SAN DIEGO (CNS) - The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in San Diego County dropped to its lowest amount since Jan. 31 Sunday, falling a half-cent to $3.82.
The average price has decreased for 25 consecutive days and is 4.9 cents less than one week ago, 16.6 cents lower than one month ago and 84.7 cents below what it was one year ago, according to figures from the AAA and Oil Price Information Service.
The average price has dropped 21.3 cents over the past 25 days, including seven-tenths of a cent on Saturday. The dropping prices were immediately preceded by a 16-day streak of rising prices totaling 18.2 cents.
The streak of decreases is the longest since a 31-day streak from July 24-Aug. 23.
A two-alarm fire that engulfed a Spring Valley home caused between $100,000 and $200,000 in damages, but the family inside escaped safely and the home is salvageable, officials said Tuesday.
A 30-year-old man was in custody Tuesday on suspicion of murder in the fatal stabbing of a 58-year-old woman in a Clairemont home, police said.
A fire that has scorched 255 acres of brush in the rugged northeastern reaches of San Diego County is 85 percent contained Tuesday, authorities said.
A San Diego teacher’s tense confrontation with a Border Patrol agent is going viral after the agent asked her if she was an American citizen at a checkpoint in New Mexico.
Researchers at the San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research announced Monday that they've made their first attempt to artificially inseminate a southern white rhinoceros, in an attempt to save the critically endangered northern white rhino.
"It is sad that 14 years later people are still being smuggled in tractor-trailers," he said. "There still isn't water, there still isn't ventilation. These criminal organizations, they're all about making money."