San Diego, California - Rear Adm. Cedric E. Pringle relieved Rear Adm. Cathal S. O'Connor as Commander, Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) 3 during a change of command ceremony held on amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) December 8.

San Diego, California - U.S. Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine Interdiction agents stopped an attempt to smuggle fifteen people into the United States off the coast of San Diego, including one child and one pregnant woman.

San Diego, California - Sailors and their families attended a pre-deployment brief aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70).

San Ysidro, California - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the San Ysidro’s Ped West facility took a 30-year-old male fugitive into custody on Tuesday who was wanted for homicide-murder.

San Diego, California - During a 24-hour period at ports of entry along the California border with Mexico, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized a total of 12,215 pounds of narcotics valued at more than $9.1 million.

San Diego, California - The San Diego Blood Bank, in partnership with members of the local sports community, will host “San Diego Cares: It’s in our Blood” on Saturday, December 16, 2017 from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the Town & Country Convention Center in San Diego.

Imperial Beach, California - U.S. Border Patrol agents (BPAs), working in coordination with Department of Homeland Security (DHS) law enforcement partners, arrested 13 people Sunday morning who had entered the U.S. illegally by panga boat and did so dangerously under the cover of darkness.