ERLANGER, Ky. – Toyota has named a top executive at its U.S. manufacturing operations to head a North American quality task force as the automaker aims to beef up quality controls following millions of vehicle recalls.
Steve St. Angelo will lead Toyota's task force. St. Angelo, who is executive vice president of Toyota's North American manufacturing operations, also will sit on a committee that regularly meets with Toyota President Akio Toyoda in an effort to boost vehicle quality.
Toyota has pledged to take a number of steps to improve quality controls after recalls of more than 8 million vehicles worldwide over sticky gas pedals, pedals that become trapped under floor mats and brake problems on its Prius hybrid.
An Escondido man who killed a friend after challenging the victim to a fight, then posted sounds of the victim crying during the attack on a social media site, was convicted Tuesday of first-degree murder.
In an effort to crackdown on bike thefts throughout the city, San Diego police are expanding their Bait Bike Program.
The San Diego County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to move forward with laying off 38 full-time Animal Services employees as part of a plan to shrink the department.
A local fifth grade teacher accused of distributing child pornography made another appearance in federal court Tuesday.
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San Diego is on the shortlist of locations for a U.S. Army command center focused on cutting-edge technology and military modernization, the San Diego Regional EDC announced Tuesday.
A U.S. sailor has been arrested on allegations of stealing grenades from a San Diego-based Navy ship.