Clairemont Christmas Park has been a holiday tradition since 1977

CLAIREMONT (KUSI) – Christmas is quickly approaching! KUSI’s Teresa Sardina spent the night showcasing the Clairemont Christmas Park, which has been a neighborhood Christmas tradition since 1977. Don & Donna Park were the original creators of the tradition, but Don lost his life to cancer in 2017. His wife Donna and neighbors have continued the tradition in his legacy.   Categories: Entertainment, Good Evening San Diego

Bull’s Smokin’ BBQ employees attacked by homeless men

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – Following up on KUSI’s story from Tuesday regarding the Bull’s Smokin’ BBQ restaurant being vandalized by homeless people. Tuesday morning, the owner, Mari Iaquinta, of Bull’s Smokin’ BBQ arrived to explicit graffiti spraypainted on the walls of her patio, an act of retaliation by the homeless because she turned off her power so they couldn’t use her electricity to charge their phones. None of the acts of vandalism were captured on security cameras because the homeless removed the restaurant’s cameras themselves. After she shared the story with KUSI News, the homeless continued their attack. While her brother was taking out the trash, the homeless assaulted him. KUSI’s Rafer Weigel reported live from Bull’s Smokin’ BBQ with Iaquinta, as she expresses concern for her safety and the safety of her employees. Iaquinta has reached out to the City of San Diego and the police department for help, but they are not doing anything to make them feel safe. Iaquinta’s brother was able to identify one of his attackers to police, as they him into custody, as he already had a warrant out

Logan Heights Library due for renovations, as city looks for new location

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – Changes are coming to the Logan Heights neighborhood. The old library building is set to receive a face-lift, and a new purpose as well. The current library is located on the corner of 28th Street and Logan Ave, and has been closed since 2009. Over the last 13 years, the 1920s era building has been neglected and fallen into disrepair. KUSI’s Matt Prichard reported live from Logan Heights, as residents expressed concern over the potential location of the new library and beautification of the historic building. Categories: Good Evening San Diego, Local San Diego News

Assemblyman Vince Fong proposes to temporarily suspend the Gas Tax

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – Gov. Gavin Newsom’s price control proposal will likely increase the cost of gasoline and energy and cause a reliance on foreign markets, according to conservative experts. Similar policies were implemented in the 80’s during the Oil Crisis of 1979 and they backfired entirely. Assemblyman Vince Fong (R) is proposing temporarily suspending the gas tax instead of implementing penalties for Big Oil price gouging. Assemblyman Fong joined KUSI’s Paul Rudy to discuss his thoughts. Categories: California News, Good Evening San Diego, Good Morning San Diego, Local San Diego News, Politics, Trending

Senator Brian Jones set to become next State Sen. Minority Leader

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – Local State Senator Brian Jones is set to become the next Senate Minority Leader. On his first day in his new role, he announced he has plans to introduce several new bills including several to lower gas prices and tackle homelessness. Brian Jones attended Gov. Gavin Newsom’s special session regarding high gas prices where he promised to further discuss Newsom’s proposals along with his own. He joined KUSI’s “Good Morning San Diego” to discuss the details of his future and ongoing efforts. Categories: California News, Good Evening San Diego, Good Morning San Diego, KUSI, Local San Diego News, National & International News, Politics, Trending

Navy and Marines halfway through Steel Knight conjunctive exercises

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – Local Marines and Sailors are about halfway through exercise Steel Knight 2023. The United States Marine Corps and the United States Navy have conducting the joint exercise since Nov. 28, and will continue through Dec. 16. Exercises will include Naval Vessels, Marine and Naval Aircraft, and ground forces. These rehearsals are meant to fully integrate the two branches of the military in the event of any future conflict or humanitarian mission. Categories: Good Evening San Diego, Good Morning San Diego, KUSI, Local San Diego News, National & International News