DEL MAR (CNS) - Teen pop singers Demi Lovato and Cody Simpson headline the list of performers set to take the Grandstand Stage at the San Diego County Fair this summer, fair organizers announced Tuesday.
Lovato, 19, will perform June 12, while Simpson, a 15-year-old Australian import, will take the stage the next night.
Also on the schedule:
-- the eighth annual Gospel Festival featuring Donnie McClurkin, June 9;
-- Larry Hernandez, June 10;
-- Kenny Loggins, June 14;
-- Switchfoot, the San Diego-based Grammy winners, June 15;
-- Joan Sebastian, a veteran Mexican singer and actor, June 17;
-- the band Hot Chelle Rae, June 20;
-- comedian Jeff Dunham, June 23;
-- La Arrrolladora Banda El Limon, June 24;
-- Creedence Clearwater Revisited, June 28;
-- KC & The Sunshine Band, June 29;
-- Julion Alvarez, July 1;
-- the reggae and alternative rock musician known as Matisyahu, July 3; and
-- "Weird Al" Yankovic, with a fireworks show, July 4.
Most shows are free with admission to the fair, which will run from June 8 to July 4. Fair-goers will have to pay extra to see Sebastian and Dunham, according to organizers, who hope to announce additions to the lineup soon.
The San Diego City Council Monday unanimously approved a plan to revitalize the Midway and Pacific Highway communities by adding parkland, pedestrian pathways and increased capacity for housing and making a series of traffic improvements.
A fiery multi-vehicle crash on state Route 163 near Miramar sent one person to a hospital Tuesday morning.
Tuesday is one of the cheesiest days of the year. Sept. 18 is the made-up holiday of National Cheeseburger Day, and restaurants are celebrating with discounts and free burgers.
Controversy swirled up again in Encinitas over a staircase project proposed for Beacon’s Beach. The city has long been looking to replace the iconic Switchback Trail leading to Beacon’s Beach with a concrete staircase but many residents are not embracing the idea.
Stretches of state Route 163 will be closed beginning Monday night and continuing through Friday morning for maintenance work and to reduce the height of the overpass at Friars Road, Caltrans announced.
Temperatures Tuesday are near average, continuing to cool through Friday. Gusty winds in the mountains and deserts from the afternoon through evening.
The 22-year-old man who was shot by sheriff's deputies near the ticket window of the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club was arraigned at his hospital bed at Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla on Monday.
Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa said Monday that he plans to blast off on the first-ever commercial trip around the moon and will invite six to eight artists, architects, designers and other creative people on the weeklong journey.
A U.S. citizen was indicted by a federal grand jury in San Diego Monday on charges of stealing nearly $100,000 in Social Security disability benefits by concealing his overseas residency for almost a decade.