SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - San Diego's coast guard says it's ready, should a cruise ship get into trouble off of our coast.
Carnival, the parent company of the ship that sank, does have cruise liners that sail in and out of San Diego's port.
Back in November 2010 the cruise ship Splendor was crippled by a fire that disabled the ship south of San Diego.
Since then, the coast guard has learned from the rescue experience.
"Once a year, we meet with everybody, exercise it and then we debrief what worked, what didn't' work, how can we do this better?" Lt. Sean Groark of the U.S. Coast Guard said.
Rescuers say they have a plan, and they practice for emergencies, though the ocean is dynamic and can be unpredictable.
A 17-year-old girl called police after escaping from her family's home where she and her 12 brothers and sisters were locked up in filthy conditions, some so malnourished officers at first believed all were children even though seven are adults.
A new feature on a Google app is getting lots of attention online. It lets you take a selfie, then it shows you what historic painting you most closely resemble.
Temperatures are expected to yo-yo over the next few days in San Diego County with slightly cooler weather expected Tuesday.
Organizers of an initiative that would raise revenue to expand the downtown convention center and pay for roads and homelessness services will offer a more "in-depth" look at their ballot proposal Tuesday.
Surfers in the North County are rallying to support a 16-year-old girl who was diagnosed with brain cancer.
A 33-year-old inmate from San Diego who escaped from a San Bernardino County prison was apprehended Monday in Encinitas.
While a Shelltown couple went on vacation, they put their trust in a 19-year-old pet sitter at home.
County offices, libraries and animal shelters closed to the public Monday, Jan. 15 in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.
Fire can be almost hypnotic and fire dancing is an art form you see more and more these days, but have you ever thought about going on stage and putting on a show yourself?