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Water in a sink inside a bathroom at Lake Poway...

Week After Contamination, Poway Boil-Water Advisory Lifted

Dec. 6
By Alexander Nguyen, Matt Hoffman

Poway lifted the advisory after test results came back clean and said residents can use tap water for "all purposes."

Rep. Duncan Hunter arrives at the federal court...

Roundtable: Hunter's Guilty Plea; Poway Water Woes; Al Gore

Dec. 6
By Bennett Lacy, Mark Sauer

No longer a witch hunt. Duncan Hunter now says he's guilty of corruption. What's next for the East County congressman and those running to replace him? An inconvenient truth. Al Gore brings his climate message to San Diego as scientists escalate their warnings for our planet. And, more than an inconvenience. How the water problem in Poway could end up costing the city millions.

Ron Pole stands inside his empty restaurant Pap...

Poway Businesses Hurting In Midst Of Water Crisis

Dec. 6
By Matt Hoffman

It has been six days since storm runoff contaminated the city's water system, which led the county environmental health department to order the closure of restaurants.

A rendering of the proposed Newland Sierra deve...

North County Mayors Gather To Support Controversial Development

Dec. 5
By Priya Sridhar

The project, proposed by the developer Newland Sierra, is slated for an area near San Marcos and Escondido.

Synagogue members console one another outside o...

Trial For Accused Poway Synagogue Shooter Set For June

Dec. 5
By City News Service

The June trial date could shift depending on a pending death penalty decision by the San Diego County District Attorney's Office. A March 5 status conference date may shed more light on the prosecution's decision regarding capital punishment.

Water from a faucet at the public restroom at L...

Backed-Up Storm Drain Caused Poway's Water Contamination

Dec. 2
By City News Service, Matt Hoffman

City officials said Monday they believe the drinking water system was compromised by the recent rains.

Week-old rhino getting used to the surroundings...

New Rhino Born In San Diego Key To Research Effort

Nov. 27
By Erik Anderson

San Diego Zoo Safari Park officials are keeping a close eye on the 100th southern white rhino born at the park, because it is an important part of a long-running rhino recovery effort.

San Diego State University Master's student Gab...

Oysters To Serve As Biological Sensors In San Diego Estuaries

Nov. 25
By Erik Anderson

San Diego researchers hope oysters give them a unique peek into the health of local estuaries.

A platypus on display at the San Diego Zoo Safa...

Rare Platypus On Display At San Diego Zoo Safari Park

Nov. 22
By Erik Anderson

San Diego Zoo Safari Park welcomes two platypuses from Australia.

Jewish Family Services plans to operate a safe ...

Encinitas Approves 'Safe Parking Lot' For Homeless

Nov. 21
By Priya Sridhar

People who live out of their cars will be able to use the lot, which is operated by Jewish Family Services. The nonprofit already operates three others in the county.

Vino Rosso and jockey John Velazquez, center le...

At Del Mar Meeting, Racing Board Approves Santa Anita License On Conditions

Nov. 21
By Associated Press

Led by new chairman Gregory Ferraro, the California Horse Racing Board approved Santa Anita’s racing license by a 5-0 vote Thursday, contingent on several restrictions.

A human smuggling investigation by the military...

Ruling Threatens Smuggling Cases Against Marines

Nov. 19
Julie Watson / Associated Press

A military judge ruled it was illegal to make the videotaped arrests during a morning battalion formation while leaders called them “a cancer” and “bad Marines.”

The Grandstands and the Del Mar racetrack July ...

Horse Injured at Del Mar Euthanized After Developing Acute Hoof Inflammation

Nov. 18
By City News Service

Princess Dorian suffered a leg fracture at Del Mar on Nov. 10, the same day 3-year-old gelding Ghost Street and 3-year-old colt Prayer Warrior suffered catastrophic injuries at the track.

A rendering of the proposed Newland Sierra deve...

Chicano Federation Supports North County Newland Sierra Development

Nov. 15
By Priya Sridhar

A ballot measure for the controversial proposal got backing Friday from some San Diego area nonprofits.

Bonsall High School in this undated photo.

Bonsall High School Student Arrested On Suspicion Of Making Shooting Threat

Nov. 15
By City News Service

Deputies responded and learned that the student "had made specific threats to commit a shooting at a planned school event in the near future."

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