SAN DIEGO (CNS) - California Highway Patrol officers in San Diego County arrested 60 suspected drunken drivers this holiday weekend, as of 6 a.m. Saturday.
This year's tally was slightly higher than the same period last year, in which CHP officers made 59 suspected drunken driving arrests on freeways and in unincorporated areas, according to the CHP.
Statewide drunken driving arrests by the CHPwere down from 975 reported in 2010, to 903 this year, according to CHP data.
Two fatalities were reported in San Diego County between 6 p.m. Wednesday and 6 a.m., the CHP reported.
A 46-year-old Tijuana man sustained fatal injuries when he attempted to cut across two lanes on Interstate 5 just north of the U.S.-Mexico Border about 5:10 Friday, and collided with a truck, according to the San Diego County Medical Examiner's Office and the California Highway Patrol.
An 89-year-old San Diego was killed in a collision with another car, after reportedly running a red light near Lindbergh Field on Thanksgiving, the Medical Examiner's Office reported.
Statewide, 14 fatalities were reported, including one bicyclist and a pedestrian. Nine of the vehicle occupants killed were not wearing seatbelts, the CHP reported.
The City of Imperial Beach and the Scripps Institution of Oceanography announced the details Wednesday of the city's plan for dealing with rising sea levels.
Willie O'Ree, who played seven seasons with the original San Diego Gulls after becoming the first black to play in the NHL, was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame Monday in Toronto.
San Diego residents may hear some loud noises or see low-flying aircraft Wednesday morning, but officials say the public should not be alarmed.
Julie will be at Warwick's in La Jolla on Thursday, November 15th at 7:30 p.m. for discussion and a book signing!
Seven San Diego school districts will continue to be closed Wednesday due to San Diego Gas & Electric's public safety power shut off.
The death toll from the massive Woolsey Fire burning through Malibu and surrounding areas rose to three, with authorities confirming the discovery of a body in a charred Agoura Hills homes.
Making sure that people who use local roadways to walk or ride their bikes are safe is the focus of a new safety education program the County of San Diego’s Health and Human Services Agency will be launching.
Migrants in a caravan of Central Americans scrambled Wednesday to reach the U.S. border, arriving by the hundreds in Tijuana, while U.S. authorities across the border were readying razor wire security barriers.
A special event this Saturday will give locals a chance to shop for holidays from San Diego vendors. Featuring products from custom furniture to jewelry, the “Our Hood Market” is a pop-up shopping event at a unique venue.