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2 hrs ago | KFMB-TV San Diego

McCartney gets back to San Diego for first time in decades

The Beatles performed at Balboa Stadium. Between male fans crashing the stage and getting carried away and female fans passing out in pure ecstasy, it was a wonder the Beatles could finish the concert and escape the San Diego stage in one piece.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Paul McCartney, Pop/Rock, John Lennon, US Military, US Marine Corps

6 hrs ago | KFMB-TV San Diego

Trial set for ex-con involved in premeditated attempted murder

An Aug. 28 trial date was set Wednesday for an ex-con accused of opening fire on a San Diego police officer last fall while trying to evade arrest by fleeing through a drainage tunnel in City Heights.


Related Topix: San Diego, CA

7 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

Juvenile accused of starting Cocos fire

The announcement - made by San Diego County Sheriff's Department in a news release - doesn't provide the suspect's name or age, but says investigators have found no connection linking any of the several fires that swept through the county that day, dispelling speculation that a serial arsonist may have been at work.


Related Topix: Fire, San Marcos, CA, Carlsbad, CA, Camp Pendleton, CA

11 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

Officials say juvenile started California wildfire

The San Diego County District Attorney's office said a hearing has been set for July 30 for the juvenile, whose identity has not been released.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, San Marcos, CA

11 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Juvenile Is Suspect In Major California Wildfire

Investigators have identified a juvenile as a suspect for intentionally starting a wildfire that destroyed dozens of homes near San Diego in May. The San Diego County Sheriff's Department said Wednesday that it would not release the suspect's identify and did not indicate if anyone was in custody.


Related Topix: San Marcos, CA

15 hrs ago |

San Diego Airport Plans 3,000-Space Parking Garage

The San Diego County Regional Airport Authority Board of Directors today set in motion a plan to construct a three-story parking garage near Terminal 2. The 3,000-space structure would provide more parking room for the terminal, which was recently expanded.


19 hrs ago | Squamish Chief


File - In this May 1, 2012, file photo, Daniel Chong discussed his detention by the Drug Enforcement Administration, DEA, during a news conference at his attorney's office in San Diego.


Related Topix: Drug Enforcement Administration, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Drugs

20 hrs ago | Uptown San Diego Examiner

Harrah's Resort Southern California

If you're looking for an interesting combination of California sunshine and the pizzazz of Las Vegas, jump in your jitney and motor on out to Harrah's Resort Southern California.


Related Topix: California, Escondido, CA, Valley Center, CA, Indio, CA

Yesterday | KFMB-TV San Diego

Quite a ham! Little piggy finds a new home

They're used to dealing with cats and dogs, but workers at the Helen Woodward Animal Center had a problem of another size with the arrival of Sherlock Hams, a pint-sized pig.


Related Topix: San Diego, CA, La Jolla (San Diego, CA), La-Jolla, CA, Oceanography, Science

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Legends Comedy Club Coming to East County

Rising Legends Entertainment and Oaks Bar & Grill present San Diego County's newest and East County's only comedy club.


Related Topix: Santee, CA

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Millions collected in late charges on fire-fee bills

A controversial example is the annual fire prevention fee assessed to rural homeowners who count on Cal Fire for protection.


Related Topix: Solana Beach, CA, US Politics, US News

County Plans to Bolsters Fire-Fighting Power from Sky, Will Sign...

County officials plan to have a fire-attack helicopter on standby this fall to quickly respond to wildfires under a contract that guarantees local authorities exclusive use of the aircraft for two months.


Related Topix: Santa Ana, CA, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Camp Pendleton, CA, San Marcos, CA, Lakeside, CA

WKXW-FM Trenton

California wildfire burning in triple-digit heat

Crews battling a wildfire Monday in a rugged patch of far Northern California faced another day of triple-digit temperatures and gusty winds as officials warned the flames could again threaten homes.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Weather

The Modesto Bee

Baby girl dies after fall at Chula Vista apartment

Chula Vista officers responding Monday evening performed CPR on the child, who was unresponsive.


Related Topix: Chula Vista, CA, Vista, CA, Modesto, CA


Missing Poway teen found

An 18-year-old Poway High School senior missing for more than three weeks has been found.


Related Topix: Poway, CA

KFMB-TV San Diego

East County deputies testing overdose antidote

Under a pilot program that got underway Monday, East County sheriff's deputies on patrol will carry a nasal spray that is used to counteract breathing and other problems in someone overdosing on heroin or another type of opiate.


Related Topix: Drugs, San Diego, CA, La Mesa (San Diego, CA), El Cajon, CA, La Mesa, CA

Mon Jul 07, 2014


Water restrictions remain voluntary in county

From January to May of 2013, more than 63 billion gallons of potable water were used in the county.


Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought


'Fab Fair' ends with record-breaking numbers

The "Fab Fair" was a fabulous success, as 1,457,130 people attended this year's San Diego County Fair.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beatles

Uptown San Diego Examiner

A Chaldean American Success Story

Sabri Shamoun, a 74-year-old Chaldean American, grew the earnings from a small grocery store in Detroit into a profitable real estate venture in San Diego that has made him millions and secured the financial futures of his family and many others through his generosity.


Related Topix: San Diego, CA, Normal Heights (San Diego, CA), Chula Vista, CA, Vista, CA

The San Diego Union-Tribune

3 Killed in Plane Crash Near Ortega Highway

Three people died when the single-engine plane they were flying in crashed into the Santa Ana Mountains near Lake Elsinore Sunday morning, officials said.


Related Topix: Lake Elsinore, CA, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Riverside County, CA, Camp Pendleton, CA, Julian, CA