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Emergency Rule Eases Process To Cut Down Drought-Stricken Trees

June 29
By Susan Murphy
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With extreme drought and an infestation of bark beetles decimating California’s forests, the state Board of Forestry and Fire Protection has adopted an emergency regulation for removing dead trees.

Fire Crews Knock Down Brush Fire In Chula Vista

June 26
By KPBS News, City News Service
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The fire started about 4 p.m. off Otay Lakes Road, near Woods Drive, and burned 80 acres.

Southern California Fire Officials Boost Staff In Preparation Of Dry Weather

June 26
By City News Service
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With widespread dry lightning and strong winds forecast for the upcoming week, state firefighting officials have increased their readiness across Southern California.

San Diego Police Give Inside Look At Training To Deter Racial Profiling

June 26
By Megan Burks
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For the first time, the San Diego Police Department is showing the public how it trains against racial profiling. A resident from southeastern San Diego went through the training and shared the experience.

2 San Diego Firefighters Remain Hospitalized After Being Stabbed

June 25
By City News Service
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Two firefighters who were jumped and stabbed by a physically imposing assailant during a medical-aid call at an East Village transit depot were recovering Thursday.

Air Tankers Briefly Grounded After Drone Spotted Over San Bernardino Fire

June 25
By Associated Press, David Wagner
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Officials say they temporarily grounded air tankers for safety reasons after a hobbyist's drone flew near a huge forest fire in the San Bernardino National Forest.

Fire At Building Near Lindbergh Field Briefly Interrupts Trolley Service Nearby

June 25
By 10News
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The fire broke out before 4:30 a.m. in the 1300 block of West Palm Street, adjacent to the Metropolitan Transit System trolley tracks.

2 San Diego Firefighters Injured In Downtown Stabbing

June 24
By City News Service
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A man pulled a weapon on two San Diego fire fighters in East Village, according to the Fire-Rescue Department.

Tax Increase, Bonds Among Options To Address San Diego's Infrastructure Needs

June 24
By City News Service
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The City Council's Infrastructure Committee voted unanimously Wednesday to accept a report that includes a sales tax increase as an option to raise money to pay for capital projects in San Diego.

Krav Maga Another Non-Lethal Tool For San Diego County Law Enforcement

June 24
By Tarryn Mento
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Some San Diego County law enforcement officers are training in a technique that could be an extra tool when situations escalate.

San Diego County Looks To Law Enforcement To Fight Truancies

June 23
By Matthew Bowler
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Supervisors Bill Horn and Dianne Jacob say unexcused school absences are a problem for San Diego County’s unincorporated areas, and they want to work with the sheriff to fix the problem.

San Diego Firefighter, Breast Cancer Survivor Honored

June 23
By City News Service
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Mayor Kevin Faulconer and the City Council declared Tuesday Lorraine Hutchinson Day to honor the deputy fire chief who is a breast cancer survivor. She is retiring after 25 years with the department.

No Rest For Cal Fire After Dousing 270 Fires Last Week

June 22
By Ben Adler / Capital Public Radio, KPBS News
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Cal Fire is bracing for a busy week as temperatures rise into triple-digits across the state.

Second Story Of Hillcrest Thrift Shop Collapses

June 22
By City News Service
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No one was injured in the collapse at Thrift Trader on University Avenue near Centre Street.

Crews Fully Contain Brush Fire Near Spring Valley

June 19
By KPBS News, City News Service
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Cal Fire said the fire started Friday afternoon along state Route 94, near Via Mercado, and burned about 10 acres.