National City Affordable Housing Development Awarded $9.2 Million To Boost Community Health

NATIONAL CITY–On Tuesday, the State of California’s Strategic Growth Council awarded $9.2 million to the Paradise Creek Affordable Housing Project in National City through the Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities Program. The grant, awarded to the project for its innovative approach to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and commitment to community health, makes the $80-million development […]

Operation ‘Tip the Scale’ Pairs Law Enforcement With Drug Treatment Outreach

SOUTH COUNTY–What is the link between drug addiction and crime in San Diego County? If you ask police officers and drug treatment professionals involved in Operation Tip the Scale, they will tell you that drugs are fuel for crime – both locally and across the nation. According to the most recent data – collected in […]

Man Dies In Parachuting Accident

IMPERIAL BEACH–An experienced 27 year-old male parachutist was fatally injured after he jumped from an aircraft and unexpectedly crashed on the ground, Sheriff’s deputies said Friday. Deputies say the1:31 p.m. accident occurred at the glider port at 13531 Otay Lakes Road. A witness on the ground watched as the male descended. While the male was […]

Closure Of South County Beaches Lifted

SAN DIEGO–The Department of Environmental Health has lifted the water contact closure for the Tijuana Slough National Wildlife Refuge and Border Field State Park shorelines. This includes the beach-line from the International Border to the south end of Seacoast Drive. Water quality testing conducted by environmental health agency confirms that recent Tijuana River flows are […]

Motorcyclist Killed In Road Rage Incident

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SAN DIEGO–A motorcyclist is dead after a female driver struck and ran over him in a road rage incident on a Interstate-5 freeway, CHP said today. On Thursday, California Highway Patrol Investigators arrested Darla Renee Jackson, 25 and charged her with murder. At approximately 5:30 p.m., Jackson was driving her gray Nissan Altima northbound on […]

Beach Closure Lifted At Imperial Beach

SAN DIEGO–The Department of Environmental Health has lifted the water contact closure for the Imperial Beach shoreline. This includes the beach-line from the south end of Seacoast Drive north to Carnation Avenue (including Camp Surf). Water quality testing conducted by the agency confirms that recent Tijuana River flows are no longer impacting these beaches. The […]

Closure Lifted For Coronada Beaches

SAN DIEGO–The Department of Environmental Health has lifted the water contact closure for the Coronado shoreline. This includes the beach-line from the south end of Coronado at Avenida Lunar north. Recent water quality testing conducted by DEH confirms that Tijuana River flows are no longer impacting these beaches at levels above State health standards. This […]

Sewage-Contaminated Tijuana River Close Coronado Shoreline

SAN DIEGO–The County of San Diego Department of Environmental Health has expanded the existing water contact closure area at the Tijuana Slough National Wildlife Refuge shoreline north to include Coronado shoreline. Sewage-contaminated runoff in the Tijuana River has been entering the Tijuana Estuary as a result of this season’s rainfall and is still flowing. Observations […]

Sewage Contaminated Runoff Closes Imperial Beach And Silver Strand

SAN DIEGO–The County of San Diego Department of Environmental Health has expanded the existing water contact closure area at the Tijuana Slough National Wildlife Refuge shoreline north to include Imperial Beach and Silver Strand shoreline. Sewage-contaminated runoff in the Tijuana River has been entering the Tijuana Estuary as a result of this season’s rainfall and […]

Closure Lifted For South County Beaches

SAN DIEGO–The Department of Enviromental Health has lifted the water contact closure for the Imperial Beach shoreline. This includes the beach-line from the south end of Seacoast Drive north to Carnation Avenue (including Camp Surf). Water quality testing conducted by DEH confirms that recent Tijuana River flows are no longer impacting these beaches. The area […]