Environment

County, Solana Center Offer Rain Barrels for a Drop in the Bucket

| 8:51 AM

Last week’s rains have ended, but there are still a couple of potentially rainy months ahead in San Diego County. And there’s still time to get a discounted, top-of-the-line, $90 Ivy rain barrel to be ready to “harvest” the next rains, cut watering costs and protect our beaches. Order one by Feb. 10!

Environment

It’s Not Just the Holiday Season, It’s Tick Season

| 9:32 AM

You may not know it, but in San Diego County, winter is tick season, and San Diego County’s Vector Control Program is reminding people to remember to wear insect repellent and take simple precautions like wearing long sleeves and long pants when hiking or heading out into nature.