First Human West Nile Virus Case of 2018 Reported in County

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A 91-year-old man from La Jolla has been confirmed as the first person in San Diego County in 2018 to test positive for West Nile virus, the County Health and Human Services Agency announced Friday. The man was hospitalized in September with encephalitis but was confirmed yesterday to have West Nile virus after testing done […]

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VIDEO: Pets of the Week – Jack and Zero

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Meet Jack (#N8103) and Zero (#N1626)! These 1.5-year-old bonded brothers are in search of a new home. They are the sweetest boys, full of personality, and love playing together. They are anything but a “nightmare.” So let’s help get them adopted! You can see Jack and Zero at the Department of Animal Services’ shelter in Carlsbad or visit to give […]

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CAL FIRE Forester Eric Just demonstrates how he clips and dries vegetation to check for fuel moisture content.

Fire Official Calls Seasonal Outlook ‘Scary,’ Urges Preparedness

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San Diego County area fire chiefs are preparing for a potentially dangerous peak fire season due to historically dry fuel conditions. Residents are reminded to take all precautions and be ready to evacuate if needed.