Oceanside Female Juvenile Missing

Natalie Francis Rivas

  OCEANSIDE–Oceanside police is asking the public assistance in locating a missing juvenile last seen Sunday at 5 p.m. in Oceanside. Officers say Natalie Francis Rivas was last seen in the 200 block of Hyacinth Way. She is a Hispanic female, eleven years-old, four feet, nine inches tall, weigh 100 pounds, and has long brown hair […]

More Than 40 Neglected Horses Rescued

Neglected horses were rescued by County Animal Services on Saturday. Courtesy photo

VALLEY CENTER–More than 40 animals are now under the care of County Animal Services after being rescued from a property in Valley Center Saturday. Animal Control Officers removed 31 horses, three llamas, four Dexter (miniature) cattle, five geese, and one dog from a property located in the 28300 block of Hell Creek Road. County Animal […]

Explosives Found At Oceanside Residence

OCEANSIDE–A crew hired to clean an Oceanside home found three sticks of dynamite at the resident, Oceanside police said on Wednesday. Oceanside Police Department dispatchers received a call regarding explosives at an address in the 600 block of Garfield. The owner of the home had hired a crew to clean the vacant residence.  The crew found the […]

Police Search For Suspects In Assault Case

ENCINITAS–On July 12, 2013, at about 1:18 a.m., two adult males were confronted and assaulted by three unknown males at South Coast Highway 101 and West F Street in the city of Encinitas. One of the male victims sustained extensive facial injuries including a broken jaw. Surveillance video from a local bar in the city […]

Man Struck By Freight Train Dies

ENCINITAS–Sheriff’s deputies are investigating the death of a 40 year-old male who was struck by a northbound Burlington Northern Santa Fe freight train on Friday. The 1:48 a.m. collision took place on the railroad tracks at mile post marker 238.2, which is near the 900 block of South Coast Highway 101, in Encinitas. According to […]

Three Injured In Vehicle Collision

OCEANSIDE—Two drivers and a passenger were injured in a vehicle collision on Oceanside and College Boulevards, Oceanside police said on Sunday. Officers say the collision occurred when a 2012 Chevrolet Malibu was turning onto northbound College Blvd. from eastbound Oceanside Blvd. and collided with a 2001 Ford Expedition that was travelling southbound on College Blvd. […]

Pedestrian Struck By Train

ENCINITAS—A male pedestrian is recovering from his injuries at a local hospital after being struck by a north bound Amtrak train, Sheriff’s deputies said on Saturday. The male sustained injury to his right arm and was transported to Scripps La Jolla Hospital. Witnesses say the male was attempting to cross the tracks along the 1400 […]

Oceanside To Offer Free Bicycle Traffic Skills Course

OCEANSIDE–The City of Oceanside Parks and Recreation Division will be offering a free Bicycle Traffic Skills Course once per month in 2014. This class is designed for people who enjoy bicycling recreationally or for those who commute to work on a bike. The class meets twice, offering riders a classroom session and a practical road […]

Keep Pets Safe On 4th Of July

File photo: San Diego County News

ENCINITAS–There’s nothing independent about Independence Day for a family whose pet has run away. Your Rancho Coastal Humane Society in Encinitas is reminding owners that more American pets run away on the 4th of July than any other day of the year. “The best thing you can do is prevent it from happening,” says RCHS […]

Police Search For Suspect Who Robbed U.S. Bank

Unidentified robber.

ESCONDIDO–The FBI and Escondido Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance to identify an unknown male who robbed the U.S. Bank branch inside the Albertsons grocery store last week. On June 26, at approximately 3:30 p.m., a white male robbed the U.S. Bank branch located inside the Albertsons at 1509 East Valley Parkway in Escondido. […]