SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Modified hours for some public services are scheduled to go into effect Wednesday for Christmas Eve.
In the city of San Diego, municipal pools are set to close at 3 p.m. and Chollas Lake will close at 4:30 p.m. The container sales office at the Miramar Landfill will shut down at 2 p.m., but the dump itself will operate with normal hours.
City libraries will begin modified schedules tomorrow that will last through New Year's Day. Schedules for the branches are available online HERE>>.
Special hours will also be in effect for city of Chula Vista parks and libraries through Jan. 2.
Chula Vista's animal shelter will suspend most services through Monday so it can undergo renovations. However, animal authorities will still accept drop-offs of stray pets, assist in returning lost pets and perform euthanasia upon request.
Almost all federal, state, county and local facilities will be closed Christmas Day.
Metropolitan Transit System and North County Transit District buses, trains and trolleys will operate on a normal schedule Wednesday and on a Sunday schedule on Christmas Day.
Four college basketball coaches were among those facing federal charges Tuesday in a wide probe of fraud and corruption in the NCAA, including former SDSU assistant coach Tony Bland now of the University of Southern California.
Firefighters working in steep canyons Tuesday got help from retardant-dropping aircraft flying around-the-clock as they saved homes from a smoky blaze that surged through suburban canyons in Southern California and sent hundreds scrambling for safety.
A Solana Beach surf instructor will compete against 17 other castaways for a one million dollar prize in the upcoming season of CBS' Survivor.
The San Diego County Board of Supervisors will consider Monday a proposal banning certain items that could be used as weapons in unincorporated areas where border wall prototypes are set to be constructed.
A woman who was hit by a pick-up Friday night as she crossed Encinitas Boulevard to catch a train remained in critical condition on Monday.
A 29-year-old man was stabbed to death at a City Heights homeless encampment and a woman was hospitalized Tuesday with a stab wound from the same attack as police searched for the assailant, authorities said.
The City of Chula Vista is making a push to hire more officers as the city's population continues to steadily grow and the police department said it does not have enough officers to keep pace.
A fire at an East County condominium complex damaged two residential units Monday and left a woman seriously injured, authorities reported.