• Weather: San Diego County Heating Up With Scorching Temperatures

    Be sure to stay extra hydrated on Monday and don’t skimp out on the sunscreen – the week will begin with sweltering temperatures. Thanks to a bit of high pressure, an offshore flow is warming San Diego County with a heat advisory for the coast and inland valleys, and an excessive heat warning for the deserts. The majority of the region will be experiencing temps that are hotter than usual. Temperatures for Monday are forecasted as followed: Coast: Low 80sInland: Low 90sMountains: Low...

  • Ian Becomes a Hurricane; Storm Nears Cuba as It Moves North

    Hurricane Ian formed early Monday morning and was expected to become a major Category 4 hurricane as a large stretch of the Gulf Coast of Florida was preparing for a possible landfall later this week. While South Florida remained out of the cone of concern, forecasters said Ian could reach major hurricane strength before making an impact on the northern part of the state in the coming days. Ian had maximum sustained winds of 75 mph as it moved northwest at 14 mph, the National Hurricane...

  • Padres Use Long Ball to Run Away With Series Win in Colorado

    Manny Machado and Brandon Drury hit back-to-back home runs in a five-run eighth inning, Wil Myers also went deep, and the San Diego Padres beat Colorado 13-6 in the Rockies’ final home game of the season. Jake Cronenworth tripled and drove in three runs and Juan Soto, Jurickson Profar and Luis Campusano had two hits each for the Padres. Robert Suárez (5-1) pitched one inning of relief for the win. San Diego increased its lead over Philadelphia to 1 1/2-games for the second NL wild card...

  • Amazon to Hold Prime Day-Like Holiday Sales Event in October

    Amazon said Monday that next month it will hold a second Prime Day-like shopping event, making it the latest major retailer to offer holiday deals earlier this year to entice cautious consumers struggling with tighter budgets. During the Oct. 11-12 event, Amazon Prime members will get early access to discounted items. The “Prime Early Access Sale” follows Amazon’s annual Prime Day in July. The Seattle-based e-commerce giant has long used these kinds of sales events to lure people into its...

  • San Diego County to Pay $1.35M Over 2018 In-Custody Death

    San Diego County and other defendants have agreed to pay $1.35 million to settle a lawsuit filed by the mother of a Mexican citizen who died after sheriff’s deputies arrested him in 2018, officials said. The lawsuit filed by Dolores Rosales, of Tijuana, alleged deputies used excessive force when they took her son, Marco Antonio Nápoles-Rosales of El Monte, into custody in August 2018, officials said. The court filing claimed the deputies used a stun gun, their body weight and a...

  • San Diego County Gas Prices Rise Almost 10 Cents in 1 Day

    The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in San Diego County rose 9.6 cents Sunday to $5.748, its 22nd increase in the last 23 days. The average price has risen 52.9 cents over the past 23 days, including 8.5 cents Saturday, according to figures from the AAA and the Oil Price Information Service. It is 35.8 cents more than one week ago, 47.7 cents higher than one month ago and $1.399 greater than one year ago. The average price is 62.5 cents less than the record...

  • Adams Avenue Comes Alive For Street Fair That Almost Didn't Happen

    Thousands of people flooded the Adams Avenue Street Fair in Normal Heights this weekend for its first post-pandemic return, but the popular two-day fest almost didn’t happen again this year as a new obstacle stood in its path. The annual event is a scene in San Diego. Hundreds of arts and crafts, food and retail booths flood the Adams Avenue business district and neighboring streets as dozens of musicians on six different stages bring local grooves to the neighborhood. But the cost of...

  • Tropical Storm Ian Expected to Become Hurricane, Now on Track for Northern Florida

    While all of South Florida is currently out of the cone of concern for Tropical Storm Ian, there is growing thought that it could become as strong as a Category 4 hurricane before making impact on the northern part of the state in the coming days. The latest advisory from the National Hurricane Center showed Ian with winds of 50 miles per hour as it moves west-northwest at 12 mph. Ian currently is located 320 miles south-southeast of Grand Cayman and 590 miles southeast of the western tip of...

  • California Attorney General Enters San Diego County Homeless Shelter Debate

    Attorney General Rob Bonta released a press release on Saturday demanding that El Cajon immediately rescind warning notices sent to hotels that participate in San Diego County’s voucher program for individuals experiencing homelessness. The press release came after El Cajon notified some local hotels that participate in the program that fines would begin at $100 a day and increase up to $1,000 a day after the fourth violation. “We certainly don’t want to fine anybody. What we want to do is...

  • Horse Rescued From Empty Pool in East San Diego County

    A young horse by the name of Shocker found himself stuck in his owner’s waterless pool on Wednesday in Jamul, located deep in San Diego’s East County. Shocker’s owner tried to build a ramp to help him come out, but it turned unsuccessful, according to Nina Thompson, Director of Public Relations at the San Diego Humane Society. The Department of Animal Services responded to the call for help on the 13,000 block of Proctor Valley Lane, calling in the San Diego Humane Society’s Emergency...

  • Imperial Beach Teen Who Died From Fentanyl Overdose Remembered by Friends and Family

    A memorial was held Saturday for an Imperial Beach teenager who recently died from a fentanyl overdose. Friends and family of Marcelino Camarena gathered at Imperial Beach Sports Park for a day of skateboarding and outreach. They teamed up with San Diego County to host the “Mars Wrld Teen Empowerment and Wellness Resource Fair.” Camarena’s friends used to call him “Mars.” The goal of the resource fair is to prevent other families from feeling the same pain. “It hurts me because that...

  • Aztecs Offense Struggles Again but Finds a Way to Beat Toledo

    Through the first 57 minutes of their game against Toledo, the San Diego State offense had a total of 40 yards passing. They more than doubled that on their final drive to pull out a too-close-for-comfort 17-14 win over the Rockets. Starting quarterback Braxton Burmeister was having trouble connecting with his pass catchers. His longest completed pass was an interception by Toledo defensive back Chris McDonald. The only reason the Aztecs were in the game at all was because running back Jordan...