SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - It was a happy homecoming Tuesday for more than 100 sailors aboard the submarine USS San Francisco.
Family and friends welcomed the sailors back from a six month deployment to the Western Pacific, where they executed missions vital to national security.
The sailors say it's great to be back and their loved ones are happy to have them.
"It feels outstanding. It's good to see family and friends again. It was a good deployment but it's time to come home," said CDR Nathan Martin a Commanding Officer on the USS San Francisco.
The USS San Francisco is one of six Los Angeles-class, fast-attack submarines home ported in San Diego.
Hot weather is expected again Tuesday throughout San Diego County though temperatures should be about five degrees below Monday's record-breaking heat.
A week after fleeing wildfires, tens of thousands of Californians are drifting back into their neighborhoods.
The ex-husband of a retired Army captain from San Diego who went missing over the Labor Day weekend has been arrested on suspicion of murdering her in San Bernardino County, authorities said Monday.
Puerto Rico continues to struggle to recover from the devastating blow Hurricane Maria delivered last month, but one San Diego student, who once lived on the island, is doing his part to help with the relief effort.
City officials said Monday they are embarking on a study to find out why some recently repaved roads in San Diego are deteriorating quicker than expected.
The City of Santa Rosa was devastated by the recent wildfires. Thousands of residents lost their homes and now, a San Diegan who grew up in Santa Rosa is stepping in to help.
It's been one month since SeaWorld released three endangered sea turtles that had been rehabbed after washing up in Oregon.
As we are watching residents in Napa Valley return to find nothing left of their homes, we can certainly relate to their agony here in San Diego. Some locals are doing what they can to help when disaster strikes locally.