House Fires; Farmers Insurance Open; Clinical Trials: Patch PM

Kristina Houck

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

COVID-19 Hospitalizations Up In San Diego County

The number of people with COVID-19 in area hospitals has nearly tripled from one month ago.

Navy To Decommission Fire-Ravaged USS Bonhomme Richard

A warship that burned for four days while docked in San Diego will be decommissioned, the Navy announced.

5 Displaced, Cat Killed By Fire Inside Garage Of San Diego Home

Five residents were displaced and a cat was killed when a fire broke out in the garage of a Bay Ho home, authorities said.

East County House Fire Causes $250K In Damages

Firefighters extinguished a fire that ripped through a home in Lakeside.

Farmers Insurance Open Slated Without Fans At Torrey Pines

The Farmers Insurance Open will be held Jan. 25-31 at Torrey Pines Golf Course, but spectators will not be permitted due to the pandemic.

UCSD Selected To Lead $28M Grant For HIV/AIDS Clinical Trials

The Collaborative Clinical Trials Unit at UCSD has been selected to lead and administer a seven-year grant for HIV/AIDS clinical trials.

University Of California Extends Application Deadline To Friday

A computer glitch prevented applicants from completing their online forms.

Stunning Windansea Beach: San Diego County Photo Of The Day

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Enjoying The View: Carlsbad Photo Of The Day

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Flying In Formation: Encinitas Photo Of The Day

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Vivid La Mesa Sunset: Photo Of The Day

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Beautiful Buccaneer Beach: Oceanside Photos Of The Day

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From the weekend:

San Diego Sees Higher Rate Of Infection As Coronavirus Cases Soar

San Diego County health officials reported 1,859 new COVID-19 infections Saturday with 8 percent of people tested coming out positive.

Fire Danger Reaches Near Critical Levels In San Diego County

Wind gusts and low humidity are combining to elevate the fire danger even before another round of Santa Ana winds move in this week.

Motorist Killed In Rollover Crash Sunday Morning

A person died early Sunday morning when a crash flipped their vehicle through a fence onto train tracks in Vista.

2 Horses Injured In At Del Mar Racetrack

Both horses had to be driven off the track, but they are expected to recover.

Cyclist Struck And Killed In Encinitas

The driver was making a righthand turn from Leucadia Boulevard when the cyclist was struck Saturday.

Wallet Saves Man's Buttocks In Mira Mesa Restaurant Shooting

A 29-year-old man's wallet caught a bullet when a drive-by shooter opened fire on a seafood restaurant Friday in Mira Mesa.

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This article originally appeared on the San Diego Patch