Public Safety
Smoldering vehicle following a wildfire.

Take Extra Precautions During Fire Weather Watch, Peak Fire Season

| 11:57 AM

Residents are asked to use extreme caution with fire sources such as power tools and cigarettes due to Santa Ana winds expected to sweep through San Diego County mountains and inland valleys Thursday and Friday. The arrival of the fall’s first Santa Ana is a reminder that it is peak fire season, and the region’s dry brush and grasses could potentially ignite a dangerous wildfire and threaten communities.

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Social worker man sitting at his desk at Achievement Center for youth.

County Launches Achievement Center to Help Probation Youth Succeed

| 5:07 PM

Escondido youth who need help completing their court-ordered terms of probation have new opportunities to succeed through an Achievement Center. The Achievement Center offers probation-referred youth between the ages of 14 to 19 an after-school program that includes academic tutoring, work readiness training, career exploration, sports recreation, group and individual counseling, case management, mentoring and […]

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Infant sitting in a rear-facing car seat.

Law Enforcement Reminds Parents to Choose Right Car Seat to Fit Child

| 12:24 PM

Is the child safety seat your child is using going to work effectively in a traffic collision? Unfortunately, it may not if it is the wrong size.