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Crews stop spread of brush fire east of Safari Park that burned 240 acres between San Pasqual and Ramona

A brush fire broke out east of the San Diego Zoo Safari Park between San Pasqual and Ramona on Friday afternoon, drawing a fast and heavy attack by fire crews and helicopters as it quickly charred roughly 240 acres of rugged terrain and prompted evacuatio

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Sovereign Health tells workers they won’t be paid; closes California drug rehab facilities

One of the bigger addiction treatment providers in Southern California, Sovereign Health, is closing its doors amid financial difficulties and an ongoing investigation following allegations of insu…

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Alpine Begins to Rebuild After Devastating West Fire

Alpine residents who lost homes and property to the West Fire will begin to receive help Monday as San Diego County officials open a Local Assistance Center at the Alpine Library.

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People flee as 150-acre fire rages in Alpine near I-8, West Willows

A brush fire that broke out in Alpine near Interstate 8 and West Willows Road was prompting some hurried evacuations Friday, a sheriff’s official said. Power lines were burned, cutting electricity for nearly 1,700 customers. It has been dubbed the West

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Iconic La Mesa dealership, the Roundhouse of Values, being demolished

The iconic structure, built in April 1967, was designed by La Mesa architect James Hurley and built to resemble the Ford Rotunda from the World's Fair in New York in 1964.

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LIVE: Brush fire prompts evacuations in Laguna Beach

A wind-driven brush fire spread to about 75 acres in south Orange County, prompting the evacuation of Laguna Beach neighborhoods.

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Deaths, financial chaos bring scrutiny to Rehab Riviera recovery industry

The son of a high-profile Chicago politician died in February at a sober living home affiliated with addiction treatment provider New Existence Recovery. In March, a co-owner of New Existence, poss…

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Navy man suspected of poisoning wife

A Dulzura man was arrested Thursday on suspicion of poisoning his wife in an attempt to kill her, sheriff’s officials said.

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    What's that flying over Los Angeles? A SpaceX rocket

    Late Friday afternoon ahead of a holiday weekend, social media lit up with posts about a mysterious object flying through the skies above Los Angeles. Was it a UFO? A chemtrail? Superman? Nope — it's the launch of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, Iridium-4

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    Gov. Brown signs bill making it illegal to use pot while driving, riding inside cars

    Governor Jerry Brown has signed a bill that makes it illegal to smoke or consume marijuana while driving or riding inside a vehicle.

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    Two men arrested in Encinitas kidnapping attempt

    A man was arrested Friday in the attempted kidnapping of a 15-year-old girl in Encinitas, a sheriff's lieutenant says.

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    East County brush fire prompts closure of Interstate 8

    Westbound lanes are closed at Lake Jennings Park Road and eastbound lanes are closed at Dunbar Lane.

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    Woman finds frog in salad at restaurant chain

    A woman from San Dimas tells Fox News she was “beyond grossed out” after finding a dead frog in a salad she ordered from

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    Remains found in San Clemente confirmed to be human, investigators say

    SAN CLEMENTE — Bones and a skull found by a hiker amid hills and brush in San Clemente belong to a human, forensic investigators determined Friday, June 2. Though little else is known about how the…

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    Hamburger Hamlet co-founder Marilyn Lewis dies at 87

    She and her husband Harry founded the burger chain on Sunset Boulevard in 1950.

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    El Cajon police: Unarmed black man pointed a vape before fatal shooting

    An unarmed black man fatally shot by police in El Cajon, Calif., Tuesday pointed a vape smoking device at them, police said in a statement.

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    San Diego Police Investigating 'Gut-Wrenching' Shooting That Killed Cop

    San Diego Police Investigating 'Gut-Wrenching' Shooting That Killed Cop

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    'We're Just Going to Love Them': SD Clears The Shelters

    Animal shelters across the U.S. – including 13 shelters in San Diego – are teaming up with NBC Saturday to find loving forever homes for pets in need.

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    A to Z Things to Do on Cedros Avenue (L through R) | Shop Cedros

    Fun things to do on Cedros Avenue in Solana Beach from A to Z! This is the second blog post in the series and we're focusing on letters L through R.

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    California motorist survives cliff crash, then gets hit by bus

    Los Angeles County authorities say a motorist who managed to get out of his SUV after it nearly went over cliff was then struck by a bus in Malibu

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    Oceanside’s Sudden Construction Boom Was a Long Time Coming - Voice of San Diego

    Though it feels sudden, the plan to transform downtown Oceanside has been in the works for decades, following years of planning, a pause from the recession and a lawsuit that held things up even further.

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    California May End Daylight Saving Time - Breitbart

    Assemblyman Kansen Chu (D-Milpitas) has proposed Assembly Bill 2496, which would put a halt to Daylight Saving Time in California.

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    Girl, 10, Dies While Saving Toddlers From Being Hit By Runaway SUV

    LAKESIDE, Calif. — A 10-year-old California girl was fatally struck by a runaway vehicle while heroically pushing two children out of harm’s way, authorities told KSWB. Neighbors told K…

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    New homeless housing policy leads to tough choices

    A North County nonprofit that houses homeless families says it will refuse roughly $100,000 in federal funding rather than comply with new regulations that forbid it from requiring its residents to stop using drugs.

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    Disneyland to close some attractions to build 'Star Wars' land

    To make way for "Star Wars," Disneyland is about to launch its largest expansion ever, which means shutting down a significant chunk of the Anaheim theme park.

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      Dolphin rescued from South Bay channel

      SAN DIEGO -- A bottlenose dolphin stranded in a channel in the South Bay was rescued Thursday. A FOX 5 viewer took cell phone video of the dolphin, which had reportedly been swimming in the channel...

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        Carlsbad Desalination Plant Opens

        The largest desalination plant in the U.S. was dedicated Monday near San Diego.

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          Los Angeles schools closed after electronic threat

          Los Angeles police and the FBI were notified of the threat, which is being investigated, officials said. The electronic threat came via a message, Ramon Cortines, the superintendent of Los Angeles schools, said.