CAMP PENDLETON (CNS) - People who live, work and commute in the North County may see plumes of smoke rising from Camp Pendleton Tuesday as military firefighters carry out a brush-clearing controlled burn.
The prescribed fire in the Juliet Training Area in the southeast reaches of the Marine Corps station will take place throughout daylight hours, according to the base's public-affairs office.
The operation is intended to reduce wildfire fuels in training areas near the Naval Weapons Station and military-housing areas.
According to Scripps Ranch residents, for weeks they've been waking up to deep scrapes and scratches that someone keyed in their vehicles, and on Sunday an arrest was made in connection with the incidents.
One person was killed and several others seriously injured in a head-on crash Sunday in Scripps Ranch.
A 71-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of stabbing her 31-year-old son at least four times with a kitchen knife, when an argument at their San Diego home Sunday escalated into a fight.
The San Diego Gulls will seek their team-record ninth consecutive victory Sunday when they face their rival, the Ontario Reign, at Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario.
Some public facilities will be closed Monday in observance of Presidents Day and the Metropolitan Transit System will offer reduced service.
Just the thought of free agent first baseman Eric Hosmer joining the downtrodden, youthful San Diego Padres sent a morning jolt through the spring training clubhouse.
Cold weather, light rain, mountain snow and gusty winds are all in the cards for San Diego County, forecasters said Sunday.