| Mar 13, 2010
| 1:12 PM
The pilot of an experimental, single-engine plane made a safe landing down the traffic lanes of West San Marcos Boulevard today, causing no injuries or damage, authorities said.
The pilot, William David Leonard of Oceanside, told a news agency he was...
| Oct 20, 2009
| 4:29 PM
Fire crews were making good progress against a brush fire in San Marcos that threatened two homes for a short time Tuesday afternoon, a San Marcos fire official said.
The fire burned about 10 acres west of North Twin Oaks Valley Road between Cassou...
| 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 28, 2009
| 5:11 PM
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...
| Nov 27, 2009
| 9:30 AM
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,...
| Nov 29, 2009
| 2:24 PM
More than 70 percent of the registered sex offenders in San Diego County are violating a state law by living too close to schools or parks, it was reported Sunday.
The Watchdog Institute, a nonprofit journalism group based at San Diego State University,...
| Mar 9, 2009
The music thumps, the lights flash, the shot glasses wait for willing lips. But the bouncers are reduced to kicking at the curb, hoping somebody, anybody, will round the corner. Friday nights are slow lately in Rosarito Beach's party zone, and everyone...
| Jun 4, 2009
The University of California San Diego in recent months has quietly reduced its workforce by more than 800 positions, or 5.5 percent, because of reductions in state funding, it was reported Thursday.
At least 172 people have been laid off, 222...
| Jun 11, 2009
A former bookkeeper for a San Marcos woodworking company pleaded guilty today to siphoning nearly $10 million from the firm over a seven- year period to feed her gambling and shopping addictions.
Annette Yeomans, 51, will be sentenced to 18 years in...
| Jun 17, 2009
Authorities released the name Wednesday of the first person to die from swine flu-related complications in the San Diego area.
Adela Chevalier, 20, succumbed to the illness in an emergency room at Palomar Medical Center in Escondido on Monday afternoon,...
| Jul 9, 2009
Enrollment at San Diego County's community colleges is up this summer despite fewer classes being offered because of proposed cuts in state funding, it was reported Thursday.
The San Diego Community College District cut summer offerings by 10 percent...