College area

COLLEGE AREA ROBBER POSED AS TICKET SELLER

 

By Miriam Raftery

March 17, 2018 (San Diego) – San Diego State University campus police have issued an alert following a robbery that occurred yesterday at 11:05 a.m. in the east alley of 5100 College Avenue.  The suspect offered to sell basketball tickets to the victim, but instead reportedly stole the victim’s money.

PIT BULLS WHO ATTACKED ELDERLY MAN REMAIN ON LOOSE IN COLLEGE AREA

 

 

Update January 9, 2018:  The dogs have been found and taken into custody by County Animal Control. No further details have been released pending investigation.

By Miriam Raftery

Photo courtesy ECM news partner 10 News

January 8, 2018 (San Diego) – A man in his 70s was attacked by two pit bulls last night around 6 p.m. in the 6200 block of El Cajon Boulevard near San Diego State University.

The man suffered non-life threatening bites to his arms and legs and was taken by ambulance to a hospital. Patrons of a barber shop assisted the victim. The bites were deep enough to expose bone,  10 News reports.

3 ARRESTED IN COLLEGE AREA DRUG RAID

 

East County News Service

February 16, 2017 (San Diego) -- Detectives and Crime Suppression Team Deputies from the Sheriff's Alpine Station, with the assistance of the Sheriff's Special Enforcement Detail, served a search warrant at 5090 College Ave. #5 in San Diego this afternoon. Deputies from the Special Enforcement Detail (SED) served the search warrant, since the occupants were believed to be armed with firearms and selling narcotics.

AMENDMENT TO ROOMING HOUSE ORDINANCE PASSED BY CITY COUNCIL

 

East County News Service

September 18, 2015 (San Diego)—Aiming to help families and individuals sharing housing, San Diego’s City Council has unanimously passed an amendment to the Rooming House Ordinance proposed by Councilmember Marti Emerald.

GUNMAN ASSAULTS, ROBS WHEEL-CHAIR BOUND WOMAN IN COLLEGE AREA

 

November 29, 2014 (San Diego)—A masked man armed with a gun broke into a home on 67th Street in the College area Friday morning, terrorizing a wheelchair-bound woman with cerebral palsy.

FBI AND SAN DIEGO POLICE DEPARTMENT SEEK PUBLIC'S ASSISTANCE TO IDENTIFY CHASE BANK ROBBER IN COLLEGE AREA

 

September 26, 2013 (San Diego) -- The FBI and San Diego Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance to identify the unknown man responsible for robbing the Chase Bank, 4627 College Avenue, San Diego, on Wednesday, September 25,

The robber entered the bank around 5:42 p.m. and presented the teller with a demand note.  After receiving an undisclosed sum of money, he walked out.

Witnesses describe the robber as Hispanic, approximately 30 years old, 5 feet 3 inches tall with a medium build.  He had a mustache and wore a dark jacket, dark baseball cap, sunglasses and light-colored shoes.

TERRA AMERICAN BISTRO SERVES UP FARM-TO-TABLE FRESH CUISINE

 

Popular chef/cookbook author’s new eatery opens today
 

By Miriam Raftery
 

April 7, 2011 (San Diego’s East County) – Not every new restaurant parks a tractor outside. But for Jeff Rossman, executive chef and owner of Terra American Bistro, the vehicle symbolizes his commitment to supporting local farmers.

 

“East County needs a farm-to-table restaurant that focuses on sustainability and supporting local growers, artisans and families,” says Rossman, who is also the author of the new cookbook, From Terra’s Table: New American Food, Fresh From Southern California’s Organic Farms.”

MAN SUFFERS BRAIN INJURY, BROKEN LEG FROM FELONY HIT-AND-RUN IN COLLEGE AREA

 

July 18, 2010 (San Diego) – A 65-year-old man was found lying in the street in the 6300 block of Alvarado Road at midnight, after being run over by a car. The 57-year old driver later returned to the scene and told officers she may have struck something. Investigation confirmed she had hit the pedestrian. Police report that the accident was alcohol-related.

MEDITERRANEAN FEAST & MIDSUMMER’S NIGHT MIXER JULY 30, 2010--FREE!

July 9, 2010 (College Area) – What could be better than a free feast, music, and partying with East County Magazine? You’re invited to our “Midsummer Night Mixer and Mediterranean Feast” to welcome our region’s new restaurant, Garden Fresh Grill & Smoothie in the College area.

 

This free event will be held on Friday, July 30th from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. We’ll also have prize drawings—including a two-hour party with a D.J. from Nights of the Sound Table. RSVPS ARE REQUIRED FOR THIS SPECIAL EVENT. Space is limited to the first 30 who reserve space, so RSVP now to writerink@cox.net.