Marcella Lee, CBS 8 San Diego

Marcella Lee

CBS 8 San Diego

San Diego, CA, United States

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Past articles by Marcella:

Holocaust survivor Rose Schindler dead at 93

Holocaust survivor Rose Schindler, who called San Diego home for decades, died at the age of 93. → Read More

New California law allows non-U.S. Citizens to become police officers

With the new year, comes new state laws, including a 2023 law that changed the qualifications to become a police officer in California. → Read More

San Diegan wins National High School Musical Theatre Competition

18-year-old Kendall Becerra won "Best Performance by an Actress" at the 2022 National High School School Musical Theatre Competition, also known as the Jimmy Awards → Read More

'The Longest Day' | A day to fight against the darkness that comes with Alzheimer's

Thousands of participants around the world come together for the summer solstice to share their fight against Alzheimer's. → Read More

The History of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

CBS 8's Marcella Lee shares her personal connection to the celebration. → Read More

Interactive map shows how much 'Erin Brokovich' chemical is in San Diego County’s water supply

If approved, it will come with a price tag attached to your water bill. → Read More

Combating homeless crisis in California | Gov. Newsom's one-on-one interview with CBS 8's Marcella Lee

Following an appearance in San Diego cleaning up a homeless encampment, Gov. Newsom spoke with CBS 8 about homelessness and other issues in California. → Read More

Holiday Bowl Parade kicks off Tuesday morning in San Diego

It’s been two years since the last parade but News 8 got a sneak peek of what to expect. → Read More

Families finalize adoptions virtually as they celebrate National Adoption Month

As we prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving, several local families have an extra special reason to be grateful this year. → Read More

Rancho Santa Fe Then & Now: Revisiting 1980s series on San Diego neighborhoods

We look into the history of RSF and what it's like today. We revisit The Village— the area's primary commercial district— which includes the Inn at Rancho Santa Fe. → Read More

Barbara-Lee Edwards talks about life after suffering brain bleed in 2020

"[Don't] worry about little things. Because when something really happens, none of that matters anyway,” said Barbara-Lee. → Read More

After nearly a decade of waiting, 14-year-old Knolly is finally part of a forever family

"It was definitely worth the wait," Knolly said. Since 2013, Knolly had been featured five times in our segments, as she patiently waited to find a forever home. → Read More

Voices for Children celebrates 40 years of service in San Diego County

Voices for Children, a local non-profit dedicated to supporting foster youth in San Diego County, celebrated 40 years of service on Saturday night. → Read More

CASA of the Year honored for helping 12 foster children over the past 11 years

"Every foster youth should have a CASA-- someone that supports them like Barbara did to us," said Nataly Alvarado about the woman who helped shape her life's path. → Read More

How does COVID-19 compare to some of history's most deadly pandemics as of 2021?

In the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, News 8 shared an illustration showing the history of pandemics. Now, 18 months later, we wanted to see how it has changed → Read More

10-year-old Terrelle dreams of playing in the NFL, but first he needs a forever family to cheer him on in life

Living in foster care since he was five, Terrelle hopes his future family sees this story and adopts him. "I will be very grateful if you did take me in," he said. → Read More

Single mom sees year-old web story on Isabella waiting for a forever home, learns it’s not too late to adopt

Isabella is non-verbal due to a rare neurological disorder, but she has a beautiful way of connecting with people with her eyes and expressions. → Read More

Inspired by 3-minute news story that made a lifelong impact, empty nesters adopt 7 siblings

Their parents were killed in a tragic accident while driving through El Centro. The children were all thrown from the vehicle in the rollover crash but survived. → Read More

San Diego County honors foster and adoptive resource parents during National Foster Care Month

"I praise all of our resource parents... but exceptionally more this year because of COVID, it really added another whole layer of that parenting component." → Read More

Seven siblings who survived a crash which killed their parents celebrate first Mother’s Day with new Forever Family

Unthinkable tragedy has led to incredible happiness for seven siblings from San Diego. → Read More