SAN DIEGO (CNS) - The California Highway Patrol made 28 drunken driving arrests in San Diego County on the second day of the Labor Day weekend, the agency reported Sunday.
Those arrests all took place between 6 a.m. Saturday and 6 a.m. Sunday.
The CHP has made a total of 46 drunken driving arrests around the county since 6 p.m. Friday, according to CHP Officer Mary Bailey. That's slightly below the number at the same time last year, when 51 DUI arrests were made in the area.
There was also one fatality Friday night, when a car overturned on Interstate 8 near McCain Valley Road, Bailey said Saturday. The cause was unknown, but it was initially reported to the CHP as the result of a tire blowout, she said.
As the heatwave continues to torment people, shockingly high electricity bills seem to be an added annoyance this summer.
Saturday, the community of Alpine turned out to help the victims of the devastating West Fire. Dozens packed the Alpine Community Center for a special fundraiser hosted by News 8’s Shawn Styles.
Del Mar racing fans had a different reason to cheer on Saturday. This time it was for Martine Bellocq.
Deserts will dry out over the weekend, monsoonal moisture returning by Tuesday. Weekend temperatures slightly warmer as the high moves over the region, bringing in drier air. Beach conditions to improve Saturday. Water temperature slightly cooler than last week.
A man who fired a gun and threatened customers at a Fallbrook bar early Saturday morning was thwarted by patrons who tackled him and held him until law enforcement could arrive, a San Diego County sheriff's deputy said.
A man is suspected of crashing his car into a Skyline home and fleeing before being apprehended by police early Saturday morning.
The San Diego team in the Alliance of American football announced the signing of former San Diego State offensive tackle Terry Poole, a fourth-round choice by the Seattle Seahawks in the 2015 NFL draft, and nine other players.