SAN DIEGO (CNS) - The San Diego Padres will conduct a Salute to Veterans at Sunday's game against the Colorado Rockies at Petco Park, part of the team's seasonlong Military Sunday salutes.
Retired Navy Chief Warrant Officer Ed Berger will ring the ceremonial bell to begin the pregame ceremonies, which will include veterans and first responders lining the baselines, nine student veterans greeting Padres starters at each position and a flyover by a San Diego Fire-Rescue Department helicopter.
Pregame ceremonies throughout Major League Baseball today will include a moment of silence to mark the 15th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks.
All players, coaches and umpires on the 29 U.S.-based teams will wear an American flag patch on their caps, with the Toronto Blue Jays wearing customize caps recognizing both the U.S. and Canada. Proceeds from the sales of those caps will be donated to the 9/11 Memorial and Museum, the Pentagon Memorial and the Flight 93 Memorial.
Hundreds of statewide faith leaders will march Saturday afternoon to the Otay Mesa Detention Center, where they will protest immigration policies that separated more than 2,300 children from their parents.
A 325-acre blaze burning at Camp Pendleton Saturday was described as a ``training fire'' by a base official.
The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in San Diego County dropped today for the 16th consecutive day, decreasing nine-tenths of a cent to $3.697.
A crash on an Oceanside freeway Saturday morning left two cars on their roofs and sent one person to a hospital, a fire official
Cooler weekend for the County due to a low pressure trough moving through the Great Basin. Weak and shallow marine layer may still be slow to clear.
A stretch of road in National City was shut down briefly after a large crowd took to the streets to celebrate the Mexico national soccer team's 2-1 victory over South Korea today in the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
The San Diego Humane Society today urged residents to volunteer their homes as foster spaces for the influx of animals typically lost after Fourth of July.
A man was critically injured Friday night when he chased a ball into the street and was hit by a car.
Clayton Richard pitched three-hit ball over six innings for his fourth consecutive win and the San Diego Padres beat the San Francisco Giants 6-2 on Friday night.
A powerful show of support for migrants being held in detention facilities has hundreds of interfaith leaders gathered Friday night for a vigil and demonstration at the border.