Parolee Arrested For El Cajon Shooting Death

EL CAJON–A parolee wanted in connection with the shooting death of a man in unincorporated El Cajon was arrested by authorities. The San Diego County Fugitive Task Force located 23-year-old Richard “Ricky” James Gunner near Rio Seco Elementary School on Cuyamaca Street in Santee just before 10 p.m. Saturday. He was taken into custody without […]

Warner Springs Shooting Victims Dies

WARNER SPRINGS–The victim in a shooting incident which occurred on the Los Coyotes Indian Reservation over the weekend has passed away from her injuries, authorities say. The victim has been identified as 51-year-old Carrie Deatherage. She was the sister of the suspect, Sandra Stoneburner. The San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Office has completed the autopsy. […]

Fire Destroys Liquor Store In La Mesa

LA MESA–A heavy fire destroyed a liquor store Tuesday night in La Mesa, fire investigators said Wednesday. Heartland Fire and Rescue crews from La Mesa, El Cajon and San Diego Fire were dispatched just after 11 p.m. to the structure fire in the 6000 block of Lake Murray Blvd. Fire crews arrived within five minutes […]

Woman Found Shot Inside Warner Springs Home

WARNER SPRINGS–A 51-year-old female Friday evening was found shot in the upper torso inside her Warner Springs home Friday evening , Sheriff’s deputies said Saturday. Deputies received a call at 11:46 p.m. of a shooting on Camino San Ignacio on the Los Coyotes Indian Reservation. When deputies arrived at the home they found the victim […]

Severed Natural Gas Line Forces Evacuation In Lemon Grove Area

LEMON GROVE–Construction crews Wednesday using an excavator to dig a trench severed a two inch natural gas line which forced evacuations of nearby residents in Lemon Grove. At 9:20 a.m., Heartland Fire and Rescue crews were dispatched to a report of a natural gas line break in the 7700 Block of North Avenue. Fire crews immediately notified […]

Caltrans To Install Traffic Light Foundations On State Route 67 Intersection

SAN DIEGO–Caltrans is planning one-way traffic control on Dye Road near the State Route 67 (SR-67) Intersection Monday through Friday to install lighted beacons and traffic signal foundations. Caltrans officials say the traffic control will run 9 a.m.-3 p.m. for that week. Motorists could experience brief delays during those times. The work is part of […]

Caltrans To Replace SR-94 Campo Creek Bridge

SAN DIEGO–A portion of State Route 94 (SR-94) near the Campo Creek Bridge in the rural community of Campo will be closed for about two months for repairs. Caltrans officials say the closure is needed to replace the Campo Creek Bridge. Detour signs will direct motorists on eastbound SR-94 to Forrest Gate Road, left at […]

RV Dump Stations At San Diego Rest Areas To Permanently Close

SAN DIEGO–Caltrans is permanently closing the recreational vehicle (RV) sanitation systems (dump stations) at the Interstate 5 Aliso Creek Rest Area and the Interstate 8 Buckman Springs Rest Area September 12. The rest area restrooms and drinking fountains will remain open. At the Aliso Creek Rest Area, the sewage from the restroom and the RV […]

Authorities Arrest Borrego Springs Man For Murder

BORREGO SPRINGS–A Borrego Springs man was arrested and charged with the murder of a man who lived in his home, Sheriff’s homicide detectives said Sunday. Detectives arrested 53-year-old Mark Peter Waugh, and booked him into the Vista Detention Facility on a single count of murder. The victim, 52-year-old Brett Leslie Boynton, of Borrego Springs, and […]

Firefighters Battle Spring Valley Fire

SPRING VALLEY–Firefighters battled an intense brush fire that broke out in a canyon and spread to a hillside in Spring Valley Wednesday afternoon. Cal Fire said the Pointe Fire began just after 4 p.m. in the 2900 block of Pointe Parkway. The fast-moving fire prompted Sheriff’s deputies to evacuate homeowners in California Waters Drive, Pleasant […]