SAN DIEGO (CNS) - An earthquake with a magnitude of 3.2 hit Wednesday afternoon about 13 miles west of Del Mar, but caused no reported damage or significant ground tremors.
The 2:28 p.m. temblor was centered near Santa Catalina Island, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
No emergency calls resulted from the shaker, according to dispatchers with several northern San Diego County public-safety agencies. The surf off the coast of Del Mar remained mild following the reported time of the quake, a city lifeguard said.
Eric Hosmer and the San Diego Padres finalized their $144 million, eight-year contract Monday night.
The summits of Birch Hill and Palomar Mountain saw a dusting of snow Monday, and other San Diego County mountains and valleys experienced less than a quarter-inch of rain.
Local mothers fed up with school violence are calling for tougher gun laws in the wake of the Florida high school shooting.
A North County eatery is believed to be the first restaurant in San Diego County where parents can have it all - great food, alone time and supervised onsite child care.
According to Scripps Ranch residents, for weeks they've been waking up to deep scrapes and scratches that someone keyed in their vehicles, and on Sunday an arrest was made in connection with the incidents.
A man accused of carrying out an armed robbery in the Mountain View area was place under arrest Monday.
A woman was seriously hurt after a car driven by a 52-year-old man veered off a road and onto a sidewalk Sunday in the Valencia Park area, police said.