CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. (AP) - The U.S. Navy is expected to present its highest honor to the California family of a 20-year-old Marine killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan after helping his fellow Marines get out of harm's way.
Navy Secretary Ray Mabus is expected to give the Navy Cross on Tuesday to the family of Lance Cpl. Donald J. Hogan during a ceremony at Camp Pendleton in California. Hogan was from San Clemente, Calif.
The Marine Corps said in a statement that Hogan alerted his squad to the bomb while on patrol in 2009.
It says he pushed one Marine out of the blast zone before he was killed.
President Trump sent out a tweet Thursday thanking San Diego County for siding with him on California's sanctuary state
A fire broke out early Thursday morning in a back room of a Baptist church and Christian college in Logan Heights, authorities said.
California reached an agreement with the federal government that the state's National Guard troops will deploy to the border to focus on fighting transnational gangs as well as drug and gun smugglers, Gov. Jerry Brown said.
Creating an inventory of soon-to-expire affordable housing projects and ordinances to protect residents were among the suggestions generated at workshops Wednesday hosted by the City Council's Smart Growth and Land Use Committee.
Caught in the chaos of the flooding and mudslides on the Hawaiian island of Kauai, an Encinitas family shared their story with News 8 about how a famous surfer, Laird Hamilton, came to their rescue.
The future of animal services in the City of San Diego will be discussed by members of the Budget and Government Efficiency Committee Thursday.
A gun store owner in El Cajon, who is also a local school board president, has posted a video that some students and parents disagree with.
A former Coronado dentist who used a fake name to lure patients to Mexico, where he performed dental implant surgery on them, pleaded guilty Wednesday to felony and misdemeanor counts, including unlicensed dentistry with risk of bodily harm and practicing dentistry under a false name.
Chula Vista Police on Wednesday cracked down on distracted drivers and pedestrians after a sharp increase in pedestrian fatalities in the South Bay city in recent months.
A woman was arrested Wednesday evening after a brief car chase that turned into a standoff in Valencia Park.