Chargers' Hayward grateful to Return with 'brothers' after tragic week

It was like a gravitational pull, a tug of this heartstrings which Casey Hayward felt all the way in Macon, Ga., in which the Chargers All-Pro cornerback spent four days a week tethered to his household after his younger brother, JeCavesia, died in an auto accident late Monday night. Can Hayward toy with the Concept […]

Saturday's gun buyback Hot, Authorities ran out of Cash

San Diego police officers bought back unwanted firearms from people from South Bay on Saturday — a no-questions-asked event that was so popular, officers ran out of their gift cards that they gave in exchange for firearms. “We ran out of money,” said police Capt. Alberto Leos of this division’s Southern Division. “We gave out […]

Mayor’s Minute: Winding 2017 down and looking ahead to 2018

As 2017 heads toward a close, elected officials and your town are active winding up several projects. On Housing I am led with a town delegation in mid-December to Sacramento to meet up with home regulators to gain clarity on questions linked to changes in state housing laws. The town will bring voters a brand […]

Body Located in Riverside County desert Thought to be San Diego Girl

Human remains found in a shallow grave in desert in Riverside County are thought to be people of a San Diego girl whose ex-husband is accused of murdering her, police said. Julia Jacobsen, her Wheaten terrier, Boogie, and a 37-year-old retired Army captain, vanished over Labor Day weekend. Together with the corpse of a woman, […]

Fire on suspect accused of stealing van

VALLEY CENTER — Sheriff’s officials have released the names of two veteran deputies who opened fire on a defendant who allegedly stole a minivan, fled from law enforcement, attempted to run down many deputies and then crashed into two sheriff’s patrol vehicles on the weekend in Valley Center. The San Diego County Sheriff’s deputies involved […]

Pedestrian killed in Chula Vista hit-and-run crash

A man was struck by a vehicle and left to die on a road in Chula Vista Thursday, authorities said. The pedestrian was hit by the westbound vehicle on H Street near Oaklawn Avenue about 4:50 p.m.. He died before he is taken into a hospital police. The driver kept going. Westbound H Street was […]

Defendant in Azano campaign contribution case pleads guilty

Wednesday, the last of four defendants charged with illegal campaign contributions in the 2012 San Diego mayor’s race in connection pleaded guilty in federal court. Marco Polo Cortes pleaded guilty to conspiracy, making a campaign contribution in the name of another and obstruction of a federal representative. Cortes was indicted at the campaign financing scheme […]

Taste of Wine: Napa Valley Merlot is Wine Spectator’s No. 1

I can not tell you how happy I am to let you in on the No. 1 wine of 2017 from the largest circulated wine journal in the Earth, Wine Spectator. Duckhorn Merlot 2014 ($98) from Three Palms Vineyard was ideal for two big reasons. It comes as Napa Valley is currently working hard to […]