SAN DIEGO (CNS) - The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in San Diego County rose eight-tenths of a cent Saturday to $3.719, after not changing by more than two-tenths of a cent seven of the previous eight days.
The average price is 1 cent more than one week ago and 13.6 cents higher than one month ago but 2.3 cents lower than one year ago, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service.
The average price was unchanged Jan. 18, Sunday, Wednesday and Friday, fell one-tenth of a cent on Tuesday and rose nine-tenths of a cent last Saturday, one-tenth of a cent on Monday and two-tenths of a cent on Thursday
Voters may have the opportunity to decide on the future of San Diego's hotel tax. Continuing the process, the city council will meet Monday to discuss whether Mayor Faulconer's proposed measure should appear on the ballot in a special election in November.
A fire that charred a garage, a fence and a little more than five acres of brush in Escondido was sparked by someone using a hand grinder on a vehicle near dry grass, authorities said.
Dense fog blanketed San Diego County Monday during the early morning hours. The sun was expected to break through between 8:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m.
Highway 94 between Jamul and Dulzura was opened Sunday as firefighters continued for a second day to battle a fast-moving, 1,500 acre brush fire in the East County back country.
A dolphin headed toward the shore in La Jolla this week received some help from a few bystanders – and a paddleboarder captured footage.
Three motorists were arrested for drunken driving and one was arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia at a checkpoint in Chula Vista that ended Sunday, according to police.
City leaders were feeling the burn Saturday near Lindbergh Field. They suited up to take part in firefighter training drills.
Girl Scouts celebrated 100 years in San Diego Saturday, with a unique bridging ceremony held on the Cabrillo Bridge in Balboa Park.
A combative suspect who got into an altercation with sheriff's deputies Saturday morning and was tazed twice became unresponsive while being treated by paramedics at the scene and later died at a hospital, according to detectives.