Sewage Spill In El Cajon Creek

EL CAJON–An estimated 900,000 gallons of sewage spilled at Los Coches Creek near East Sierra Alta Way in unincorporated El Cajon. The sewage entered the creek after an underground sewer pipe became exposed and significantly damaged during the February 27 storms. County of San Diego Public Works Crews discovered the pipe Friday morning during a […]

Arbor Day Foundation Names La Mesa Tree City USA For 37th Consecutive Year

LA MESA–The Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its commitment to effective urban forest management has named La Mesa a 2016 Tree City USA for the 37th consecutive year. La Mesa achieved Tree City USA recognition by meeting the program’s four requirements: a tree board or department, a tree-care ordinance, an annual community forestry budget […]

Environmental Health Issues Boil Water Order For Warner Springs Ranch Resort

SAN DIEGO–The County of San Diego, Department of Environmental Health has issued a boil water order and public notification for the Warner Springs Ranch Resort. The water system is designed to provide potable water to the Warner Springs Ranch Golf Grill, Warner Springs Airport, Staff Housing, St. Francis of Assisi Chapel, and the Warner Springs […]

Armed Suspects Rob Lemon Grove Restaurant

LEMON GROVE–Authorities are searching for three masked male suspects who robbed a local restaurant Monday in Lemon Grove. The armed robbery around occurred at 2 a.m. Street in Lemon Grove. The suspects were armed with a shotgun, bat and hammer. After making the employee open the cash registers, the suspects took an undisclosed amount of […]

Two Injured In Ramona Plane Crash

RAMONA–One person died, and two people were injured when their small airplane crashed on a mountainside in Ramona, Sheriff’s deputies reported. On Sunday, the plane took off from Gillespie Field Airport as an instructor/student flight, then crashed at 2:29 p.m., according to authorities. The two surviving occupants climbed to an elevated area and used their cellphones to call for […]

Woman Drives Wrong Way On Interstate 5

CHULA VISTA–A woman Thursday driving the wrong way on Interstate 5 collided with several vehicles, the California Highway Patrol reports. CHP received a call just before 11:30 a.m. of a traffic collision involving a possible wrong way driver on northbound I-5, south of Palomar Street. An 86-year-old female entered the northbound lanes from the Palomar […]

North Coast Corridor Construction To Begin In North County

SAN DIEGO–Construction will begin next week in North San Diego County on the first phase of the North Coast Corridor (NCC) Program, known as Build NCC. The project has involved more than a decade of collaborative planning efforts between Caltrans, the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG), local cities, the California Coastal Commission, resource agencies, […]

El Cajon Market Burglarized

EL CAJON–Two adult males Thursday were arrested in connection with the burglary of a market in unincorporated El Cajon, authorities say. The suspects, 26-year-old Everett Luther and 32-year-old Travis Murry of Lakeside, were charged with the January 8 burglary of Rainbow Farms Market, located at 1335 La Cresta Boulevard. Alpine detective learned Murray had two outstanding felony warrants […]

Copulent Arrested For Theft Of U-Haul Truck

ALPINE–A man and a woman allegedly driving a stolen U-Haul truck were arrested Thursday at a local casino. The suspects, 47-year-old Kimberly White, and 60-year-old Salomon Saenz, rented the truck over a month ago and failed to return it, according to Sheriff’s investigators. The couple were charged with vehicle theft. Saenz was additionally charged with […]

Man Dies In House Fire On New Year’s Day

LAKESIDE–A male resident died from his injuries from a house fire in Lakeside New Year’s Day, fire investigators said Sunday. Lakeside deputies responded to a call to investigate a house on fire. The blaze was extinguished however; one male victim, the sole occupant of the house, was transported to the hospital for his injuries. The […]