SAN DIEGO (CNS) - With the year-end holidays continuing, arrests for suspicion of drunk driving and the number of fatalities in the county were the same as in this time period a year ago.
Statewide, the number of arrests for drunk driving suspects was up while the number of freeway fatalities was down.
For the 60-hour period between 6 p.m. Christmas Eve and 6 a.m. today, 34 people were arrested on suspicion of drunk driving in San Diego County and
there were two fatalities reported, the exact same numbers as in 2014.
Statewide, there were 608 arrests for suspicion of drunk driving in 2015 compared with 565 in 2014. Fatalities reported statewide thus far in 2015
have been 14, four fewer than the 18 reported during the same time period in 2014.
Arrest numbers for suspicion of drunk driving were only those made by CHP officers. Fatalities reported were from all law enforcement agencies.
The CHP investigates all crashes on freeways and on all roads in unincorporated areas.
The San Diego City Council Tuesday approved a $5.5 million loan for construction of an affordable-housing complex for homeless seniors in San Ysidro.
A portion of Jamacha Boulevard in Spring Valley was closed Tuesday due to that natural gas leak, according to sheriff's officials.
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The Surfrider Foundation announced that it is filing a lawsuit against the federal agency in charge of water and sanitation issues at the U.S.-Mexico border for its inability to stop Tijuana River sewage flows from polluting local beaches.
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