OCEANSIDE (NEWS 8) - The Oceanside Police Department is hosting a blood drive in honor of Officer Brad Hunter, who was intentionally hit by a driver while conducting a traffic stop.
Hunter and his wife have asked the community to come together to help other trauma patients.
Donors can stop by department headquarters Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Donors must be at least 17 years of age (16 year olds can donate with parental consent), 114 pounds or more and in general good health.
It is recommended that donors consume an adequate meal and plenty of fluids prior to giving. A photo identification must be presented upon signing up to donate.
Due to the popularity of this drive, donors are strongly encouraged to schedule an appointment to avoid long wait times.
Oceanside Police Chief Frank McCoy giving blood in honor of Officer Brad Hunter with Chopper the Biker Dog.
Authorities asked the public Friday for help in identifying and tracking down a pair of thieves who have carried out a two-week series of bank robberies this month in the San Diego area.
Backers of an initiative that would allow San Diego State University to buy the SDCCU Stadium site in Mission Valley for campus expansion are scheduled to begin seeking petition signatures Saturday.
An unknown assailant jumped a woman Friday on a walking trail near Gillespie Field airport and choked her nearly into unconsciousness, fleeing when she managed to break free, authorities reported.
The San Diego Gulls allowed power-play and shorthanded goals in the first period and an empty-net goal in the third in a 4-2 loss to the Stockton Heat Friday night at Stockton.
San Diego County's unemployment rate dropped to 4.1 percent last month despite seasonal cutbacks in leisure and hospitality jobs, the state Employment Development Department reported Friday.
The San Diego Fire Rescue Foundation on Friday held an awards ceremony to recognize the men and women who put their lives on the line to keep San Diegans safe.
It has been ten years since devastating wildfires swept through San Diego, destroying thousands of structures and affecting so many lives.
From a baby tiger cub to monitor lizards and a macaw, authorities have seized dozens of animals and filed charges against 16 people as part of what they say is the largest wildlife trafficking sweep in Southern California.
Three officer-involved shootings over the past year, including the killing of a man who opened fire at a pool party at a La Jolla apartment complex, were legally justified, District Attorney Summer Stephan announced Friday.