California Administers 2 Million COVID-19 Vaccines; Orange, San Bernardino Counties To Enter Red Tier SundayWith COVID-19 case rates dropping and vaccinations accelerating, San Bernardino, Los Angeles and Orange counties will move out of the most restrictive, purple tier on Sunday, along with Amador, Colusa, Contra Costa, Mendocino, Mono, Placer, San Benito, Siskiyo, Sonoma, and Tuolumne counties.
9 San Diego County Inmates Charged With Receiving More Than $160K In Fraudulent EDD ClaimsProsecutors say between June and September of last year, nine inmates filed fraudulent claims with the state’s unemployment benefit system, lying about their eligibility and addresses, which was also a violation of state prison rules about applying for public aid.
Recently Released Predator Cary Jay Smith Continues To Move Around SoCal, Not Required To Register As Sex OffenderThe release of a convicted sex offender Cary Jay Smith has led to warnings from law enforcement officers throughout Riverside, Orange and San Diego Counties, informing residents that he may be nearby.
Former San Diego County Sheriff's Deputy Charged In Fatal May Shooting Of Escaped DetaineeIf convicted as charged, Russell faces a sentence of 15 years to life in prison. His bail has been set at $1 million.
San Diego, Monterey Among 6 Counties Added To California's Coronavirus Watch ListBars in Colusa, Madera, Marin, Merced, Monterey and San Diego counties were ordered to close all operations, while indoor operations are being asked to close indoor operations for restaurants, wineries, movie theaters, zoos and museums, and card rooms.
Dozens Treated For Stingray Injuries In Seal BeachMore than 50 people were stung at Seal Beach over the weekend.
3.9 Earthquake Hits San Diego County Community Of OcotilloThe earthquake struck at 5:48 a.m. and was initially reported to be a magnitude-4.1 earthquake. It was later downgraded to a 3.9.
LAPD Officer Arrested For Trying To Smuggle Immigrants Across BorderHe was caught at a Border Patrol checkpoint with two illegal immigrants in his car, federal prosecutors said.
Firefighters Desperately Battle Southern California Wildfires 130 Miles ApartThe Lilac Fire broke out as firefighters tried to corral the largest fire in the state that was burning around Ventura — 130 miles to the north.
Police Release Sketch Of Attempted Kidnapper With Tattooed Third EyeA man with a tattooed third-eye is wanted for trying to kidnap an 11-year-old girl in San Diego County’s Imperial Beach area.
6 Children Hospitalized After Car Crashes Into Them Outside Elementary SchoolAt least three of the children suffered what was described as "traumatic injuries."