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Oceanside Officials Counter Lawn Care Firm's Claim On Drinking Water Quality

March 31
By City News Service

City officials in Oceanside described their drinking water as consistently "high-quality, safe and reliable" Wednesday in the hope of reassuring residents after a lawn care company ranked Oceanside's water at 198 out of 200 cities nationwide.

People at the beach by the Ellen Browning Scrip...

Recent Rains Send Contaminated Tijuana River Water Farther North

March 31
By City News Service

San Diego County health officials issued an advisory Wednesday about ocean water quality in La Jolla, after extending a three-month beach closure Tuesay in Imperial Beach due to sewage contamination in water samples.

Fourth-generation rice farmer Josh Sheppard wal...

On Tap In California: Another Drought Four Years After Last

March 31
By Associated Press

California appears in the midst of another drought only a few years after a punishing 5-year dry spell dried up rural wells, killed endangered salmon, idled farm fields and helped fuel the most deadly and destructive wildfires in modern state history.

Gov. Gavin Newsom tours the North Complex Fire ...

California To Add Nearly 1,400 Firefighters Amid Dry Weather

March 31
By Associated Press

Following a dry winter that is stoking fears of another devastating wildfire season, California Gov. Gavin Newsom said the state will hire nearly 1,400 more firefighters.

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Santa Ana Winds Bring Elevated Fire Risk to San Diego County

March 30
By City News Service

A wind advisory will be in effect from midnight until 3 p.m. Wednesday in the mountains and western valleys.

Beachgoers at Seagrove Park in Del Mar, Calif. ...

Warm Weather Predicted Across San Diego County

March 28
By City News Service

Offshore winds are expected to lead to warm weather across San Diego County Sunday, with temperatures in the 80s inland from the coast and over the lower deserts, the National Weather Service said.

A sign in Imperial Beach on June 28, 2020, warn...

Imperial Beach Shoreline Reopened After Tests Show It Is Safe

March 27
By City News Service

The shoreline at Imperial Beach was opened Saturday after being closed because of water contamination from the Tijuana River.

Palm trees sway in the breeze on a sunny day in...

Higher Temperatures, Sunny Skies Expected For San Diego County

March 27
By City News Service

Higher temperatures and sunny skies were expected across San Diego County this weekend, with the heat peaking on Sunday, the National Weather Service said Saturday.

Electrical power flow and conditions are monito...

California Power Grid Operators Try To Avert Blackout Replay

March 25
By Associated Press

The board overseeing the management of California’s power grid approved a plan aimed at averting blackouts that rolled across parts of the state in August during a punishing heat wave.

A windsock at a skydiving site in a Jamul, Marc...

Rain, Wind Arrive in San Diego County, Light Snow Possible In The Mountains

March 25
By City News Service

A strong trough of low pressure is moving into Southern California on Thursday morning, prompting the breezy and wet weather, forecasters said.