Police spokeswoman Monica Munoz said the San Ysidro High School students obtained a copy of the school's master key and snuck onto campus after midnight Tuesday. They stacked the desks and chairs in the hallway and put several pieces of furniture on a field in the shape of "09."
Their activity triggered motion sensors, prompting the school's alarm company to call police. The school, in a San Diego neighborhood about two miles north of the Mexican border, has about 2,200 students.
Police cited the students who were 18 years old for trespassing, and those under 18 for curfew violation. All of them were ordered to move the furniture back where it belonged.
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National City police were responding to a shooting scene with "multiple victims'' Saturday morning, but it was unclear if there were any fatalities, according to officials.
Extremely hot weather in San Diego County's deserts is expected to persist Friday through early next week and temperatures in other inland areas will spike on Sunday.
A 30-year-old man who was hit by a car in San Marcos while jaywalking Saturday morning died in a hospital, according to San Diego County sheriff's officials.
A town hall meeting meant for veterans to share their experiences with civilians who haven't gone through combat is scheduled for Saturday in El Cajon.
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