San Diego

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Man faces felony charge over trimming shrubs

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Trimming overgrown shrubs may have won Juvencio Adame praise from neighbors, but it also brought the San Diego man a felony charge from prosecutors. U-T San Diego reports Saturday that 46-year-old […]

11/30/2013

Interstate 405

405 Sunset offramp reopened today

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The Sunset Boulevard offramp from the northbound San Diego (405) Freeway reopened today following a roughly four-month closure for reconstruction. The rebuilt ramp is roughly 60 percent longer, allowing for more […]

11/25/2013

4 hurt in So Cal hot air balloon explosion

TEMECULA, Calif. (AP) — Officials say the explosion and crash-landing of a hot air balloon over Southern California wine country left four people hospitalized, one with severe burns. The Riverside County Fire Department says the […]

11/09/2013

4 charged in ‘virtual kidnappings’

SAN DIEGO (AP) – Four people have been charged in a scheme that used telemarketing tactics to shake down immigrants by claiming that their loved ones had been kidnapped and demanding thousands of dollars in […]

11/09/2013

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4 charged in ‘virtual kidnappings’

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Four people have been charged in a scheme that used telemarketing tactics to shake down immigrants for ransom money under the guise that loved ones had been kidnapped, according to an […]

11/08/2013

This Monday, Nov. 4, 2013 photo shows Marine Capt. Pravin Rajan after his arrival at San Diego International Airport in San Diego following in a tour of duty Afghanistan. Rajan was part of a group of 13 Marines that got a heroes welcome at Chicago's International Airport four days into a journey back home by of a small crowd of cheering USO volunteers, firefighters, police officers and others who work at the airport. Rajan says the reception he and his comrades received on their way to San Diego was "incredibly touching." (AP Photo/Courtesy of Pravin .Rajan, Sandhya Rajan)

13 Marines get impromptu Chicago airport welcome

CHICAGO (AP) — It didn’t matter that the 13 Marines on their way home from Afghanistan had been fighting in a war that no longer dominates the news or that they were stopping only for […]

11/06/2013

San Diego Mayor Bob Filner apologizes for his behavior in this frame from a video produced by the city of San Diego Thursday, July 11, 2013. (AP Photo/City of San Diego)

Filner casts short shadow in San Diego mayor race

SAN DIEGO (AP) – It took Democrats 20 years to recapture the mayor’s seat in San Diego and less than nine months for one of their own to be driven out. Bob Filner’s disgraced exit […]

11/03/2013

Google Glass

Driver expects to fight Google Glass ticket

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Southern California woman cited for wearing Internet-connected eyeglasses while driving plans to contest the citation. Cecilia Abadie was pulled over for speeding Tuesday evening in San Diego, when a California […]

10/31/2013

Cross-border drug tunnel equipped with rail system

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A tunnel designed to smuggle drugs from Tijuana, Mexico, to San Diego is equipped with electricity, ventilation and a rail system, U.S. authorities said Thursday, making it one of the more […]

10/31/2013

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Divers work to clear debris off California coast

CHANNEL ISLANDS, Calif. (AP) – Volunteer divers have dredged up 900 pounds of debris, a half-dozen lobster traps and 1,400 feet of trap line in an effort to clean up the ocean around California’s Channel […]

10/27/2013

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El Cajon mayor to resign after immigrant remarks

EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) – The mayor of a San Diego suburb has announced he will resign after making remarks that were widely criticized as insensitive to Iraqi immigrants. Mark Lewis said in a letter […]

10/26/2013

FDA approves more powerful, pure hydrocodone drug

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration has approved a stronger, single-ingredient version of the painkiller hydrocodone, the widely-abused prescription medicine for chronic pain. The agency said it approved the pill Zohydro for patients […]

10/25/2013

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