SANDAG Launches Phase Two Of Transportation Survey

SAN DIEGO–This week San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) will launch phase two of the San Diego Regional Transportation Study, inviting approximately 200,000 households in San Diego County to participate in a survey of their travel behavior. Postcard invitations will begin to arrive in mailboxes this week. The information gathered for the study will help […]

County Health Confirms Four Additional Flu Deaths

SAN DIEGO–Four more people have died from the flu, bringing the total number of deaths in San Diego county to nine, the County Health and Human Services Agency reported. All the victims, whose ages ranged from 60 to 96, had underlying medical conditions, according to the agency. Furthermore, the number of lab-confirmed influenza cases went […]

Plant Distributors To Pay $160,328 For Violating The Pierce’s Disease Control Program

SAN DIEGO–The District Attorney’s Office announced a $160,328 settlement today against two related plant businesses as part of a civil environmental prosecution alleging the companies unlawfully distributed infested and potentially infested plants throughout the state in May 2014 and February 2015. The settlement was approved by the San Diego Superior Court on January 3. The […]

53 Dogs Seized From Jamul Home

SAN DIEGO–Animal control officers last week seized several dozens dogs from a home in Jamul, County Animal Services reports. Animal control officers found 53 dogs on the property, including two litters of puppies. All of the dogs were healthy and being cared for, but County regulations allow only six adult dogs on a property in […]

Goats Found Dead On Jamul Property

SAN DIEGO–County Animal Services control officers Monday found several dead goats, and rescued more than four dozen from a property in Jamul. Animal control officers went to the property after receiving reports of dead goats, according to Animal Services. They found nine dead goats and 52 goats that were thin or severely underweight. Officers believe […]

Dept. Of Environmental Health Issues Warning For Coastal Waters

SAN DIEGO–The Department of Environmental Health has issued a general advisory for the coastal waters of San Diego county due to recent rainfall. Swimmers, surfers, and other ocean users are warned that levels of bacteria can rise significantly in ocean and bay waters, especially near storm drains, creeks, rivers, and lagoon outlets that discharge urban […]

Bank Robber Sentenced To 46 Months In Prison

SAN DIEGO–A bank robber was sentenced Thursday by U.S. District Judge Anthony Battaglia to 46-months in prison for robbing a Wells Fargo Bank branch in downtown San Diego. Judge Battaglia also ordered Neal to pay $565 in restitution to Wells Fargo Bank. In his plea agreement, Alvin Lee Neal, 56, admitted that on May 13, […]

Parole Board Denies Release Of Convicted Murderer Betty Broderick

SAN DIEGO–District Attorney’s Office said today that parole has been denied for 15 years for Elizabeth “Betty” Broderick, 69, who was convicted of two counts of second-degree murder in the 1989 killing of her former husband Dan Broderick and his wife, Linda Kolkena Broderick. The case spurred national media coverage, several documentaries, books and a […]

DA Oppose Release Of Convicted Murderer Betty Broderick At Parole Hearing

SAN DIEGO–The San Diego County District Attorney’s Office is opposing the release of convicted murderer Elizabeth “Betty” Broderick at her parole hearing Wednesday at the California Institution for Women in Corona. Broderick, 69, was convicted in 1991 of the shooting deaths of Daniel Broderick, 44 and Linda Kolkena Broderick, 28. Elizabeth Broderick received 32 years-to-life […]

Operation Backlash Receives National Recognition

SAN DIEGO–The San Diego County District Attorney’s Office said Friday that Deputy District Attorneys John Philpott and Genaro Ramirez and District Attorney Investigators Darrell Williams and Ron Burleson received a national award for Investigation of the Year for one of the largest workers’ compensation health care insurance bribery schemes ever uncovered in San Diego County. […]