Silence The Distractions

SAN DIEGO–To save lives and educate all Californians, especially young drivers, about the dangers of distracted driving, the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS), California Highway Patrol (CHP), Impact Teen Drivers, and more than 200 law enforcement agencies statewide are working together on increased education and enforcement efforts for National Distracted Driving Awareness Month in […]

County Parks To Unveil New Strategies To Increase Revenue‏

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SAN DIEGO–The County of San Diego Department of Parks and Recreation and County leaders unveiled Thursday key strategies to ensure the department is meeting the ever-changing needs of San Diego county residents. The department and county leaders unveiled and outlined strategies including a unique brand identity for 28 county-operated parks and facilities to increase the department’s […]

DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint Planned This Weekend

SAN DIEGO–The San Diego Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint on Friday at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 11 p.m. to 3 a.m. The deterrent effect of DUI checkpoints is a proven resource in reducing the number of persons killed and injured in alcohol […]

Man Pleads Guilty In Complex Real Estate Scam

SAN DIEGO–A local man pleaded guilty to participating in a scheme to steal title to Southern California homes, and then to “sell” the properties to unsuspecting buyers—who later learned they had actually purchased nothing. According to his plea agreement, between September 2012 and November 2014, when Daniel Deaibes and two alleged co-conspirators were indicted and arrested, […]

Law Enforcement Officers Honored At Auto Theft Recovery Awards‏

Escondido Police Officer Juan Alva receives Officer of the Year from Lieutenant Jason Penner. Photo: Gina Yarbrough/San Diego County News

SAN DIEGO–Sheriff’s Deputies and San Diego police officers throughout the county were honored for their work in recovering stolen vehicles across San Diego county Thursday at the Auto Theft Advisory Committee’s 25th annual Vehicle Theft Recovery Awards. More than 300 officers, deputies, chiefs of police, CHP, and Sheriffs from 32 law enforcement offices gathered at […]

Two Men Charged In Multi-Million Dollar Investment Scheme, Tax Fraud

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SAN MARCOS–Two men were charged with 61 felony crimes including grand theft, fraudulent sales of a security, elder abuse and tax violations in conjunction with their scheme to defraud investors of more than four million dollars. Matthew Mazur, 50, and Carlos Manjarrez, 57, are accused of making misrepresentations, omissions and false statements regarding U.S. Medical Instruments, […]

Suspicious Package Brought To CHP Office

SAN DIEGO–Two uniformed military men walked into the San Diego CHP office holding a suspicious envelope that had been left on their vehicle this afternoon. San Diego Fire Bomb Squad responded to the office to evaluate the envelope.  They determined that the package did not contain any explosives and only paper was inside. On the […]

SANDAG Launches New Web Portal To Encourage Biking

SAN DIEGO–As part of a $200 million initiative to expand bike infrastructure and make riding a bike a transportation choice for everyday trips, SANDAG is launching GO by BIKE, a public outreach and marketing program aimed at expanding awareness, appreciation, and acceptance of biking as a practical and reasonable choice for getting around, and to […]

Self Storage Managers Plead Guilty To Investment Fraud

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SAN DIEGO–The three owner/operators of Equity Based Services (EBS), Howard Kaplan and his two sons, Stephen and Eric Kaplan, pled guilty Monday to conspiring to commit wire fraud. According to the charging documents, the three principals admitted stealing over a half million dollars from investors while operating the business. EBS (operating as American Mini Storage) […]

Coastkeeper Applaud State Water Board Approval

SAN DIEGO, March 17, 2015 – San Diego Coastkeeper, which protects drinkable waters in San Diego County, supports today’s vote by the California State Water Resources Control Board to renew the emergency urban water conservation regulations on the heels of new NASA data showing that California has only about one year of water supply left in its reservoir. […]