Police make arrest in connection with Christmas-season murders that rocked San Diego, Riverside counties

San Diego police remained tight-lipped today about motives or other details surrounding the arrest of a suspect in three Christmas-season murders that rocked San Diego and Riverside County, where one of the bodies was found. Chief of Police Shelly Zimmerman will hold a news conference at 11:30 a.m. Monday to discuss the arrest of Carlo […]

Parks heading AWM until new commissioner selected

When Sandy Parks was growing up in suburban St. Louis she had no expectations that she would eventually become the acting agricultural commissioner of San Diego County. The current phase of Parks’ 22-year history working for the County of San Diego is as the interim head of the Department of Agriculture, Weights and Measures (AWM). […]

RideFACT offers free rides for San Diego veterans through Dec. 31

SAN DIEGO – Facilitating Access to Coordinated Transportation (FACT), a San Diego County nonprofit, announces a free transportation promotion specifically for San Diego veterans. From Sept. 1, through Dec. 31, veterans will be able to schedule free transportation on RideFACT, a transportation service operated by FACT, anywhere within urban and suburban San Diego County. In addition […]

Aedes mosquito causes 41.4 percent vector control assessment increase

The presence of the Aedes mosquito which transmits Zika and other viruses will cause the county’s vector control benefit assessment to increase by 41.4 percent over the Fiscal Year 2016-17 rate. The San Diego County Board of Supervisors, who serve as the board of the county’s Vector Control District, voted 5-0 June 21 to increase […]

NCFPD declares six vehicles surplus

The North County Fire Protection District board declared six NCFPD vehicles to be surplus. The 5-0 board vote March 28 allows the vehicles to be sold at auction or by another approved method of disposal. The district plans to utilize an auction to generate revenue from the sale of the vehicles. “We’re just excessing some very […]

Supervisors call for signal at S. Mission Road and Green Canyon Road

The intersection of South Mission Road and Green Canyon Road has been added to the county’s Traffic Signal Priority List. A 4-0 San Diego County Board of Supervisors vote January 11, with Greg Cox at a California Coastal Commission meeting, added South Mission Road and Green Canyon Road to the list of intersections where traffic […]

TAC recommends signal for S. Mission Road and Green Canyon Road

The county’s Traffic Advisory Committee (TAC) has recommended that the intersection of South Mission Road and Green Canyon Road be placed on the county’s Traffic Signal Priority List. Brian Hadley of Caltrans abstained when the TAC voted on the proposal Oct. 28, but the other eight members present voted in support of the signal. The […]

A word from the local candidates as Election Day nears

On Election Day, November 8, area voters will determine the following: Which candidates will take possession of the contested open seats (Division 1 and Division 4) on the Fallbrook Public Utilities District board Which candidates will seize the contested open seats (Division 2 and Division 5) on the Rainbow Municipal Water District board Which candidates […]

No change in county’s vector control benefit assessment

The county’s vector control benefit assessment will remain at the same level as it was during Fiscal Year 2015-16. The San Diego County Board of Supervisors, who serve as the board of the county’s Vector Control District, voted 4-0 June 22 with Greg Cox in Sacramento to maintain the annual assessment of $5.00 per equivalent […]

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