High School Student Arrested For Threatening Another Student

SAN DIEGO–Sheriff’s deputies arrested a 14-year-old Steele Canyon High School student who threatened another student through social media app, Snap Chat. The student posted a picture of himself carrying what appeared to be a handgun and told the victim not to show up for school that day. Deputies contacted the student and his parents. The […]

Captain Michael Marquez Named New San Diego School Police Chief

SAN DIEGO–Captain Michael Marquez, a veteran San Diego school police officer, has been named the new San Diego School Police Chief. Captain Marquez, who previously served as the Interim Chief for the San Diego Unified School Police Department, is a 27-year police force veteran. His career began in 1990, when he served with the National […]

La Jolla Children’s Pool Reopens

SAN DIEGO–The City of San Diego Tuesday morning reopened the Children’s Pool in La Jolla to the public to coincide with the conclusion of the harbor seal pupping season. The area was closed Dec. 15, 2016 to provide protection to the harbor seal population during the vulnerable pupping season. As part of the Children’s Pool […]

Navy Port Engineer Admits Working On Projects Despite Having A Personal Financial Interest

SAN DIEGO–U.S. Navy Port Engineer from Jamul pleaded guilty May 9 to a conflict of interest charge, admitting that he improperly administered projects at the Navy’s Southwest Regional Maintenance Center involving a defense contractor with whom he had a financial relationship. According to his plea agreement, John Nasshan, 55, made decisions and recommendations affecting Navy contracts with NevWest, Inc. even […]

The Kylie Rowand Foundation Raises More Than $60,000 At 4th Annual Golf Tournament

SAN DIEGO–Last month, the Kylie Rowand Foundation held its 4th annual Prayers for Kylie Golf Tournament at the Steel Canyon Golf Club and raised more than $60,000. Presented by the Wild and Free Project, the event brought together 130 guests to honor the two-year-old Alpine toddler who lost her battle to neuroblastoma in 2015, and raise funds for […]

San Diego Beach Trash Data Reveals 80 Percent Of Shoreline Litter Contains Plastic

SAN DIEGO–Today, San Diego Coastkeeper and Surfrider Foundation San Diego County Chapter released data about trash collected by more than 6,500 volunteers at San Diego County beach cleanups in 2016. 80 percent of all trash removed contained plastic, with cigarettes containing plastic foam filters remaining one of the most common types of trash found. Scientists […]

Closure Lifted For South County Beaches

SAN DIEGO–The Department of Environmental Health has lifted the water contact closure for the ocean shoreline at Strand State Beach and Imperial Beach. The closure includes the beach-line from the north end of Silver Strand at Avenida Lunar to the south end of Seacoast Drive in Imperial Beach. Recent water quality testing conducted by DEH confirms […]

Convicted Felon Charged for Dealing Firearms and Heroin from La Jolla Home

SAN DIEGO–A convicted felon was arrested May 10 and charged with multiple federal drug- and gun-related offenses after a long-term investigation revealed that he was allegedly trafficking heroin and firearms from his La Jolla residence. As alleged in the complaint and search warrants unsealed today, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and the Federal Bureau […]

DA Seeks Potential Victims In Multi-Million Dollar Investment Fraud Case

SAN DIEGO–The San Diego County District Attorney’s Office said today that there may be more potential victims of three men who have been charged with 18 felony crimes including conspiracy, fraudulent sales of a security, theft from an elder adult and employing an artifice or scheme to defraud  investors of millions of dollars. A number of alleged […]

Tuberculosis Case Reported At Naval Base Point Loma

SAN DIEGO–Employees and visitors at the Naval Base in Point Loma may have been exposed to tuberculosis (TB), reports the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency. The health agency is working with Navy officials to notify individuals who were possibly exposed to TB on the base. The periods of exposure are from October 1, 2016 […]