Bob Ponting, FOX5 San Diego

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FOX5 San Diego

Poway, CA, United States

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Past articles by Bob:

South Bay bank robber gets away with cash

Authorities are searching for a thief who robbed a Chula Vista bank Thursday. → Read More

Man shot to death near convenience store in Ramona

A man was shot to death Monday shortly after midnight in the East County community of Ramona. → Read More

Black Lives Matter demonstrators rally in Escondido

Black Lives Matter activists have organized a rally in front of Escondido City Hall. Watch it live beginning around 2 p.m. → Read More

Fire crews prevent house fire from spreading to neighboring homes

Fire crews prevented a house fire in the Mira Mesa area from spreading to neighboring homes Wednesday afternoon. → Read More

Fashion Valley Mall reopens Saturday

Fashion Valley Mall will reopen to the public on Saturday, becoming the first major shopping mall to reopen in San Diego County. → Read More

Crews stop brush fire from reaching homes

Firefighters halted the spread of that small canyon brush fire in the El Cerrito neighborhood Thursday afternoon. → Read More

Driver arrested after 6 undocumented immigrants found in dump truck

Border agents arrested a truck driver Tuesday after discovering six undocumented immigrants hidden in the hydraulic dump trailer he was hauling, authorities said. → Read More

Hikers warned to watch for rattlesnakes as temperature rise

San Diego park rangers are warning that the warm weather in May means that rattlesnakes are becoming more active. → Read More

County opens 2 drive-by virus testing sites

San Diego County opened two additional drive-thru testing facilities Monday. → Read More

Live: President Trump, White House coronavirus task force hold Monday briefing

(NEXSTAR/CNN) – The White House Coronavirus Task Force is planning a Monday briefing at 5 p.m. EST. You can watch that briefing live right here. The address comes days after Trump changed course from his initial stated goal of re-opening the economy by Easter. There were the dire predictions from his health team. There were […] → Read More

Anesthesiologist arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting unconscious patient

Police arrested a doctor from Poway Monday on suspicion of sexually assaulting an unconscious patient. → Read More

Classes at SDSU to move online after March 13

All classes at San Diego State University will transition to online courses after spring break to minimize chances of transmitting the coronavirus, university officials said Tuesday. → Read More

13-vehicle crash closes southbound I-5

Authorities closed southbound Interstate 5 in Carmel Valley following s chain-reaction crash involving 13 vehicles, police said. → Read More

Concerns of under testing for coronavirus pushes CDC to change requirements

Concerns about under-testing pushed the CDC to change its requirements and now anyone with a doctor’s recommendation can be tested for the coronavirus. → Read More

Employee at San Diego AT&T store tests positive for coronavirus

AT&T temporarily closed six retail stores in San Diego after a retail worker tested positive for the coronavirus, a company spokesman said Thursday. → Read More

Experts: Super Tuesday will be big test for remaining Dems

Following former Vice President Joe Biden’s win in South Carolina – the attention of presidential candidates has now shifted to the 14 states that will cast their votes on Super Tuesday. → Read More

Bernie Sanders expects to beat Donald Trump in Texas

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says he plans to win Texas on Tuesday — and again in November. → Read More

Andrew Yang to suspend 2020 presidential campaign

Andrew Yang plans to announce he is suspending his presidential campaign during a speech Tuesday night in New Hampshire, two sources tell CNN. → Read More

3 die when migrants try to cross Laguna Mountains during storm

Border Patrol agents rescued two men but were unable to save three women, all of whom were caught by a storm Monday in the Laguna Mountains. → Read More

Building evacuated as crews battle canyon fire

SAN DIEGO — Firefighters are working to extinguish a brush fire just east of Interstate 805 in the Webster area, according to the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department. The fire was reported off Home Avenue at 2:23 p.m. Police have evacuated a building in the 4200 block of Juniper Street as a precaution. → Read More