San Diego County California

Calif. driver injured in fiery Lamborghini crash

  SAN DIEGO (AP) — Authorities say a Lamborghini hit speeds topping 100 miles an hour before it smashed into the median and exploded in flames on Interstate 15 in northern San Diego County. A […]

10/07/2012

Magnitude-4.2 quake hits eastern San Diego Co.

BORREGO SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — A magnitude-4.2 earthquake has hit the San Diego County desert but there have been no reports of damage or injuries. The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake struck at 5:39 […]

10/07/2012

Freak accident kills boy watching 'pass out' video

CHULA VISTA, Calif. (AP) – Authorities say a San Diego County teenager has died in a freak accident after he made himself pass out and then fell onto glass that slashed his throat. Chula Vista […]

09/26/2012

2 Southern Calif. fires continue to threaten homes

MURRIETA, Calif. (AP) – Evacuations remain in effect in Southern California where crews are trying to defeat two wildfires that have burned at least four homes and more than 1,000 acres of brushland. Murrieta fire […]

09/24/2012

Firefighters gaining edge on California wildfires

(AP) – Firefighters across California were monitoring whether potential thunderstorms and strong winds Thursday could make their work more difficult as they gain ground on several raging wildfires. In Northern California, crews were getting the […]

08/16/2012

Firefighters progressing against So. Cal wildfires

(AP) – Firefighters are making good progress against Southern California wildfires threatening more than 100 rural homes but a chance of afternoon thunderstorms is making them nervous. Thursday afternoon storms in the mountains and deserts […]

08/16/2012

Marine aircraft fighting Southern California fire

(AP) – The Marines sent in helicopters Wednesday to help battle wildfires threatening hundreds of homes in Southern California’s rugged backcountry. Eight CH-53 Super Stallions and CH-46 Sea Knights from nearby bases were sent to […]

08/15/2012

So. Calif. wildfires threatening dozens of homes (audio)

(AP) – Southern California wildfires are threatening dozens of homes after burning through more than 19 square miles of brush in the midst of a heat wave. State fire officials say a 4{-square-mile blaze in […]

08/15/2012

Rural San Diego County fire burns 1,650 acres

(AP) – A wildfire ignited by lightning in rural northern San Diego County is now estimated to have burned 1,650 acres. California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection spokeswoman Roxanne Provaznik says the blaze is […]

08/10/2012

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