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KFMB-TV / CBS 8 was the first television station in San Diego to go on the air when it flipped the switch in 1949. CBS 8 has been a top-rated news station for most of its history, with local weekday and weekend newscasts. KFMB-TV is the only station in the city to have maintained the same network affiliation (CBS) throughout its history. Some famous CBS News 8 alumni include former weather girl Ra

quel Welch, talk-show host Regis Philbin, TV host Sarah Purcell and CNN and former CBS anchor Paula Zahn. KFMB-TV has been home to such anchors as Ray Wilson, Harold Keen, Michael Tuck, Allison Ross and sportscaster Ted Leitner. Other notable KFMB alumni include, Dawn Fratangelo, Marty Levin, Margaret Radford, Susan Lichtman (Taylor), Jim Laslavic, Stan Miller, Pamela Davis, Loren Nancarrow, Denise Yamada, Hal Clement and Larry Himmel, remembered for his comedic role on KFMB-TV’s locally produced “San Diego at Large,” (1985-1988). KFMB-TV / CBS 8 is owned and operated by TEGNA Inc., an innovative media company that serves the greater good of its communities. Across platforms, TEGNA delivers relevant and trusted content by telling empowering stories, conducting impactful investigations and providing innovative and unparalleled solutions for advertisers through TEGNA Marketing Solutions

In 2023, more than 200,000 people benefited from blood donations from the San Diego Blood Bank.
01/09/2024

In 2023, more than 200,000 people benefited from blood donations from the San Diego Blood Bank.

An estimated 70 to 80% of people develop acne at some point in their life, something researchers have long tried to addr...
01/09/2024

An estimated 70 to 80% of people develop acne at some point in their life, something researchers have long tried to address.

Approximately 70 to 80% of individuals develop acne at some point in their lifetime, most often during adolescence.

The prank isn’t so innocent.
01/09/2024

The prank isn’t so innocent.

It's called 'ding-dong ditch,' except now people are dressing in all black, ringing doorbells, slamming on doors and making a run for it.

Update: First responders successfully rescued a plumber stuck inside a hole at Plaza Bonita mall in National City.
01/09/2024

Update: First responders successfully rescued a plumber stuck inside a hole at Plaza Bonita mall in National City.

According to the National City Fire Department, the man was conducting work at a construction site believed to be the former John’s Incredible Pizza.

In court on Monday, Larry Millete's new attorneys argued his constitutional rights are being violated by a court order t...
01/09/2024

In court on Monday, Larry Millete's new attorneys argued his constitutional rights are being violated by a court order that does not allow him to make telephone calls from jail.

Judge banned phone calls after Millete called kids in violation of court order.

According to the National City Fire Department, the man was conducting work at a construction site believed to be the fo...
01/09/2024

According to the National City Fire Department, the man was conducting work at a construction site believed to be the former John’s Incredible Pizza when he fell into a hole.

According to the National City Fire Department, the man was conducting work at a construction site believed to be the former John’s Incredible Pizza.

His victims have spent years fighting against his release. But now a serial ra**st could be freed.
01/09/2024

His victims have spent years fighting against his release. But now a serial ra**st could be freed.

A judge is scheduled to determine if Alvin Quarles, the "Bolder than Most" ra**st, will be conditionally released after three decades in custody.

01/09/2024

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San Diego Mayor Todd Gloria will deliver his fourth State of the City address on Wednesday, January 10 at 6:30 p.m.
01/09/2024

San Diego Mayor Todd Gloria will deliver his fourth State of the City address on Wednesday, January 10 at 6:30 p.m.

Watch the live address on The CW San Diego and streaming on CBS8+ on Wednesday, Jan 10 at 6:30 p.m.

Around 87,000 massage guns were recalled because they can overheat while charging, posing burn and fire hazards to consu...
01/09/2024

Around 87,000 massage guns were recalled because they can overheat while charging, posing burn and fire hazards to consumers.

The recalled percussion massagers were sold by several major retailers in stores nationwide and online including Amazon.

Mikey Williams' era of Memphis basketball appears to be over before it ever really began.
01/08/2024

Mikey Williams' era of Memphis basketball appears to be over before it ever really began.

J.J. Taylor and Mikey Williams signed with the Tigers together, now they will leave the program together as well

Tiger Woods and Nike indicated Monday they have parted ways after more than 27 years.
01/08/2024

Tiger Woods and Nike indicated Monday they have parted ways after more than 27 years.

Woods has won 15 major championships, each clinched while wearing his trademark red shirt with the Nike Swoosh on the front.

The Pacific Beach location is one of several across the country that changed their signs from "Dave's Hot Chicken" to "D...
01/08/2024

The Pacific Beach location is one of several across the country that changed their signs from "Dave's Hot Chicken" to "Dave's NOT Chicken" to commemorate the fast casual food chain's first meatless menu items.

The vegetarian friendly cauliflower sliders and bites are made with the same spices as Dave's signature hot chicken.

The first U.S. moon landing in more than 50 years was in jeopardy Monday after a private company's newly launched spacec...
01/08/2024

The first U.S. moon landing in more than 50 years was in jeopardy Monday after a private company's newly launched spacecraft developed a “critical” fuel leak.

The problem arose about seven hours after Monday’s predawn liftoff from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station.

The Federal Aviation Administration approved guidelines today that should speed the return to service of 171 planes that...
01/08/2024

The Federal Aviation Administration approved guidelines today that should speed the return to service of 171 planes that the agency grounded under an emergency order Saturday.

On Monday, the Federal Aviation Administration approved guidelines for inspecting the door plugs on other Max 9 jets and repairing them, if necessary.

While 47% of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s appointees last year are female — reflecting the gender makeup of California’s populati...
01/08/2024

While 47% of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s appointees last year are female — reflecting the gender makeup of California’s population — the pool is less diverse racially.

The report is from the nonprofit advocacy group Hispanas Organized for Political Equality, which analyzed all 480 of Newsom’s appointments between Jan. 1 and Dec. 15

Three doctors who spoke to VERIFY all said medical experts do not believe any new viruses or illnesses are behind the lo...
01/08/2024

Three doctors who spoke to VERIFY all said medical experts do not believe any new viruses or illnesses are behind the long-lasting cough that some people have had in recent months.

Are you suffering from a cough that’s been hanging on for weeks? Here’s what we can VERIFY about what causes a lingering cough and when to see a doctor.

Emails related to the Verizon class action lawsuit settlement are legitimate. Here's how to file a claim.
01/08/2024

Emails related to the Verizon class action lawsuit settlement are legitimate. Here's how to file a claim.

If you were a Verizon wireless customer between 2016 and 2023, you may be eligible to receive money from a settlement. Here’s how to file a claim.

The California Legislature’s first week culminated with a fight between two Republicans that became rather personal — an...
01/08/2024

The California Legislature’s first week culminated with a fight between two Republicans that became rather personal — and played out in public

The Legislature’s first week culminated with a fight between two Republicans on healthcare for immigrants that became personal — and played out in public.

In this Zevely Zone, Jeff meets up with San Diego's version of Stephen Hawking, a 20-year-old with a 5.0 GPA at MIT
01/08/2024

In this Zevely Zone, Jeff meets up with San Diego's version of Stephen Hawking, a 20-year-old with a 5.0 GPA at MIT

Ben has a perfect 5.0 GPA at MIT despite health challenges from Spinal Muscular Atrophy.

Sunday marked three years since Chula Vista mother Maya Millete went missing. Her husband Larry Millete is charged with ...
01/08/2024

Sunday marked three years since Chula Vista mother Maya Millete went missing. Her husband Larry Millete is charged with her murder, but investigators have yet to find her body or any indication she is still alive.

Maya's family and loved ones held a candlelight vigil in her honor at Mount San Miguel Park in Chula Vista, where the search for Maya first began three years ago.

Construction continues on westbound I-8 through El Cajon, causing some traffic delays for commuters. The work is expecte...
01/08/2024

Construction continues on westbound I-8 through El Cajon, causing some traffic delays for commuters. The work is expected to last through tomorrow.

Traffic delays expected as road work continues on I-8 westbound through Tuesday, Jan. 9.

Brown leaves, dried branches and barely any avocados are what's left on Stewart’s Avocado Farms in Fallbrook. It's a dif...
01/08/2024

Brown leaves, dried branches and barely any avocados are what's left on Stewart’s Avocado Farms in Fallbrook. It's a different scene from what was there last year.

California's unstable weather has affected Stewart’s Avocado Farms, leaving barely any harvest for 2024.

🏆 Some viewers were expecting a second match-up of "Barbie" and Oppenheimer" at the Golden Globes, but the Christopher N...
01/08/2024

🏆 Some viewers were expecting a second match-up of "Barbie" and Oppenheimer" at the Golden Globes, but the Christopher Nolan film dominated the show with multiple wins.

"Oppenheimer," "Succession," "Beef" and "The Bear" were all big winners.

The 81st Golden Globe Awards start soon, kicking off the awards season and celebrating film and television.Watch live on...
01/08/2024

The 81st Golden Globe Awards start soon, kicking off the awards season and celebrating film and television.

Watch live on CBS 8 at 5 p.m.

The Globes return this year without the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, which was disbanded after years of diversity and ethical scandals.

The tusk and a “trickle of finds" totaling more than 20 bones amount to what's likely to be the most complete mammoth fo...
01/08/2024

The tusk and a “trickle of finds" totaling more than 20 bones amount to what's likely to be the most complete mammoth found in North Dakota, where it's much more common to dig up an isolated mammoth bone, tooth or piece of a tusk.

The ivory tusk weighs more than 50 pounds and has been buried for an estimated 10,000 to 100,000 years.

The glitz, the glamour, and the unforgettable moments of the Golden Globes – it's a night worth watching! Don't let DIRE...
01/08/2024

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The agreement largely hues to spending caps for defense and domestic programs that Congress set as part of a bill to sus...
01/07/2024

The agreement largely hues to spending caps for defense and domestic programs that Congress set as part of a bill to suspend the debt limit until 2025. But it does provide some concessions to House Republicans who viewed the spending restrictions in that agreement as insufficient.

Biden said the agreement “moves us one step closer to preventing a needless government shutdown and protecting important national priorities.”

The aircraft make up about 20% of the Alaska Airlines’ fleet.
01/07/2024

The aircraft make up about 20% of the Alaska Airlines’ fleet.

The airline had returned 18 of its 737 Max 9 aircraft to service on Saturday following inspections after a portion of one plane's fuselage blew out mid-flight.

01/07/2024

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CBS 8 /KFMB-TV was the first television station in San Diego to go on the air when it flipped the switch in 1949. KFMB-TV News, also known as CBS News 8, has been the top-rated news station for most of its history, with local weekday newscasts at 4:30 a.m., 5:00 a.m., 6:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 5:00 p.m., 6:30 p.m., and 11:00 p.m. Weekend newscasts air at 5:00 p.m., 6:30 p.m., and 11:00 p.m. KFMB-TV is the only station in the city to have maintained the same network affiliation (CBS) throughout its history. Some famous CBS News 8 alumni include former weather girl Raquel Welch, talk-show host Regis Philbin, TV host Sarah Purcell and CNN and former CBS anchor Paula Zahn. KFMB-TV has been home to such anchors as Ray Wilson, Harold Keen, Michael Tuck, Allison Ross and sportscaster Ted Leitner. Other notable KFMB alumni include, Dawn Fratangelo, Marty Levin, Margaret Radford, Susan Lichtman (Taylor), Jim Laslavic, Stan Miller, Pamela Davis, Loren Nancarrow, Denise Yamada and Hal Clement. Larry Himmel, remembered for his comedic role on KFMB-TV’s locally produced “San Diego at Large,” (1985-1988) continues to offer his quick wit and unique perspective as a member of the CBS News 8 team. KFMB-TV airs top-rated daytime programming including Dr. Phil, Judge Judy, The Price Is Right, Young and the Restless and The Talk. Primetime includes such CBS hits as The Big Bang Theory, Two Broke Girls, CSI, Survivor, NCIS and NCIS: Los Angeles. The Late Show with David Letterman airs late night. KFMB-TV has been home of the San Diego Chargers since 1998, when it secured the local broadcast rights to the preseason games. In addition, KFMB broadcasts Chargers football games as part of the CBS NFL package. KFMB-TV also airs Chargers games that are produced by ESPN and the NFL Network. In 2007, KFMB-TV became the first station to broadcast local news in High Definition.

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