Heading into 2018 there are new laws taking effect, ones that will impact bars, drivers and gun owners.
Starting January 1:
Bars and alcohol manufacturers will be allowed to offer free rides through taxi companies or ridesharing services to patrons who may have had too much to drink.
All ammunition purchases in the state must be conducted in person through a vendor licensed by the Department of Justice.
Applying for a new job will also have new rules. Prospective employers will no longer be able to ask applicants about their previous salary history or whether they have a criminal past, at least until a position is offered.
There will be new vehicle registration fees.
With the legalization of recreational pot will come additional clarification on driving while drugged.
Owners of backyard pools will have to follow new safety standards and additional inspections.
Schools will be required to make meals available to kids - even if their fees have not been paid.
Skydiving centers will be required to ensure its instructors are certified.
It will be legal for people to begin to cross the street when the red hand is flashing.
A brush fire spread through a La Jolla-area canyon Friday, blackening steep open terrain near clusters of large homes, but causing no reported structural damage or injuries.
Cal-Fire is responding to a ten acre fire in Witch Creek outside of Julian. The fire has been dubbed the Cinnamon Fire.
An unlicensed and uninsured motorist, who fled the scene after hitting a good Samaritan helping two people stranded in a broken- down car in Ocean Beach, was sentenced to a year in local custody.
A 2-year-old girl is in the hospital Friday with serious injuries after she fell from a fourth-floor window at an apartment complex in San Diego's University City neighborhood, police said.
The Trump administration said Thursday that it has reunified 364 children ages 5 and older with their families after they were separated at the border, still leaving hundreds to go before a court-imposed deadline a week away.
Major road repairs are underway on South Twin Oaks Valley Road between Craven road and Barham in San Marcos after a sinkhole formed in the middle of the road.
A 31-year-old woman died when she was struck by a car and killed while walking on a Vista street, authorities said Friday.
Monsoonal moisture will decrease through early next week. Strengthening high pressure will increase temperatures through the next week.
After a heated debate, the Encinitas Planning Commission on Thursday voted against a Beacon's Beach access staircase design.