CHULA VISTA (CNS) - Authorities Wednesday identified a 42-year-old motorist killed when she rear-ended a big rig on a rain-soaked stretch of Interstate 805 in the South Bay.
Gloria O'Connor of Chula Vista was the sole occupant of a northbound 2008 Mazda sedan that struck the truck's trailer near Telegraph Canyon Road shortly after 10 a.m. Tuesday, according to the San Diego County Medical Examiner's Office.
The Mazda was left partially wedged under the trailer, the California Highway Patrol reported. O'Connor died at the scene.
The accident left two lanes blocked on the busy freeway, causing heavy traffic backups in the area.
A man was seriously injured when he was struck by a hit-and-run motorist in the Mira Mesa community of San Diego, a police officer said Sunday.
Temperatures are expected to be about average over the next week throughout San Diego County with the warmest temperatures in that period expected over the weekend.
San Diego Gas & Electric officials said they expect to lose about 500 megawatts of solar energy production during tomorrow's solar eclipse, but they expect to have enough power on hand to meet demand.
Jerry Lewis, the manic, rubber-faced showman who jumped and hollered to fame in a lucrative partnership with Dean Martin, settled down to become a self-conscious screen auteur and found an even greater following as the tireless, teary host of the annual muscular dystrophy telethons, has died. He was 91.
For most, the gravity of Monday’s extraordinary celestial event isn’t appreciated. San Diego public libraries and the University of California, San Diego Extension presented programs on the history and science of solar eclipses to help the public gain a better handle on things.
Terror attacks in Barcelona, Spain, this week have provoked nationwide vigils and displays of unity, including here in San Diego County.
Councilman Chris Cate hosted a “bags” tournament Saturday to benefit junior lifeguards and the good deeds of local police.
Evacuation orders affecting hundreds of people were issued in California and Oregon as wildfires neared small towns, including one that's a prime location for viewing the eclipse.