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The record-setting late- summer heat wave that has had San Diego County sweltering is expected to begin to ease up tonight, but -- in terms of causing misery -- lower temperatures may be offset by humidity from Tropical Storm Odile, forecasters said. More>>

  • California drivers must give bikes 3-foot buffer

    California drivers must give bikes 3-foot buffer

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 3:27 PM EDT2014-09-16 19:27:52 GMT
    Californians will now need to take extra care to steer clear of cyclists. 
    Californians will now need to take extra care to steer clear of cyclists. 
  • City Council reviews request for Hays defense

    City Council reviews request for Hays defense

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 3:27 PM EDT2014-09-16 19:27:18 GMT
    The City Council Tuesday authorized the City Attorney's Office to set aside as much as $250,000 to retain outside counsel to defend former San Diego police Officer Christopher Hays against any lawsuits filed by women who contend he groped and illegally detained them. 
    The City Council Tuesday authorized the City Attorney's Office to set aside as much as $250,000 to retain outside counsel to defend former San Diego police Officer Christopher Hays against any lawsuits filed by women who contend he groped and illegally detained them. 
  • Weakening Odile pushes up Mexico's Baja California

    Weakening Odile pushes up Mexico's Baja California

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 9:13 AM EDT2014-09-16 13:13:03 GMT
    A weakening Tropical Storm Odile pushed up Mexico's Baja California Peninsula early Tuesday, dumping heavy rains that could bring dangerous flash floods and mudslides but also a potential boon to the drought-stricken region. 
    A weakening Tropical Storm Odile pushed up Mexico's Baja California Peninsula early Tuesday, dumping heavy rains that could bring dangerous flash floods and mudslides but also a potential boon to the drought-stricken region. 
  • San Diego fiance pleads for Hurricane Odile aid

    San Diego fiance pleads for Hurricane Odile aid

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 12:39 PM EDT2014-09-16 16:39:04 GMT
    Hurricane Odile crashed one San Diego woman's bachelorette party in Cabo San Lucas. Rachel Lemay and her friends are among the thousands of tourists left stranded in the aftermath of what is now Tropical Storm Odile. And now Lemay's fiancé, who is in San Diego, is requesting humanitarian aid. 
    Hurricane Odile crashed one San Diego woman's bachelorette party in Cabo San Lucas. Rachel Lemay and her friends are among the thousands of tourists left stranded in the aftermath of what is now Tropical Storm Odile. And now Lemay's fiancé, who is in San Diego, is requesting humanitarian aid. 
  • Driver killed in street racing crash identified

    Driver killed in street racing crash identified

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 11:57 AM EDT2014-09-16 15:57:12 GMT
    Authorities Tuesday identified the 27-year-old driver killed in a street racing crash in Mission Bay Park over the weekend. 
    Authorities Tuesday identified the 27-year-old driver killed in a street racing crash in Mission Bay Park over the weekend. 
  • Man killed in collision with big rig identified

    Man killed in collision with big rig identified

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 11:39 AM EDT2014-09-16 15:39:18 GMT
    The driver who was killed when his car veered off a South Bay freeway and plowed into a parked big rig was identified Tuesday as a 28-year-old San Diego resident. 
    The driver who was killed when his car veered off a South Bay freeway and plowed into a parked big rig was identified Tuesday as a 28-year-old San Diego resident. 
  • Services Tuesday for SD bishop Cirilo Flores

    Services Tuesday for SD bishop Cirilo Flores

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 10:14 AM EDT2014-09-16 14:14:58 GMT
    Visitation and a vigil are scheduled Tuesday at Saint Joseph Cathedral in downtown San Diego for mourners to pay their respects to Cirilo Flores, bishop of the Catholic diocese of San Diego. 
    Visitation and a vigil are scheduled Tuesday at Saint Joseph Cathedral in downtown San Diego for mourners to pay their respects to Cirilo Flores, bishop of the Catholic diocese of San Diego. 
  • Northern California wildfire devastates town

    Northern California wildfire devastates town

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 9:25 AM EDT2014-09-16 13:25:22 GMT
    A fire driven by fierce winds raced through the small Northern California town of Weed on Monday, burning a church to the ground, damaging or destroying 100 homes and prompting evacuation orders for at least 1,500 people. 
    A fire driven by fierce winds raced through the small Northern California town of Weed on Monday, burning a church to the ground, damaging or destroying 100 homes and prompting evacuation orders for at least 1,500 people. 
  • Congress scrutinizes Obama military strategy

    Congress scrutinizes Obama military strategy

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 9:17 AM EDT2014-09-16 13:17:49 GMT
    President Barack Obama's strategy to combat Islamic State extremists in Iraq and Syria is being scrutinized in Congress, where the expanded military campaign has broad support but faces skepticism rooted in more than a decade of war. 
    President Barack Obama's strategy to combat Islamic State extremists in Iraq and Syria is being scrutinized in Congress, where the expanded military campaign has broad support but faces skepticism rooted in more than a decade of war. 
  • US to assign 3,000 from US military to fight Ebola

    US to assign 3,000 from US military to fight Ebola

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 9:46 AM EDT2014-09-16 13:46:16 GMT
    The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa's Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the afflicted region to supply medical and logistical support to overwhelmed local health care systems and to boost the number of beds needed to isolate and treat victims of the epidemic. 
    The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa's Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the afflicted region to supply medical and logistical support to overwhelmed local health care systems and to boost the number of beds needed to isolate and treat victims of the epidemic. 
  • Exploring 'graveyard of ships' near San Francisco

    Exploring 'graveyard of ships' near San Francisco

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 9:43 AM EDT2014-09-16 13:43:52 GMT
    Federal researchers are exploring several underwater sites where ships sank while navigating in the treacherous waters west of San Francisco in the decades following the Gold Rush. 
    Federal researchers are exploring several underwater sites where ships sank while navigating in the treacherous waters west of San Francisco in the decades following the Gold Rush. 
  • CBS: Rihanna out of NFL telecast

    CBS: Rihanna out of NFL telecast

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 1:04 PM EDT2014-09-16 17:04:12 GMT
    CBS and Rihanna are splitting up, more fallout from the Ray Rice domestic violence incident and the turmoil it has caused for the NFL. 
    CBS and Rihanna are splitting up, more fallout from the Ray Rice domestic violence incident and the turmoil it has caused for the NFL. 
  • Robin Thicke's lies exposed in deposition

    Robin Thicke's lies exposed in deposition

    If you've been living under a rock, don't own a radio or a television, or have somehow been lucky enough to remain blissfully ignorant of the recent shenanigans of singer Robin Thicke, you've been missing out on some truly bizarre behavior.

     

    If you've been living under a rock, don't own a radio or a television, or have somehow been lucky enough to remain blissfully ignorant of the recent shenanigans of singer Robin Thicke, you've been missing out on some truly bizarre behavior.

     
  • Union expects to file Rice appeal Tuesday

    Union expects to file Rice appeal Tuesday

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 10:22 AM EDT2014-09-16 14:22:50 GMT
    The players' union on Tuesday plans to appeal the indefinite suspension the NFL handed to Ray Rice last week. 
    The players' union on Tuesday plans to appeal the indefinite suspension the NFL handed to Ray Rice last week. 
  • Cashner lifts Padres past Phillies, 1-0

    Cashner lifts Padres past Phillies, 1-0

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 8:40 AM EDT2014-09-16 12:40:19 GMT
    Andrew Cashner pitched a two-hitter for his third career shutout and the San Diego Padres scored on Cody Asche's fielding error in the second inning Monday night to beat the Philadelphia Phillies 1-0. 
    Andrew Cashner pitched a two-hitter for his third career shutout and the San Diego Padres scored on Cody Asche's fielding error in the second inning Monday night to beat the Philadelphia Phillies 1-0. 
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  • California drivers must give bikes 3-foot buffer

    California drivers must give bikes 3-foot buffer

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 3:27 PM EDT2014-09-16 19:27:52 GMT
    Californians will now need to take extra care to steer clear of cyclists. 
    Californians will now need to take extra care to steer clear of cyclists. 
  • City Council reviews request for Hays defense

    City Council reviews request for Hays defense

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 3:27 PM EDT2014-09-16 19:27:18 GMT
    The City Council Tuesday authorized the City Attorney's Office to set aside as much as $250,000 to retain outside counsel to defend former San Diego police Officer Christopher Hays against any lawsuits filed by women who contend he groped and illegally detained them. 
    The City Council Tuesday authorized the City Attorney's Office to set aside as much as $250,000 to retain outside counsel to defend former San Diego police Officer Christopher Hays against any lawsuits filed by women who contend he groped and illegally detained them. 
  • Hearing for woman accused of shooting son-in-law

    Hearing for woman accused of shooting son-in-law

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 2:36 PM EDT2014-09-16 18:36:31 GMT
    A preliminary hearing is scheduled Tuesday for a 63-year-old woman accused of fatally shooting her son-in-law in Fallbrook after he made a comment about what she was wearing. 
    A preliminary hearing is scheduled Tuesday for a 63-year-old woman accused of fatally shooting her son-in-law in Fallbrook after he made a comment about what she was wearing. 
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  • 17th annual Fleet Week Coronado Speed Festival

    17th annual Fleet Week Coronado Speed Festival

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 1:19 PM EDT2014-09-16 17:19:03 GMT
    The Coronado Speed Festival is part of San Diego's annual Fleet Week, an event organized to pay tribute to our nation's military and to help increase exposure to the military community in San Diego.

     
    The Coronado Speed Festival is part of San Diego's annual Fleet Week, an event organized to pay tribute to our nation's military and to help increase exposure to the military community in San Diego.

     
  • South Bay gets spooked

    South Bay gets spooked

    Monday, September 15 2014 11:12 PM EDT2014-09-16 03:12:33 GMT
    Are you one of those folks who are a little apprehensive about going to the dentist? One Chula Vista office is trying to ease the trauma of an appointment by turning their office into a haunted house. 
    Are you one of those folks who are a little apprehensive about going to the dentist? One Chula Vista office is trying to ease the trauma of an appointment by turning their office into a haunted house.
     
  • Sex offender accused of attacking 70-year-old woman

    Sex offender accused of attacking 70-year-old woman

    Monday, September 15 2014 11:09 PM EDT2014-09-16 03:09:20 GMT
    A man accused of sexually assaulting a 70-year-old Jacumba woman was in court Monday. 
    A man accused of sexually assaulting a 70-year-old Jacumba woman was in court Monday. 
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  • Sex offender accused of attacking 70-year-old woman

    Sex offender accused of attacking 70-year-old woman

    Monday, September 15 2014 11:09 PM EDT2014-09-16 03:09:20 GMT
    A man accused of sexually assaulting a 70-year-old Jacumba woman was in court Monday. 
    A man accused of sexually assaulting a 70-year-old Jacumba woman was in court Monday. 
  • Second suspect in North Park attacks sought

    Second suspect in North Park attacks sought

    Friday, September 12 2014 11:18 PM EDT2014-09-13 03:18:15 GMT
    A 23-year-old man arrested this week on suspicion of carrying out a spree of sexual assaults in North Park over the last three months has been cleared of involvement in one of the crimes, authorities announced Friday. 
    A 23-year-old man arrested this week on suspicion of carrying out a spree of sexual assaults in North Park over the last three months has been cleared of involvement in one of the crimes, authorities announced Friday. 
  • EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Teen accomplice in crime spree pleads guilty

    EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Teen accomplice in crime spree pleads guilty

    Friday, September 12 2014 2:26 AM EDT2014-09-12 06:26:56 GMT
    A young woman who took part in a series of armed holdups and assaults with her 40-year-old husband, who died in a Halloween night gun battle with San Diego police, pleaded guilty Thursday to carjacking and assault with a semiautomatic weapon on a peace officer. 
    A young woman who took part in a series of armed holdups and assaults with her 40-year-old husband, who died in a Halloween night gun battle with San Diego police, pleaded guilty Thursday to carjacking and assault with a semiautomatic weapon on a peace officer. 
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  • South Bay gets spooked

    South Bay gets spooked

    Monday, September 15 2014 11:12 PM EDT2014-09-16 03:12:33 GMT
    Are you one of those folks who are a little apprehensive about going to the dentist? One Chula Vista office is trying to ease the trauma of an appointment by turning their office into a haunted house. 
    Are you one of those folks who are a little apprehensive about going to the dentist? One Chula Vista office is trying to ease the trauma of an appointment by turning their office into a haunted house.
     
  • Time is up today

    Time is up today

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 10:29 PM EDT2014-09-11 02:29:40 GMT
    Heads up! Allied Gardens is about to have its clock cleaned. Time, which has stood at still at the triangle corner of Waring Road and Zion Avenue for the past six years is finally marching on. 
    Heads up! Allied Gardens is about to have its clock cleaned. Time, which has stood at still at the triangle corner of Waring Road and Zion Avenue for the past six years is finally marching on. 
  • Poway's power breakfast

    Poway's power breakfast

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 11:42 PM EDT2014-09-10 03:42:18 GMT
    A former police officer has found his niche in a countrified cafe where locals get a jump start on the day. 
    A former police officer has found his niche in a countrified cafe where locals get a jump start on the day. 
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  • Why not plant vegetables this fall?

    Why not plant vegetables this fall?

    No matter how generous Mother Nature was in supplying you with homegrown produce over the past weeks, it soon will be used up, given away, or preserved for the coming winter. Imagine having a new stock of fresh, delicious, healthful veggies to enjoy as the weather turns nippy. 
    No matter how generous Mother Nature was in supplying you with homegrown produce over the past weeks, it soon will be used up, given away, or preserved for the coming winter. Imagine having a new stock of fresh, delicious, healthful veggies to enjoy as the weather turns nippy. 
  • Chili Dog

    Chili Dog

    Of course you can always put fries on a hot dog (and should) but there's something about crispy hash browns that changes things. 
    Of course you can always put fries on a hot dog (and should) but there's something about crispy hash browns that changes things.  
  • New "smart oven" heating up the high-tech kitchen

    New "smart oven" heating up the high-tech kitchen

    Thursday, September 11 2014 9:08 PM EDT2014-09-12 01:08:01 GMT
    A new oven is heating up the competition when it comes to luxury kitchen appliances. 
    A new oven is heating up the competition when it comes to luxury kitchen appliances. 
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