Public Safety
Smoldering vehicle following a wildfire.

Board Waives Rebuilding, Records Fees After July 2018 Wildfires Destruction

| 3:32 PM

Residents who lost their homes in the July 2018 Wildfires will not need to pay for rebuilding permits or for vital records replacement, after the County Board of Supervisors voted Wednesday to waive those fees.

Families

Insect Festival Means the Bugs Are Back in Town

| 3:47 PM

Comic-Con may be grabbing the headlines this weekend, but a lot of people will be eagerly scurrying off to a very different event — the Insect and Ladybug Festival at the San Diego Botanic Gardens in Encinitas.