SAN DIEGO (CNS) - California Highway Patrol officers jailed 91 motorists on suspicion of driving while intoxicated on San Diego-area roads over the Labor Day weekend, the agency reported Tuesday.
The tally of local DUI arrests was just higher -- by three -- than the number from the comparable period last year, according to the CHP.
Statewide, traffic accidents claimed 29 lives between 6 p.m. Friday and 11:59 p.m. Monday, eight more than during the comparable time span last year. A pedestrian and a motorcyclist were among those killed.
No fatal crashes occurred in the San Diego area this Labor Day weekend.
Across California, the Highway Patrol nabbed 1,531 drivers for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs over the 78-hour period this year, as compared with 1,521 over Labor Day weekend in 2010.
The CHP patrols all freeways in the state, along with roads in unincorporated communities.
The Carlsbad City Council on Tuesday denied the Planning Commission’s approval for a liquor license at K1 Speed, the indoor go-kart racing company, but did approve a restaurant.
The U.S. Department of State on Tuesday warned U.S. citizens about the risk of traveling to certain parts of Mexico due to the activities of criminal organizations in those areas.
A federal judge who has been a frequent target of President Donald Trump's scorn on Tuesday urged a quick trial for a Mexican man who had been shielded from being deported from the U.S. and claims he was wrongly expelled.
Solarte homered and drove in a career-high six runs, Austin Hedges also went deep and the San Diego Padres beat the St. Louis Cardinals 12-4 on Tuesday night.
A 9-year-old boy who was the subject of an Amber Alert in Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara counties after being abducted by his father, who was suspected of first killing the child's mother, was located safe Tuesday.
Four community meetings will be held in San Diego to take public input on selection of a new police chief, the city announced Tuesday.
Many watchers of Monday's solar eclipse may have glanced at the sun without proper eye protection, if only for a brief moment. This can be dangerous, as looking directly at the sun can cause eye damage.
Signs discouraging people from feeding birds are being installed in four locations along San Diego Bay and Imperial Beach, the Port of San Diego announced Tuesday.