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Alpine Man Wounded in Deputies-Involved Shooting | Times of San Diego
Times of San Diego | November 12, 2018
Deputies shot a man Monday afternoon during a confrontation at an East County apartment complex, leaving him with wounds of undisclosed severity. The shooting in the 2600 block of Alpine Boulevard took place about 3 p.m., according to officials with the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department. D...
Trump Declares California Wildfires Major Disaster, Directing Funds to Aid in Firefight | Times of San Diego
Times of San Diego | November 12, 2018
Santa Ana winds picked up again Monday and were expected to continue into Tuesday as firefighters battling the deadly Woolsey Fire in Los Angeles and Ventura counties worked to hold back the flames. In an abrupt about-face from Twitter attacks last week against California’s forest management, ...
CSU Faculty Union Opposes Raises for University Administrators | Times of San Diego
Times of San Diego | November 12, 2018
Leaders of the California Faculty Association said Monday they will be at upcoming committee meetings of the California State University Board of Trustees to speak out against its recent approval of executive pay raises. CFA leaders said they intend to address the Finance Committee on Tuesday about...
3 Children Injured When SUVs Collide Head-On in Rancho Bernardo | Times of San Diego
Times of San Diego | November 12, 2018
Five people were injured, including three children, when two SUVs crashed head-on Monday in the Rancho Bernardo area. The accident occurred at 4:30 a.m. on Camino Del Norte near the Interstate 15 onramp, San Diego Police Sgt. Tom Sullivan said. The circumstances of the crash were under investigation...
2nd Futuristic Zumwalt-Class Destroyer on Way to San Diego | Times of San Diego
Times of San Diego | November 12, 2018
The Navy’s second futuristic Zumwalt-class guided-missile destroyer has left a shipyard in Maine on its way to San Diego for commissioning in January. The 16,000-ton Michael Monsoor left Bath Iron Works and sailed down the Kennebec River on Friday and out to the Atlantic Ocean. Its commission...
Mom in Suspected DUI Crash Injures Her 3 Girls in Rancho Bernardo | Times of San Diego
Times of San Diego | November 12, 2018
A suspected drunken motorist crashed her SUV head-on into another vehicle early Monday while driving her three young daughters through Rancho Bernardo, seriously injuring her children along with herself and the other driver, authorities said. The 29-year-old mother was driving to the east on the wes...
At 98, Gen. Cardenas Returns to Miramar Cemetery — His Legacy for Eternity | Times of San Diego
Times of San Diego | November 12, 2018
Returning to the cemetery he fought to establish, legendary pilot and retired Air Force Brig. Gen. Robert “Bob” Cardenas helped mark the Veterans Day holiday Sunday. Around the world, leaders noted the 100th anniversary of the end of the “war to end all wars” — a date only ...
Alpine House Fire Leads to Drug, Gun Arrest | Times of San Diego
Times of San Diego | November 12, 2018
A suspect was arrested on drug and weapons charges Monday after firefighters doused a blaze that erupted in her home in a rural neighborhood near Viejas Casino during a period of heightened weather-related wildfire danger. The fire in the 3600 block of East Victoria Drive in Alpine was reported shor...
New Alzheimer’s Study Looking for Volunteers | Times of San Diego
Times of San Diego | November 12, 2018
Did you know that November is Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month? Alzheimer’s is a disease which affects a staggering number of more than 5 million Americans. By 2050, experts estimate this number will nearly triple and in California, 650,000 seniors over the age of 65 have Alzheimer’s di...
Dollar General Literacy Foundation Named United Through Reading’s ‘Books for Ownership’ Sponsor | Times of San Diego
Times of San Diego | November 12, 2018
Dollar General Literacy Foundation has awarded $150,000 to United Through Reading to help advance literacy opportunities for military families. The Dollar General Literacy Foundation’s donation will enable United Through Reading to purchase and distribute around 15,500 books to military units and...
San Diego County Under Red Flag Warning as Santa Anas Blow Through | Times of San Diego
Times of San Diego | November 12, 2018
Strong and gusty Santa Ana winds, low humidity and warm temperatures will persist Monday, with a red flag warning in effect for San Diego County mountains and valleys. The National Weather Service issued a red flag warning that went into effect at 6 a.m. Sunday in the county mountains and valleys an...
Sempra Energy Launches Annual Grant Program for Veterans Day | Times of San Diego
Times of San Diego | November 12, 2018
Sempra Energy is launching an annual charitable-contribution program for Veterans Day to benefit support organizations for veterans and their families, with the inaugural grant of $20,000 going to the Gary Sinise Foundation. The Gary Sinise Foundation is a charitable organization dedicated to ass...
New federal judges offer partial relief to Southern California courts strained by 'zero tolerance' | San Diego Union Tribune
San Diego Union Tribune | November 12, 2018
The San Diego federal court, operating short-handed while its caseload has skyrocketed under the Trump administration’s “zero-tolerance” immigration policy, is finally getting some relief. The Southern District of California has two new magistrate judges, both from the defense bar: longtime pr...
Death toll jumps to 29 in Camp fire, with more than 200 unaccounted for | San Diego Union Tribune
San Diego Union Tribune | November 12, 2018
As wildfires continued to rage at both ends of California, officials released another grim statistic: six more dead in a swath of Northern California wiped out by fire, raising the death toll there to 29. It matched California's record for deaths in a single fire. Another 228 remain unaccounted...
Opinion: Employee Ownership and The Promise of Quality Jobs | Times of San Diego
Times of San Diego | November 12, 2018
In October the official United States unemployment rate dropped to 3.7 percent, which represents a 49-year low. And yet, according to a recent Harris Poll, nearly 80 percent of American workers report living paycheck-to-paycheck, with little in the way of savings to handle any financial emergency....
MarketInk: Veteran TV News Manager Jake Minger Expanding His Role at KUSI | Times of San Diego
Times of San Diego | November 12, 2018
Veteran TV news manager Jake Minger is beginning his second year with KUSI-TV as manager of news operations with the additional responsibilities of booking in-studio guests for live segments airing on the station’s popular “Good Morning San Diego” program. Minger, who joined KUSI in November 2...
Potentially dangerous 'mountain wave' winds could slam East County on Monday | San Diego Union Tribune
San Diego Union Tribune | November 12, 2018
The National Weather Service says the foothills in East County could be hit Monday by Santa Ana winds that strike with unusual speed and power due to the angle they’ll take through the Cuyamaca Mountains. The winds will race in from the east, hit the mountains, bounce upward, then rapidly plunge.....
Formerly deported veteran juggling advocacy, health and family in new cross-border life | San Diego Union Tribune
San Diego Union Tribune | November 12, 2018
Since becoming a U.S. citizen, formerly deported veteran Hector Barajas has lived a cross-border life, running a shelter in Tijuana while traveling across the nation to raise awareness about the number of people who served in the U.S. military and were later kicked out of the country. He’s been...
SANDAG calls for dramatic increase in charging stations as sales of electric cars soar | San Diego Union Tribune
San Diego Union Tribune | November 12, 2018
Regional officials are pursuing an aggressive expansion of electric car charging stations as sales of zero-emission vehicles have dramatically increased this year throughout San Diego County. San Diegans purchased more electric vehicles than hybrids for the first time ever this spring, with sales...
County offers landlords incentives for vets, homeless | San Diego Union Tribune
San Diego Union Tribune | November 12, 2018
San Diego County is offering up to $500 and other incentives to landlords who rent to veterans and other people experiencing homelessness. The new incentive program, offered through the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency’s Housing and Community Development Services, provides leasing...
Is SeaWorld’s Tidal Twister dueling coaster really a coaster and can it actually duel? | San Diego Union Tribune
San Diego Union Tribune | November 12, 2018
SeaWorld San Diego’s new “world’s first” Tidal Twister dueling roller coaster debuting in May won’t actually have trains that race one another and may not technically qualify as a roller coaster. Tidal Twister has ignited debate among ride enthusiasts about whether the trains “coast” a...
California’s recent blazes aren’t the result of overgrown forests, as Trump suggests | San Diego Union Tribune
San Diego Union Tribune | November 12, 2018
President Trump’s tweet over the weekend blaming California’s recent wildfires on poor forest management follows similar statements he made last month, demanding the state remove “old trees” or face cuts to federal firefighting budgets. Democrats and firefighting officials quickly went on th...
San Diego hotel workers end 35-day strike with new contract | San Diego Union Tribune
San Diego Union Tribune | November 12, 2018
More than a month after walking off their jobs, striking workers at the Westin San Diego Gaslamp hotel voted Sunday to ratify a new contract. The vote by the downtown hotel’s housekeepers, banquet captains, servers and other employees represented by Unite Here Local 30 brings to an end a 35-day...
Top-ranked small company: With plenty of perks, Smashtech finds workers who fit its culture | San Diego Union Tribune
San Diego Union Tribune | November 12, 2018
The new offices of Smashtech more closely resemble a luxury club more than a workplace. The place is outfitted in swanky leather, gold fixtures and sweeping downtown views. Music is blaring while dozens of employees mingle in the kitchen — beers in one hand, a Chick-fil-A sandwich in the other....
3D organ maps bring $14 million to UC San Diego's Kun Zhang | San Diego Union Tribune
San Diego Union Tribune | November 12, 2018
UC San Diego bioengineering professor Kun Zhang has been awarded $14 million to build 3D digital maps of human organs, accurate to the single-cell level. The money comes in two grants from the National Institutes of Health. -- One grant for $8.7 million will fund work on a map of the entire human...
Renowned SDSU physicist Richard 'Doc' Morris dies at 89 | San Diego Union Tribune
San Diego Union Tribune | November 12, 2018
Richard “Doc” Morris, a San Diego State University professor who so loved physics that he’d sometimes keep talking long after his classes ended, died on Oct. 19th in La Mesa of complications from influenza, the campus said. He was 89. Morris taught at SDSU for roughly 60 years, from the start ...
EpiPen rival from San Diego's Adamis nears market | San Diego Union Tribune
San Diego Union Tribune | November 12, 2018
Challenging the popular but pricey EpiPen, San Diego’s Adamis Pharmaceuticals is readying its own emergency allergy medication for sale. Called Symjepi, the product is a pre-filled syringe of epinephrine, used to counteract life-threatening allergic reactions. It’s meant as a lower-cost alternat...
Powerful Santa Ana winds will return Tuesday and hit wider area of San Diego County | San Diego Union Tribune
San Diego Union Tribune | November 12, 2018
Four rural East County school districts will be closed on Tuesday and SDG&E may turn off power to more of its customers due to a second straight day of powerful Santa Ana winds and an elevated risk of wildfires. The National Weather Service says the unusual weather pattern that produced 85 mph...
Gulls’ Willie O’Ree, The First Black NHL Player, Inducted into Hall of Fame | Times of San Diego
Times of San Diego | November 12, 2018
Willie O’Ree, who played seven seasons with the original San Diego Gulls after becoming the first black to play in the NHL, will be inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame Monday in Toronto. O’Ree was elected to the hall in June in the Builder Category, along with NHL Commissioner Gary Bet...
SDG&E cuts power to 10,000 in San Diego's backcountry because of high winds | San Diego Union Tribune
San Diego Union Tribune | November 12, 2018
Almost 13,000 San Diego Gas & Electric customers are without power Monday in mostly rural and backcountry areas of East County as high Santa Ana winds combined with already tinder-dry conditions have increased risks of wildfires. The utility cut off the power to about 10,000 customers in portions...
Buena Vista Lagoon restoration headed for showdown | San Diego Union Tribune
San Diego Union Tribune | November 12, 2018
A much-anticipated and long-delayed plan to restore the Buena Vista Lagoon could be approved next week by the San Diego Association of Governments. Surrounded by cattails and reeds, the shallow, 220-acre freshwater lagoon at the border of Oceanside and Carlsbad is slowly filling with sediment and...
Veterans Day ceremony on Mount Soledad honors end of World War I a century ago | San Diego Union Tribune
San Diego Union Tribune | November 12, 2018
A Veteran’s Day ceremony at Mt. Soledad Monday afternoon marked the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I by recognizing a U.S. Marine whose bravery during that conflict would have earned him a Medal of Honor if he didn’t already have two. Sgt. Major Dan Daly, once described by his bosses....
Veterans Day remembrance at Miramar National Cemetery marks the 100-year anniversary of the end of WWI | San Diego Union Tribune
San Diego Union Tribune | November 12, 2018
More than 100 people gathered at Miramar National Cemetery on Sunday to honor the service of the nation's veterans and mark the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended World War I. Veterans Day was known as Armistice Day in the U.S. until the 1950s and is still called that in Europe. The...
Back-Country Home Fire Near Mount Woodson Doused Before Spread | Times of San Diego
Times of San Diego | November 12, 2018
A resident escaped injury when a back-country home near Mount Woodson caught fire Monday, officials said. The blaze erupted shortly after 1 p.m. in the 16000 block of Salida del Sol in Ramona. It took firefighters about 40 minutes to subdue the flames, according to Cal Fire. The one resident who was...
Pedestrian Struck, Killed by Van While Crossing San Ysidro Street | Times of San Diego
Times of San Diego | November 12, 2018
A pedestrian was struck and killed by a van early Monday while he was attempting to cross a San Ysidro street. It happened shortly before 1:10 a.m. in the 400 block of East San Ysidro Boulevard, San Diego Police Officer John Buttle said. The unidentified man, believed to be in his 40s, stepped off t...
San Diegans Warned to Be Ready to Evacuate Amid Red Flag Conditions | Times of San Diego
Times of San Diego | November 12, 2018
San Diego residents were urged to be ready to evacuate if brush fires erupt in the city with gusty Santa Ana winds forecast for Monday and a Red Flag warning issued. “We’ve got you covered San Diego,” Fire Chief Colin Stowell Tweeted. “Winds will be extreme in the next day or...
San Diego Union Tribune | November 12, 2018
A newly approved drug can significantly reduce the overall awfulness of the flu with a single dose rather than 10 doses spread across five days. But doctors warn that this new medication still has a significant limitation: It works best for those who take it within the first 48 hours after symptoms....
Aztec Football: San Diego State Loses to UNLV in Stunning Upset | Times of San Diego
Times of San Diego | November 11, 2018
Coming into Saturday’s game against UNLV, San Diego State was a 23-point favorite but by the end of the night, the Aztecs lost to the Rebels, 27-24, at SDCCU Stadium. The loss was a stunning upset as the Aztecs squandered an 11-point lead in the fourth quarter, but coach Rocky Long said he was...
Events Across San Diego County Sunday Will Honor America’s Veterans | Times of San Diego
Times of San Diego | November 11, 2018
San Diego County residents and public officials will host events around the county Sunday commemorating Veterans Day as well as the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. In El Cajon, city officials and the City of El Cajon Veterans’ Commission will hold a celebration of the holiday at E...
Opinion: We Must Help Our Returning Veterans Build Successful Careers | Times of San Diego
Times of San Diego | November 11, 2018
Did you serve in the military? Do you have a son or daughter, a husband or wife — or even a neighbor or a friend at church — who served? Returning home can be an overall overwhelming experience. With that said, this Veterans Day, I have a challenge for you: Talk to a veteran, and tell...
New stadium for Colorado State football was acrimonious, hard-fought battle | San Diego Union Tribune
San Diego Union Tribune | November 11, 2018
For followers of San Diego State’s stadium saga, Fort Collins may seem like a faraway place with little in common with a large city on the Pacific Ocean. But the vibrant Colorado college town of 165,000 — 63 miles north of downtown Denver — already has experienced the highs and lows of plannin...
How Incoming Gov. Newsom Could Shape Health Care in California | Times of San Diego
Times of San Diego | November 11, 2018
As the incoming Newsom administration prepares to unveil its legislative priorities, the single-payer health care concept he has touted will generate a lot of talk. But Capitol skeptics say that despite his promises to make it happen, action will be much more difficult—especially given the idea...
Fire Crews Take ‘Aggressive’ Action to Halt Oceanside Blaze | Times of San Diego
Times of San Diego | November 11, 2018
Firefighters Sunday put out a small brush fire in the dry bed of the San Luis Rey River in Oceanside. Around 2:20 p.m. firefighters headed to a quarter-acre vegetation fire in a section of riverbed near Parkside Drive and Fireside Street, according to information from the Oceanside Fire Department. ...
One Dead in Crash on Remote Road near Cuyamaca Rancho State Park | Times of San Diego
Times of San Diego | November 11, 2018
At least one person was killed in a single-vehicle crash early Sunday morning on a remote road near Cuyamaca Rancho State Park. Dispatchers were told around 4:30 a.m. that a car had struck a tree on Engineers Road one to two miles past the Cal Fire San Diego Cuyamaca fire station on state Route 79, ...
Army Reservist Suspected of Human Smuggling Following Arrests in Otay Mesa | Times of San Diego
Times of San Diego | November 11, 2018
Border Patrol agents stopped a car in Otay Mesa and arrested five people, including a man who claimed to be a national guardsman from California, for alleged human smuggling, a Customs and Border Protection officer said Sunday. At around 3:45 p.m. Saturday, Border Patrol agents stopped a car near th...
Rep. Peters to Lead 31-Member San Diego Trade Mission to Japan | Times of San Diego
Times of San Diego | November 11, 2018
Rep. Scott Peters and World Trade Center San Diego are leading a three-day local trade delegation this week to Tokyo and Yokohama in Japan. During the mission, local companies and organizations will promote key San Diego industries, establish business relationships and explore opportunities for loca...
Police Seek Suspect in Downtown Stabbing | Times of San Diego
Times of San Diego | November 11, 2018
A man was stabbed Sunday in downtown San Diego, police said. At around 2:20 p.m., two men became involved in a physical altercation near the intersection of C Street and Seventh Avenue, and one stabbed the other twice in the stomach, San Diego Police Officer Dino Delimitros said. The victim, who was...
Brushfire Near Bonsall Quickly Halted as Crews Contend with Red Flag Conditions | Times of San Diego
Times of San Diego | November 11, 2018
Firefighters were quickly able to stop the spread of a brushfire near Bonsall Sunday on a day of increased fire danger in the San Diego region. The fire broke out around 12:30 p.m. in an area near state Route 76 and Ramona Drive, according to Cal Fire San Diego. The blaze was first reported as [R...
Deputies, State Agents Send Warning to San Marcos Stores that Sell Booze to Drunks | Times of San Diego
Times of San Diego | November 11, 2018
In a sting operation Saturday targeting San Marcos stores that sell alcohol to drunk people, five of eight retailers broke the law, according to the sheriff’s department. As part of the five-hour operation conducted by deputies from the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department, along with agents f...
Woman, Boy Injured by Stray Gunfire in Paradise Hills | Times of San Diego
Times of San Diego | November 11, 2018
A 48-year-old woman was hit with shrapnel and a 15-year-old boy was shot in the leg Saturday during a gunfight started by two men in the Paradise Hills neighborhood. It gunfight occurred about 5:25 p.m. outside a convenience store at Cumberland Street and Reo Drive, San Diego Police Department Offic...