Health

Boil Water Order Issued in Mount Laguna Area

| 12:37 PM

Updated, Feb. 19, 2015:Boil Water Order lifted

(Editor’s Note: This story has been updated to include areas not affected by the order.)

A boil water order was issued for the Mount Laguna Water System on Monday after the drinking water was found to have E. coli and total coliform bacteria, the San Diego County Department of Environmental Health announced. 

Environment

Beach Closure Expands in South County

| 4:30 PM

Updated Dec. 9, 2014: The Department of Environmental Health has lifted the water contact closure for the ocean shoreline at the Silver Strand State Beach, Imperial Beach and down to the south end of Seacoast Drive. Recent water quality testing conducted by DEH confirms that Tijuana River flows are no longer impacting these beaches.