To help make sure you stay informed on the most shared and talked about stories in San Diego County, each Saturday we'll revisit five stories from the previous week and capsulize them in this digest with the most recent updates.
Legal action was taken against Lime Scooters after the owners of Scoot Scoop said they got into a violent confrontation with so-called “juicers” working on behalf of Lime. Juicers are people who collect motorized scooters and charge them for anywhere between $3 and $10 per device. NBC 7's Artie Ojeda looks into the controversy surrounding this type of business.
NBC 7's Alex Presha spoke with Susan Davis who said in a personal letter to her constituents that she "struggled to make this very difficult decision." The Democratic representative was first elected to Congress in 2000 and has served California's 53rd District since 2003.
A few new breeds of mosquitoes have been turning up around San Diego County according to Chris Conlan, Supervising Vector Ecologist for the County. NBC 7's Bridget Naso talked with the people who help monitor pests around the county about what this means for people living in our region.
For weeks, some Verizon customers in San Diego County have noticed reception issues in neighborhoods as far north as North Park. NBC 7's Alex Presha found spotty cell phone service for some San Diego County customers may be due to a new wireless operator in Mexico.
Our special program that aired this Thursday follows illegal wildlife trade products after they are seized and looks at how the items are curated and documented to help stop future poaching. NBC 7's Dagmar Midcap reports on the global black-market wildlife trade and how the U.S. plays a part.