Public Safety
Man tests a smoke alarm by pushing the test button. Credit: American Red Cross San Diego-Imperial Counties

Fire Authority, Community Agencies Partner to Provide Free Smoke Alarms

| 1:40 PM

If you are unlikely to install a smoke alarm in your home due to issues with mobility or financial constraints, then you could qualify for a program that will install them for you at no cost. More than a hundred homeowners in the County’s rural areas have already qualified as part of a recent and expanding campaign to equip households with the lifesaving equipment.

Parks and Rec
Spring Valley Calavo Road Property

Board Approves $6.4 Million Land Buy for Potential Spring Valley Park

| 11:17 AM

San Diego County’s Board of Supervisors has taken a step toward creating a new park for Spring Valley residents, voting to spend $6.4 million to buy nine acres of potential park land in the community.

Parks and Rec
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VIDEO: Butterflies are Thriving at Lindo Lake County Park

| 4:32 PM

The Butterfly Garden at the County’s Lindo Lake Park in Lakeside was built from the ground up two years ago and now it is thriving with life.  Plan a visit on your own, from sunrise to sunset, or attend a tour led by a County park ranger.