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  • 'Critical day' for growing Goleta fire; Big Sur blaze only 5% contained

    GOLETA, Calif. -- Driven overnight by "sundowner" winds that gusted to 50 mph, the Gap fire grew to more than 8,300 acres, but by morning was 24% contained, fire officials said. The blaze destroyed four outbuildings and led to the evacuations of at...
  • Newsday staffers used to call celebs in news for fun

     
    I began my Sunday newspaper article about the "Heidi Game" by referencing an article in the Newsday of Nov. 18, 1968, by John Van Doorn, in which he quotes one Rose Szolnoki of Beaver Falls, Pa., about her reaction to......
  • Student, 15, is arrested in bomb threat that forced evacuation of San Marcos Middle School

     
    A 15-year-old high school student has been arrested on suspicion of making a bomb threat that forced the evacuation of San Marcos Middle School, according to the San Diego County Sheriff's Department. About 9:05 a.m. Thursday, the middle school's...
  • Driver in California 200 crash says he is 'devastated'

     
    The driver of a desert off-road vehicle that slammed into a crowd of spectators Saturday night, killing eight people, posted a message on Facebook late Sunday expressing his sadness over the tragedy. Brett M. Sloppy, 28, was driving his modified......
  • Driver in California 200 crash identified by authorities

     
    A San Marcos man drove the truck that crashed into a crowd of spectators watching an off-road race in the Mojave Desert, officials with the California Highway Patrol said Sunday. Brett M. Sloppy, 28, lost control of his modified 2000......
  • Federal officials launch probe of fatal California 200 accident

     
    Federal authorities announced Monday that they were launching a review of the accident that killed eight people at the California 200 off-road race. The Bureau of Land Management has jurisdiction over the land where the race occurred and issued a......
  • San Diego newspaper, in wake of Bell scandal, probes local finances

     
    San Diego County’s leading newspaper has launched its own probe of municipal finances in the wake of Bell’s salary scandal. According to today’s front-page story in the San Diego Union-Tribune, the highest paid manager in the county works in the.......
  • Football: Week Zero schedule

     
    Here's the schedule for Week Zero of Southlands high school football (September 1-4). Two schools will actually open the season before that, as San Clemente heads to Hawaii and Fountain Valley to Las Vegas next week. Thursday, August 26th INTERSECTIONAL.....
  • San Marcos man pleads guilty to loan modification scheme

    San Marcos man pleads guilty to loan modification scheme
    A man who used false and misleading statements to induce customers to purchase loan modification services from his San Marcos-based business pleaded guilty Tuesday to conspiracy, money laundering and tax charges. Glenn Steven Rosofsky admitted that in...
  • Teen blamed for $10K in graffiti damage

    Teen blamed for  $10K in graffiti damage
    A teenage boy was facing charges Wednesday related to more than $10,000 worth of graffiti vandalism in the North County, authorities said. The boy was arrested Tuesday after a deputy spotted him hanging out in a parked car in San Marcos with at least one...
  • High Winds Derail Local Train Service

    High Winds Derail Local Train Service
    LOS ANGELES -- High winds across Southern California forced a commuter train line to shut down and knocked a tree onto a car, but no serious injuries are reported. Wind flipped a canopy out of a yard and onto power lines Wednesday near the Gold Line...
  • Councilman ends congressional bid to focus on family

    Councilman ends congressional bid to focus on family
    Solana Beach Councilman Dave Roberts has dropped out of the race for the 50th Congressional District, leaving the competition between the remaining candidates a little tighter today. On his Web site, Roberts said he was withdrawing so he and his partner,...