SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A long-term ocean contamination alert around the U.S.-Mexico border was expanded Monday to include the Imperial Beach shoreline.
Northward sea currents are believed to have carried sewage-fouled runoff from the Tijuana River into the surf off the coast of the small South Bay city in recent days, the county Department of Environmental Health reported.
Signs warning of pollution hazards will remain in place until field measurements indicate that the ocean in the area is safe again for recreational use.
Contaminated flows out of Mexico have been entering the Tijuana Estuary for months due to this winter's rains, according to the DEH.
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.
The San Diego Fire Department was called to terminal 1 at the San Diego International Airport, Saturday afternoon for reports of a fire.
A sailor has died after he was struck by a helicopter blade at the Camp Pendleton Marine Corps base.
Slightly warmer and drier today after temperature records were broken overnight. Daytime temperatures expected to be 5- 10 degrees below seasonal norms.
The head of the federal agency that grants citizenship and immigration benefits said Friday that he had a message for anyone who considers his new mission statement anti-immigrant: "A thousand times no."