Health

Residents Urged to Take Precautions During Heat Advisory

| 12:05 PM

Higher than normal temperatures are coming to the desert and lower mountain areas of San Diego County over the next two days and residents are urged to take precautions to avoid heat-stroke and other heat-related illnesses and to make sure vulnerable populations, especially children, older adults and pets, are protected. The National Weather Service in […]

Animals

15 Horses Rescued in Ramona

| 11:40 AM

The San Diego County Department of Animal Services removed 15 horses this week from a property in Ramona, after a long investigation showed the animals were suffering dangerous neglect, without adequate food and care. The department rescued three horses from the property May 29 that were between 150 and 300 pounds underweight. Animal Services had […]

Agriculture

Farmers, Businesses May Be Eligible for Drought Assistance

| 9:32 AM

San Diego County farmers, ranchers and businesses may seek some relief from the drought through two loan programs. Eligible farmers and ranchers of “family-sized” farming operations may apply for a U.S. Department of Agriculture disaster loan for physical damage and crop production loss that has occurred since Jan. 1, 2016. The maximum disaster loan amount […]

Elections

Too Busy to Hit Polls Tuesday? Vote Early This Weekend

| 1:55 PM

If you want to vote in the June 7 Presidential Primary Election, but your tight schedule won’t allow you to visit your polling place Tuesday, take advantage of weekend voting hours at the Registrar of Voters office. “We know people are busy and voting on Election Day Tuesday may not be convenient,” said San Diego […]