Oceanside Police Officer Recovering From Traffic Collision

OCEANSIDE–A police officer is recovering from his injuries after his motorcycle Monday collided with a vehicle on State Route 76, an Oceanside police spokesman said Wednesday. The accident occurred while Oceanside police officers were responding to a traffic collision in the area of State Route 76 and Benet Road. Officer Martin Morabe, who is a […]

Investigators Seek Identity Of Man Who Attempted To Abduct Skyline Student

Sheriff's Department seeking identity of man who attempted to abduct a Skyline Elementary School student Monday.

ENCINITAS–Sheriff’s Department investigators are asking the public’s assistance to identify a suspect who attempted to abduct a student at Skyline Elementary School in Solana Beach Monday. Witnesses described the suspect as a white male, six feet tall, age in the 40s with a tanned build. Anyone with information can contact the San Diego Sheriff’s Department […]

Oceanside Native Serves With Navy Strike Fighter Squadron‏

Navy Airman Victoria Starks. Photo courtesy of Navy Office of Community Outreach Public Affairs

Lemoore, CA–A 2009 El Camino graduate and Oceanside native is currently serving with the U.S. Navy’s Strike Fighter Squadron Fourteen, also known as the “Tophatters”, at Naval Air Station Lemoore in California. Airman Victoria Starks is an aviation maintenance administrationman with the squadron, which the Navy designates as VFA-14, and works with the Navy’s most lethal […]

Pedestrian Struck And Killed In Vista Collision

VISTA–A pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle in Vista, Sheriff’s deputies said Tuesday. The 7:30 p.m. collision occurred at North Santa Fe Avenue near the intersection of East California. The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver who hit the pedestrian remained at the scene. Deputies say the collision is under investigation. The pedestrian’s […]

Drunk Driver Collides With Escondido Bridge


ESCONDIDO–A 24 year-old driver was hospitalized after her white Chevy Malibu vehicle struck the concrete abutment for a bridge over-crossing, an Escondido police department spokesman said Sunday. Officers say the driver, Amanda Bauer of Santee, was driving westbound on El Norte Pkwy from Valley Parkway. Bauer may have been intoxicated, and fallen asleep as she […]

Celebration Of Life Unites Residents, Organizations Against Violence At Libby Lake Park


By Gina Yarbrough OCEANSIDE–Two years ago, gunfire tragically ended the lives of two teens, and injured two others at Libby Lake Community Park in Oceanside. On Friday afternoon, more than 100 Libby Lake residents and community organizations gathered at the park for the second annual Celebration of Life. The event celebrated the lives of 13 year-old Melanie Virgen […]

Juvenile Arrested For False Bomb Threat To High School


OCEANSIDE–A 14-year-old Oceanside juvenile was arrested for posting a bomb threat to a high school on a popular social media application, Oceanside police said Thursday. On Thursday morning, a threat to bomb El Camino High School was posted on the popular app “Burn Book.” A concerned parent showed the threat to an officer at the […]

Jewelry Store At Westfied Carlsbad Robbed

CARLSBAD–A jewelry store located at the Westfield Carlsbad mall was robbed Thursday evening, Carlsbad police says. Officers say the suspect, who was on foot, pointed a handgun at a Daniel’s Jewelers store employee demanding jewelry before fleeing the mall eastbound on foot with several rings. The suspect was described as a black male, in his late […]

Female Pedestrian Struck By Train, Dies

ENCINITAS–An unidentified female pedestrian was struck and killed by a northbound Coaster passenger train, a Sheriff’s department said Thursday. Sheriff’s Rail Enforcement deputies responded to afternoon collision on the railroad tracks near the 1700 block of North Vulcan Avenue in Encinitas. According to witnesses, as the train was approaching the location, the victim was observed […]

8 Year-Old Oceanside Girl Found

Kimberly Gomez

UPDATE: At 11 p.m., Gomez was escorted home by a nearby neighbor. The adult female said Kimberly had been at her home since 6 p.m. The adult was unaware of any police activity in the area and stated she did not hear the helicopter or any of the PA announcements that were in the area. Kimberly […]