SAN DIEGO (CNS) - City, county, state and federal facilities will be closed Sunday and Monday in observance of Christmas.
In San Diego, the Miramar Landfill will be closed Sunday but will reopen on Monday. City refuse pickup will be one day late during the week.
City libraries, recreation centers and pools will be closed Sunday and Monday.
The municipal golf courses will be open, but the Balboa Park and Torrey Pines courses will close at 3 p.m. on Sunday and 5 p.m. on Monday. The golf administrative offices will be closed both days.
The Mission Trails Regional Park Visitors Center and Chollas Lake will be closed Sunday but reopen Monday.
Parking meters will not be enforced Sunday or Monday. San Diego County offices will be closed through Monday, and reopen Tuesday.
Chula Vista and El Cajon city offices will be closed until Jan. 3, including libraries and recreation centers.
The Metropolitan Transit System's trolley trains will run every 30 minutes on all lines Sunday and operate on a Saturday schedule on Monday.
Most MTS buses will operate a Sunday schedule Sunday and a Saturday schedule on Monday. There will be no rural bus service or express bus service either day, except for Express Route 20, which will run on a Sunday schedule Sunday and a Saturday schedule on Monday.
Christmas schedule information is available at sdmts.com/Bus/detours/HolidayCalendar.asp.
The North County Transit District's bus service will operate on a Sunday schedule Sunday, while the Sprinter train will run hourly and Coaster train will have no service. Christmas schedule information is available at gonctd.com/holidays2011.
The San Diego Police Department has launched an internal investigation into a program intended to reward officers for making drug arrests.
Police were involved a pursuit late Saturday that ended with a deadly officer-involved shooting in Escondido.
Two people died early Sunday morning after a high-speed chase ended in a head-on crash in North County.
A man was shot and killed by police at an officer- involved shooting in Escondido, a sheriff's lieutenant said Sunday.
An approaching winter storm is poised to open an "atmospheric river" of subtropical rain clouds on Southern California this week, but the San Diego area is expected to see just a fraction of that moisture, forecasters said Sunday.
A man threw rocks at vehicles on Interstate 5 near Imperial Beach Sunday, and threatened police with a pickaxe as he ran into a riverbed.
San Diego Sen. Toni Atkins will make history Wednesday when she becomes the first woman and first lesbian to hold the California Senate's top job.
A 16-year-old boy was allegedly drunk when he crashed his car into a stopped vehicle, pinning a motorist between two bumpers, police said Sunday.
A 27-year-old man suffered fatal injuries as the result of a "punching game'' inside of a bar Saturday morning in the Gaslamp
neighborhood of San Diego.
A large plume of smoke filled the sky in Miramar on Saturday morning after a concrete supply building went up in flames.