SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A 19-year-old man who died Sunday in a collision with a tanker truck on a rain-slick Mission Valley thoroughfare was identified Monday.
Hunter Harris of San Diego had just exited northbound Interstate 15 at a high speed and was headed west on Friars Road when he lost control of his Honda S2000 about 8:15 a.m. Sunday, according to police and the county Medical Examiner's Office.
The car spun out, slid across the roadway and collided with an oncoming fuel tanker. Harris died at the scene.
No other injuries were reported.
A transient was behind bars Tuesday on suspicion of fatally stabbing two other homeless men last week at an Otay Mesa strip mall.
San Diego County emergency and fire officials are urging residents to protect homes against devastating wildfires as fire season kicks into full gear.
A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Tuesday to celebrate the opening of a joint-use park at McKinley Elementary.
A vote is expected Tuesday as the Del Mar Fair Board considers transforming the Surf Side Race Place into a new indoor entertainment venue.
The San Diego City Council Tuesday formally approved a $225,000 settlement in litigation brought by a deputy city attorney, who alleged sexual harassment by her former supervisor.
The Gate Fire, which has burned about 2,056 acres northwest of Dulzura, was 95 percent contained Monday. Cal Fire also reported that all evacuation orders and warnings were lifted in the fire area.
The Gate Fire northwest of Dulzura has been fully contained. Cal Fire says its crews will remain on scene Tuesday mopping up and guarding against flareups.
The North County Transit District (NCTD) has voted to lay off its enforcement officers that patrol local train and bus stations.