SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - Air traffic control errors have risen sharply across the country in recent years with the highest increase in San Diego.
Those are the findings are revealed in a new report by the Inspector General for the U.S. Department of Transportation according to U-T San Diego.
Located in Kearny Mesa, the Southern California Terminal Radar Approach Control Facility is the nation's busiest air traffic center covering a region from Ventura County to Mexico.
Local errors soared 473 percent in one year, increasing from 33 percent in 2009 to 189 percent in 2010.
Nationwide, the numbers rose 53 percent. The FAA disputes those numbers, saying they are the result of increased reporting - not more actual errors.
Cal Fire firefighters are working to knock down a vegetation fire, dubbed the Lost Fire, off Lost Valley Road near Warner Springs.
Signs warning of shark in the area of Silver Strand State Beach have been posted following a report of a shark sighting Saturday morning.
A ticket with five numbers in Friday's drawing of the multi-state Mega Millions lottery, but missing the Mega number, was sold at a CVS pharmacy in Chula Vista and is worth $1,502,885.
Pop Culture Hero Coalition created the first-ever outreach against bullying at a Comic-Con in 2013, and has since participated in over 30 conventions. The group is hosting an anti-bullying panel at Comic-Con Day 3 from 2 to 3 p.m. in Room 28DE.
A young father detained by immigration officials and facing deportation was freed Friday, and a protest planned for Fallbrook Saturday will instead be turned into a celebration, community leaders said.
Civil rights leader John Lewis led a march through Comic-Con on Saturday. About 1,000 people joined the Georgia Democrat on a march through the crowded San Diego Convention Center following a panel discussion of about his trilogy of graphic novels, "March."
Politicians will join celebrities at Comic-Con International Saturday in San Diego as the annual celebration of the popular arts enters its third day at the convention center.