There was a special reunion in La Jolla on Sunday with surf dog Ricochet jumping on a surfboard with quadriplegic surfer Patrick Ivison. Ivison surfed with Ricochet 10 years ago and they got to chance the ride the waves together once again.
As firefighters make progress on the Holy Fire, which has devastated parts of Riverside and Orange counties, animal shelters in the impacted areas have had to make room for lost pets. To accommodate an influx of displaced dogs, some of the canines who were already in those shelters were moved to San Diego this week.
As part of the "Connect, Support, House" strategy to reduce homelessness, Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer kicked off a daylong effort Thursday to connect homeless individuals living in downtown's East Village neighborhood with the supportive services they need to get their lives back on track.
From broken bottles to broken rules, beachgoers say Fiesta Island is anything but a party these days. They say the city's regulations aren't being enforced and they want to know why.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is monitoring a possible measles outbreak in 21 states, including California. The other states included are Arkansas, Florida, Connecticut, Illinois, Kansas, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, and Washington, and Washington D.C.
A Florida pharmaceuticals company issued a voluntary nationwide recall of two thyroid medications due to risks of contamination or “adulteration,” according to the FDA.
Whether as the backdrop for a film or the location of a television special, San Diego has sparkled on screens big and small over the years.
For many people, pets are members of the family. So, when they get sick you want to do whatever you can to care for them, including taking time off work. In some cases, that's not an option. But as News 8’s Shannon Handy shows us, that’s starting to change.