CAMP PENDLETON (CNS) - Explosions will be heard at Camp Pendleton this week as Marines practice clearing minefields under combat conditions, base officials announced Monday.
The mine-clearing exercises will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, according to Pendleton's public affairs office.
Depending on atmospheric conditions, the sounds of explosions may be amplified and heard up to 50 miles away.
Residents with questions about the noise level can call base officials at (760) 725-0357.
The National Weather Service on Sunday predicted snow for the San Diego County mountains this week, as well as light rainfall for lower elevations.
Candidates for the U.S. Senate and governor failed to receive enough support to receive the endorsement of the California Democratic Party, according to results released early Sunday.
A 32-year-old Navy sailor and flight surgeon who died after being struck by a spinning helicopter blade at Camp Pendleton was identified Sunday.
A pedestrian was found dead on Interstate 5 around 2 a.m. Saturday morning. California Highway Patrol say a car struck and killed the man, leaving him to die in the freeway.