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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:

Vista Teen Surprises Sister With Quarantine Prom Amid Coronavirus

Jared Bender, a senior at Vista Visions Academy, surprised his little sister, Aubree Bender, with a "quarantine prom" at their Vista home.

San Diego County Hospital Safety Grades 2020: Leapfrog Group

The nonprofit Leapfrog Group released a new round of hospital safety grades. See the grades hospitals in San Diego County received.

Heat Wave Expected To Keep Deserts, Inland Valleys Hot This Week

The mercury will be on the rise all week throughout the San Diego region, according to the National Weather Service.

CA Restaurants Roll Out Cinco De Mayo 2020 Specials

Just in time for May 5, eateries throughout California are prepped with DIY meal kits & to-go offers to make stay-home fiestas fun & easy.

Flaunting Stay-Home Orders, Some California Businesses Reopen

Some businesses across California have reopened for customers in recent days, violating stay-home orders that could be lifted within weeks.

California To Ease Restrictions This Week, Move To 'Stage 2'

California will allow some retail businesses to reopen this week, as the state moves into Stage 2 of its highly anticipated reopening plan.

Coronavirus In California: What To Know Monday, May 4

Here's a roundup of all the coronavirus developments in California as of May 4.

From the weekend:

Bioluminescence Brings Glowing Blue Waves To San Diego County

Bioluminescent waves have been spotted along the coastline, from Baja California to Los Angeles. See photos and video.

Vons, Social Media React To Shopper Wearing KKK Hood In CA Store

The pictures were captured at the Vons in Santee a day after San Diego County's new facial covering public health order went into effect.

Coronavirus Updates For San Diego County: 3,927 Cases, 139 Deaths

Officials confirmed 85 new coronavirus cases and one additional death in San Diego County Sunday, as the county works to step up testing.

2 Homeless Men Found Stabbed In Downtown San Diego

Officers found two men bleeding from stab wounds in the Gaslamp Quarter downtown Sunday morning, authorities said.

San Diego Beachgoers Following Guidelines, Lifeguards Say

Beachgoers were keeping their distance on San Diego County beaches Sunday, as they reopened following weeks of coronavirus shutdowns.

California Couples Can Now Get Marriage Licenses Remotely

California couples who have been unable to get marriage licenses due to coronavirus closures can now get them remotely, under a new order.

How Learning Loss Shapes California's Plan To Reopen Schools

Gov. Gavin Newsom's proposal to reopen schools early next year has won praise, but it's unclear how the state will pay for the extra school.

Coronavirus Updates For San Diego County: 3,842 Cases, 138 Deaths

San Diego County health officials reported 131 new COVID-19 cases and five deaths Saturday, one day after protesters called for a reopening.

Man Stabs Neighbor In Driveway 'For No Apparent Reason': Police

A woman unloading groceries in her Rancho Peñasquitos driveway was stabbed in the stomach Saturday by her neighbor, police said.

Heat Wave Will Follow Sunny Weekend In San Diego County

Seasonal temperatures across San Diego County this weekend will be followed by even warmer weather later next week.

Lifeguards Expect Busy Beach Weekend In San Diego

Warm weather may mean a busy weekend on San Diego beaches, and lifeguards fear that strong rip currents will necessitate many water rescues.

Man Accused Of Firing Rifle At San Diego Police Helicopter

A 47-year-old man accused of firing a rifle at a San Diego Police Department helicopter while wearing body armor pleaded not guilty Friday.

San Diego Deputies Fatally Shoot Man After Alleged Assault

Police fatally shot a 36-year-old man accused of assault after he escaped a park ranger's car while being taken to jail, authorities said.

This article originally appeared on the San Diego Patch

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