Public Safety
Juvenile Hall Tour

Juvenile Hall to Hold Public Tours Sept. 29

| 12:01 PM

This is not a “scared straight” tour,” it’s a “cared straight” tour. But yes, you still have to keep your hands folded across your chest for safety purposes. The San Diego County Probation Department and the Juvenile Court will be hosting tours of the Juvenile Justice Center facilities in Kearny Mesa on Saturday, Sept. 29.

Public Safety
The alert will look like a text. Credit: FEMA

National Wireless Emergency Alert System Test Postponed to Oct. 3

| 10:50 AM

No reason to become alarmed. Your mobile phone will emit a special tone and vibrate as it receives an emergency test message on Sept. 20 update rescheduled to Oct 3. It is part of a nationwide test by the Federal Emergency Management Agency of Wireless Emergency Alerts systems to assess its effectiveness.