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SDSU Student's Death From Meningitis Prompts Classmates To Seek Medical Help

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Freshman Sara Stelzer began experiencing flu-like symptoms the night of Sunday, Oct. 12, and died Saturday at a hospital of meningococcal disease, county and SDSU officials said.

UCSD Announces Human Testing Of Stem Cell Treatment Underway

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Researchers are conducting three different trials — one on a 26-year-old woman paralyzed after a traffic crash, and others on diabetes and leukemia patients.

Monday Last Day To Register To Vote In Nov. 4 Election

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If you've moved, changed your name or aren't registered, you need to get your registration forms postmarked or turned in to the Registrar of Voters Office by the end of the day. If you register online at, you have until 11:59 p.m. to submit the form.

San Diego County Temps Below Average Into Next Week

The National Weather Service also said that night and morning low clouds will develop along lower mountain slopes "and will take longer to clear than what we have seen in recent weeks."

Water Main Break Causes Sinkhole On Oceanside Road

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The sinkhole measured 20 feet long by 13 feet wide by 10 feet deep. It caused the closure of a North County roadway.

Pollution Alert For La Jolla Beaches After Sewage Spill

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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.

San Onofre Siren To Sound At Least Once More

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San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station's siren warning system is designed to alert people in case of a nuclear emergency and is checked annually.

SDSU Professor Selecting 'Tweeters' To Spread Emergency Messages

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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.

Housing Prices Up In San Diego County; Home Sales Down

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The median price of a home in San Diego County rose by 5.5 percent in September, compared with the same month a year ago, while the number of homes sold dipped by 1.8 percent.

San Diegans Should Know Soon If Minimum Wage Hike Will Be On Ballot

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County Registrar of Voters Michael Vu said he should know by Thursday if opponents of raising the minimum wage in San Diego collected enough signatures from voters to force a referendum on the issue.

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