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Chula Vista Fire Department Receives Federal Grant to Hire More Firefighters
The Chula Vista Fire Department (CVFD) has been awarded a grant from the Department of Homeland Security that will be dedicated to adding more firefighters. According to the Chula Vista Firefighters Local 2180, the department has consistently failed to meet the national response time goal for six years. The union had... Read more
Federal judges have rejected a request to hold special elections next March in state legislative districts once new lines are drawn to eliminate illegal racial gerrymandering. The three-judge panel issued its order late Monday. It means the next General Assembly elections won’t occur until November 2018. But the judges... Read more
Democrats plan to block possible Trump recess appointments
Democrats are worried President Donald Trump wants to remove the nation’s top lawyer, Attorney General Jeff Sessions, during the August recess to make way for someone who would be willing to fire the special prosecutor leading the charge into the 2016 election hacking investigation without first being confirmed by... Read more
Reactions to Anthony Scaramucci’s White House departure
In the hours following Anthony Scaramucci’s abrupt resignation from his post, legislators, officials and celebrities are speaking out about the New Yorker’s short-lived, yet highly-publicized, stint as White House communications director. Scaramucci’s departure comes just days after former White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus and Press Secretary Sean... Read more
New Tool Lets Residents Across San Diego Check Hazards at Home, Work, School
A new tool will help residents across San Diego County learn the potential hazards they may face in locations they frequent.  The “Know Your Hazard” tool, developed by the San Diego County Office of Emergency Services, lets residents enter the address of an important place for them, like their home... Read more
Padres Stay Quiet At Trade Deadline
The Padres are going to play the Hand they were dealt. Major League Baseball’s trade deadline passed at 1:00 p.m. San Diego time on Monday and despite weeks of speculation about them possibly trading nearly half the roster the Friars made exactly zero moves. Perhaps the biggest surprise was... Read more
Small Brush Fire Sparks Near I-15 and SR-78 Connector in Escondido
A small brush fire sparked near Interstate 15 and State Route 78 in Escondido Monday. One lane of eastbound SR-78 is closed due to the fire, according to Caltrans. A Sig Alert was issued at about 2:30 p.m. Traffic is backed up to Sycamore Avenue, according to Sig Alert.... Read more
Inside Scaramucci’s short tenure as White House communications director
Ten days after the announcement of his appointment, Anthony Scaramucci is out as White House communications director. Scaramucci, whose role formally began only last Wednesday, July 26, dominated the headlines in the short amount of time he was in the position. Here’s what led to his resignation Monday: July... Read more
Snake pops up in the middle of Australian newsroom Video
Now Playing: Snake pops up in the middle of Australian newsroom Now Playing: American tourist attacked in Turks and Caicos Now Playing: 4 taken into custody after Australia plane threat Now Playing: Putin slashing number of US diplomatic staff in Russia Now Playing: Trump, Abe agree to increase pressure... Read more
2 Homes Evacuated After Gas Line Ruptures in Fallbrook
A gas line between two homes ruptured in Fallbrook Monday afternoon, forcing residents to evacuate, confirmed deputies. North Comm Fire crews said they are working to fix the leak on the 900 block of Buena Suerte. The gas line broke just after 1 p.m. This is an active incident, according... Read more