SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A California sea lion and a harbor seal that were caught up in fishing lines a little over two weeks ago were returned to the ocean Tuesday after being nursed back to health by SeaWorld San Diego.
The male juvenile sea lion was rescued Oct. 13 from the beach at Coronado and the adult female harbor seal was found the next day at the Children's Pool in La Jolla, according to Kelly Terry of SeaWorld.
She said both had fishing lines around their necks that cut deeply into their flesh. With care by veterinary specialists, the mammals regained their energy and ability to forage for food on their own, according to Terry.
Park personnel have rescued 60 marine mammals so far this year, she said.
Parents and staffers at a South Bay elementary school on Thursday demanded answers after a popular principal was suddenly reassigned without explanation.
Police officials in Carlsbad plan to hold a community meeting Thursday to apprise the public of law enforcement efforts to identify and track down a prowler who has been lurking around and sneaking into homes in the northern reaches of the city.
The News 8 Crimefighters are helping authorities in a manhunt looking for Kristian Alexis Brito. If you have information call CrimeStoppers at (888) 580-TIPS. A reward is being offered for his arrest and remember you can make a tip and still remain anonymous.
There are renewed calls for more fan protection at ball parks after a terrifying accident at Yankee Stadium.
The Escondido Police Department is mourning the loss of two retired K-9 officers who died one day apart earlier this month.
The City of El Cajon is taking steps to stop Hepatitis A from spreading as San Diego is battling an outbreak.
Authorities captured 25 suspected drug dealers Thursday during a wide-ranging North County enforcement sweep.
As the homeless population grows and rents balloon in San Diego, city officials Thursday announced a series of proposals to help alleviate the housing shortage over the next 10 years.