SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A motorist who was drunk and on the way to work when he struck and killed a co-worker as the victim stood next to a parked car in Mira Mesa pleaded guilty Tuesday to gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated.
Matias Escobar Aguilar, 26, will be sentenced Oct. 29 by Judge Laura Halgren, who indicated that she would give the defendant no more than four years in prison, although his maximum exposure is 10 years behind bars.
Efrain Gonzales was standing next to a car in the 10900 block of Sunny Meadow Street when he was struck by Aguilar's westbound 1993 Ford Ranger about 6:45 a.m. on Aug. 14. Gonzales, 28, died at the scene.
Deputy District Attorney Cherie Somerville said Aguilar's blood-alcohol level was .18 percent at the time of the collision, more than twice the legal limit for driving. He was arrested at the scene.
Stone Brewing Co., the 9th-largest craft beer company in the United States, can finally exercise its 21st Amendment right. That’s right.
An Oceanside man cleaning his handgun in an upstairs apartment accidentally fired the weapon, sending a bullet into the apartment below and critically injuring a woman, police said Wednesday.
An Escondido father shot a man Wednesday morning who tried to break into the home where he, his wife and two teenage daughters were sleeping, authorities said.
Light rain may be in store for the morning commute Wednesday in San Diego as a deep marine layer along the coast continues to pull temperatures below average for this time of year.
With just a week to go, many people across the U.S. are buzzing about the "Great American Eclipse."
Cory Spangenberg homered and had a career-high four RBIs and Dinelson Lamet threw seven strong innings as the San Diego Padres beat the Philadelphia Phillies 8-4 on Tuesday night.
Members of San Diego's Jewish community led Tuesday night's "Stand Up To Hate" rally at the Lawrence Family JCC - their goal was to send a message that extremism will not be tolerated in San Diego.
An outbreak of the chickenpox virus has the football season at SDSU off to a tough start. The Nurse Practitioners at CVS Minute Clinic said the situation serves as a good reminder about staying up to date on your vaccines.