Rain Brings Bacteria To South County Beaches    

SAN DIEGO–The Department of Environmental Health has issued a general advisory for the coastal waters of San Diego County due to recent rainfall. Swimmers, surfers, and other ocean users are warned that levels of bacteria can rise significantly in ocean and bay waters, especially near storm drains, creeks, rivers, and lagoon outlets that discharge urban […]

Four Males Lead Sheriff’s Deputies In Vehicle Pursuit

BONITA–Four males Sunday caught burglarizing a resident were arrested after leading deputies in a vehicle pursuit in the South county, Sheriff’s deputies reported. Sheriff Deputies from the Imperial Beach Sheriff’s Station were dispatched to a report of a possible residential burglary in-progress in the 5900 block of San Miguel Road in Bonita. Multiple neighbors observed […]

Sewage-Contaminated Runoff Closes Imperial Beach Shorelines

SAN DIEGO–The County of San Diego Department of Environmental Health has expanded the existing water contact closure. Sewage-contaminated runoff in the Tijuana River has been entering the Tijuana Estuary as a result of recent rainfall and is still flowing. Observations Saturday indicate northward moving ocean currents and contamination of ocean water at Imperial Beach is […]

Brawl Breaks Out At Detention Facility

SAN DIEGO–A brawl between inmates at a detention facility sent three to a local hospital, according to Sheriff’s deputies. Sunday’s multiple physical altercations occurred at the George Bailey Detention Facility. The incident was initiated when one inmate attacked another inmate in the dayroom. This immediately prompted approximately 20 inmates to begin fighting each other. Numerous […]

Missing Teen Gaby Gonzales Cold Case Investigation Revisited

CHULA VISTA–The Chula Vista Police Department’s Crimes of Violence Unit and the Federal Bureau of Investigation are revisiting the open 2002 cold case homicide of 14-year-old Gabriela “Gaby” Gonzales. Gonzales disappeared on April 5, 2002 and has not been seen since. She would have been 29-years-old today, according to authorities. Detectives have been investigating the […]

Bike Coalition Launch Outreach For Walk, Bike Campaign

SAN DIEGO–The San Diego County Bike Coalition bolsters its partnership with the City of Chula Vista’s Recreation Department and Circulate San Diego to start its business outreach efforts as a part of the year-long Walk and Bike Chula Vista campaign. The SANDAG-funded program will encourage local businesses to in turn encourage their customers to use […]

Man Attempts Abduction Of 11-Year-Old Child In Imperial Beach

IMPERIAL BEACH–Authorities are searching for a male adult who attempted to abducted a juvenile in Imperial Beach Wednesday afternoon, Sheriff’s department said Thursday. Investigators say between 5:00 and 5:15 p.m., an 11-year-old was riding a scooter on 13 Street and Fern Avenue in Imperial Beach. A newer model (2015-2016) Royal Blue, lifted Ford F250 pick-up, […]

Supervisor Cox Host Grandparents Symposium In Chula Vista

CHULA VISTA–County Supervisor Greg Cox will host a free event Saturday for grandparents who are raising their own grandchildren. The South Region Grandparents Raising Grandchildren symposium will run from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Harborside Elementary School, 681 Naples Street in Chula Vista. The event will provide resources, skills building, legal guardianship options, a […]

Authorities Identify Otay West Homicide Victim

SAN DIEGO–Authorities have released the name of a male found fatally shot on a road in National City early Saturday morning. The victim has been identified as 38-year-old, Miguel Angel Villalobos. Villalobos’ family resided in Imperial Beach and he grew up in the National City.On Saturday just before 4 a.m., San Diego police received a […]

County Lifts Imperial Beach, Silver Strand Shorelines Closure

SAN DIEGO–The Department of Environmental Health has lifted the water contact closure for the Imperial Beach and Silver Strand shorelines. This includes the beach-line from the south end of Seacoast Drive to Avenida Lunar in Coronado. Recent water quality testing conducted by agency confirms that water quality meets State health standards at these beaches. The […]