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Pollution Alert For La Jolla Beaches After Sewage Spill

Oct. 15
By City News Service
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Signs warning of contamination hazards will stand at the Children's Pool and along 1,000 feet of shoreline on both sides until follow-up testing shows the bacteria count is safe for recreational uses.

SDSU Professor Selecting 'Tweeters' To Spread Emergency Messages

Oct. 14
Midday Edition
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Ming-Hsiang Tsou, an SDSU geography professor, is compiling a list of 1,000 influential Twitter accounts based in San Diego, so emergency messages about evacuations, road closures and the like can be spread faster or targeted more closely to certain locations.

San Diego Cops Risk Being Fired For Not Pressing Record On Body Cameras

Oct. 14
By Claire Trageser
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San Diego Police Chief Shelley Zimmerman and local community leaders talked about the new police policy for body cameras at a community forum.

'Los Palillos' Boss Gets Nine Life Terms For Killings, Kidnappings In San Diego

Oct. 14
Kelly Wheeler / City News Service
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Los Palillos splintered off from Tijuana's Arellano Felix drug cartel in 2002. It set up operations in San Diego, murdering nine people.

US Marine Held In Killing Of Transgender Filipino ID'ed (Video)

Oct. 14
By Beth Ford Roth
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The media in the Philippines has identified Private First Class Joseph Scott Pemberton as the prime suspect in the killing of a transgender Filipino named Jennifer Laude. Pemberton is being detained in the San Diego-based USS Peleliu brig.

US Marine Held In USS Peleliu Brig Allegedly Tied To Death Of Transgender Filipino

Oct. 13
By Beth Ford Roth
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The San Diego-based USS Peleliu is acting as a brig for an American Marine being held in the Phillipines, following the killing of a transgender Filipino.

California Reactivates 22 Firefighting Airplanes

Oct. 10
Associated Press
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The fleet of air tankers were cleared to return to the skies after investigators found no evidence that faulty equipment was behind a fatal plane crash this week near Yosemite.

Lockdown Lifted At Navy Broadway Complex; Report Of Armed Man Unfounded

Oct. 10
By KPBS , City News Service

The Navy Broadway Complex in downtown San Diego was temporarily placed on lockdown Friday afternoon following a report of an armed man at the facility.

San Diego Pays $50K To Woman Who Says Cop Molested Her As Teen

Oct. 10
Associated Press
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U-T San Diego reported Thursday that the woman is the 14th victim of former San Diego police Officer Anthony Arevalos, who is in prison for sexually assaulting women while on duty.

Groping Allegations Prompt Navy To Fire Commanding Officer Of San Diego-Based USS Vandegrift

Oct. 9
By Beth Ford Roth
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After accusations surfaced that Cmdr. Luis Alva grabbed the buttocks of a colleague's wife, the Navy relieved him of his duties as commanding officer of the San Diego-based USS Vandegrift.

Lindbergh Field Put To The Test With Bomb Drill

Oct. 8
By Dwane Brown

San Diego's airport served Wednesday as a stage to test, train and prepare first responders for major emergencies.

San Diego Chamber Exec Killed In Traffic Accident

Oct. 8
By City News Service

Melissa Ratcliff, marketing vice president for the San Diego Regional Chamber of Commerce, was fatally struck by a car shortly after she got out of her vehicle in La Jolla.

Suspect Wanted In 4 South Bay Assaults

Oct. 8
By City News Service
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The assaults took place in Ocean Crest-area neighborhoods. In each of the cases, the unidentified assailant jumped the victim from behind after she arrived home late at night.

Air Tanker Pilot Crashes, Dies Fighting Fire Near Yosemite

Oct. 8
Associated Press
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The fire was spreading up the canyon wall, and it appeared the pilot was trying to lay down fire retardant to stop its progress when the crash occurred Tuesday.

Air Tanker Crashes While Fighting Fire Near Yosemite Park

Oct. 7
Associated Press
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A Yosemite National Park spokesman says an air tanker fighting a wildfire near the park has crashed.