Tijuana sewage spill shutters Imperial Beach and Coronado shorelines, yet again
Adam Wraight, marine safety sergeant with Imperial Beach Lifeguards, talks to beachgoers as he posts signs warning people to stay out of the water on Thursday, Aug. 4, 2022, in San Diego. - Joshua Emerson Smith/San Diego Union-Tribune/TNS

SAN DIEGO — Adam Wraight pulled a blue sewage "warning" sign out of the sand near Imperial Beach Pier on Thursday morning, replacing it with the more ominous yellow and red placard telling beachgoers that waters were officially closed. "There's more than just the normal ooze that's coming?" asked Imperial Beach native Colette Dominguez who happened to walk by. "It's an active spill," explained Wraight, a marine safety sergeant with the city's lifeguards. "A big pipeline broke." Shorelines from the border up through Coronado were closed to swimming Thursday as the result of a pipeline that rupt...