SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A man who was lying in the street in University City was run over Saturday morning by a hit-and-run driver, according to police.
The unidentified 63-year-old man was lying in the 9800 block of Genesee Avenue shortly before 5 a.m. when he was run over, Officer Frank Cali said.
The victim was taken to a hospital with a broken leg.
Police had no information on the vehicle that ran over the man, which kept going eastbound on Genesee Avenue, Cali said.
A major construction project at the San Ysidro Land Port of Entry was completed ahead of schedule early Monday morning.
San Diego Fire-Rescue Department officials are increasing staffing levels in anticipation of increased fire activity.
An early morning vegetation and trash fire at a homeless encampment threatened nearby condos and resulted in at least one injury Sunday.
After a fall-like and mild weekend, temperatures are expected to heat up around San Diego throughout the week.
The city's search for the next top cop is underway as police chief Shelly Zimmerman prepares to step down in March.
More than 200 surfers paddled out for a daunting day-long challenge Saturday inspired by young men in the community facing a far bigger one.
A semi-truck ran over a fire hydrant Saturday afternoon in Grant Hill causing a huge geyser to spray into the air. Luckily, firefighters were just minutes away at a community event and were able to put a stop to the water quickly.