Public Safety

Top Public Defender Announces Retirement

| 1:09 PM

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 […]


Two TB Cases Reported in the County

| 8:44 AM

Two new, unrelated cases of active tuberculosis that may have exposed others have been reported at Sweetwater High School and Hilltop High School Learning Center, according to the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency. Both schools are part of the Sweetwater Union High School District. “Symptoms of active TB include persistent cough, fever, […]