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 […]
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 […]
The Sheriff’s Department is teaming up with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to keep impaired drivers off San Diego’s roadways on Super Bowl Sunday. Sheriff’s deputies will be increasing DUI patrols across San Diego County beginning at 3 p.m. Sunday, and lasting through 5 a.m. the following day. The goal is simple: to remove […]
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 […]
The numbers are in. The medical examiner says for 2015, the most recent year available, deaths from drug use are up and the kinds of drugs being used are changing – sometimes unknowingly to the buyer.
Have you lived through an earthquake, fire or tsunami? Ever evacuated from a hurricane or taken cover from a tornado? We want to hear your story! Were you prepared for the disaster you encountered? And what did you learn from the experience that you can share with others? Living through a catastrophe can prompt you […]
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.