Nine Dehesa Charter School Students Diagnosed With Chickenpox

CHULA VISTA–Nine students at the Dehesa Charter School Chula Vista Resource Center have been diagnosed with chickenpox (varicella) the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency reported Friday. The cases are unrelated to the outbreak reported last week at the San Diego Cooperative Charter School. The first student reported illness on March 28 and […]

San Diego Region Invest $1.3 Billion Border Infrastructure

SAN DIEGO–U.S. and Mexican officials gathered Friday in Otay Mesa to celebrate major milestones in completing key missing pieces in the border roadway network and to highlight more than $1.3 billion worth of infrastructure projects that have recently been completed, are under construction, or being planned along the San Diego-Tijuana border. The event took place […]

Eastbound State Route 54 Connectors To I-805 Closed

SAN DIEGO–Caltrans crews will close the connector ramps from eastbound State Route 54 (SR-54) to northbound and southbound Interstate 805 (I-805) Sunday at 11 p.m. until 5 a.m. Monday for guardrail repair. Motorists will be detoured east on SR-54 to the Reo Drive off-ramp and then to westbound SR-54 to northbound or southbound I-805.

Sewage-Contaminated Water Forces Temporary Closure Of Ocean Shorelines

SAN DIEGO–The Department of Environmental Health has issued a water contact closure for the ocean shorelines at the Tijuana Slough National Wildlife Refuge and Border Field State Park due to sewage-contaminated flows from the Tijuana River entering the United States. The closure area includes the beach-line from the south end of Seacoast Drive in Imperial […]

Man Arrested For Carjacking

SPRING VALLEY–A man who carjacked a driver at gunpoint, and led police on a traffic pursuit in San Diego was taken into custody Friday. Sheriff’s deputies say a man was carjacked at gunpoint while walking to his parked vehicle at a fast food restaurant near Campo Road and State Route 94 in unincorporated Spring Valley. […]

New Border Freeway In Otay Mesa Opens To Traffic

SAN DIEGO–Segment 1 of State Route 11 – a new four-lane highway in Otay Mesa – will open to traffic tomorrow afternoon, helping to facilitate crossborder commerce and ease congestion along the San Diego-Tijuana border. The 1.7 mile segment, including connectors to SR 905, extends east from SR 905 to Enrico Fermi Drive. This new […]

Dept. Of Environmental Health Issues Coastal Waters Advisory

SAN DIEGO–The Department of Environmental Health has issued a general rain advisory for the coastal waters of San Diego county due to recent rainfall. The agency also has issued a water contact closure for the ocean shoreline at the Tijuana Slough National Wildlife Refuge and Border Field State Park due to the potential for sewage-contaminated […]

Sewage-Contaminated Runoff Force Closure Of Imperial Beach Shorelines

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 all Imperial Beach shorelines. Sewage-contaminated runoff in the Tijuana River has been entering the Tijuana Estuary as a result of recent rainfall. Sample results indicate contamination […]

Pedestrian Fatally Struck On State Route 905

SAN DIEGO–A male pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle as he attempted to cross the westbound lanes on State Route 905, California Highway Patrol said Friday. Early Friday morning, a 32 year-old female was driving a 2006 Ford Explorer westbound on State Route 905 approaching Interstate 5. As she approached the transition road […]

Juvenile Arrested For Assaults On Women

SAN DIEGO–Detectives arrested a 17 year–old juvenile responsible for a series of assaults targeting women, San Diego police said Wednesday. The incidents were first reported mid-December and occurred in the Otay Mesa West and Ocean Crest communities. The last incident occurred on January 11. The suspect would approach women from behind and attempt to pull […]