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31 Free Things to Do in July

| 11:22 AM

Summer has definitely arrived in San Diego County and that means finding fun activities for your children, out-of-town visitors and even yourself. We’ve got a list that won’t break (or even touch!) the bank.

Consumer
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5 Safe-Cooking Tips for the Fourth!

| 9:52 AM

You can almost smell the barbecues heating up! The Fourth of July is a time for get-togethers, celebrations — and lots and lots of food. Here are some tips to make sure you’re cooking safely and your guests won’t get sick.

Government
The Border Fire burned west of Campo.

Board Waives Permit Fees for Border Fire Rebuilders

| 4:53 PM

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to help those who lost homes or buildings in the Border fire by waiving fees for building permits and plan-check reviews, and to help clear fire debris. Supervisor Dianne Jacob, whose district includes the Potrero and Campo communities where the Border fire started just before […]