SAN DIEGO (CNS) - The California Highway Patrol Monday announced there were five traffic deaths and 58 suspected drunken driving arrests in San Diego County over the New Year's holiday weekend.
The deaths were reported by law enforcement agencies in San Diego County between 6 p.m. Friday and 11:59 p.m. Sunday, up from just one during the same period last year, the CHP said.
Drunken driving arrests were down slightly from 60 during the same time frame last year.
Statewide, the CHP logged 22 traffic deaths, down from 25 recorded last year. Eleven of the deaths this year occurred in CHP jurisdictions and, in 10 instances, those killed were not wearing seat belts, according to the CHP.
Drunken driving arrests were up, with CHP officers arresting 1,181 people this year, compared to 961 last year.
A search is underway for two men wanted in connection with an armed robbery at an East Lake home in the 1600 block of Claret Cup Drive late Saturday night.
Rady's Children's Hospital welcomed hundreds of former NICU patients and their families Sunday for a very special annual reunion. The group had the chance to say thank you and catch up with the doctors and nurses who helped care for the newborns.
San Diegans now have to dial 10 digits for all calls - even local calls. As of Saturday, May 19, callers with area codes 619 and 858 have to enter the area code for all calls. Landline callers will have to dial one first, then the area code and phone number.
Several fires that ignited across San Diego County last week are under investigation. One cause being considered is the possibility that the fires were started by homeless people.
Dozens demonstrated on the Del Mar corner of Jimmy Durante Blvd. and Via de la Valle saying gun shows should not be held at the the Del Mar Fairgrounds.
A fire at an apartment in downtown Chula Vista sent two children to a hospital early Saturday morning.
Mesa College will award the first bachelor's degrees in its history during a commencement ceremony today, the college announced.
Sharp Hospital on Friday recognized those who have overcome major medical setbacks to become leaders in the community during the 28th Annual Victories of Spirit celebration.