SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - It's amazing how fast loose change can add up - especially when it's going to a good cause.
Monday, checks for $5,000 were passed out to three organizations that help kids in San Diego County. The money came from fans who were asked to donate loose change at charger's games.
At Monday's event, players thanked the fans and the community:
"They've given up a lot of money, a lot of time and a lot of effort and energy to get there and they're willing to give just a little bit more to the kids of San Diego County who really deserve it," said Nick Hardwick.
The Game Changer's Program is put together by the Chargers and Union Bank.
An Escondido man who killed a friend after challenging the victim to a fight, then posted sounds of the victim crying during the attack on a social media site, was convicted Tuesday of first-degree murder.
In an effort to crackdown on bike thefts throughout the city, San Diego police are expanding their Bait Bike Program.
The San Diego County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to move forward with laying off 38 full-time Animal Services employees as part of a plan to shrink the department.
A local fifth grade teacher accused of distributing child pornography made another appearance in federal court Tuesday.
In San Diego, companies likes SDG&E and The Union-Tribune are household names, but there is one business rich in history San Diegans may have never heard of before.
San Diego is on the shortlist of locations for a U.S. Army command center focused on cutting-edge technology and military modernization, the San Diego Regional EDC announced Tuesday.
A U.S. sailor has been arrested on allegations of stealing grenades from a San Diego-based Navy ship.