Public Safety
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.

Animals
Three cats and three dogs that are available for adoption at the County Animal Shelter.

County Waives Pet Adoption Fees for Clear the Shelters Day

| 11:57 AM

If you’re looking to add a furry friend to your life, consider one of our fabulous felines like Jessie, Damsel, or Joplin. Or one of our devoted dogs like Millie. They’re all at San Diego County Department of Animal Services shelters in Bonita or Carlsbad. And it won’t cost you a thing to take them home this Saturday, Aug. 17, for Clear the Shelters Day.

Public Safety
Stock photo of a UH-60 Black Hawk helitanker in the air hoisting a water bucket. Credit: Shutterstock

County to Share Lease Cost for Second Firefighting Helicopter

| 1:10 PM

The County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to share a Black Hawk helitanker lease with San Diego Gas & Electric, giving an additional boost to the region’s aerial firefighting options during peak fire season.

Public Safety
Teenage girl listening to a counselor in a circle with others. Credit: Shutterstock

Study Finds Probation Program Lowers Recidivism

| 10:14 AM

San Diego County Probation youth completing Alternatives to Detention, a program designed to address their underlying needs, have fewer risks of reoffending, according to research recently released by the San Diego Association of Governments.