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.
Residents in Rancho Penasquitos neighborhood are upset after they said a party at a house being rented out through Airbnb got way out of hand.
Ongoing severe winter weather has more than doubled the number of canceled American Red Cross blood drives and the resulting blood and platelet donation shortfall since earlier this month. The Red Cross now considers the situation critical and is reissuing an urgent call for blood and platelet donors.
Abusive and deadly – that is what activists on Monday called the current chokehold procedure practiced by San Diego Police officers.
A search for the body of a musician feared dead after he fell off Pacific Beach's Crystal Pier over the weekend entered its third day Tuesday, with lifeguards combing the shoreline from a helicopter starting just after sunrise.
A powerful earthquake struck off an island in the Gulf of Alaska early Tuesday, prompting a tsunami threat that sent people living along the state's southern coast and western Canada fleeing for higher ground.
Warm and dry weather will continue Tuesday across San Diego County as a high-pressure system moves west toward Southern California from the Great Basin in Nevada and Utah.
Hundreds of Helix High School students staged a walk- out Monday morning to protest police brutality after video emerged over the weekend on social media showing a La Mesa police officer on campus slamming a teenage girl to the ground.
It's almost time for Torrey Pines Golf Course to shine in the national spotlight as the Farmers Insurance Open kicks off Thursday. Several events lead up to the tournament, including Charley Hoffman's charity tournament Monday where San Diego's own Phil Mickelson was paired with Chargers legend Rolf Benirschke. News 8's John Howard caught up with them on the course.
Traffic heading south on Interstate 5 toward the Mexican inspection station will be rerouted to a newly constructed roadway beginning Thursday as part of ongoing construction at the border.
A former Miramar-based Marine who drove drunk and caused a head-on freeway crash that killed two UCSD medical students was acquitted of murder Monday but convicted of gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated and DUI.