Times of San Diego

Light Plane Crashes onto El Cajon Street, Grazing SUV and Injuring 65-Year-Old Pilot

A pilot was able to get out of the wreckage of the light plane he had been flying Thursday after it crashed onto a city street in eastern San Diego County. The single-engine Cessna 195 went down shortly after 10:30 a.m. between two bridges separating the eastbound and westbound lanes of Interstate 8 over Greenfield Drive in El Cajon, Heartland Fire & Rescue spokesman Andy McKellar said.
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Dodge Charger Driver with Minor in Car Jailed After Mission Bay Street Takeover

An 18-year-old man suspected of taking part in a San Diego street takeover with a minor in his vehicle was in custody Wednesday and facing felony child endangerment charges. Around 10 p.m. on Saturday, San Diego Police and California Highway Patrol officers learned of six locations where takeovers were planned and spotted a white 2010 Dodge Charger performing burnouts at the intersection of Garnet Avenue and Mission Bay Drive, according to Lt. Dan Hall of the SDPD.

‘Pain Does Not Go Away’: Anger Persists for Family of Camp Pendleton Marine Killed in Kabul

The last text message Darin Taylor Hoover sent his mother from Kabul’s airport a year ago was short but one she still reads every day. “Mamma I’m safe, I love you,” the 31-year-old Marine Corps staff sergeant wrote as he worked to keep some semblance of order while thousands of desperate Afghans tried to get on the last few evacuation flights.

Supervisors Consider Expanded Neighborhood Signage Program for Unincorporated Areas

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors Wednesday discussed enhancing a program to make decorative identification signs more affordable for unincorporated communities, including possible fee waivers. Supervisors unanimously directed staff to return with a proposed ordinance in three months. The county will also look into prioritizing funding for lower-income communities,...

SD County Pursuing $11.6 Million Grant for Tijuana River Valley Park Upgrade

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Wednesday to apply for $11.6 million in state funding to upgrade the Tijuana River Valley Regional Park. If the county receives the grant from the California Natural Resources Agency, it will apply it toward a planned $37 million improvement project at the park, according to board Chairman Nathan Fletcher’s office.