Ten boats are scooping up shipping fuel about 2.5 miles southeast of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge. A helicopter is surveying for environmental damage while wildlife crews search the ground for affected wildlife.
A Coast Guard spokeswoman says some 422 gallons of oil spilled onto the deck of the Panamanian-flagged Dubai Star and into the water after a fuel line ruptured Friday during a fuel transfer.
About 53,000 feet of nonabsorbent barriers known as boom has been deployed to contain the oil.
The spokeswoman says there are 12 reports of birds affected by the oil spill, although she doesn't know the species of birds.
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A gas line break in downtown has prompted area businesses to evacuate. The break was reported around 1 p.m. and is located near Fifth Avenue and E Street.
One week ago as diners packed restaurants in a Kearny Mesa a shooting broke out in the parking lot of a strip mall on Convoy Street.
Skies across San Diego County are mostly clear and will stay that way through the early Saturday. This will result in another night of tumbling temps into early Saturday morning.
The first phase of the city of San Diego's ordinance banning polystyrene foam and single-use plastics will go into effect on Saturday.
A pothole here. A pothole there. The City of San Diego says it has seen a spike in reports of potholes due to recent winter storms.
Hundreds of San Diego State students are dancing the night away Friday as part of a 15-hour dance marathon which will end Saturday morning.
The owner of an Ocean Beach sandwich shop is sharing surveillance video of a man he says stole the employees tip jar.
The National Weather Service on has issued a frost advisory from 10 p.m., Friday to 9 a.m., Saturday for the inland valleys of San Diego.