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Several roads remain closed due to storm

Several roadways around San Diego County remained closed early today due to flooding or other weather-related hazards. The California Highway Patrol listed several road closures and traffic hazards, including on the offramp from westbound Interstate 8 to Hotel Circle in Mission Valley; Harmony Grove Road about a quarter-mile east of Wilgen Road near Escondido; East El Norte Parkway at East…

Winter Storm Creates Flooding Across the County 

((San Diego)) – San Diego roads are under water across the county. Monday’s rainstorm created a messy start to the week. In Sorrento Valley Roselle road quickly, flooded catching some drivers off guard. Two cars had to be abandon as the water started to rise. By midday the swollen Penesqutos Creek was up to seven feet, threatening to breech it’s…

Man found dead of gunshot injuries in Valley Center

VALLEY CENTER (CNS) – A man was found dead of apparent gunshot injuries today outside Valley Center Library. Deputies responding to a report of a fight in the 29200 block of Cole Grade Road shortly after 7 a.m. found the victim mortally wounded inside a parked car, sheriff’s homicide Lt. Kenn Nelson said. The man, whose name was not immediately…

San Diego home prices are rising significantly

SAN DIEGO (CNS) – The median price of a home in San Diego County jumped by 7 percent in January, compared with the same month a year earlier, while the number of homes sold rose by 4.6 percent, a real estate information service announced today. According to CoreLogic, the median price of a San Diego County home was $495,000 last…

San Diego inclement weather homeless shelters open 2/27/17

SAN DIEGO (CNS) – Two downtown San Diego inclement weather homeless shelters will open later today. Father Joe’s Villages at 1501 Imperial Ave. can accommodate 250 people. Check-in begins at 4 p.m. and guests must be out by 5 the next morning. PATH San Diego/Connections Housing at 1250 Sixth Ave. has room for 30 people. Guests can check in from…

Late night trolleys and buses scheduled for Gaslamp Mardi Gras

San Diego – The largest Mardi Gras celebration in San Diego takes over 5th Avenue on Fat Tuesday and the Metropolitan Transit System is adding extra trains on all three lines to accommodate party revelers. The Mardi Gras celebration goes from 5 p.m. to midnight. The Green, Orange and UC San Diego Blue Line all provide convenient access to the…

SD Fire-Rescue dispatcher to receive 9-1-1 hero medal of honor

  San Diego – On Monday, Feb. 27, 2017, SD Fire-Rescue dispatcher Adrian Banks will be honored with the 9-1-1 Hero Medal of Honor for his professionalism and dedication. Dispatcher Banks assisted 11-year-old Caiden Clifton during a fire emergency at the boy’s home. Caiden will also receive a medal. “We are very proud of the work our dispatchers do every…