Public Safety
A Sheriff's deputy administers a field sobriety test to a driver at a checkpoint. Credit: Photo courtesy of the San Diego Sheriff's Department.

Deputies to Crack Down on Impaired Drivers on Halloween

| 11:07 AM

Sheriff’s deputies will be keeping trick-or-treaters of all ages safe by getting intoxicated drivers off San Diego’s roadways on Halloween. “Impaired driving puts everyone in danger,” said Sheriff Bill Gore. “Do the responsible thing, don’t drink and drive on Halloween or any day.” Deputies will conduct increased DUI patrols in communities within the jurisdiction of […]

Animals
Meet Maya! Maya is a cancer survivor and loves to play with balls. In fact, she thought the pumpkin was a ball!

GALLERY: Trick-or-Treat! These Adoptable Pets are Sweet

| 3:53 PM

Halloween is a time for spooky and scary, but don’t be afraid to take advantage of County Animal Services’ half-price adoption special on all dogs or cats that have orange or black fur (even if it’s just a splash of those colors). The deal ends on Tuesday, Oct. 31. Maybe this collection of costumed characters […]

Library
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Virtual Reality Comes to County Library

| 2:19 PM

“Ohhhh!” “Amazing!” “Whoa!”
Library customers couldn’t help but exclaim out loud as they experienced the new virtual reality programs at the Alpine Library.

Health
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10 Top Halloween Safety Tips for Parents

| 10:49 AM

Halloween is a holiday all about spooky, frightful and scary things, but there are a few important things you can do as parents to help make sure your child has a safe trick-or-treating adventure. “The biggest thing you can do as a parent is be involved with planning your child’s trick-or-treat outing and take some […]