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.
A wildfire spread over hilly rural terrain east of Ramona Friday afternoon, threatening several back-country homes and destroying one of them before ground and airborne crews could subdue the flames.
A man was shot by Sheriff's Deputies Friday night after leading authorities in a high-speed pursuit that came to an end in Del Mar Heights.
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.
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.
A 24-year-old woman was shot and killed Friday inside an Oceanside apartment building today and a person of interest was being questioned, according to police.
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.
Improving surveillance camera technology is helping homeowners fight back against thieves. The latest cameras are delivering clear and multi-angle images that can lead straight to the suspects.
News 8 Sports Director, Kyle Kraska, spent a few hours with Padres all-time great Trevor Hoffman who is headed to Cooperstown to be inducted into Major League Baseball's Hall of Fame.
Comic-con is famous for its crazy costumes, but sometimes those outrageous outfits fall apart at the worst time.