VISTA (CNS) - A Carlsbad pastor whose wife caught him molesting a young female family member was sentenced Tuesday to 15 years in state prison.
Matthew John Otis Tague, 44, pleaded guilty in February to two counts of committing a lewd act on a child.
Deputy District Attorney Patricia Lavermicocca said Tague repeatedly molested the victim over a two-year period in 2016 and 2017, when she was 12 and 13 years old.
Lavermicocca said Tague's wife caught him in the act late last May and reported him to authorities. Tague -- a pastor at North Coast Calvary Chapel on Poinsettia Lane -- turned himself in a few days later.
A shallow, 3.1 magnitude earthquake struck the Ocotillo Wells area of San Diego County but there were no reports of injury or damage, authorities said.
Two San Diego police officers shot and wounded in a standoff in the College Area over the weekend are recovering Monday.
High pressure will bring warmer temperatures and shallower marine layer through Tuesday. Overnight and morning low clouds and fog are possible.
In Silicon Valley, entrepreneurs have heralded innovations like smartphones and car-sharing. Now, Tim Draper, one of the valley's most successful venture capitalists, wants to similarly shake up the way California is governed by dividing it into three states.
Police searched for a suspected car thief who fled into a canyon in Linda Vista on Sunday afternoon.
A motorcyclist smashed his bike into the rear of a sheriff's patrol car, as the deputy made a left turn, and was killed in Encinitas Sunday.
Hundreds of statewide faith leaders will march Saturday afternoon to the Otay Mesa Detention Center, where they will protest immigration policies that separated more than 2,300 children from their parents.
A 325-acre blaze burning at Camp Pendleton Saturday was described as a ``training fire'' by a base official.
The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in San Diego County dropped today for the 16th consecutive day, decreasing nine-tenths of a cent to $3.697.