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Downed trees are cleaned up in a shopping center on Avocado Blvd. in Rancho San Diego after a short, severe storm rolled through the area. - K.C. Alfred Downed trees are cleaned up in a shopping center on Avocado Blvd. in Rancho San Diego after a short, severe storm rolled through the area.
A bicyclist rides through the puddle near the corner of Kenwood Drive and Campo Road in Casa de Oro. - John Gastaldo / John Gastaldo Sign-installer Zack Foote was feeling "miserable" in the heat but happy that his morning job in Lemon Grove was the only job he had inland before heading to Del Mar for the rest of the day.
Warm, unstable air from Tropical Storm Odile produced a wild downburst of wind and rain in Spring Valley shortly after 1 p.m. Tuesday, causing people to clutch such things as gasoline pumps to steady themselves. The National Weather Service says the winds shot straight down from a collapsing cloud as thunderstorms rumbled through areas stretching from roughly Poway south to El Cajon and Bonita.
EL CAJON, Calif. - A former teacher at Dehesa Elementary School accused of molesting several children over a decade pleaded not guilty Friday to multiple felony counts of committing a lewd act on a child.
Jeffrey Bednarek, a former employee at the California Department of Motor Vehicles office in El Cajon, California, was sentenced today by U.S. District Court Judge Cathy A. Bencivengo to three years in prison for his leadership role in a conspiracy to commit bribery, identification document fraud and witness tampering. In handing down the sentence, Judge Bencivengo told the defendant that as a DMV employee and a former corrections officer, he should have known better.
Team 10 received a tip that a local grocery store could be selling expired food. The county's health department is investigating, but officials will not say what they found at the discount grocery store.
Don Torrillo disappeared Tuesday night after spending four days in custody in connection with drug charges. He was re-arrested Wednesday night at a motel in El Cajon.
Inmate Don Torrillo, who escaped from Central Jail Tuesday night, apparently had help from the inside. NBC 7's Dave Summers has details of the plan that fooled the jailers.
The San Diego County Sheriff's Department has issued a news release stating that they have arrested an El Cajon elementary teacher on molestation charges. Robert Noel Anderson, 59, a fourth and sixth grade teacher at Dehesa Elementary School was charged with eight counts of child molestation from multiple cases reported to the San Diego Sheriff's Dept.
A former El Cajon teacher was taken into custody early Thursday morning on accusations he abused several students over a 10-year period. The San Diego County Sheriff's Department reports that 58-year-old Robert Noel Anderson was arrested by the Fugitive Task Force at his Allied Gardens home.
A number of events are planned in San Diego to commemorate the worst attacks on U.S. soil in memory. The UCSD event is set for 8 a.m., Warren Mall, 9500 Gilman Drive; Grossmont College name-reading will begin at 8 a.m., with speakers at 12:30 p.m., Main Quad, 8800 Grossmont College Blvd.; The blood drive is set for 9:30a.m., San Diego Hall of Champions, 2131 Pan American Plaza; At SDSU, event begins at 10 a.m., flagpole on Campanile Walkway in front of Hepner Hall, 5500 Campanile Drive; Cuyamaca College ceremony is scheduled for 10:30 a.m., grand lawn, 900 Rancho San Diego Parkway; USS Midway event is set for 2:30 p.m., 910 N. Harbor Drive.
An El Cajon elementary school has been placed on lockdown as police search for a suspect who they say was brandishing a weapon.
The value of crops in 2013 totaled $1.850 billion, a 6 percent increase over the 2012 figure of $1.747 billion. The San Diego County Commissioner for Agriculture on Wednesday released the crop report for 2013 and the picture was rosy.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 02:06 am
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