SuperLotto Plus ticket matching 5 numbers sold in North County

Published Tue, 27 Feb 2024 00:12:07 GMT

SuperLotto Plus ticket matching 5 numbers sold in North County VISTA, Calif. -- One of the top winning SuperLotto Plus tickets during the last draw was sold at a Vista liquor store, according to the California Lottery.The store, La Vista Liquor on 993 S Santa Fe Ave, was one of two stores in the state where tickets that matched five of the SuperLotto Plus numbers were purchased, winning the holders a $20,560 prize. The other top ticket was sold at a gas station in Orange County, Fountain Valley Fuels. California Lottery player wins nearly $4 million from Powerball ticket Both of the top-earning tickets were missing the mega multiplier, leaving the $47 million SuperLotto Plus jackpot untouched during the April 5 draw.About 110,295 people won with their tickets this draw, according to the lottery. The winning numbers were 20, 26, 35, 39 and 46. The mega multiplier was 2.Under lottery regulation, prizes over $600 have to be claimed by the winner. It is unclear if the prize from the either the La Vista Liquor store or Fountain Valley Fuels have b...

Woman sentenced for fake bomb threat at San Marcos school

Published Tue, 27 Feb 2024 00:12:07 GMT

Woman sentenced for fake bomb threat at San Marcos school VISTA, Calif. -- A 32-year-old woman was sentenced Thursday to two years probation after calling in a false bomb threat to San Marcos Elementary School in February. Marie Kim faced a judge in a Vista courtroom Thursday and plead guilty through a plea deal, but the question of what her motive was still remains.“We actually don’t know why. Maybe in her mind she thought she might have been helping, maybe it was malicious. We actually do not know," Vincent Chen, District Attorney Prosecutor said. "All we know is she made the call, we know that it was a false call, she knows it was a false call. That’s why she was here today, that’s why she plead guilty and she was sentenced."“You set off a chain of events that put a lot of different parents and teachers in turmoil," Judge of the Superior Court of San Diego County Daniel Link said to Kim in the courtroom.Chen said Kim did not have any connection to the school. Kim was arrested two weeks after the threat when police said they responded to...

Here's when property taxes in San Diego County are due

Published Tue, 27 Feb 2024 00:12:07 GMT

Here's when property taxes in San Diego County are due SAN DIEGO -- It's tax season, and that means there's a deadline approaching for San Diego County property owners.Those who own in the area have until midnight on Monday, April 10, to pay the second installment of their property taxes in order to avoid being charged a late penalty, San Diego County Treasurer-Tax Collector Dan McAllister said in a news release Thursday.“So far, 47.90% of taxpayers have paid $1.9 billion in second installment payments,” McAllister said.  “Property tax bills are due on April 10. To avoid a 10% penalty plus $10 fee we encourage property owners to go online and pay their second installment before the deadline.”   New low-income housing project proposed in North County Bills can be paid by phone at 855-829-3773 or online at sdttc.com, as there is no convenience fee for electronic checks. Payments will also be accepted at the San Diego County Treasurer-Tax Collector's drop boxes and the inside counter of the downtown branch.To be consi...

US panel approves salmon fishing ban for much of West Coast

Published Tue, 27 Feb 2024 00:12:07 GMT

US panel approves salmon fishing ban for much of West Coast SAN DIEGO (AP) — A federal regulatory group voted Thursday to officially close king salmon fishing season along much of the West Coast after near-record low numbers of the fish, also known as chinook, returned to California’s rivers last year.The Pacific Fishery Management Council approved the closure of the 2023 season for all commercial and most recreational chinook fishing along the coast from Cape Falcon in northern Oregon to the California-Mexico border. Limited recreational salmon fishing will be allowed off southern Oregon in the fall.“The forecasts for Chinook returning to California rivers this year are near record lows,” Council Chair Marc Gorelnik said after the vote in a news release. “The poor conditions in the freshwater environment that contributed to these low forecasted returns are unfortunately not something that the Council can, or has authority to, control.”Biologists say the chinook salmon population has declined dramatically after years of drought. ...

Firefighters battle large blaze at sprawling Mexican market

Published Tue, 27 Feb 2024 00:12:07 GMT

Firefighters battle large blaze at sprawling Mexican market MEXICO CITY (AP) — Dozens of firefighters battled a huge blaze in Mexico City’s sprawling wholesale market Thursday night without any reported injuries.The Central de Abasto supplies the capital’s other neighborhood markets, restaurants and other parts of the country.Mexico City Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum said the fire started in an area of the market where wooden pallets and crates are built and stored, meaning there was substantial fuel on a breezy evening.Flames leapt high into the night sky fed by swirling winds.Juan Manuel Pérez, the city’s fire chief, told Milenio TV that the immediate concerns were a nearby gas station, but some 80 firefighters on the scene were beginning to control some parts of the fire. The market covers more than 800 acres (327 hectares) in the capital’s most populated borough, Iztapalapa, and claims to be the world’s largest wholesale market. Thirty percent of Mexico’s food production is sold through the market, according to its website. The Associated Press

Man wanted for harassing girls under 13 in East York

Published Tue, 27 Feb 2024 00:12:07 GMT

Man wanted for harassing girls under 13 in East York Toronto police have released the photo of a man allegedly harassing young girls in East York.Investigators said each day from April 2 to  April 4, a man harassed girls walking in the Floyd Avenue and Pape Avenue area.It’s alleged that the man made inappropriate comments to the girls, all under 13, and asked them to go with him.No girls were physically harmed in these reported incidents.The male suspect is described as approximately 25-30 years old with short black hair and unshaven.He was last seen wearing a black jacket, white shirt, green pants and black running shoes.

Debris found in search for Japanse army copter with 10 crew

Published Tue, 27 Feb 2024 00:12:07 GMT

Debris found in search for Japanse army copter with 10 crew TOKYO (AP) — An unused lifeboat, a door and other fragments believed to be from a Japanese army helicopter were found after the Black Hawk carrying 10 crew members was presumed to have crashed at sea, officials said Friday.Defense Minister Yasukazu Hamada, apparently struggling to hold back tears, told reporters that none of the missing crew members have been found as the search continued Friday.He said he took the accident seriously. “We will do our utmost for the rescue of the 10 people who are still missing, while continuing to gather information related to the extent of damage,” he said. The UH-60JA Black Hawk helicopter disappeared Thursday afternoon while on a reconnaissance mission in Japan’s southern islands, according to the head of the Ground Self Defense Force, Yasunori Morishita. It disappeared from radar only 10 minutes after departing from a base on Miyako Island and is believed to have crashed into the water between Miyako and nearby Irabu Island to the northwes...

It’s “cooler near the lake” seasons — but 2023’s warmest weather yet builds in next week

Published Tue, 27 Feb 2024 00:12:07 GMT

It’s “cooler near the lake” seasons — but 2023’s warmest weather yet builds in next week It's “cooler by the lake season” and this will be evident both Friday and Saturday where inland high temperature will be significantly milder than areas in close proximity to Lake Michigan.Friday afternoon temperature snapshot — 50s inland but low 40s near the lake. Saturday afternoon temperature snapshot — low 60s inland but only near 50 lakesideFULL-DAY TEMPERATURE DEPARTURES FROM NORMALExtended spell of above normal temperatures begins on SaturdayDaytime high temps are predicted to surge to/above 70-degrees each day next week, making it the warmest run of weather here to date in 2023. It’s even conceivable a temperature could approach 80 in the area Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday next week. The expansion of warm temps over a good swath of the country is reflected in the predicted percent of the Lower 48 which is to reach or exceed 70-degrees. 17% of the country is to do that Thursday down to 11% Friday. But warming begins for the Easter weekend with 21% of the country looking fo...

Thousands without power, APD responds to vehicle hitting pole in southeast Austin

Published Tue, 27 Feb 2024 00:12:07 GMT

Thousands without power, APD responds to vehicle hitting pole in southeast Austin AUSTIN (KXAN) -- More than 3,000+ customers were without power in southeast Austin, and the Austin Police Department confirmed a vehicle ran into a pole Thursday.APD said the crash happened at Willow Creek Drive and East Riverside Drive shortly after 9 p.m. How to check for Central Texas power outages Due to the pole being down, officers closed the lane. Additionally, APD confirmed Austin Energy also responded to the scene to repair the outages.To take a look at the Austin Energy outage map, go to outagemap.austinenergy.com.This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

S.D. Supreme Court orders unsealing of affidavits in T. Denny Sanford child pornography inquiry

Published Tue, 27 Feb 2024 00:12:07 GMT

S.D. Supreme Court orders unsealing of affidavits in T. Denny Sanford child pornography inquiry The South Dakota Supreme Court ruled Thursday that affidavits from an investigation into child pornography allegations against billionaire philanthropist T. Denny Sanford must be unsealed.In 2019, South Dakota investigators searched his email account, as well as his cellular and internet service providers, for evidence of possession of child pornography, after his accounts were flagged by a technology firm.Sanford, the state’s richest man, was not charged after the South Dakota attorney general’s office said its investigation into the allegations found no prosecutable offenses within the state’s jurisdiction.Sanford had sought to bar affidavits used to issue search warrants in the case. But the Sioux Falls Argus Leader and ProPublica argued in court that the documents should be made public.After the decision not to file charges, Judge James Power ordered in June 2022 that South Dakota law required the affidavits to be unsealed. They were kept sealed while Sanford’s attorneys a...

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