SAN DIEGO (NEWS 8) — Play It Safe gives women, men and children the confidence and increased awareness skills that could keep them from potential danger. They offer self-defense and anti-bullying camps aiming to empower children and teens.
Summer is a great time of year to encourage your kids to learn the basics or review self-defense techniques, as kids are often outside for long amounts of time on their own and with friends.
News 8's Ashley Jacobs visits a class in Point Loma to see what the kids are learning and how parents can keep skills fresh.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and other Democratic elected officials toured a San Diego-area immigration-detention facility housing migrant children Monday, as the rhetoric over the policy of separating children from parents crossing the border illegally continued to escalate.
Growing up in Anaheim, Joanna Czikalla, draws on her childhood to create beautiful works of art at Creme and Sugar. She first opened her shop in Anaheim and has since expanded her businesses, including her newest location in Del Mar.
This weekend some lucky Marines and their families were treated to a special screening of "Sicario: Day of the Soldado" at MCAS Miramar. Josh Brolin and Benicio del Toro were at the screening and so was Kelli Gillespie who talked to News 8 about the film and the actors' visit.
Calling all young fairies! Grab your wings and come celebrate summer at San Diego Botanic Garden on Saturday June 23rd from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
A report of gunshots at a City Heights park prompted 30-minute lockdowns at two nearby schools Monday while officers searched in vain for the shooter or shooters, authorities reported. The shots fired at Teralta Park off Central and Orange Avenues were reported shortly before noon, according to San Diego police.
The calendar may say Monday but at News 8's Morning Extra it was "Fry-day" with Chef George. He stopped by to make deep-fried Oreos and other treats; and share recipes for your favorite fair foods.
A sheriff's search and rescue unit removed a man's body from a pond Monday morning in Pauma Valley. Authorities say foul play is not suspected.
A 21-year-old woman was found dead in her bedroom Saturday night and San Diego Police suspect foul play. The victim has been identified as 21 year-old Jossie Marilyn Ruiz Lopez, of San Diego. Her death is believed to be a homicide.