SAN DIEGO (CNS) - The president of the Port of San Diego announced Friday that he is stepping down.
Charles Wurster, who has served as the port's president and chief executive officer since January 2009, didn't cite a reason for his departure.
"I am proud to have been associated with such a talented and dedicated group of public servants," Wurster said in a memo sent to port employees. "You have shown your dedication to the missions of the Port District and persevered through challenging economic times."
A spokesman for the port could not be reached to give Wurster's departure date.
Guided-missile destroyer USS Higgins will depart San Diego for deployment to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility Monday.
Transportation officials Monday celebrate the completion of $28 million in improvements to the Oceanside Transit Center that they say will make holiday travel much smoother in the region.
Lanes are closed on Harbor Drive at 32nd due to a fatal crash involving a motorcycle and big rig truck.
Border patrol agents are still investigating Monday after a dangerous smuggling attempt off the La Jolla coast turned deadly Saturday night.
The sea of pink continued Sunday with 2,200 people marching in the name of breast cancer research funding on the third - and final - day of the Susan G. Komen San Diego 3-Day.
Five people beat to unconscious a 37-year-old man and then took his cell phone at the Horton Plaza in San Diego, a police officer said Sunday.
A non-injury fire Sunday completely destroyed one unit and damaged another in a Rancho Penasquitos apartment complex, displacing two families.
Pancho Segura, who rose from poverty to win six U.S. Pro singles and doubles championships and was one of the world's top amateur players in the 1940s and professionals in the 1950s, has died. He was 96.