Don’t Trash CA!

SAN DIEGO–Caltrans in San Diego and Imperial counties is preparing for its annual Don’t Trash California Day on Thursday, April 24 and is urging its followers on social media to participate. “This is the time of year when we focus on making motorists aware of the amounts, costs and dangers associated with highway litter, and […]

Point Loma Credit Union Robbed

SAN DIEGO—Investigators are searching for a suspect who robbed a Point Loma Credit Union Friday. Sheriff’s deputies say the bank robbery occurred at the credit union’s location at 10413 Craftsman Way. The robber entered the building and handed a demand note to the teller. The teller complied and the suspect fled with an undisclosed amount […]

Father Joe Villages Support San Diego’s Budget Plan For Homeless

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SAN DIEGO–Mayor Faulconer’s recently released $3 billion spending plan is on the right track when it comes to homeless programs, according to Father Joe’s Villages. The plan puts a greater focus on producing good outcomes for our homeless neighbors in a cost- sensitive way. Moreover, the plan preserves existing funding levels – a critical factor for […]

Violent Crime Rate Down In San Diego

SAN DIEGO–After an uptick in 2012, the regional violent crime rate declined in 2013, with homicides seeing the biggest one-year decrease, according to the annual regional crime report released today by San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG). The 2013 violent crime rate – 3.66 per 1,000 residents – represented a 5 percent decrease from 2012 and was […]

Luxury Car Dealer Pleads Guilty To Campaign Finance Crimes

SAN DIEGO–Marc Alan Chase, the proprietor of a La Jolla-based luxury car dealership, pleaded guilty Thursday to eight misdemeanor counts of campaign finance crimes, including conspiracy, aiding and abetting contributions by a foreign national, and making a conduit or “straw” contribution in connection with a federal campaign. He faces up to eight years in prison […]

San Diegans Honored For Improving Health Of Residents

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SAN DIEGO–Fifteen local individuals and organizations were honored for their contributions to improving the health and well-being of area residents and communities. The 13th annual Live Well San Diego Public Health Champion Awards were presented Friday by the County Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) at the County Administration Center in San Diego. “These award winners are […]

DA Honors Local Heroes, Crime Victims at Inspiring ‘Citizen of Courage’ Awards

SAN DIEGO–District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis honored six brave citizens today with the Citizens of Courage Award during the 25 th annual event, which is held as part of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week. “These individuals displayed extraordinary bravery in the face of serious crime,” DA Dumanis said. “By honoring them today, we’re also shining a […]

Authorities Search For Homicide Suspect

SAN DIEGO–Crime Stoppers and the San Diego Police Department Homicide Unit continue to look for leads to help identify and locate the person(s) responsible for the homicide of Carlos Montano Moreno. On April 10, 2012, at 2:38 a.m., officers responded to the 2700 block of Manos Drive on a report of gunshots heard and a […]

Latino Policymakers To Address Nation’s Issues at NALEO 31st Annual Conference

WASHINGTON–Coinciding with the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act and less than five months before the upcoming midterm elections, the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) will assemble the largest gathering of Latino policymakers in the country for the NALEO 31st Annual Conference.  Considered the nation’s annual Latino political convention, the event will […]

Additional Pertussis Cases Reported In San Diego

SAN DIEGO–Ten new cases were reported this week, the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) announced Wednesday, and others may have been exposed. “A greater number of children are getting sick with pertussis this year,” said Wilma Wooten, M.D., M.P.H., County public health officer. “Parents or guardians should make sure their children […]