SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - Today, San Diegans are celebrating the life and legacy of Cesar Chavez.
Chavez was a Mexican-American farm worker who stood up for the rights of laborers and co-founded the National Farm Workers Association.
Local janitors, security guards, fast food workers, home health care workers and other supporters or a proposal to raise the minimum wage in California from $10 to $15 will march from the Civic Center Plaza outside City Hall to the State Building. Organizers say the march and subsequent rally were planned to coincide with Cesar Chavez Day.
CBS News 8's Shannon Handy has the details in this video report.
High pressure over Northern Mexico will warm temperatures Friday. Coastal areas cooler due to weak onshore flow. Excessive heat warning in effect for San Diego County deserts through Friday evening.
Two dogs attacked a woman and her toddler son on an East County roadside Thursday, leaving them seriously injured, authorities said.
Come into Battle Axe and you are sure to learn a thing or two. The "axperts" will teach you two-handed throws and a little humility.
A local trash collector found a tiny treasure – and a friend for life - on the job recently. Michael Cabrera was finishing up his shift one night when he found a kitten trapped in his truck.
San Diego Border Patrol agents, who are enforcing the Justice Department’s ‘zero tolerance policy,’ have become targets of abuse over social media as the immigration debate continues.
People across the world in 800 cities are celebrating Make Music Day on Thursday. In Thursday's Zevely Zone, Jeff's in Carlsbad pulling some strings at the Museum of Making Music.
You may have seen people with red shoes around San Diego on Thursday morning - and for a good reason. News 8's own Carlo Cecchetto, AM 760's Mike Slater and hundreds of volunteers hit the streets for the annual Red Shoe Day fundraiser, collecting donations for Ronald McDonald House San Diego.
An injured pigeon received some TLC from an unlikely source – inmates at Donovan Correctional Facility.