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  • Neighborhood evacuated after worker busts gas line

    Neighborhood evacuated after worker busts gas line
    A natural gas leak closed down a North County neighborhood to through traffic Wednesday, police reported. A construction worker ruptured the four-inch gas line near the intersection of Escondido Boulevard and West Felicita Avenue shortly before noon,...
  • Residents urged to turn in unused prescription drugs

    Residents urged to turn in unused prescription drugs
    Residents across San Diego County are being urged to help fight the growing problem of prescription- drug abuse by taking part in a nationwide medication "take back'' drive this weekend. On Saturday, hospitals, police stations, military facilities and...
  • Gloomy weather expected to stick around

    Gloomy weather expected to stick around
    San Diego's gray and wet weather isn't going away soon and has potential to bring heavier rain for the first couple of days of the work week, according to weather experts. Jamie Moker, a National Weather Service meteorologist said the light rain over the...
  • Brush Fire Contained After Threatening Homes in Acton

    Brush Fire Contained After Threatening Homes in Acton
    ACTON, Calif. (KTLA) -- Fire crews have fully contained a 100-acre brush fire near Hubbard Road and Escondido Canyon Road in Acton. The fire erupted just after 11:00 a.m. Thursday in a sparsely populated area and burned about 52 acres. It destroyed a...
  • Teen pleads guilty to 2nd rape

    Teen pleads guilty to 2nd rape
    VISTA, Calif. -- A young man already serving 15 years to life in prison for raping a teenager at gunpoint as she walked to school last summer pleaded guilty Monday to raping a 45-year-old woman at knifepoint several weeks earlier. Daniel Joseph...
  • Businesses near Palomar park brace for closure

    Businesses near Palomar park brace for closure
    SAN DIEGO -- News that Palomar Mountain State Park is on a list of 70 locations around California slated for closure because of budget cuts has local businesses preparing for the worst. The park could be shut down in July 2012, according to state parks...
  • Navy names ship to honor Cesar Chavez

    Navy names ship to honor Cesar Chavez
    SAN DIEGO -- The newest cargo ship being built in San Diego will be named the USNS Cesar Chavez after the late civil rights leader despite objections from a San Diego congressman. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus confirmed the ship's name Wednesday during a...
  • Teen arrested after Escondido crime spree

    Teen arrested after  Escondido crime spree
    ESCONDIDO, Calif. -- A teenager accused of raping and robbing a woman inside an Escondido business and fleeing in her SUV was after attempting another holdup several hours later, police said. Police identified the suspect as 18-year-old Hugo Elmer...
  • Museums give free access to military families

    Museums give free access to military families
    SAN DIEGO -- More than 1,300 museums across the country, including 23 in the San Diego area, will be free to families of active-duty military members this summer, the National Endowment for the Arts announced Monday. The organization's second annual Blue...
  • Ex-con pleads guilty to shooting at cops

    Ex-con pleads guilty to shooting at cops
    VISTA, Calif. -- An ex-con who led police on a chase through Escondido in a stolen car, firing at officers, bystanders and a sheriff's helicopter and pumping bullets into a squad car, pleaded guilty Monday to attempted murder. Eric Anthony Pomatto, 27,...
  • Retired employees stand up for their pensions

    Retired employees stand up for their pensions
    SAN DIEGO -- A group of retired public employees said Monday they aren't getting rich and are not to blame for the fiscal problems of state and local government. At a downtown San Diego news conference, about 10 retirees who billed themselves as the...