SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) – East County residents can show their patriotism and enjoy Independence day at a variety of parades, festivals and firework displays around the area:
Crown Hills 4th of July Parade
Location: Victoria Terrace and Gentian Way
Be a spectator or walk in the 15th Annual Crown Hills 4th of July Parade. Horses, floats, cars, motorcycles, scout troops, dancers and more are expected to appear. Covered seating is available at Larkspur and Star Thistle.
4th of July Celebration
Location: Kennedy Park
12 – 9 pm
Enjoy the day at Kennedy Park, beginning with a picnic at noon. Food and beverages will be on sale. The evening will conclude with a fireworks display at 9 pm.
Julian 4th of July Parade
Location: Main Street to Washington Street
Before the parade begins, watch for musical performances, aircraft flyovers and a drawing for a ride on a vintage aircraft. The parade moves from Main Street to Washington Street, starting at noon. After, join the fun on Main Street with a BBQ, entertainment and quilt show.
Location: Town Center Community Park West
3:30 – 9:30 pm
Santee Salutes features entertainment from the Danielle Tucker Band, the Mighty Untouchables and performers from Singing Solo. The Kids Zone includes carnival rides, games and inflatable jumpers for a minimal cost. A shuttle will run between Costco, the City of Santee Aquatics Center/Cameron Family YMCA and the event from 3:15 – 10 pm. A fireworks display begins at 9 pm.
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.
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.
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.
On Thursday night, the HeartCore Leadership company purchased thousands of dollars worth of Domino's Pizza to feed San Diego's homeless in downtown.