Public Safety
This red, three-wheeled walker and wooden cane were found near the train tracks where an unidentified man was struck and killed Tuesday night. The Medical Examiner is asking for the public to contact them if they know the name of the person who owned these items.

Medical Examiner Seeks Public’s Help Identifying John Doe

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The San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Office is seeking the public’s help in identifying an older man who was struck by an Amtrak train last Tuesday night in Oceanside. A red three-wheeled walker and a wooden cane were found nearby and are believed to belong to the man. The man was struck at approximately 7 […]

Public Safety
The winter storms caused damage throughout the County such as flooding and this rockslide on Wynola Road in Julian.

County Proclaims Local Emergency Due to Recent Storms

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The County of San Diego proclaimed a local emergency Friday, due to damage caused by the severe winter storms that hit the region late last month. The proclamation will cover damage experienced by cities, special districts and the unincorporated area in the region, helping make the region eligible for potential federal and state resources. These […]

Public Safety
Public Defender Henry J. Coker will retire March 30. He has served in the top public defender role since 2009.

Top Public Defender Announces Retirement

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Public Defender Henry C. Coker announced his intention to retire this spring, after nearly three decades of service with the County of San Diego. Coker, 66, said the time had come for him to switch gears, after a lengthy and fulfilling career. He plans on spending more time with his children and playing tennis, which […]

Public Safety
Probation youth Kenny W. finished the Silver Strand Half Marathon  59th overall out of 1,550 total race participants, with a time of 1:37:28.

Running Puts Probation Youth on Positive Path

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Recently, seven youth in the custody of County Probation competed in the Silver Strand Half Marathon, all with times under 2 hours 30 minutes. They’d trained by running laps around East Mesa Juvenile Detention Facility and under supervision in the foothills near Camp Barrett in Alpine.