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Mexico announces $4.4 million sewage infrastructure repair project

Work along the border will start in 10 days

The Mexican government says it will begin improvements to fix the Tijuana sewage flow problems. Mexico’s National Water Commission (CONAGUA) says work to improve Tijuana’s sewage and wastewater infrastructure along the border will start in 10 days. $4.4 million has been set aside for the project. The announcement comes just days after Mexico’s foreign secretary addressed the problem during a visit…

Colorectal cancer: Deadly but highly preventable

When and how often you should get screened

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month – it’s one of the most prevalent and deadly forms of cancer in the U.S., with more than 135,000 new cases and 50,000 deaths expected from the disease in 2018. But colorectal cancer is also highly preventable – in fact, timely screening could potentially save more than half of those 50,000 lives, according to…

SDPD to crack down on drivers, pedestrians who violate traffic laws tonight

Photo by Gustavo Slovinsky. The San Diego Police Department will crack down on drivers, pedestrians, bicyclists and scooter riders who violate traffic laws tonight, according to a press release. Today until 8 p.m., routine traffic patrols will focus efforts in trouble spots and special patrols will target the Pacific Beach and Downtown area. Police say special attention will be directed…

Lane closures planned for I-5 today

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – Motorists will encounter a series of short, intermittent lane closures on northbound and southbound Interstate 5 near La Jolla today and early next week due to ongoing construction projects. The closures just north of State Route 52 are necessary so San Diego Gas & Electric crews can remove transmission lines across the freeway in anticipation of…

Man jumped, stabbed while leaving sports bar

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – A 33-year-old man was stabbed and struck with a golf club by a group of people as he left a sports bar in Sherman Heights, authorities said today. The attack was reported at 9:36 p.m. Friday in the 2400 block of Imperial Avenue, said San Diego police Officer Robert Heims. The victim was leaving El Flaco’s…

Gas prices still rising in San Diego County

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in San Diego County rose for the 16th time in the past 18 days today, increasing 1 cent to $3.489. The average price is 5.5 cents more than one week ago, 9.8 cents higher than one month ago and 47.6 cents greater than one year ago,…

An LGBT activist shares why she supports the Second Amendment

Piper Smith is the founder and director of a SoCal-based LGBT Self Defense Civil Rights group that is “dedicated to strengthening the defenses of the SoCal LGBT community, and are 100% open to LGBT- and firearm-friendly individuals as well. Piper says training professional armed guardians and providing the tools necessary for all to defend themselves and their community is much…