Environment

County to Test Electric School Bus

| 5:54 PM

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors voted Wednesday to accept a $503,304 grant to test and administer an advanced hybrid school bus engine that will reduce air pollution and toxic emissions.

Public Safety

MADD Recognizes Deputies, Law Enforcement

| 5:03 PM

The San Diego chapter of Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) honored eight sheriff’s deputies, San Diego County Probation Chief Mack Jenkins, and Deputy District Attorney Jodi Breton for their commitment to keeping drunk drivers off the roads.

Health

Whooping Cough Still Active in Schools

| 5:16 PM

A student at a Rancho Peñasquitos private school was diagnosed with pertussis, also known as whooping cough, County Health and Human Services Agency officials said today.