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Going “Green” Has Gas Stations Seeing Red

The Air Resources Board of California said it was looking out for us when it forced gas station owners to replace all of their older model gas pump nozzles with new ones that supposedly trap more emissions, but now it seems the owners are furious.  They they already have to get rid of them because they don't work.  The state…

Free Water for Kids May Be Too Expensive

I didn't know we needed a new law for this, but there is one sitting on Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger's desk right now.  If he signed it would force all school districts in California to provide free water to kids eating school lunches in the cafeteria.  Senate Bill 1413 passed both houses of the state legislature.  It was proposed by San…

Sheriff: Encinitas teen kidnapping and sexual assault a hoax

ENCINITAS (CNS) – A North County teen's report about being kidnapped and raped by three men last week turned out to be a hoax she floated in an attempt to keep her parents from finding out that she'd had sex with a man she met on the Internet. The 10th-grader told sheriff's investigators she was walking home from school along…

Gas prices continue to rise in San Diego

SAN DIEGO (CNS) – The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in San Diego County rose six-tenths of a cent today to $2.996, one day after rising three-tenths of a cent. The average price is nine-tenths of a cent more than a week ago, but 9.4 cents lower than a month ago and 9.7 cents less than…

San Diego hit with Record Heat

Brace yourself for more record heat! It's going to be another sunny and hot day, with highs in the 80s to lower 90s at the beaches and temperatures close to 107 degrees inland. A wildfire warning is in effect for the mountains, and firefighters have been stationed in high danger areas.

Steel Canyon High School on lock down

Developing Story (Spring Valley) – Steele Canyon High School is on lock down due to a suspicious package near the Administration Building. According to police the Administration Building has been evacuated and the rest of the campus is on lock down. Sheriffs bomb squad is on scene investigating the package, no official word on if a bomb has been found.

Wisconsin Prosecutor Accused Of Sexting Scandal

A Wisconsin prosecutor involved in a sexting scandal intends to resign. prosecutor Ken kratz, has admitted to sending sexually harassing text messages to a woman who is involved in a domestic violence case will step down from his position on October 8th. kratz has been the top prosecutor in eastern Wisconsin since 1992.

Encinitas Sexual Assault

San Diego (CNS) – Authorities today are circulating sketches in hopes of catching two of the three men who forced a 15-year-old girl into a car and sexually assaulted her as she walked near a school in Encinitas. The drawings are posted on the Sheriff's department website. The assault happened late last Friday afternoon near San Dieguito High School. If…

Castellucci: “Loudest Alarm Clock Pep Rally ever!”

Mike Castellucci returned from the Alarm Clock Pep Rally at Montgomery High School with two blown eardrums and a broken Murray Lampert “Raise the Roof” meter. The Aztecs are fired up for their PPR Game of the Week versus the Patriots of Orange Glen on Friday night.

Power Line Consulting & Susan G. Komen 3 day walk

We first met Sara Hayes a couple of months ago when she opened her business Power Line Consulting; a place where softball athletes are able to go to improve their skills and fine tune their swings with state of the art equipment. Sara wanted to give back to the community and support the fight against Breast Cancer by hosting the…

“Walk A Mile In Her Shoes”

Join KUSI's Brad Perry and many other San Diego men as they take the challenge to “Walk A Mile In Her Shoes”. This walk-a-thon is a fundraiser where men from the community will walk in high-heeled shoes to bring awareness to domestic violence and raise money for Becky's House and domestic violence programs.On Thursday, September 30th head down to the…

Republicans block bill to lift military gay ban

WASHINGTON (AP) – Senate Republicans on Tuesday blockedlegislation that would have repealed the law banning gays fromserving openly in the military. The partisan vote was a defeat for Senate Democrats and gayrights advocates, who saw the bill as their last chance beforeNovember's elections to overturn the law known as “don't ask,don't tell.” With the 56-43 vote, Democrats fell short of…

Prop 19 debate

This November, California voters will have the chance to make the state the first to legalize recreational use of marijuana.Joining us today on Good Morning San Diego for both sides of the debate were San Diego Drug Task Force Officer Dave Ross and Citizen Activist for Prop 19 Dennis Boisvert.