SAN YSIDRO (CNS) - The San Ysidro POE was reopened Sunday night after the fourth consecutive weekend of being closed due to protests.
Southbound freeways leading into Mexico at San Ysidro Port of Entry were closed Sunday and the California Highway Patrol had to divert traffic to the Otay Mesa border crossing.
This is the fourth consecutive weekend that both interstates - 5 and 805 - were closed due to protesters south of the border who were angry over gas prices, according to authorities.
Northbound traffic was not affected by the protest, according to the CHP.
The closures and subsequent traffic jam in the area were prompted by protesters who had swarmed the El Chaparral Port of Entry in Tijuana.
Southbound traffic was diverted at San Ysidro to eastbound state Route 905. The closure was also causing increased traffic on some surface streets in San Ysidro, the CHP said.
Sunny skies with above-average temperatures are expected throughout San Diego County. Low clouds and fog could return Monday night and temperatures are expected to cool through Wednesday.
Crews are on scene of an apartment fire in Chula Vista, that broke out early Monday morning, right across the street from an earlier fire involving two mobile homes.
Fire crews on scene of a fully engulfed fire as two mobile homes burn in Chula Vista Monday morning.
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A candlelight vigil got underway San Diego Sunday evening in remembrance of the 50 lives taken this week in Christchurch, New Zealand. Organizers said the vigil would also be a place to pray for an end to Islamophobia, racism, gun violence and more.
San Diego County sheriff's homicide detectives were Monday investigating the death of a man found inside a Potrero residence with signs of trauma.
Migrant caravans attempting to gain entry into the U.S. at the Mexico border is a topic that has sparked a lot of heated debate; but the director of a new documentary says his goal is to tell the stories of those affected while looking at both sides of the issue.
Dick Dale, the "King of Surf Guitar," whose music was emblematic of Southern California's beach culture in the 1960s, has died at the age of 81, Dale's touring bassist Sam Bolle confirmed to the Guardian on Sunday.