SAN DIEGO COUNTY–Register your cell phone number and e-mail accounts with www.AlertSanDiego as part of the reverse 9-1-1 system. Information on what residents need to do before, during, and after a disaster is included in the Family Disaster Plan that can be found at www.ReadySanDiego.org.
SAN DIEGO–Accused killer John Albert Gardner III, 30, has been formally charged with murder and a special circumstance allegation of murder during the commission of a rape or attempted rape in connection with the death of Poway High School student Chelsea King. Gardner is also charged with assault with intent to commit rape in connection […]
By Judy Piercey LA JOLLA–Officials at the University of California, San Diego are committed to working with the Black Student Union to address and implement positive change on the campus. UC San Diego Chancellor, Marye Anne Fox, noted,“We are hopeful that we will be able to come to agreement on the climate issues that have […]
In the east county of San Diego at Gillespie field airport there is a vintage replica of Amelia Earhart’s plane owned by Grace McGuire who is planning to recreate and finish the flight that took Amelia Earhart’s life.
LA MESA–Using federal stimulus funds, SANDAG, the San Diego Metropolitan Transit System, and the City of La Mesa have begun work on a project to enhance pedestrian and ADA access at the Grossmont Transit Center. The construction project will add elevators and a pedestrian bridge, making it easier for transit patrons to move back and […]
CARLSBAD–Work will begin in April on a new 5,000-foot runway at McClellan-Palomar Airport. County Airports had planned to renovate the existing runway in five phases of 1,000 feet each, but had funding only for the first two. In August, the FAA unexpectedly came forward with funding for the entire runway renovation project, provided the County […]
SAN DIEGO–In June 2009, a significant street robbery series was identified in City Heights. The losses reported in these crimes were usually jewelry and cell phones. In January, Mid City detectives arrested a juvenile for burglary. The juvenile confessed to the crime and revealed there was a local business buying stolen property. He identified a […]
ESCONDIDO–A Kindergarten and second-grade student who attend Miller Elementary School in the Escondido Unified School District have been diagnosed with pertussis, commonly known as whooping cough, according to the County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA). Both students were up-to-date with five DTaP vaccinations. HHSA is working closely with school staff to […]
CAMP PENDLETON–A Camp Pendleton marine was killed in action while conducting combat operations in Helmand Province Afghanistan. Lance Corporal Alejandro J. Yazzie, 23, of Rock Point, Arizona, died as a result of small arms fire Tuesday, Feb. 16 while participating in the offensive on Marjah. He was assigned to 1st Combat Engineer Battalion, 1st Marine […]
SAN DIEGO–The U.S. Department of Transportation has selected San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) to receive a $20.2 million grant to help fund a State Route 905 to Interstate 805 interchange, completing a freeway connection between the Otay Mesa Port of Entry (POE) and the rest of the highway system. “Thanks go out to the Department […]