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.
A 27-year-old man suffered fatal injuries as the result of a "punching game'' inside of a bar Saturday morning in the Gaslamp
neighborhood of San Diego.
SANDAG began removing call boxes along urban highways throughout the San Diego region this month and will continue to do so through June, reflecting a decrease in call volume due to the increase in cell phone ownership.
Authorities today announced that police have arrested a suspect in connection with Friday's sexual assault on the campus of San Diego Mesa College. The name of the suspect was not immediately released.
Showers will be mostly light Saturday morning, decreasing into early Saturday afternoon. Another round of showers expected to push through late afternoon ending late Saturday night.
Police Chief David Nisleit Friday strongly disavowed what he described as an unofficial, "never authorized" departmental program that rewarded officers for making narcotics arrests.
On Friday, San Diego Police announced their search for a suspect involved in a robbery off the San Diego State University campus.
A court-appointed receiver has taken control of a Pacific Beach "hoarder house" that has accumulated trash, created unsafe conditions for children and harbored vermin in recent years, the San Diego City Attorney's Office announced Friday.
The owners of Hauser's Patio reached out to News 8 Friday morning asking to be put in contact with the couple who had their furniture stolen from their patio in Pacific Beach this week.