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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

FBI Continues Search For Mole Bandit Bank Robber

SAN DIEGO–A man investigators have dubbed the Mole Bandit is believed to be responsible for three bank robberies and three attempted robberies in the San Diego area. The FBI is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest, and conviction of the Mole Bandit. Crime Stoppers also offers an […]

$1 Million In Fraud Found In More Than 150 Cases Across 22 Counties

SAN DIEGO–District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis announced the results of a statewide auto insurance fraud sweep—‘Operation Crash and Buy’— that resulted in felony charges being filed against dozens of defendants locally. In nearly all of the cases, drivers who had no auto insurance, or were underinsured purchased or added coverage after a collision or damage was […]

Mayor Faulconer To Support Pure Water Program

SAN DIEGO–At an event today, Mayor Faulconer announced his support for the Pure Water program, a large-scale wastewater recycling program on which the San Diego City Council will vote on November 18. Currently, San Diego currently relies heavily on imported water from Northern California and the Colorado River Basin, and dumps up to 200 million […]

Vista Man Charged With Bank Robbery

SAN DIEGO–A Vista man was charged with robbing a Wells Fargo Bank in San Diego. On November 10, FBI agents arrested Christopher Gibson, 26 in Vista without incident. Gibson is believed to be responsible for the October 7 robbery of the Wells Fargo Bank at 685 Saturn Boulevard in San Diego. The arrest followed the […]