La Mesa Man Dies From West Nile Virus

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SAN DIEGO–The cause of the recent death of a 78-year-old La Mesa man was confirmed as West Nile virus, the County Health and Human Services Agency said on Friday. The man was admitted to a local hospital on October 6 after experiencing symptoms of encephalitis, an inflammation of the brain that can be caused by […]

28th Annual Light The Night Against Crime 5K Run/Walk This Saturday

SAN DIEGO–Crime Stoppers will be hosting the 28th annual Light the Night Against Crime 5K Run/Walk on October 25 in Balboa Park. Sheriff Bill Gore and SDPD Assistant Chief Mark Jones will be on hand to send off the participants, who number nearly 2,000 runners and walkers this year. The race takes on a cops […]

Local Doctors Volunteer To Give Hope To 37 Uninsured San Diegans

SAN DIEGO–Jose Gomez has struggled with pain from a hernia for five years, leaving him unable to perform work duties on a regular basis. His hernia will be repaired this Saturday, enabling him to return to work full time as an auto mechanic through the Project Access Saturday Day Surgery Day. On Saturday, Jose and […]

Male Found Dead In Bay Ho Identified

SAN DIEGO—A man found deceased in the backyard at a Bay Ho residence on October 19 was identified by police as 41-year-old Paul Michael Martinez of San Diego. Investigators say Martinez’s body was found in the 4700 block of Monongahela Street. He sustain blunt force trauma to his upper torso and was unresponsive. Medical intervention […]

Police Search For Leads In Unsolved Murder Of Chuck Owens

Suspect in murder of Chuck Owens

SAN DIEGO–Crime Stoppers and the San Diego police continue to look for leads in the unsolved murder of 28-year-old Chuck Owens. Detectives said on October 13, 2013, Owens was shot and killed at Marie Wideman Park, located at 6700 Imperial Avenue in San Diego. The suspect is described as a Hispanic male in his late […]

Crews Will Work Both Sides Of I-5 For Ocean View Rehab Project

SAN DIEGO–This week construction crews will be working on both northbound and southbound Interstate 5 (I-5) for the Ocean View Rehab Project. Crews will close three of the four lanes on both sides of the freeway in two mile sections between the Aliso Creek Rest Area and the San Diego-Orange County line tonight through Thursday, […]

POLARBEAR Detects Curls In The Universe’s Oldest Light

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LA JOLLA–Cosmologists have made the most sensitive and precise measurements yet of the polarization of the cosmic microwave background. The report, published October 20 in the Astrophysical Journal, marks an early success for POLARBEAR, a collaboration of more than 70 scientists using a telescope high in Chile’s Atacama desert designed to capture the universe’s oldest […]

Police Investigate Suspicious Death In Bay Ho

SAN DIEGO–Homicide detectives are investigating a suspicious death of a male in the Bay Ho community. On Sunday morning, officers received a call of a deceased male at a residence in the 4700 block of Monongahela Street. When officers arrived at the home they found a 41 year-old male lying in the backyard of the […]

Couple Who Lost Home In Witch Creek Fire Indicted On Fraud Charges

SAN DIEGO–A Valley Center couple were arraigned on Thursday before U.S. Magistrate Judge Bernard Skomal on a ten-count indictment for various fraud charges they allegedly orchestrated after losing their home in the 2007 Witch Creek fire. In October 2007, Douglas Tumlinson, 40, and his wife Deborah, 43, lost their Ramona home in the wildfire. The […]

San Diego Woman Missing

Elizabeth Michelle Sullivan

SAN DIEGO–Investigators are asking the public’s assistance in searching for a missing San Diego woman. On Monday, Elizabeth Michelle Sullivan’s last contact was through text message.. Since then, her phone has been turned off. Her vehicle is at her residence and it is unknown what form of transportation she was using that day. Sullivan is […]