City News Service
A rip current alert for all San Diego beaches issued by the National Weather Service over the Labor Day weekend will remain in affect until 8 p.m.
The total number of arrests was up 21 from the same reporting period last year, when there were 34 drunken driving arrests in the first 36 hours of the Labor Day weekend.
Government offices and most public facilities will be closed Monday for the Labor Day holiday.
The efforts to target drunken and drugged drivers is part of the nationwide "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" campaign.
The swell from Tropical Storm Marie will weaken Friday. The beach hazards statement for San Diego County coastal areas will expire at 8 p.m. Friday.
Emerson, a 440-pound Galapagos tortoise who has been at the San Diego Zoo since the 1980s, was flown to Detroit and then driven to Ohio on Wednesday.
Scammers are contacting customers by phone and threatening to turn off electric or gas service unless immediate payment is made.
The conditions are the result of a Tropical Storm Marie-related swell that is expected to gradually fade Friday and Saturday.
The tall ships parade is set to begin around 11 a.m., and the best viewing will be along the North Embarcadero, Harbor Island and Shelter Island, the Cabrillo National Monument and Coronado.
The $14.5 million Jeff Jacobs JAM Center will contain two full-length courts, eight baskets, locker rooms, film rooms, team lounges, an athletic training room and coaches' locker rooms.
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