(SAN DIEGO) - The Broadway San Diego Awards entered its 5th year of celebrating excellence in local high school musical theatre performers over Memorial Day Weekend. This year’s event took place on Sunday, May 27, 2018 at the Balboa Theatre in downtown San Diego and was hosted by CBS8's Marcella Lee. The winners for Best Actor, Best Actress, and Best Musical Production went home with cash prizes.
The competition was tough but The Best Actor Award went to Jonas McMullen from Canyon Crest Academy for his role as Dr. Jekyll in 'Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde'. The Best Actress Award went to Felicity Bryant from Coronado School of the Arts for her role as Princess Puffer in 'The Mystery of Edwin Drood'.
Congratulations to this year's winners and to all of the nominees!
A woman was transported to the hospital Sunday after being bitten by a rattlesnake on the cliffs above Torrey Pines State Beach, according to a spokesperson for the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department.
There was a special reunion in La Jolla on Sunday with surf dog Ricochet jumping on a surfboard with quadriplegic surfer Patrick Ivison. Ivison surfed with Ricochet 10 years ago and they got to chance the ride the waves together once again.
Weekend temperatures were mild at 0-7 degrees above average. Mountain and deserts humidity will decrease through Monday as high pressure moves over Southern California.
The investigation continues into the tragic killing of a pregnant mother and her two young daughters in Colorado. The girls' father remains behind bars accused in their deaths.
At least two children had to be hospitalized Sunday as a result of a major crash that blocked multiple lanes of Interstate 8 in El Cajon.
On 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.
A suspected drunken motorist in a Mercedes Benz on Sunday suffered "numerous serious facial injuries" in the Skyline community of San Diego when he crashed his vehicle into a house, which sustained minor damage, a police officer said.
Military officials on Saturday identified the San Diego- based Marine at the center of a search in the seas southeast of the Philippines that was called off earlier this week.
As the heatwave continues to torment people, shockingly high electricity bills seem to be an added annoyance this summer.