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A girls receives the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at...

Live Blog: McDonald’s, San Diego County Team Up For COVID-19 Vaccinations

June 19
By KPBS Staff

This is a breaking news blog for all of the latest updates about the coronavirus pandemic.

12-year-old Pablo Cortez  received the Pfizer C...

McDonald's, San Diego County Team Up For COVID-19 Vaccinations

June 19
By City News Service

Eight local McDonald's franchises are teaming up with San Diego County to offer free COVID-19 vaccinations at special one-day events starting Monday, officials announced Saturday.

Community health worker Dalia Mohammad holds he...

California Offers Digital Record Of Coronavirus Vaccination

June 19
Don Thompson and Amy Taxin / Associated Press

California has started offering residents a digital record of their coronavirus vaccinations that they can use to access businesses or events that require proof they got the shot.

A fire burns in Canebreak Canyon in San Diego's...

East County Vegetation Fire Burns 343 Acres, 5% Contained

June 19
By City News Service

Firefighters in East County were battling a 343-acre vegetation fire in Canebreak Canyon Saturday.

Cooper Family Foundation Juneteenth Celebration...

Juneteenth Celebrations Held Across San Diego County

June 19
By City News Service

Celebrations of Juneteenth were being held across San Diego County Saturday at Palomar Mountain, Logan Heights, the Old Globe outdoor theater in Balboa Park, and a bike ride from Mission Bay to Chicano Park, National City, Chula Vista and Imperial Beach.

Dry vegetation covers a hillside at Mission Tra...

Hot, Dry Conditions Forecast For San Diego County Mountains, Deserts

June 19
By City News Service

Hot and dry conditions were forecast to continue this weekend from the San Diego County foothills, across the mountains and into the deserts, while the coastal basin was expected to be moderated by the marine layer and sea breezes, the National Weather Service said.

The sun shines over the I-5 South and the Sherm...

Heat Wave Blazes On In San Diego County

June 19
By City News Service

A heat wave will continue Saturday in San Diego County, but conditions are starting to shift slightly, and only the deserts will remain hot by Sunday, according to the National Weather Service.

The Pechanga Arena in the Midway District is se...

Affordable Housing Advocates Applaud Restart Of Sports Arena Redevelopment

June 18
By Andrew Bowen

Mayor Todd Gloria decided to scrap the plans initiated by his predecessor after state officials found the process violated state law.

Pictured, a red 1959 Chevy Impala and a yellow ...

'Cruisin' Grand' Returns To Escondido

June 18
By Tania Thorne

A summer event celebrating classic cars and the good old times now has something more to celebrate. "Cruisin' Grand" returns to Escondido following a year's absence due to the pandemic.

San Diego Councilmember Monica Montgomery Stepp...

The City Of San Diego Proclaims Juneteenth A City Holiday

June 18
By Alexandra Rangel

The City of San Diego not only commemorated the federal holiday, but proclaimed June 19th, a city holiday.

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