SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A 76-year-old woman and a 12-year-old boy were struck by a car while attempting to cross a street in the Oak Park neighborhood, police said Wednesday.
The 29-year-old man behind the wheel was distracted by the car's radio when the crash occurred in an unmarked crosswalk at the corner of Redwood and Sue streets around 5:45 p.m. Tuesday, San Diego police Officer John Buttle said.
Both victims were taken to a hospital. The woman suffered serious but non-life-threatening injuries, Buttle said. The boy's condition was not immediately reported.
Buttle said the motorist was not suspected of driving under the influence.
San Diego Gas & Electric officials said they expect to lose about 500 megawatts of solar energy production during tomorrow's solar eclipse, but they expect to have enough power on hand to meet demand.
For most, the gravity of Monday’s extraordinary celestial event isn’t appreciated. San Diego public libraries and the University of California, San Diego Extension presented programs on the history and science of solar eclipses to help the public gain a better handle on things.
Terror attacks in Barcelona, Spain, this week have provoked nationwide vigils and displays of unity, including here in San Diego County.
Councilman Chris Cate hosted a “bags” tournament Saturday to benefit junior lifeguards and the good deeds of local police.
Evacuation orders affecting hundreds of people were issued in California and Oregon as wildfires neared small towns, including one that's a prime location for viewing the eclipse.
Left-wing groups and Berlin residents prevented more than 500 far-right extremists from marching Saturday to the place where high-ranking Nazi official Rudolf Hess died 30 years ago.
Temperatures are expected to be about average over the next week throughout San Diego County with the warmest temperatures in that period expected Friday and Saturday.