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  • First spring storm expected to bring heavy rain, gusty winds, mountain snow

    A spring storm is expected to deliver light rain and gusty winds to San Diego County starting Tuesday.

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    Cal Fire controlled burn series visible along I-8, Pine Valley

    PINE VALLEY – A series of controlled burns will continue Monday near the Corte Madera Ranch south of Pine Valley. Cal Fire crews and members of the Border Agency Fire Council plan to clear out about 85 acres of vegetation around the ranch starting at 8 a.m., according to Cal Fire Capt. Isaac Sanchez. Smoke from the burn may be visible in the immediate area and along nearby portions of Interstate 8, Sanchez said.

  • Short-term vacation rentals illegal in San Diego, city attorney says

    Short-term vacation rentals, such as those advertised on websites like AirbnbO, are not permitted in San Diego under the city's municipal code, as currently written, City Attorney Mara Elliott said in a memo to a city council member.

  • County considers marijuana dispensary ban as moratorium expires

    SAN DIEGO – The San Diego County Board of Supervisors Wednesday will consider a ban on all marijuana businesses in unincorporated county areas, including medical marijuana dispensaries already open for business and any new retailers. The current marijuana moratorium is set to end Thursday. The board met in January to consider a package of regulations for medical marijuana facilities in the unincorporated areas and whether to extend a moratorium on new dispensaries for an additional year, but Vice Chairwoman Kristin […]

  • Dry brush fire danger

    Cal Fire conducts series of controlled burns around Pine Valley

    PINE VALLEY – A series of controlled burns will begin Wednesday when 40 acres of standing vegetation will go up in flames about 5 miles south of Pine Valley. Cal Fire and the Corte Madera Ranch plan to begin the prescribed burn at 8 a.m., according to Cal Fire Battalion Chief Jason Malneritch. It will be the first of several to occur over the next two weeks. Smoke from the burn may be visible throughout San Diego County, Malneritch said.

  • Coastal dense fog advisory slows commute, delays flights

    SAN DIEGO – Dense fog along the San Diego County coastline is expected to stick around at least through the morning commute Monday and could persist in some areas for most of the day. A National Weather Service dense fog advisory for the coastal areas into the mesas will remain in effect until 9 a.m., although foggy conditions could persist in some beach areas for much of the day, according to the National Weather Service. Included under the advisory are […]

  • Imperial Beach residents ask for federal investigation into Mexican sewage spill

    San Diego political and environmental leaders are scheduled Thursday to encourage the public to pressure federal officials to investigate a huge sewage spill in Mexico that has fouled beaches and other areas of southern San Diego County.

  • Warm Santa Ana winds whip through San Diego valleys & mountains

    Gusty Santa Ana winds will continue whipping through parts of San Diego County Thursday morning, but should subside late Thursday afternoon.

  • Lake Poway, surrounding trails closed for post-storm repairs

    Lake Poway and the Blue Sky Ecological Preserve are expected to remain closed Wednesday so city crews can assess and repair damage caused by recent storms.