SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) – April is Child Abuse Prevention Month and Rady Children's Hospital is shining in blue, royal blue, in memory of children who have suffered from neglect.
In a showing of support, The Chadwick Center for Children and Families set 2,000 pinwheels in a grassy courtyard Wednesday.
“The pinwheels are our attempt to bring attention to the size and the scope of the problem in San Diego County. Over 40,000 children are the center of child abuse investigations, but at least 2,000 some through our doors,” said Charles Wilson the Senior Director at Rady Children's Hospital.
Ten children die each year in San Diego County from abuse or neglect. Advocates say if you see something suspicious, report it, or simply ask the family if they need help.
At least two people were killed Monday morning when a large tree fell onto a home in the Point Loma Heights area, authorities said.
Kamala Harris, a first-term senator and former California attorney general known for her rigorous questioning of President Donald Trump's nominees, entered the Democratic presidential race on Monday.
Gusty winds are expected to sweep through San Diego County starting Monday and cause potentially dangerous driving conditions through Wednesday, meteorologists said.
A fire that started in a garage badly damaged a home in Scripps Ranch on Sunday morning, a fire official said.
A seemingly wayward hot air balloon landed in a Ramona field on Sunday much to the surprise of on-lookers.
Several residents of an apartment complex in El Cajon were displaced Sunday after a driver accidentally crashed into their building.
An allegedly-intoxicated driver crashed down an embankment after trying to evade a pursuing sheriff's deputy Saturday night.
San Diegans are going online to raise money to help make ends meet amid a partial government shutdown prolonged by a impasse over President Trump's demand for a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.