| Mar 3, 2010
| 11:51 AM
Relatives of a family killed in a high-speed crash that galvanized attention around safety flaws of Toyotas and led to the recalls of millions of cars have sued the world's largest automaker for product liability and negligence, according to a lawsuit...
| Sep 20, 2009
One person died and another was seriously injured in a crash today at the same intersection where a California Highway Patrol officer and three members of his family perished a month ago, authorities said.
The crash happened around 6:35 a.m. at Mission...
| Sep 21, 2009
| 11:43 AM
Authorities Monday released the name of a 53-year-old radiology technician killed in a weekend crash at the same intersection where a California Highway Patrol officer and three members of his family perished a month ago.
Pamela Sue Marabeas of Santee...
| Sep 30, 2009
| 4:20 AM
WASHINGTON -- Toyota Motor Corp. said Tuesday it will recall 3.8 million vehicles in the United States, the company's largest-ever U.S. recall, to address problems with a removable floor mat that could cause accelerators to get stuck and lead to a crash....
| Sep 29, 2009
| 3:10 PM
Toyota says it will recall 3.8 million vehicles in the United States to address problems with a removable floor mat that could interfere with the vehicle's accelerator and cause a crash.
The company says it will be the largest U.S. recall in its history....
| Oct 5, 2009
| 8:19 AM
Trolley service was running normally in Santee today after a 90-minute interruption caused by a collision between a trolley and a pickup truck, authorities said.
The crash at Mission Gorge Road and Cuyamaca Street occurred shortly before 11 p.m. Sunday,...
| Apr 20, 2010
| 10:19 PM
After lying low for months, a robber known as the "Geezer Bandit" robbed a bank in Vista Tuesday, the FBI reported.
The robber walked into the California Bank and Trust at 140 Escondido Ave. just after 9 a.m. and waited quietly at a customer kiosk...
| Oct 11, 2009
| 1:02 PM
A teacher who works at Juvenile Hall and four others were named San Diego County teachers of the year, it was reported today.
Melanie Tolan, who works at the Sarah Anthony School at Juvenile Hall, was chosen among thousands of teacher countywide for...
| Oct 13, 2009
| 9:11 AM
Light rain fell in San Diego County early Tuesday ahead of a strong Pacific storm headed for the region.
The brunt of the storm will move through northern and central California late Tuesday through early Wednesday, but it should also bring high surf,...
| Oct 21, 2009
The San Diego County Sheriff's Department will launch a year-long anti-DUI program aimed at preventing deaths and injuries on our roadways, officials said Wednesday.
New enforcement measures to combat drunken driving are coming as a result of a recent...
| Oct 23, 2009
| 10:37 AM
Santee Fire Department fought a blaze in a Santee home Friday morning.
It took crews about 20 minutes to control the flames at the house on 8600 block of Sunridge Drive.
The fire started at 10:00 a.m. No one was injured from the fire.
The cause of...
| Nov 3, 2009
| 12:00 PM
Toyota said Monday it has begun mailing letters to owners of certain Toyota and Lexus models regarding the potential for an unsecured or incompatible driver's floor mat to interfere with the accelerator pedal and cause it to become stuck.