By Gina Yarbrough The California Center for the Arts, Escondido and the Crescentera Foundation team up to co-host a free community event, Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebration, a Mexican tradition that honors the memory of loved ones. The celebration kicks off November 1 from 6 – 9 p.m. at the California […]
San Pasqual Academy. SAN PASQUAL–When the 2007 Witch Creek Fire blazed a wide swath of destruction in San Diego County, San Pasqual Academy (SPA) unfortunately did not escape damage. The largest of the 2007 wildfires forced the evacuation of foster students, staff and adult volunteers who called the school home. When they returned, 29 structures […]
SAN DIEGO–It fell with a clatter, signaling an excavator to start ripping down the building. The demolition of the 1958 J.B. Askew Building at the County Administration Center (CAC) will make way for an expansive waterfront park. Construction will start in the spring; the park should be open by late 2013. “A lot of good […]
SAN DIEGO–After two years of careful work and extensive public input, the San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG Board of Directors on Friday adopted the 2050 Regional Plan and Sustainable Communities Strategy, a balanced vision for the evolution of our region’s transportation system over the next 40 years. “This RTP takes a balanced approach,” SANDAG […]
On Oct. 28, San Diego Police and Sheriff Department raided both the Civic Center and Children’s Park in downtown San Diego. More than 44 Occupy San Diego protesters were arrested during the early morning raid.
CARLSBAD–Two Carlsbad men were attacked outside their home Saturday by two unidentified males. Carlsbad police were dispatched to the 2700 block of Naples to investigate a vandalism and an assault with a deadly weapon. The victims told the officers they were in their residence and heard the front window break. One of the suspects yell […]
CARLSBAD–Carlsbad police responded to a radio call of two males fighting in Stagecoach Park. Police spokesman Sergeant Mickey Williams says the reporting party said that one of the subjects stated, “I don’t want to shoot you,” but did not see any weapons. Upon arrival, the officers contacted the victim who had sustained lacerations to his […]
SAN DIEGO–San Diego County District Attorney Bonnie M. Dumanis today announced a partnership with San Diego Crime Stoppers for its 25th annual ‘Light the Night Against Crime’ 5k Run/Walk on October 22 at Balboa Park. This year’s race is dedicated to locating Julio Cesar Mendez, who is wanted in connection with the July 29 murder […]
SAN DIEGO–One of five individuals charged with being involved in the death of Customs and Border Protection Border Patrol Agent Robert W. Rosas, Jr., was arraigned Oct. 14 in federal court in San Diego. Marcos Rodríguez-Perez was arrested by Mexican authorities on April 11 in Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico and was extradited from Mexico on October 13, escorted by […]
San Diego County launch campaign to promote Adopt a Shelter Pet this holiday season.