on March 27, 2014. Coastkeeper says the Water Authority failed to account for the environmental impacts of existing and future water supply sources in its most recent […]

Marine Aircraft Group 16 Commanding Officer To Relinquish Command

MARINE CORPS AIR STATION MIRAMAR–The commanding officer of Marine Aircraft Group 16, Col. Anthony J. Bianca, is scheduled to relinquish command to Col. Chad A. Blair in a ceremony at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar on Thursday. Bianca took command of MAG-16 August 8, 2013. Under his command, MAG-16 trained, equipped and deployed numerous combat […]

New Analysis: Equity In San Diego/Tijuana Defines Economic Growth In Region

SAN DIEGO–Today, the University of Southern California Program for Environmental and Regional Equity released a report assessing the factors currently inhibiting economic growth in the San Diego region. The analysis suggests broad strategies to overcome the region’s most dire equity and environmental issues, weaving a common theme throughout: bringing together regional influences to implement strategic […]

Sheriff’s Deputies Arrest Bonita Arsonist

BONITA–A 44 year-old man was arrested today in connection with several arsons in Bonita, a Sheriff’s Department spokesman said Wednesday. Edwin Fisk was taken into custody by deputies from the Imperial Beach Sheriff’s Substation and Sheriff’s Bomb/Arson Unit. He was booked into Central Jail. He is being held on $75,000 bail. Fisk is scheduled to face a […]