Surfers Become Citizen Scientists As Surfboard Fin Collects Critical Ocean Data

SAN CLEMENTE–(PRNewswire-USNewswire)–For more than 30 years, the Surfrider Foundation has leveraged citizen science to identify and solve issues facing their coasts. Once again, Surfrider will be engaging the community, specifically surfers, to collect critical data in a nearshore environment using a surfboard fin, called the Smartfin. The Smartfin is a surfboard fin with sensors that […]

Motorist Dies In Multiple Vehicle Collision

OCEANSIDE–A 37-year-old motorist Sunday evening was fatally injured after he collided with another vehicle on State Route 76, Oceanside police said Monday. Traffic investigators say the driver of a 2015 Volkswagen Passat was traveling westbound SR-76 and approaching Old Grove Road at a high rate of speed. The driver changed lanes prior to the intersection colliding with the driver of a […]

Oceanside Motorist Who Killed Pedestrian Charged With Murder

VISTA–A 29-year-old Oceanside female motorist who killed a pedestrian in a hit-and-run crash June 27 was charged with murder at a hearing at the Vista Courthouse Thursday. Esteysi’ Sanchez is charged with two counts of driving while intoxicated, hit-and-run, gross vehicular manslaughter, and driving without a license. An immigration hold was placed on her. She […]

Two Men Rob Verizon Store In Carlsbad

CARLSBAD–Detectives Tuesday are searching for two men who allegedly robbed a Verizon store in Carlsbad. Carlsbad police says the armed robbery took place just after 7 p.m. at the Verizon store located at 880 Carlsbad Village Drive. Two males entered the store, one male displayed a handgun and ordered the three employees to the back […]

Traffic Switch Planned At State Route 76 From Flowerwood Lane To Old Highway 395

SAN DIEGO—Caltrans will switch traffic from the existing State Route 76 alignment to the southern two lanes of the highway’s new alignment between Flowerwood Lane and Old Highway 395 overnight on Wednesday. Starting with the Thursday morning commute, one eastbound and one westbound lane will be maintained between Flowerwood Lane and Old Highway 395 on […]

Burglary Suspects Arrested After Vehicle Pursuit From Oceanside To Orange County

OCEANSIDE–Two men were taking into police custody Monday after leading authorities on a vehicle pursuit from Oceanside to Orange County. The suspects were identified as Jayvonta Lewis, 23, and Alex Carter, 23, of Long Beach. Investigators say about 3 a.m., an Oceanside police officer was on patrol in the area of Pierview Way and Cleveland […]

Shooting In Oceanside Leaves One Man Dead

OCEANSIDE–An adult male was shot and killed early Saturday morning in Oceanside, authorities said Saturday. Oceanside police responded at 2 a.m.  to the 800 block of Langford Street to multiple reports of gunshots. Officers arrived on scene and were contacted by a man in his 20’s who directed them to a gunshot victim on an […]

Authorities Seek Identity Of Female Who Attempted To Rob Convenience Store

SAN DIEGO–San Diego County Crime Stoppers and investigators from the San Diego Police Department’s Robbery Unit are asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating a woman wanted for an attempted armed robbery. On July 24, at 1:25 p.m., an unknown adult female walked into the Quick Stop store located at 728 4th Avenue […]

Missing Valley Center Woman Found Safe

VALLEY CENTER–A 44-year-old woman who disappeared August 9 near Valley Center has been found safe, and was reunited with her family, a Sheriff’s department spokesman said Wednesday. Authorities say Susanna Cervantes left her home in the 32000 block of Vernie Vista Lane around 6:30 a.m. Information about her whereabouts were not released.

Bank Robber Arrested After Leading Authorities On Vehicle Pursuit

CARLSBAD–An alleged bank robber who led authorities on a vehicle pursuit through north county was arrested after his vehicle crashed on Highway 76 near Bonsall, Carlsbad police said Monday. The suspect, identified as 33-year-old Timothy Allen Bliss, was booked into the Vista Jail on one count of robbery and commercial burglary, along with additional charges […]