Consumer

Storms in Backcountry Forecast? Free Sandbags at County, CAL FIRE Stations

| 5:26 PM

The sun is shining, but weather forecasts say summer storms could possibly create heavy rains and flooding in the mountains and deserts this week. Could be a good time to stock up on free sandbags!

Consumer
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Fourth of July Means Lots of Cooking, So Cook Safely

| 9:35 AM

The Fourth of July is upon us, and as they say, now we’re cooking! Whether it’s dogs and burgers or something more ambitious, here are some tips to keep bacteria like listeria, E. coli and salmonella from ruining your Fourth of July feast!

Environment
Ward's Weed

County Receives State Grant to Help Whack Invasive Weed

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The County of San Diego has received a $53,966 state grant to continue efforts to corral a native plant-threatening, fire hazard-creating invasive weed that even Australian cows don’t like.

Environment
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Solar Permits Issued by the County Surge

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The County of San Diego is on pace to have one of its busiest years for solar rooftop permits, and it could get busier as a 30% federal tax break to help offset the costs ends in 2019.