SAN DIEGO (CNS) - The San Diego Padres will conduct Military Opening Day at Sunday's game against the Colorado Rockies at Petco Park, starting a full season of Sunday military salutes.
The pregame ceremony will recognize the San Diego Military Advisory Council and the REBOOT veteran transition program for their efforts in support of servicemembers and their families.
Nearly 200 active duty men and women and the 50 State Flag Team from Marine Corps Recruit Depot will line the base paths.
Representatives from the Army, California National Guard, Coast Guard, Marine Corps and Navy will participate in Military Take the Field.
The national anthem will be performed by Navy Band Southwest.
Maj. Gen. Ronald Bailey, commanding officer of the First Marine Division, will throw the ceremonial first pitch and present a U.S. flag recently flown in Afghanistan to the Padres.
Laura Brayton, a military spouse representing the Armed Services YMCA San Diego, will be accompanied by her husband, Marine Corps Capt. Andrew Brayton, as she sings "God Bless America" during the seventh inning stretch.
Like all Sunday games at Petco Park, the Padres will wear their Marine digital camouflage uniforms.
A suspected drunk driver was shot by sheriff's deputies after leading them on a pursuit across North County freeways Friday night, the San Diego County Sheriff's Department said.
Fire crews responded to a fully involved building fire in the 7000 block of Amherst Drive in Rolando.
The woman fatally shot at an Oceanside apartment Friday afternoon was identified as a Navy corpsman, and a suspect is in custody.
Warner Bros. brought out all the stops Saturday at Comic-Con with an army of stars, surprises and new footage from films like "Aquaman," ''Shazam!" and even "Wonder Woman 1984," which is only three and a half weeks into production.
Detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding a man who died Saturday morning on a sidewalk in Old Town.
Fire crews have reached full containment of a wildfire that spread over hilly rural terrain east of Ramona Friday afternoon, officials said.
A strong high pressure ridge will slowly strengthen and expand, putting Southern California underneath it's dome of hot air.
For years, Honor Flight San Diego has fulfilled its mission to fly San Diego’s war heroes to Washington D.C. to visit the memorials dedicated to their service.
Day two of Comic-Con has come and gone, but tens of thousands of people are still hitting the streets of downtown San Diego – pumping thousands of dollars into the local economy.
A 2-year-old girl is in the hospital Friday with serious injuries after she fell from a fourth-floor window at an apartment complex in San Diego's University City neighborhood, police said.