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8 min ago | KFMB-TV San Diego
Opponents of an incremental increase in the minimum wage in San Diego said Tuesday they turned in around 56,000 petition signatures to the county Registrar of Voters Office. If close to 34,000 of the names are verified, the wage hike would be suspended, and the City Council would have to decide whether to repeal the ordinance or place the issue before voters.
4 hrs ago | Weekend Balita
PALA, CA a Popular Filipino singing star Angeline Quinto , with special guest Jon Secada , will appear in concert at 7 p.m., Saturday, November 22, in the Infinity Showroom at Pala Casino Spa & Resort. Quinto came to prominence in 2011 after she won Star Power: Sharon's Search for the Next Female Superstar in Manila, which earned her a recording contract with Star Records.
8 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune
Legislation sponsored by Rep. Juan Vargas to speed relocation to the United States of Iraqi refugees forced to flee Islamic militants may fall victim to the approaching congressional recess. Lawmakers are expected to adjourn at the end of this week or early next week and not come back into session until after the Nov. 4 election.
Sheriff's deputies say firefighters used the department's 2,500-gallon water tender to take water from a hydrant in Poway. That water was then delivered to the well of a friend of a department official.
Looking for something fun and soothing to help you beat the afternoon heat? If you are in Encinitas on Wednesday, September 17th then you can enjoy the gorgeous music of the touring opera ensemble "Opera Exposed" from the San Diego Opera . This ensemble features some of the talented vocal arts students from the San Diego Opera's University Partnership Program which currently includes students from SDSU, Point Loma Nazarene University and USD.
San Pasqual Fire Department board vice president Charles Dilts speaks during a County Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday in San Diego, California. The board voted to dissolve the San Pasqual Fire Department.
All dog lovers, especially those who are in awe of service dogs, have until Sept. 20 to cast their vote for the first annual Hero Service Dog Awards presented by Art for Barks.
A ball python found wrapped around the neck of a pedicab driver in downtown San Diego was seized by animal officials. The driver was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving.
Taking two Saturday's from their usual schedule, "The Art Kids of San Diego County," completed the painting of two utility boxes around the Bonita Fire Department. The boxes each had their own theme but they tied in with the Fire Department.
Authorities Tuesday identified the 27-year-old driver killed in a street racing crash in Mission Bay Park over the weekend. Clyde Preston Duncan was driving a 2001 Corvette and racing a black Mercedes on westbound SeaWorld Drive near Friars Road shortly after 5 p.m. Sunday, according to the San Diego County Medical Examiner's Office and San Diego police.
A 41-year-old man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for setting off a homemade cannon-like device that killed his longtime girlfriend in San Diego County. U-T San Diego reports that Richard Dale Fox received the sentence Monday in an emotional hearing where he apologized to the victim's family, asked forgiveness and said he lost the person that he loved most.
Holy hot sauce! There exists something called the Sriracha Festival, and praise the fiery heavens, it's about to debut in San Diego. On Saturday, the inaugural San Diego Sriracha Festival will burn through Liberty Station with tastings of culinary delights honoring the celebrated sauce.
The record-setting late- summer heat wave that has had San Diego County sweltering is expected to begin to ease up tonight, but -- in terms of causing misery -- lower temperatures may be offset by humidity from Tropical Storm Odile, forecasters said. National Weather Service heat advisory for the valleys will be in effect until 7 p.m., as high pressure and a weak onshore air flow continue to send temperatures soaring.
On Saturday, September 13, 2014, at approximately 2:30 p.m., an unknown male robbed the Wells Fargo Bank, located at 10707 Camino Ruiz, San Diego, California. At the time of the robbery, the unknown male, believed to be identical to the robber known as the El Chapparito Bandit, entered the bank yelling, "Hands up everyone."
This black and white paint horse, which is about 200 pounds underweight, was rescued Sunday from Elfin Forest, according to the county. San Diego County Animal Services is looking for the owner of four neglected horses rescued from the Elfin Forest area.
A mother of three murdered her schoolteacher-husband in their Carlsbad home and waited a day and a half before turning herself in, a prosecutor said Monday, but a defense attorney said his client shot her spouse in self-defense because she couldn't take his abuse anymore. Julie Elizabeth Harper, 41, is charged in the Aug. 7, 2012, death of 39-year-old Jason Harper, a math teacher and volleyball coach at Carlsbad High School.
San Diego police Monday sought the hit-and-run driver who struck a 56-year-old woman on a Torrey Pines-area road. The woman, who was being treated for a brain bleed, a broken right ankle and cuts on the back of her head and right leg, was walking north in a bike lane along Gilman Drive approaching Via Alicante shortly after 7 p.m. Sunday when she was struck by , San Diego police Officer Robert Heims said.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 12:48 pm
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