SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - Part of Solana Beach's ban on single use plastic bags will be in place Thursday.
Grocery stores, pharmacies and city facilities will no longer be allowed to offer them to customers.
The ordinance doesn't apply to retailers until November.
Commercial businesses must also start charging 10 cents for paper bags in an attempt to encourage customers to carry re-usable bags.
San Diego Democrat Toni Atkins has become the first woman and first LGBT person to lead the California Senate.
Spring has arrived and it's time to get out and enjoy the season in San Diego. Mom and lifestyle blogger, Sugar Jones stopped by Morning Extra to talk about where to find wild flowers, baby animals, tea parties and other special springtime places and events. Get details on some of Sugar's springtime suggestions.
An increased police presence is expected Wednesday at Serra High after a threatening message was written on a school wall.
The National Weather Service is predicting rain around San Diego County this week, potentially heavy rain on Thursday. People in unincorporated areas can get free sandbags at numerous locations to help them protect their homes, properties and communities.
Influenza deaths and cases went up last week and the number of emergency department visits due to influenza-like illness remained the same, the County Health and Human Services Agency announced Wednesday.
A Pacific storm that promises to heavily douse much of Southern California this week will deliver a considerably less dramatic infusion of precipitation in the San Diego area, according to the National Weather Service.
The Kia Classic is back for the 9th year; this is the 6th year the tournament will be played at Aviara Golf Club.
Mexican Federal Police make a shocking discovery at the Tijuana Airport overnight. They were searching for drugs, when they found a tiger and black panther cub.