Environment

West Nile Virus Awareness Week Declared

| 9:53 AM

With warmer weather and mosquito season fast-approaching, California legislators have declared April 22-28 “West Nile virus and Mosquito & Vector Control Awareness” week, reminding us all to be smart and protect ourselves from the potentially-fatal disease.

Health

Water Contact Closure Issued for Imperial Beach

| 4:52 PM

The County’s Department of Environmental Health has expanded the water contact closure area at the Tijuana Slough National Wildlife Refuge shoreline north to include the Imperial Beach shoreline, north to Carnation Ave, including Camp Surf. 

Government

Emergency Services Program Meets National Standards of Excellence

| 2:55 PM

The Office of Emergency Services has once again passed a rigorous review of its emergency management capabilities and earned national accreditation. San Diego is one of just 35 government agencies in the country—and the only local government in California, to achieve these standards of excellence.