SAN DIEGO (CNS) - San Diego is the 10th most well-read city in the country based on sales of books, magazines and newspapers over the past year, online retailing giant Amazon announced Tuesday.
But there's a catch.
San Diego was one of four markets where adult coloring books were among the best-selling print titles, along with Albuquerque, Denver and Las Vegas, according to Amazon.
The top-selling book in San Diego was "The Girl on the Train," the 2015 thriller by Paula Hawkins.
The top five most well-read cities were Seattle, Portland, Washington, D.C., San Francisco and Austin, according to Amazon.
The rankings were compiled by using per capita sales data from cities with populations of more than 500,000, including purchases for print and Kindle devices.
Scattered showers and lower temperatures are in the forecast Friday for San Diego County with snow possible in the mountains at gradually lower elevations throughout the day.
Teachers in the Solana Beach School District, who have been without contracts for months, on Thursday pushed for new contracts, but the district is not backing down.
A Ramona man was arrested Thursday on suspicion of stealing tip jars from a half-dozen Poway businesses.
People who take their pets to Del Mar's dog beach wanted to know who planted the incredible garden there.
Local first-responders who put their lives on the line to help victims of the deadly Montecito mudslides were back home Thursday.
A man accused of stabbing a woman to death near an Encanto Park made his first court appearance Thursday.
The San Diego Blood Bank Thursday solicited donations through the end of the month in honor of Father Joe Carroll, who will undergo surgery Feb. 1 due to complications with diabetes.
If you need ideas to help you keep that New Year's resolution going head to Santee for an active lifestyle expo and race this Saturday.