Lifeguards Rescue 164 People Over Labor Day Weekend

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    Labor Day weekend, the unofficial end of summer, is a busy time for people across the county: students, teachers, administrators and, for the past three days, lifeguards.

    Since Saturday morning, roughly 574,000 people visited San Diego city beaches.

    Over the weekend, lifeguards dove in to rescue 164 people and gave medical aid to 182 people.

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    They also tallied up 7,823 prevantative acts, which include telling beachgoers when it's not safe to go into the water.

    One of the latest rescues happened around 7:30 p.m. in Oceanside Monday.

    A woman saw her husband get pulled out to sea by a rip current near the 1300 block of Carmelo Drive, Oceanside Police say.

    Panicked, the woman ran home to call 911.

    Police say when the man was pulled from the ocean, he was still conscious. More information should be released Monday night.

    For much of Labor Day, lifeguards dealt with a rip current alert until 8 p.m.