A major tropical storm in the Philippines over the weekend has stirred concern in San Diego's Filipino community. Many local Filipinos are trying to reach family and friends in the island nation and are looking for ways to help.
California lawmakers hope a massive $7.5 billion will help the state deal with a punishing four-year drought. The measure would fund a variety of water projects, possibly including the first new dams to be built in decades.
Midterm elections don't always get voters excited, and that may be the case in San Diego County, too. A study by the National University System Institute for Policy Research predicts a turnout of 34 percent to 38 percent.
Managers with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service are working to develop a long-term plan to manage a large patchwork of land just east of Bonita and Chula Vista. Creating a plan that pleases everyone is proving to be a challenge.