News in San Diego

News in San Diego


A San Diego County Sheriff’s helicopter rises after dipping its hose into Miramar Lake to grab water in order to fight a brush fire that broke out in northeastern Mira Mesa off Capcano Road just south of Los Peñasquitos Canyon Preserve on June 23. The fire briefly threatened homes before firefighters and firefighting helicopters knocked it back. (photo by Josh DaFoe)


Six-year-old Zoey Robb (above) holds a U.S. flag and flower before placing them at the grave marker of her great-grandfather, who served in WW II, as she and her family visit Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery on May 29. (photos by Hayne Palmour IV/


USMC Pfc. John F. Middleswart died in the Japanese attack at Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941. His remains were finally accounted for and he received a burial at Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery on June 8. (photos by Hayne Palmour IV/