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Kristina Houck
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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:

San Diego County Records Over 500,000 Total Coronavirus Tests

Of the 7,884 COVID-19 tests reported Monday, 6% were positive — about the 14-day rolling average. The state's target is below 8%.

Border Patrol Agents Rescue Missing Horse In San Diego County

Agents assigned to the Imperial Beach Station found the missing horse named "Ollie" July 15 in the Tijuana River Valley area of San Diego.

San Diego Padres To Play At Petco Park For First Time In 2020

The Padres are scheduled to face an opponent Monday at Petco Park for the first time in 2020 — nearly four months later than planned.

Pedestrian Fatally Struck By Hit-And-Run Driver In San Diego

The crash was reported on Ashford Street near Lindbergh Neighborhood Park in San Diego's Clairemont area, police said.

Pedestrian Struck By Train, Seriously Injured In North County

The collision was reported near 8th Street and Stratford Court in Del Mar, according to the San Diego County Sheriff's Department

Blaze Damages La Jolla Apartment Building

The blaze sparked in a three-story structure in the 300 block of Playa Del Sur Street, San Diego fire officials said.

San Diego Firefighter Killed In Motorcycle Crash Identified

Authorities Monday publicly identified a 39-year-old firefighter killed over the weekend in a suspected DUI motorcycle crash near Lakeside.

SD Mayor Signs Order To Allow Businesses To Expand Outdoors

Mayor Kevin Faulconer signed an order to allow gyms, churches and salons to expand their businesses outdoors into private parking lots.

San Diegans Can Apply For Coronavirus Rental Assistance

The San Diego Housing Commission is administering the program for the city of San Diego.

Woman Shot During Dispute In San Diego's Encanto Neighborhood

A woman was wounded in a shooting Monday morning in the Encanto neighborhood, police said.

Average Gas Price Records Largest Decrease Since May In San Diego

The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in San Diego County had increased 13 of the past 17 days.

Gusty Winds Expected In San Diego County Deserts

Gusty winds will buffet the San Diego County deserts Monday as temperatures cool slightly throughout the region, forecasters said.

San Diego Soccer Team Loses First Home Game Since March

San Diego Loyal SC allowed a 71st-minute goal to Jesus Vasquez in a 1-0 loss to LA Galaxy II Sunday evening.

CIF Delays School Sports: See Your Section's Modified Schedule

On Monday, the CIF released its modified season of sport schedule amid coronavirus.

Home Depot, Lowe's In California To Require Masks At Stores

Home Depot and Lowe's are joining Walmart, to require masks are all store locations.

Trader Joe's Urged To Abandon Ethnic Store Branding

The Monrovia-based chain said it was already planning to get rid of in-store brand names like Trader Ming's and Trader José.

Accusations Flew, Then National School District Official Got Paid To Resign

Tensions consumed the upper echelon of district leadership last year, according to an investigative report obtained by VOSD.

Environment Report: Size Doesn’t Always Matter Under New Parks Plan

A new study offers a new plan for how the city funds parks, the coronavirus is complicating Plastic-Free July and more.

Morning Report: Tensions, Then A Pricey Resignation At National School District

The ballot plus education news and more.

Politics Report: Down Goes One Hot-Button Ballot Measure

A union-backed proposal to partially undo a city law restricting union-friendly contracts will have to wait for another election.

Sacramento Report: State Audit Knocks San Diego Agency’s Use Of Vehicle Fees

Mayor Kevin Faulconer wants the state to allow outdoor hair services, the city and county are mulling how to move forward.

Spike In Coronavirus Cases At CA Child Care Centers

So few child care centers are currently open that experts say it's too soon to sound the alarm.

High Living Costs Make Californians Poor

There's no question that the COVID-19 pandemic and the severe recession it spawned are widening California's economic divide.

Coronavirus In California: What To Know Monday, July 20

Here's a roundup of all the coronavirus developments in California as of July 20.

From the weekend:

Released Pedophile Cary Jay Smith Moves To North County Motel

A 59-year-old convicted sex offender released from an Orange County Jail Tuesday moved to North County San Diego Sunday, authorities said.

Skydiver Killed In Accident In Chula Vista

A skydiver died Sunday after experiencing a medical emergency during a jump from a plane near Chula Vista, authorities said.

Sunday To Be Week's Hottest Day In San Diego County

Sunday was expected to be the warmest of the next seven days, with cooler weather expected to develop midweek.

San Diego Soccer Team To Play First Home Game Since March

San Diego Loyal SC was set to play at Torero Stadium at the University of San Diego Sunday evening, its first match in over four months.

1 Killed In El Cajon Collision

The California Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal traffic collision on Piping Rock Lane near El Cajon that happened Saturday night.

San Diego Reports Over 600 New Coronavirus Cases For 2nd Time

The number of new COVID-19 cases in San Diego County crossed 600 for the second time Saturday. Catch up on the latest updates.

Pride Flag Raised Over SD Administration Center For 1st Time

While San Diego Pride Weekend has transitioned to virtual events, the community found a new way to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community on Friday.

Molestation Conviction Reversed For Carlsbad School Headmaster

Jeffrey Barton, former headmaster of Army and Navy Academy, had been tried twice on allegations of molesting a teenage cadet.

CA Unemployment Rates Improve, But Uncertainty Looms

California added thousands of jobs in June, but it remains to be seen how recent statewide closures and spiking cases affect jobs statewide.

This article originally appeared on the San Diego Patch