A motorist accused of crossing into oncoming traffic on state Route 67 in Ramona and causing a crash that killed a 25-year-old woman pleaded not guilty today to vehicular manslaughter.
Melvin Pearles, 48, faces up to six years in prison if convicted, said Deputy District Attorney Martin Doyle.
El Cajon Judge Charles Ervin allowed Pearles to remain free on his own recognizance, but he had to give up his driver's license.
According to the California Highway Patrol, Pearles was driving a Jaguar south of Archie Moore Road at more than 80 mph on March 29 when the car sideswiped another vehicle and then slammed into a Volvo driven by Alexandria Drake, who was killed.
A San Diego family is pleading for the public’s help after their loved one received a devastating diagnosis while living abroad in India.
A man was taken to a mental health facility Monday, several hours after a SWAT team responded to a gunshot fired inside a home in the Birdland area, officials said.
A status conference is scheduled in federal court Monday for Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Alpine, and his wife, who were indicted on charges they spent more than $250,000 in campaign funds on personal expenses such as family vacations and golf outings.
Temperatures remain cool Monday, warming through Thursday. Marine layer will stick around in the mornings, developing quickly overnight for the next few days.
The county Medical Examiner's Office will investigate the death of a man found on a sidewalk Sunday near a gate to the U.S. Navy Training Support Center, a city police officer said.
A downtown San Diego high-rise condo complex was evacuated early Sunday morning due to a water pipe bursting.
California officials quickly determined an arsonist started last month's huge wildfire southeast of Los Angeles, and that two weeks earlier sparks from a vehicle produced a deadly wildfire in the far northern part of the state.
The showdown begins Monday between the Trump administration and a handful of states opposed to relaxing fuel economy standards .
A 37-year-old man riding a bicycle was hit by a vehicle, seriously injured, and the driver sped off, officials said Sunday.