Life Guards Rescue Elderly Kayaker From Overturned Boat

OCEANSIDE–An 83 year-old kayaker was rescued by Life Guards after her boat overturned in the water in the harbor, Oceanside police said today. According to Life Guards, the woman fell out of her overturned kayak. She was wearing a life vest, but appeared to be unconscious when first responders arrived at the scene. While one of the […]

18 Arrested In Operation Tip The Scale


NORTH COUNTY—Law enforcment officers arrested 18 people during the 16th Operation Tip the Scale in the North County. More than 50 deputies, officers, and drug treatment professionals took part in the operation on Thursday from 3 to 11 p.m. in San Marcos and Escondido. The mission of Operation Tip the Scale is to reduce drug-fueled […]

Oceanside Library Offers New Digital Magazine Service

OCEANSIDE–The Oceanside Public Library will offer Zinio for libraries. Awarded Best New Database of 2012 by Library Journal, Zinio is the world’s largest newsstand, offering multi-user access to popular publications. Through the library’s website under the “Library Services” tab, current Oceanside Public Library cardholders have unlimited access to complete digital magazines, which can easily be […]

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 […]

Small Plane Crashes In Oceanside

A small plane rests on a field after it crashed near the Oceanside Municipal Airport. Photo: Oceanside Police Department

OCEANSIDE—Two passengers walked away uninjured after their small plane crashed near the Oceanside Municipal Airport Oceanside police said on Tuesday. The pilot, Lance Murray, and his passenger, Daniel Harabagiu, both walked away from the crash. Both had minor abrasions, according to officers. Murray said essentially he was headed toward the Oceanside Municipal Airport for a […]

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. […]