SAN DIEGO (CNS) - San Diego is ranked ninth in a list of America's 50 most-livable cities.
Weather, beaches, low crime rate and large number of colleges gave San Diego its lofty ranking from Bloomberg Businessweek.
Among the data analyzed by the publication was the number of bars and restaurants, libraries and museums; public school performance; professional sports teams; acres of parks relative to population; and income.
San Francisco was ranked first, praised for its "world-class restaurants and museums to community fairs and music festivals, a large educated class, and an improving economy," though the Northern California city by the bay's high cost of living and large number of homeless were also noted.
Los Angeles came in last, pulled down by poor air quality and high unemployment.
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.
A deadlocked jury prompted a judge to declare a mistrial Friday in the case against a man charged with murder in the 2002 disappearance of his 2-year-old stepson in San Diego.
Federal immigration officers arrested 115 people during a three-day operation in the San Diego area amid heightened tensions between the Trump administration and the state of California over immigration enforcement.