Mumps Case at Highland Ranch Elementary School

| 12:00 PM

A 9-year-old student at Highland Ranch Elementary School in the Poway Unified School District has been diagnosed with mumps. The child was not up to date on recommended vaccinations and developed symptoms after returning to San Diego from an international trip. The school is working closely with County health officials to notify families of students who may have been exposed to the disease.

Public Safety

County Awards Contract for Replacement Women’s Jail

| 8:52 AM

The County has awarded a contract for a modern women’s jail on the site of the existing Las Colinas Detention Facility in Santee.

The County’s contract with Balfour Beatty / Barnhart to design and build the approximately 478,000-square-foot facility was signed Thursday.


VIDEO: Recovery: A Community Affair

| 9:34 AM

Hundreds celebrate their recovery at Balboa Park sponsored by San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) and its many prevention and treatment partners to commemorate September as National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month.

Public Safety

VIDEO: Coronado Death Investigations Briefing

| 12:00 PM

Sheriff Bill Gore led a panel of experts from the Sheriff’s Homicide Detail, Sheriff’s Crime Lab, County Medical Examiner’s Office, and Coronado Police Department to discuss the findings on the deaths of Rebecca Zahau and Max Shacknai.


Back-to-School Specials May Not Be So Special

| 4:12 PM

It’s that time of year again when moms, dads and school kids are looking to stock up on school and office supplies at a bargain price. Shoppers should be alert when paying for these bargains to make sure they are actually getting the lowest advertised prices.


Preventing Suicide: Question, Persuade and Refer

| 4:11 PM

Suicide is preventable but no one entity or person can prevent suicide alone.

September is National Suicide Prevention Month, and September 4 through 10 is National Suicide Prevention Week. To commemorate the week, there will be many events taking place throughout the region. Complete list at the It’s Up to Us website.