SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Jury selection was scheduled to begin Monday in the trial of a trainer accused of opening fire at a Vista boxing club after being barred from the gym, killing another trainer and wounding two others.
Mark Anthony Diaz, 50, is charged with murder, attempted murder, assault with a firearm and making a threat. He faces 75 years to life in prison, if convicted.
Diaz allegedly killed 52-year-old Hector Gil and wounded 21-year-old boxer Ricardo Gutierrez and trainer Peter Moreno at Pacific Coast Boxing the night of April 7, 2010.
During an earlier hearing, trainer Albert Gamez testified that Gil told him that Diaz was upset because Gutierrez - who had just turned professional - had switched from Diaz to Gil as his trainer.
A 48-year-old National City resident was killed Friday in a solo motorcycle wreck near Mount Miguel High School, authorities reported.
A brush fire that erupted in a squatters camp spread through part of a La Jolla-area canyon Friday, blackening steep open terrain near clusters of large homes but causing no reported structural damage or injuries.
A wildfire spread over hilly rural terrain east of Ramona Friday afternoon, threatening several back-country homes and destroying one of them before ground and airborne crews could subdue the flames.
Scripps Health this week announced it would be expanding its walk-in, convenient care division, Scripps HealthExpress.
The California Highway Patrol will increase enforcement in the San Diego and Oceanside areas this weekend in an effort to reduce the frequency of motorcycle crashes, authorities said Friday.
"Great progress" has been made in efforts to reunite children who were separated from their parents at the border during the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" crackdown on illegal immigration, a federal judge in San Diego said Friday.
An unlicensed and uninsured motorist, who fled the scene after hitting a good Samaritan helping two people stranded in a broken- down car in Ocean Beach, was sentenced to a year in local custody.
A 2-year-old girl is in the hospital Friday with serious injuries after she fell from a fourth-floor window at an apartment complex in San Diego's University City neighborhood, police said.
The Trump administration said Thursday that it has reunified 364 children ages 5 and older with their families after they were separated at the border, still leaving hundreds to go before a court-imposed deadline a week away.