San Diego Rail Corridor To Temporary Close This Weekend

OCEANSIDE–The San Diego coastal rail corridor will experience a major closure on the weekend of September 10 and 11. There will be no Coaster or Amtrak service this weekend due to infrastructure improvements. Additionally, passengers should be aware of the following: Amtrak 796, which is scheduled to depart Oceanside on Friday night at 11:57 p.m., […]

Authorities Seek Couple’s Identity In Connection With Pacific Beach Hit And Run

SAN DIEGO–Crime Stoppers and investigators from the San Diego police department’s traffic division are asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating the person(s) responsible for striking three pedestrians with a vehicle in the Pacific Beach area. On August 5, at approximately 1:09 a.m., a silver four-door sedan was driving eastbound on 900 Garnet […]

Authorities Serve Search Warrant At Smoke Shop Selling Synthetic Drugs

SAN DIEGO–Detectives from the San Diego police department’s narcotics unit served a search warrant at a smoke shop in Hillcrest for allegedly selling spice, authorities said Thursday. Authorities recovered approximately two pounds of spice, both in bulk quantity and packaged for sale at Andy’s Smoke Shop, located at 550 University Avenue. Ossam Shaba, 55, an employee of the store, was […]

Environmental Health Coalition: Proposed Tenth Avenue Marine Terminal Expansion Detrimental To Community

SAN DIEGO–The Port of San Diego plans to expand the Tenth Avenue Marine Terminal, including a tremendous increase in the use of diesel trucks and ships operating dangerously close to Barrio Logan. According to Environmental Health Coalition (EHC), an organization fighting toxic pollution in San Diego and Tijuana, the project’s draft environmental impact report outlines […]

Authorities Search For Suspect Who Sexually Assaulted A Woman

SAN DIEGO–San Diego police department investigators released the name and image of the suspect accused of sexually assaulting a woman inside her University Town Center apartment August 13. The suspect, Jeremiah Williams, is approximately 25 to 30-years-old, five feet, nine inches” to five feet, eleven inches tall, 180 pounds, with a medium or athletic build. He […]

Inmate Escapes Custody Otay Mesa Facility

SAN DIEGO–Authorities are asking the public to be on the lookout for Demetrius B. Robertson, a.k.a. Demetrius Roberson, who escaped custody from Facility Eight, a medium security facility next to George Bailey Detention Facility in the 400 block of Alta Road in Otay Mesa. Only inmates classified as “low-medium security” are housed at Facility Eight. […]

DA To Join Second Annual ‘Break Free Run’ Against Human Trafficking

SAN DIEGO–The County District Attorney’s Office is joining forces in the fight against human trafficking with its support of the 3Strands Global Break Free Run San Diego on October 8, at Tecolote Shores Park North. Profits from the run support programs dedicated to the prevention, recovery, restoration and reintegration of human trafficking victims. Generate Hope […]

County To Spray To Prevent Mosquito-borne Illness

SAN DIEGO–The County of San Diego’s Vector Control Program plans to hand-spray a two-city block area in San Diego as a preventive measure after Aedes mosquito larvae were found in the same area as the home of a person who could potentially have a mosquito-borne illness. County public health officials said the person recently traveled […]

Weekend Construction To Close Balboa Avenue Off-Ramp

SAN DIEGO–The Balboa Avenue off-ramp from northbound Interstate 5 will be closed this weekend in order to accommodate construction to add a second track to the region’s coastal rail line. This double tracking effort is needed to increase the capacity and efficiency of passenger and freight services. The closure will begin at 7 p.m., August […]

Authorities Search For Man Who Assaulted University City Woman

SAN DIEGO–Authorities are asking the public’s assistance in seeking the identity of a man who robbed and violently sexually assaulted a woman in her University City apartment last Saturday evening. On August 13 at approximately 10:30 p.m., the woman, in her 20s, was walking through a well-lit parking structure toward her residence in the Venetian […]