By Muhammad Atef | May 5, 2021

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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:

Navy Bases To Transition To Less Restrictive COVID-19 Measures

San Diego Navy installations will begin to transition to less restrictive COVID-19 measures this week, it was announced.

Supes Vote For Request To Feds On COVID-19 Testing For Migrants

Supervisors approved a request that the federal government ensure that any person released from immigration custody is tested for COVID-19.

19-Year-Old Arrested In Double-Fatal Poway Crash

Donald Lee Farmer was booked on suspicion of DUI, gross vehicular manslaughter and driving without a license, according to jail records.

Man’s Body Found Near Stonesteps Beach In Encinitas

The San Diego County Medical Examiner’s Office responded to the scene.

SDG&E Van, School Bus Collide In Barrio Logan

The utility van rear-ended the San Diego Unified School District bus, according to police.

Woman’s Body Found In Trash Can In Little Italy

Homicide detectives were called in to take charge of the case.

Former Poway Fun Bowl Site Sold To For Mixed-Use Development

The former Poway Fun Bowl property was a part of a three-parcel assemblage purchased by Fairfield Poway.

Driver Hits Pedestrian, Crashes Into Wall In East County

The crash was reported near the intersection of Troy Street and Central Avenue, just east of SR-125 in Spring Valley, according to the CHP.

Man Accused Of Meeting With 12-Year-Old South Bay Girl For Sex

A 19-year-old from Oregon was arrested on suspicion of taking a 12-year-old girl away from her home for sexual purposes, authorities said.

Help Sought Identifying Man Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Girl

“The victim escaped and immediately reported the attack to an adult, who then called SDPD for help.”

Scripps Health Remains Plagued By Weekend Cyberattack

The cyberattack left many of the San Diego-based healthcare system’s computer systems down.

Southern Fire 55% Contained In Shelter Valley Area East Of Julian

Firefighters Tuesday were working to increase containment on the 5,184-acre Southern Fire in Shelter Valley east of Julian.

Man Accused Of Shooting Teen In East County Pleads Not Guilty

Richard Anthony Bell, 19, pleaded not guilty to charges of attempted murder and assault with a firearm.

Driver Killed In Rollover Crash In Escondido

A 77-year-old motorist was killed in a solo car crash in an Escondido commercial district.

2 Maragaritas To Transform Your Cinco De Mayo: Patch Recipe Share

Retire your go-to margs, and check out “The Ultimate Margarita” from Cheesecake Factory and “Lady in Black” from a Mexican resort.

ALS Association’s Fiesta Fundraiser Open To Public May 19

The virtual fundraiser aims to help San Diego families living with Lou Gehrig’s disease.

Beauty Of The Flower Fields: Photo Of The Day

Patch loves photos! Share your photos with Patch and your work could be featured.

CA Positivity Rate Keeps Falling Amid Surge In Neighboring States

CA coronavirus hospitalizations hit an all-time low this week. Meanwhile, Oregon and Washington are suffering a fourth surge. Here’s why.

CA’s New Mask Mandate Is Tougher Than The CDC’s: How They Differ

California revised its mask mandate this week but is holding onto one requirement that the CDC has already done away with.

CA Recall Election: ‘The Beast’ Vs. The ‘Compassionate Disrupter’

Two contenders vying for Newsom’s seat, John Cox and Caitlin Jenner, are making themselves known in new campaign ads released Tuesday.

How To Avoid A Recall Meltdown And Improve California Elections

It’s not too late for the state Legislature to fix this messy way of conducting a recall election: Here is a simple home-grown solution.

Recall Backers Raise More, But Newsom’s Side Has More Cash In The Bank

While the governor’s opponents have burned through most of the money they’ve collected to date, his defenders have some $2.5 million banked.

What’s New On Netflix: May 2021

Josh Duhamel and Leslie Bibb star as superheroes in “Jupiter’s Legacy.” Amy Adams plays the title character in “The Woman in the Window.”

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