| May 28, 2009
Nearly three dozen motorists were given citations in Chula Vista this week in connection with illegal street racing, police said today.
On Wednesday, 32 citations were issued to drivers with illegal modifications to their vehicles during Operation...
| May 28, 2009
It's called "Operation Crack Down". The operation is spearheaded by the Chula Vista Police Department. On Wednesday, officers from various police agencies, San Diego to Ontario, helped the Chula Vista Police with the crackdown.
Car enthusiasts call it an...
| Feb 11, 2009
Molly Bee, a country singer popular in the 1950s and 1960s who was a teenage star on television's "Hometown Jamboree" and "The Tennessee Ernie Ford Show," has died. She was 69.
FOR THE RECORD: Molly Bee obituary: The obituary of...
| Mar 9, 2008
For first-time home buyers Joshua and Latoya Washington, the mid-February arrival of their high-efficiency furnace was a cause for celebration -- sweet reward for pursuing an energy-efficient mortgage.
The loan allowed the Washingtons to roll the cost of...
| Jul 13, 2008
Travelers, you've made your voices heard. Whether you want to lessen your pain at the pump or reduce your carbon footprint (or both), you can find more hybrid and biofuel-powered rental cars these days.
Just remember, though, that you may be going green,...
| Jan 8, 2008
Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates on Monday made his first official visit to Southern California since taking the post, kicking off his second year in office by presenting awards to 17 sailors, including several Navy SEALs, who recently returned from...
| Sep 17, 2009
| 1:23 PM
A semi tractor-trailer rolled on top of a Lexus sedan, killing one person Thursday morning in the North County, the California Highway Patrol said.
The crash on the southbound Interstate 5 connector to eastbound Highway 78, near the Oceanside- Carlsbad...
| Sep 26, 2009
Candles were lit Saturday in memory of an Oceanside teen who was supposed to be blowing out birthday candles this weekend. Instead, friends are remembering 17 year old Michael Pyper as a fun-loving, devoted friend. Pyper was killed Friday night in a...
| Sep 30, 2009
| 2:11 PM
All but one of San Diego County's 79 monitored beaches had excellent water quality during the summer months, according to a report released Wednesday by the environmental group Heal the Bay.
According to Heal the Bay's 2009 " End of Summer Beach Report...
| Jun 3, 2009
An off-duty police officer unlawfully shot a female motorist and her 8-year-old son after she initiated an incident of road rage, a prosecutor said today, but a defense attorney said his client fired to stop a threat.
Frank White, 29, is charged with...
| Jun 4, 2009
A gang member who was 17 when he shot and killed an Oceanside police officer in his crime-ridden neighborhood was sentenced today to life in prison without the possibility of parole, plus 61 years.
Meki Gaono was convicted April 20 of first-degree...
| Jun 16, 2009
The wife of San Diego Police Officer Frank White told a jury Tuesday what she remembers about the road rage incident that left a woman and her son injured last year.
"I thought that they were going to kill us," said Jacquellyn White. "That they wanted to...