SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A large-diameter gas pipe leaked Saturday and prompted evacuations in the Encanto neighborhood, fire officials said.
A few area residents in the vicinity of Treewood Street and Benson Avenue were evacuated following the leak, which was reported about 11:45 a.m., San Diego Fire-Rescue Department dispatcher said.
"The two units adjacent from the involved unit have been evacuated," the dispatcher said.
It was unclear what caused the leak.
Fire crews were on scene along with with San Diego Gas & Electric crews, but it was not known if the gas leak had been secured, the dispatcher said.
A San Diego police officer has been arrested in connection with a domestic violence incident that occurred in La Mesa on Tuesday, says La Mesa police.
The City Council is scheduled Wednesday to take the first step in calling for residents to conserve water on a voluntary basis following the third straight winter with below-average rainfall.
Testimony is set to resume Wednesday in a preliminary hearing for a former San Diego police officer accused of groping and illegally detaining women while on patrol last year.
Jury selection was scheduled to begin Wednesday in the trial of a man accused of gunning down his ex-wife in their Lakeside home and then trying to commit suicide by inhaling carbon monoxide.
A San Diego State student awoke to find a man rummaging through her apartment near campus early Wednesday, police said.
Three months after proposing a ballot measure to increase the minimum wage in San Diego, City Council President Todd Gloria is scheduled Wednesday to release details of the plan, including an amount.
An 18-year-old student has been hospitalized and is undergoing a psychological evaluation after allegedly threatening her parents with a knife.
A preliminary hearing is scheduled Tuesday for a former San Diego police officer accused of groping four women during pat-down searches last year.