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Structures threatened in growing El Cajon fire

San Diego (KUSI) – An 8 acre vegetation fire near El Cajon off Vista De La Montana in the Dehesa area is spreading at a moderate rate. According to Cal Fire/ San Diego County fire there is report of structures threatened. Evacuation warnings are in effect for the streets of Trafalgar Rd., Calle De Nicole, and Vista De La Montana in the community of Dehesa, according to Cal Fire. Categories: Local San Diego News

Deported veteran denied entry into U.S. at San Ysidro Port of Entry

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – A deported Marine Corps veteran from Belize has been trying to become a U.S. citizen since 1995 and was recently denied entry to the United States when he asked to be let in for a scheduled citizenship interview, it was reported today. Roman Sabal, 58, came to the San Ysidro Port of Entry around 7:30 a.m. Monday with an attorney to ask for “parole” to attend his naturalization interview scheduled for shortly before noon in downtown San Diego, the San Diego Union-Tribune reported. Instead, he was turned away even though border officials have the authority to temporarily allow people into the country on parole for “humanitarian or significant public benefit” reasons, according to the newspaper. Sabal first applied to become a U.S. citizen in 1995 after serving for six years as a Marine and then several more years in the Army Reserves, the Union-Tribune reported. He has two U.S. citizen children and with a U.S. citizen woman, whom he hopes to marry one day. He initially came to the U.S. on a tourist visa and did not have permission to stay…

Good Morning San Diego live from Del Mar Opening Day 2019

DEL MAR (KUSI) – A KUSI News annual tradition, we are broadcasting live from the paddock at the Del Mar Racetrack to celebrate one of the most fun days in San Diego County. At the start of the show, Joe Harper, CEO of the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, sat down with KUSI’s Lauren Phinney and Paul Rudy to detail all the improvements that have been made to the Del Mar Racetrack and all the fun activities that they have prepared to celebrate the 80th horse racing season at Del Mar! The are expecting more than 40,000 race fans to attend Opening Day. KUSI’s Allie Wagner spent the morning on the other side of the racetrack, in the stables. In the 6:00 AM hour, she spoke to Matt Chew, a horse trainer, about what it takes to prepare for a successful racing season. Every year, people always tell us they want to hear from the jockeys themselves. Veteran jockey Aaron Gryder joined us on the set to tell us about his amazing career as a jockey and how he has completed more than 4,000 races. Have…

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