Border-wall prototype construction begins

SAN DIEGO – Construction began in Otay Mesa today on prototypes for a new border wall between the United States and Mexico, marking the start of a project that served as a bitterly divisive centerpiece in Donald Trump’s ascension to the White House. Groundbreaking for eight proposed versions of the barrier – four made of […]

Supervisors ban items that could be used as weapons at border wall prototypes

SAN DIEGO – The San Diego County Board of Supervisors yesterday banned items that could be used as weapons, such as baseball bats, knives and rocks, in certain areas where border wall prototypes will be built. With an expectation for protests and demonstrations in response to the border wall construction, county officials unanimously approved the […]

Gas prices continue to rise

The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in San Diego County rose 1.3 cents overnight to $3.125, continuing a trend of large increases that saw the average price jump 6.9 cents over the three-day holiday weekend.