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  • Tentative rail labor deal reached, averting looming strike

    City News Sercice|Updated Sep 15, 2022

    SAN DIEGO (CNS) - President Joe Biden said today that a tentative rail labor agreement has been reached averting a potential strike that would have affected train commuters and supply chains throughout San Diego. Amtrak was bracing for potential large-scale disruptions in service because of the looming nationwide rail strike that was set to begin at midnight Friday. In a statement released Thursday, Biden said the agreement is "an important win for our economy and the...

  • Thunderstorms, flash floods expected in parts of San Diego County

    City News Sercice|Updated Aug 13, 2022

    RIVERSIDE (CNS) - Scattered showers and thunderstorms could lead to flash flooding in parts of San Diego County through this evening, according to the National Weather Service. The risk of flooding caused by excessive rainfall is possible in a portion of Southwest California, including the following areas, Coachella Valley, Riverside County Mountains, San Diego County Deserts, San Diego County Mountains and San Gorgonio Pass near Banning Excessive runoff may result in...

  • Seniors community foundation awards 26 grants to brighten seniors' holidays

    City News Sercice|Updated Nov 20, 2021

    SAN DIEGO (CNS) - The San Diego Seniors Community Foundation today awarded grants to 26 local nonprofit organizations intended to support more than 4,000 socially isolated seniors throughout the region. The grant program, in its second year, is funded through SDSCF's No Senior Alone Matching Holiday Challenge -- an ongoing fundraising campaign that hopes to double the amount raised in 2021 to $100,000. The matching campaign is bolstered by a $50,000 grant from the Sahm Family...

  • Some 20,000 Participate in Rock 'N' Roll Marathon, Half-Marathon

    City News Sercice|Updated Oct 25, 2021

    SAN DIEGO - Following a two-year hiatus, the 23rd running of the Heineken Rock 'n' Roll marathon and half-marathon returned today with about 20,000 participants from the ages of 12 to 86, organizers said. In the birthplace of the Rock 'n' Roll running series, participants took to a course lined with cheer squads, local bands and entertainment, said marathon representative Emily Gibbs. Maj. Jason Brosseau of Colorado Springs, Colo., won the men's marathon with a time of 2:46:36. Yong Xu of San Diego was second with a time of 2...

  • Wildfire that burned 1,000 acres on Camp Pendleton now 20% contained

    City News Sercice|Updated Jun 10, 2021

    CAMP PENDLETON (CNS) – A wildfire that blackened 1,000 acres of vegetation on the land of Camp Pendleton was 20% contained this morning, the base's public-affairs office said, Thursday, June 10. The blaze began spreading out of control toward the eastern side of the Marine Corps installation about 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, fire officials said. Authorities cleared people out of various areas on the installation Wednesday afternoon, including Lake O'Neill Campground, as a precaution. By 7:25 p.m. Wednesday, the fire had burned...

  • 1 seriously hurt in wrong-way crash on I-15 in Fallbrook

    City News Sercice|Updated Jun 4, 2021

    UPDATE - FALLBROOK – On Jan. 4, at approximately 4:14 a.m., a two-car collision occurred on I-15 southbound, south of Mission Road. A 28-year-old male from Cardiff was driving a 2014 Audi. A 46-year-old male from Chula Vista was driving a 2013 Toyota. For reasons that are still under investigation, the driver of the Audi was traveling southbound in the northbound lanes and collided head-on with the Toyota. As a result of the head-on collision, the Toyota became fully...

  • SD County reports 219 new COVID-19 cases, 3 deaths

    City News Sercice|Updated May 6, 2021

    SAN DIEGO (CNS) – Three COVID-19 vaccination sites in north, east and south San Diego County will start offering evening hours starting today, while public health officials Wednesday reported 219 new COVID-19 cases and three deaths. The three clinics will be administering Pfizer and Moderna vaccines to people with and without appointments. People are welcome to drop in for a first dose or a second dose to a dose received elsewhere. “With 1.5 million San Diegans now having received at least one dose of vaccine, and with...

  • State loosens COVID rules to allow for indoor events, performances

    City News Sercice|Updated Apr 3, 2021

    LOS ANGELES (CNS) - In a major advancement in the state's COVID-19 economic recovery, California health officials announced changes that will allow a resumption of indoor activities such as concerts, conferences and theater performances -- and a return of fans to indoor sporting events. The rules issued Friday, however, include strict capacity mandates based on counties' tier placement within the state's economic-reopening blueprint, along with requirements for attendees to...