COVID-19 Notify App; Apparent Murder-Suicide Attempt: Patch PM

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SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA – Missed today's headlines? Here are the Patch stories from San Diego County that people are talking about today:

Third-Highest Daily COVID-19 Count Reported In San Diego County

The nearly 2,000 new cases come as hospitalizations due to the coronavirus continue to increase.

Stay-At-Home Order In Effect In San Diego County

New restrictions are in effect in the county and the rest of Southern California due to the increasing number of COVID-19 hospitalizations.

Man Accused Of Trying To Kidnap Woman In North County

A man was arrested on suspicion of attempting to abduct a 61-year-old woman in a senior mobile home community in Rainbow, authorities said.

UCSD, Newsom's Office Announce Expansion Of COVID-19 App

The mobile technology confidentially notifies people who opt in if they have been exposed to someone who has tested positive for COVID-19.

CA Coronavirus Notify App To Offer Statewide Exposure Tracking

Californians will be able to opt into an app Thursday that will notify a user if they came into contact with a COVID-19 positive person.

Woman Killed, Man Wounded In Apparent Murder-Suicide Attempt

A woman was killed and her adult son gravely wounded early Monday in an apparent murder-suicide attempt in San Diego, police said.

Santa Ana Winds Raise Wildfire Risk Again In San Diego County

SDG&E warned that 50,483 customers in eastern San Diego County could face public safety power shutoffs due to the weather conditions.

Navy Veteran Remembers Pearl Harbor Attack 79 Years Later

Louis Conter of Grass Valley is one of only two Navy servicemen who were on the USS Arizona during the 1941 Japanese attack alive today.

Attorneys Worry For Clients — And Themselves — Making In-Court Appearances

A coalition of Los Angeles eviction defense attorneys is seeking postponements of all trials until the end of the pandemic.

Biden Taps California AG For Cabinet Health Job — Handing Newsom A Rare Opportunity

Gov. Gavin Newsom could be staring down at least two — and quite possibly three — high-stakes political appointments.

From the weekend:

El Cajon Brush Fire Closes Stretch Of Eastbound I-8 Lanes

A smokey vegetation fire broke out on the right shoulder of I-8 Saturday morning and had closed eastbound lanes near Los Coches Road.

Man Shot On Porch At Logan Heights Home

A man was shot and wounded Sunday while sitting on a porch at a home in Logan Heights, police said.

Man Crosses Skyline Area Street Illegally, Struck By Vehicle

A 72-year-old pedestrian was hospitalized this morning with injuries he sustained when he crossed a Skyline neighborhood street.

Chris Cate, Rosie Network Donate 200 Christmas Trees to Veterans

SD City Councilman Chris Cate and The Rosie Network will team up Saturday to provide Christmas trees to active duty and veteran families.
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San Diego Braces For Sweeping New Coronavirus Order

San Diego County reported 1,703 new cases of COVID-19 and seven additional deaths Sunday.

Small Earthquake Rattles San Diego County

The quake was reported at 7:17 a.m. Sunday. Did YOU feel it?

SoCal Coronavirus Shutdown Issued As ICU Bed Capacity Diminishes

As SoCal's intensive care unit capacity sunk below 15% for a second day, the state imposed a sweeping stay home order for 11 counties.

San Diego Weather: Sunny Sunday, Windy Monday

Sunday will be warmer in San Diego County after a cold morning, but another Santa Ana wind pattern will rip through the area Monday.

Can Gyms Stay Open Under California's New Stay-At-Home Order?

Sweeping new coronavirus restrictions will set in Sunday night for most of California. What to know about gyms and fitness centers.

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