Two Navy ships have arrived at their new home port of San Diego Friday, as part of a Navy plan to save money.
The anti-mine ships USS Chief and USS Warrior were previously homeported in Ingleside, Texas. But the Ingleside base is being closed as part of a consolidation process.
Now, the ships and some 170 sailors have been relocated to America's Finest City.
Six more Texas-based ships will be arriving in San Diego by the end of the summer.
Some local restaurants are only providing straws upon request.
News 8's Marcella Lee reports from Searsucker Del Mar with more on the movement and a look at the damage the straws can do.
On Wednesday local middle schoolers received an out-of-this world surprise. Students at Thurgood Marshall Middle School in Scripps Ranch took home second place in a nationwide spacecraft design contest. News 8's Shawn Styles reports with more of the big reveal.
City leaders gathered Wednesday to discuss major changes to a park across from the San Diego Convention Center.
A Rancho Bernardo woman shared her frightening ordeal Wednesday - a day after she was rushed to the hospital after being attacked by a swarm of bees.
Deputies confronted by a machete-wielding, rock- hurling man in Valley Center Wednesday opened fire on him with a pistol, sicced a service dog on him and shot him with a stun gun and a beanbag-firing shotgun before managing to get him into custody.
A dangerous trend of getting high on flower seeds is growing among teens. What parents need to be aware of to prevent a tragedy.
A swarm of bees attacked a man in a rural East County neighborhood Wednesday, sending him to a hospital.