The County of San Diego proclaimed a local emergency Friday, due to damage caused by the severe winter storms that hit the region late last month. The proclamation will cover damage experienced by cities, special districts and the unincorporated area in the region, helping make the region eligible for potential federal and state resources. These […]
Public Defender Henry C. Coker announced his intention to retire this spring, after nearly three decades of service with the County of San Diego. Coker, 66, said the time had come for him to switch gears, after a lengthy and fulfilling career. He plans on spending more time with his children and playing tennis, which […]
Do you own a property with a well in San Diego County? Is it dry due to our prolonged statewide drought? Help is available.
An independent fire rating agency informed the Board of Supervisors Tuesday that the County Fire Authority’s capabilities when it comes to fighting structural fires now rank in the top 10 percent nationally.
Unfortunately, El Nino may have increased the fire hazards in our region. How maintaining a low-fuel defensible space around your home can help.
Julian residents and visitors now have around-the-clock access to paramedic engine service, thanks to an agreement reached among the region’s lead rural fire agencies and Julian fire officials.
With El Niño conditions forecast to bring more rainfall than normal this winter, County Supervisors took another step Tuesday to better prepare the region.