SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) – Celebrations begin early in South Bay, giving San Diegans the chance to enjoy carnivals and fireworks beginning June 29 in National City and July 1 in San Ysidro:
4th of July Carnival
Location: Kimball Park
June 29- July 4; 5 – 11 pm weekdays; 1- 11 pm weekends
Celebrate all week at the National City 4th of July Carnival. Festivities begin at 5 pm on June 29 and continue through the 4th of July. Games, rides, food and drinks will be available for purchase. Discounts for games and rides are offered throughout the carnival. On June 30, the carnival will host the Miss National City Pageant. It will all conclude with a fireworks show at 9 pm on July 4.
San Ysidro Independence Day
Location: Larson Athletic Field
July 1, 11 am – 9:15 pm
The free celebration includes a DJ, live band music, soccer exhibitions, games, and activities for the entire family. A 15-minute firework display will begin at 9 pm.
A 27-year-old man suffered fatal injuries as the result of a "punching game'' inside of a bar Saturday morning in the Gaslamp
neighborhood of San Diego.
SANDAG began removing call boxes along urban highways throughout the San Diego region this month and will continue to do so through June, reflecting a decrease in call volume due to the increase in cell phone ownership.
Authorities today announced that police have arrested a suspect in connection with Friday's sexual assault on the campus of San Diego Mesa College. The name of the suspect was not immediately released.
Showers will be mostly light Saturday morning, decreasing into early Saturday afternoon. Another round of showers expected to push through late afternoon ending late Saturday night.
Police Chief David Nisleit Friday strongly disavowed what he described as an unofficial, "never authorized" departmental program that rewarded officers for making narcotics arrests.
On Friday, San Diego Police announced their search for a suspect involved in a robbery off the San Diego State University campus.
A court-appointed receiver has taken control of a Pacific Beach "hoarder house" that has accumulated trash, created unsafe conditions for children and harbored vermin in recent years, the San Diego City Attorney's Office announced Friday.
The owners of Hauser's Patio reached out to News 8 Friday morning asking to be put in contact with the couple who had their furniture stolen from their patio in Pacific Beach this week.