Mater Dei RB/LB Anthony McMillian Commits to San Diego State Football

Mater Dei Catholic’s Anthony McMillian has decided to stay home for college, as he committed to San Diego State University to play Football at the Collegiate level. McMillian, the two-way  star for the Crusaders, totaled 1,412 All-Purpose Yards, 14 Touchdowns, and 6 Sacks in his Junior season; as he helped capture back-to-back CIF Section Championships for Mater Dei on their way to becoming the first San Diego Football team to win back-to-back CIF State Championships.   Categories: KUSI Tags: Aztecs, Mater Dei HS, san diego state football, SDSU Football

Harmful algae bloom erupts at Lower Otay Reservoir

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – The city of San Diego has posted caution signs at its Lower Otay Reservoir alerting the public to avoid water contact due to an algae bloom. Visitors to the reservoir are advised not to expose their skin to the water while the cautionary alert is in effect. Because the city’s drinking water is treated using several processes, the algae bloom does not affect the safety or quality of the city’s treated drinking water, officials said. Testing of the algae bloom revealed the presence of cyanobacteria, also called blue-green algae at Lower Otay Reservoir it was announced. Categories: Good Evening San Diego, Good Morning San Diego, Health, Local San Diego News, Trending

City Attorney issues 20-page legal analysis of Unsafe Camping Ordinance

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – The proposed Unsafe Camping Ordinance would prohibit encampments in certain areas like transit centers, parks, and schools. This ordinance would partner with the proposed Safe Sleeping Program, creating locations across the city for the homeless to camp near restrooms, service provider representatives, and wash stations. The legislation is set to go before City Council for a vote on June 13. A copy of the City Attorney’s 20-page memorandum to Todd Gloria and San Diego City Councilmembers in response the proposed Unsafe Camping Ordinance can be found here. KUSI’s Teresa Sardina went live with details. Categories: Good Evening San Diego, Good Morning San Diego, Local San Diego News, Politics, Trending

UCSD baseball makes history earning first 2023 Big West title

After an impressive 21-9 record, the UCSD Tritons cap their season earning the outright 2023 Big West title! The Tritons finishing the season atop the conference standings, earning the university’s first Big West title in just their third year competing in Division I. Hear from the team, as they do something no other Triton has achieved before! Categories: All Sports Report, Sports Tags: UCSD Baseball

CIF State Division 1 Baseball: La Costa Canyon 11, Eastlake 5

  Division 1 CIF State Baseball semifinal between La Costa Canyon and Eastlake. The Mavericks put up 8 runs in the bottom of the 1st and didn’t look back. They are headed to the state championship game to face Santa Margarita on Saturday June 3rd.   Categories: All Sports Report, Sports Tags: Eastlake HS, La Costa Canyon HS

Carlsbad hosts guided hike on National Trails Day

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – National Trails Day is Saturday, June 3. In honor of the nation’s beautiful hiking trails and national forests, the City of Carlsbad will host a guided hike on Saturday inviting San Diegans to enjoy the great outdoors. More information can be found here. Categories: Entertainment, Good Evening San Diego, Good Morning San Diego, Health, Local San Diego News, National & International News, Trending

County leaders address shortcomings of Housing First approach

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – City and County leaders joined forces on Friday to address the pressing issue of chronic homelessness in San Diego. Several of these leaders voiced concern on Friday regarding the state’s Housing First approach. Supervisor Jim Desmond, El Cajon Mayor Bill Wells, Coronado Mayor Richard Bailey, Oceanside Councilman Ryan Keim, and Solutions for Change CEO Chris Megison all discussed potential alternatives to Housing First. KUSI’s Ed Lenderman went live with details. Categories: Good Evening San Diego, Good Morning San Diego, Local San Diego News, Politics, Trending

Man freed from National City construction site

NATIONAL CITY (CNS) – First responders early today freed a man from a trench at a construction site after he fell in on Thursday night, a National City Fire Department official said. The unidentified construction worker in his early 30s fell into the trench, located in the area of East 30th Street and A Avenue, at 9:15 p.m. Thursday, according to NCFD. “The ground kind of caved in,” said Scott Robinson, an NCFD battalion chief. “Sand and dirt were around his waist, and he couldn’t get out.” “It took about six hours for us to free him,” said Robinson, whoadded that Chula Vista and San Diego fire crews also assisted his department. “All the crews did an excellent job working together, and we effected a rescue as safely as we could,” he said. To shore up the dirt wall during the rescue effort, Robinson said the NCFD used specialized equipment provided from two companies from Chula Vista and San Diego. The construction worker was taken to a nearby University of California San Diego hospital, Robinson said. Details on the man’s injuries or his condition were

Homicide investigation underway in Downtown San Diego, shooter at large

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – Downtown San Diego is not safe. Authorities are conducting a homicide investigation after a man was found with multiple gunshot wounds in East Village. The incident occurred at a homeless encampment around 5:00 AM Friday. As of 8:30 AM, the shooter is still at large. KUSI’s Ed Lenderman is on the scene where authorities are preparing to hold a press conference with the latest information. Categories: California News, Good Morning San Diego, Local San Diego News, Politics