(NEWS 8) - Halloween is behind us (Adios!) but we have every reason to keep the party going for Dia de los Muertos.
The Day of the Dead is a traditional Mexican holiday made to honor family and loved ones in our lives that have passed to the afterlife and celebrate their impact on our lives.
Fun decorations, costumes and crafts can be found at every Dia de los Muertos festival, including face painting, sugar skulls and floral headbands. News 8's Dan Cohen and Nichelle Medina enjoyed a quick lesson from a floral crown designer and a sugar skull artist who are welcoming San Diegans to their Day of the Dead celebration in Sherman Heights and Barrio Logan.
A procession will start a 4 p.m. on Thursday at the Sherman Heights Community Center featuring food vendors and entertainment, followed by a 7:30 p.m. walk to Barrio Logan to join in celebration with local businesses.
A San Diego Harbor Police vehicle was involved in a crash with a bicyclist early today, officers said.
Rail service along the Los Angeles-San Diego-San Luis Obispo rail corridor will again be suspended Saturday through 5 a.m. Monday from Oceanside to San Diego for track and signal improvements, according to the San Diego Association of Governments.
A 10-year-old male lion on loan from the San Diego Zoo was killed at the Indianapolis Zoo by a female lion, zoo officials announced Friday.
A 65-year-old woman was seriously injured Friday when she fell while riding an electric scooter with family members in the Marina area of San Diego.
A light plane occupied by a flight instructor and a student pilot made a safe emergency landing Friday amid late-morning traffic on Interstate 8 in El Cajon.
Outdoor clothing giant Patagonia jumped into two competitive Senate races Friday, endorsing Democrats Jon Tester of Montana and Jacky Rosen of Nevada in what the company called its first foray into elective politics.
Declaring this midterm election year an "inflection point" in American history, Kamala Harris came Friday to South Carolina to tell Democrats that the way out of Donald Trump's America is through the ballot box.
California moved a step closer Friday to allowing marijuana deliveries in communities that have banned retail sales of the drug as regulators rebuffed cities and police chiefs who are opposed to the rule.