SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A Santee man was arrested on suspicion of unlawfully firing a gun on New Year's Eve, and authorities got reports of celebratory gunfire or fireworks in Vista, San Marcos, Escondido, Lemon Grove, Imperial Beach and Chula Vista.
The suspect arrested in Santee, at some apartments on East Bradley Avenue about 7:30 p.m., was jailed, but sheriff's deputies did not make public his name. About 10 shots reportedly were fired. Unlawfully discharging a gun, which can be filed as a felony, is punishable by a jail term.
About 10 p.m., other reports of gunfire started coming in, but authorities reported no injuries associated with the gunfire. In South Los Angeles, a bullet fired into the air came through the roof of a home and wounded a man in a leg.
Some east of El Cajon set off a bottle rocket that started a brush fire about 10:10 p.m. along Mountain View Road. By the time firefighters arrived, the fire was out, according to published reports.
Sheriff's deputies reported gunfire or fireworks being heard around midnight in several unincorporated San Diego County areas.
A charity run, meals for the needy, a long-running music festival and -- shhh! -- holiday shopping were on tap for Thanksgiving Day in San Diego.
The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in San Diego County was at its highest amount on Thanksgiving since 2013 Thursday, despite dropping for 10 consecutive days.
The California Highway Patrol arrested 15 in San Diego County on suspicion of drunken driving, during the first night of its annual Thanksgiving "maximum enforcement period."
The always-heated topic of whether to begin holiday shopping on Thanksgiving Day will be raised again Thursday, as many chain stores will open their doors around San Diego one day before the so-called "Black Friday."
A charity run, meals for the needy, a long-running music festival and holiday shopping are on tap for Thursday's Thanksgiving Day in San Diego.
Your living room often becomes your work space if you work from home. If you have kids, the house can be even more chaotic. Well now, more women are able to take 10-15 steps out of their home and into their "she shed."
Around 60,000 passengers are expected to pass through San Diego's Lindbergh Field daily during the upcoming holiday weekend.