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.
High pressure over the Great Basin will stir up Santa Ana winds starting Wednesday night and stick around through Thursday.
The recent fall storms that soaked San Diego set rainfall records across the county – putting a dent in the drought and making a difference at local lakes.
San Diego State University’s star basketball player, Jalen McDaniels has been accused in a Washington state civil lawsuit of recording sexual acts with a female high school classmate in 2016 and sharing the video with friends on social media.
A police cruiser was involved in a collision Wednesday night in La Jolla that left an officer injured.
Rep. Nancy Pelosi all but ensured Wednesday that she will become House speaker next month, quelling a revolt by disgruntled younger Democrats by agreeing to limit her tenure to no more than four additional years in the chamber's top post.
Mexico's leftist President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said he spoke by telephone Wednesday with U.S. President Donald Trump about migration and job creation.
A state board on Wednesday approved a contentious proposal to boost water flows through a Central California river, a move that would increase habitat for salmon but deliver less water to farmers and cities such as San Francisco.
A San Diego-based Marine Corps drill instructor who died in a motorcycle accident four weeks ago was honored by the military Wednesday for rescuing two women from a fiery freeway crash two months before his death.
A masked thief fired a handgun while robbing a sandwich shop Wednesday in the Mountain View area of southeastern San Diego, but no one was injured, police said.