| Aug 28, 2010
A five-hour standoff between a 22-year-old carjacking suspect and Escondido police SWAT officers ended Saturday when the man surrendered and was arrested, authorities said.
Pedro Santana, a parolee and suspected member of a San Marcos street gang, had...
| Sep 13, 2010
As a sophomore at Monte Vista High School in Danville, Calif., Brett Zorich was a record-setting track star who left rivals in her dust. Ultimately, however, her fiercest opponent turned out to be herself.
While experiencing a 5-inch growth spurt at 15,...
| Dec 15, 2010
Authorities upped the ante Wednesday for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the serial bank robber dubbed the "Geezer Bandit."
The FBI and several other banks have combined their offering to $20,000. The crook is believed to be...
| Dec 15, 2010
| 6:02 PM
Area 1: 3100 block of Foothill Boulevard: Albert Montoya, 62 of Burbank, was arrested and booked on Dec. 10 on suspicion of burglary and bringing a controlled substance into a jail after witnesses identified him as having tried to steal $300 worth of...
| Sep 1, 2010
| 11:30 AM
A woman who was stabbed 23 times by "40-Year-Old Virgin" actor Shelley Malil says she felt primal, instinctual, animal terror when he showed up at her San Diego County home two years ago.
Taking the stand to testify against her on-again, off-again...
| Sep 6, 2010
Firefighters quickly knocked down a garage fire in Chula Vista Monday.
The blaze was reported just after 2:20 p.m. at 1543 Loma Ct., and the fire was mostly extinguished within 20 minutes, according to the San Diego Fire- Rescue Department.
| Sep 9, 2010
| 3:43 PM
Deputies arrested a parolee Thursday on suspicion of burglarizing a Boys and Girls Club in Vista at least two times.
The most recent break-in was captured on a security camera Sunday morning. Investigators said they identified Brandon McDiamid, 25, as...
| Sep 9, 2010
| 9:11 PM
Paper or plastic? You see the dilemma, some don't. The Plastic Bag Ban Bill, AB 1998, failed passage last week in the State Senate on a 14-21 vote. A ban that was designed to end the distribution of 19 billion plastic bags annually at retail outlets...
| Jul 19, 2010
Aruba, the westernmost of the so-called Dutch "ABC islands:" Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao, is less than 20 miles from the coast of Venezuela. A small island, about 20-miles long and six-and-a-quarter miles wide at its widest point, Aruba could be said to be...
| Jul 20, 2010
Police warned South Bay residents of a vandalism spree which has damaged dozens of vehicles within recent weeks.
The string of property-damage crimes has been ongoing since mid-May, resulting in 54 reported cases, according to police.
Most of the...
| Jul 24, 2010
Federal stimulus funding will soon pave the way for new bus and carpool lanes between the Hollywood (170) Freeway and the Buena Vista Street interchange in Burbank.
The five-year project through the California Department of Transportation is part of a...
| Jul 28, 2010
Paper could soon be the only free option for grocery bags in South Bay if a councilman's proposal is passed.
If Chula Vista City Councilman Steve Castaneda's bill passes through the legislature convenient stores, 'ma and pop' stores, and grocery stores...