San Ysidro High Student Diagnosed With Meningococcal Disease

SAN DIEGO–A 17-year-old high school student at San Ysidro High School is ill from confirmed meningococcal disease, an illness caused by the bacteria Neisseria meningitidis, the County Health and Human Services Agency reported on Tuesday. The previously healthy male was admitted to a local hospital Saturday morning and is recovering. HHSA has identified and notified family […]

Overnight Closures Of Interstate 805 At East Palomar Street Scheduled

SAN DIEGO–The Interstate 805 South Express Lanes Project construction crews will return to adjust bridge falsework (temporary wood forms) on the East Palomar Street overcrossing on Tuesday and Wednesday, Feb. 18 and 19 requiring the closure of lanes on I-805. Both closures will occur overnight between Telegraph Canyon Road and East Orange Avenue in Chula […]

Construction Work To Temporary Close I-5 Southbound Lane At San Ysidro

SAN YSIDRO–The U.S. General Services Administration will temporarily close three Interstate 5 southbound lanes (south of Camino De La Plaza) at the San Ysidro Land Port of Entry to accommodate the ongoing construction project. These easternmost lanes (lanes 1, 2, and 3) will be closed continuously from Sunday, January 12 at 10 p.m. to Friday, […]

Man Shot While Walking Near Imperial Beach Intersection

IMPERIAL BEACH—Sheriff’s deputies are searching for a suspect who shot a man while he was walking near an intersection in Imperial Beach. Deputies from the Imperial Beach Substation said the responded to a radio call Sunday of a shooting victim in the 1100 block of Cypress Avenue. When deputies arrived, they located the victim, a […]

Law Enforcement Cracks Down On Probation Violators

Law enforcement agencies target

SOUTH BAY–Officers broke down doors when an offender refused to open it for them, chased down a probation violator and arrested 27 high-risk probation violators and “realigned” offenders in the South Bay Wednesday night in an enforcement effort called Operation Southland. Nearly 120 officers in teams of 10 from seven different agencies targeted offenders from National […]

National City Council Approves Removal Of Two Polluters

NATIONAL CITY–At tonight’s City Council meeting, National City approved the terms to phase out two businesses that pollute Old Town National City and endanger the health of students at Kimball Elementary School and families in Old Town National City within the next two years. Environmental Health Coalition (EHC), which fights toxic pollution in underserved communities, thanked the […]

Law Enforcement Agencies Shutdown Cross Border Drug Tunnel


SAN DIEGO–Three suspects are facing possible federal charges following the seizure of more than eight tons of marijuana and several hundred pounds of cocaine linked to an elaborate cross border tunnel shut down Wednesday night during an operation by federal and local law enforcement agencies. The newly completed tunnel, connecting a warehouse in Tijuana, Mex., […]

Detectives Search For Man Who Harassed A Female Minor

BONITA–An 11-year-old female walking home Thursday afternoon from Twin Peaks Middle School was confronted by an unknown man standing in a driveway, a Sheriff’s deputy spokesman says. The girl was walking on Tierra Bonita Road when she saw a man standing in a driveway. After she walked by him, he walked past her on the […]

SANDAG To Give Toll Violators A Break

SAN DIEGO–Between July 15 and August 15, 2013, South Bay Expressway drivers have a one-time opportunity to resolve outstanding violations at a steep discount by paying the cost of the toll, plus a reduced penalty—with the penalty per violation reduced from as much as $100 to as little as $20. San Diego Association of Governments […]

Sheriff’s Department Conduct DUI Checkpoint

IMPERIAL BEACH–Deputies from the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department, Imperial Beach Sheriff’s Station, conducted a DUI sobriety and driver’s license checkpoint on July 6. The checkpoint, staffed by approximately seven DUI trained Sheriff deputies, removed impaired and/or unlicensed drivers from the roadway, public education, deterrence, and thereby increasing the safety of all drivers and allowing […]