SAN DIEGO (CNS) - The fall semester is scheduled to begin Monday for tens of thousands of students at Cal State San Marcos and San Diego State University.
More than 11,000 students are expected to be enrolled at Cal State San Marcos, the most in the North County school's history, according to spokeswoman Margaret Lutz Chantung. The enrollment figure includes 2,272 freshmen and 1,724 new transfer students.
The second phase of student housing opened over the weekend for more than 300 residents. The residence includes a game cave, a fitness center, classroom space and two penthouse suites with panoramic views of the city.
Construction continues on a new student union, which will include almost 90,000 square feet of floor space in four stories when it opens next spring. Work is also underway on a 20,000-square-foot health center.
At San Diego State, the incoming class includes 4,500 first-time freshmen and 3,500 transfer students. Around 32,000 students will be enrolled overall.
The student union construction project at "Montezuma Mesa" continues, with opening also set for next spring. The school completed renovations at the University Towers residence halls.
Showers will be mostly light Saturday morning, decreasing into early Saturday afternoon. Another round of showers expected to push through late afternoon ending late Saturday night.
A 27-year-old man suffered fatal injuries as the result of a ``punching game'' inside of a bar Saturday morning in the Gaslamp
neighborhood of San Diego.
Police Chief David Nisleit Friday strongly disavowed what he described as an unofficial, "never authorized" departmental program that rewarded officers for making narcotics arrests.
On Friday, San Diego Police announced their search for a suspect involved in a robbery off the San Diego State University campus.
A court-appointed receiver has taken control of a Pacific Beach "hoarder house" that has accumulated trash, created unsafe conditions for children and harbored vermin in recent years, the San Diego City Attorney's Office announced Friday.
The owners of Hauser's Patio reached out to News 8 Friday morning asking to be put in contact with the couple who had their furniture stolen from their patio in Pacific Beach this week.
On Thursday night, the HeartCore Leadership company purchased thousands of dollars worth of Domino's Pizza to feed San Diego's homeless in downtown.