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The River fire erupted east of College Boulevard in Oceanside early Wednesday afternoon. Police arrested an arson suspect by about 3:15 p.m. Wednesday but didn't make it public until Friday.
Isaiah David Silva and a 17-year-old were arrested Thursday night after a citizen spotted the pair allegedly starting a small brush fire near South Escondido Boulevard, the Escondido police said. The fire was quickly put out.
Some schools are still monitoring the fires before making a decision about whether they'll stay open. KPBS has the full list.
While checking a hot spot of the Poinsettia fire Thursday, firefighters discovered a badly burned body.
With a majority of San Diego County school districts closed on Thursday due to fire danger and evacuations, the YMCA is offering free childcare at several of its facilities around the county.
County officials said that 29 school districts will close their campuses Thursday, including San Diego Unified, the county's largest district.
The southern section of the burn area near homes is no longer active and firefighters worked to strengthen the line on the northern side.
Your city. Your day. Your future. On April 26, local filmmakers will spread across the city to film stories about what's ahead for San Diego.
All 10 games of the San Diego Classic on Friday have been either canceled or moved to Saturday due to bad weather.
Currently serving an almost nine-year sentence for sexually assaulting women while on duty, former San Diego police officer Anthony Arevalos is reportedly seeking a new trial.
The National Weather Service has extended the red flag warning for San Diego's inland valleys and mountains through 6 p.m. Friday due to low humidity and strong, gusty winds in the forecast.