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U.S. Rep. John Lewis

Civil Rights Icon John Lewis to be UC San Diego Commencement Speaker

The University of California San Diego today announced that Rep. John Lewis , often called “one of the most courageous persons the civil rights movement ever produced,” will offer the keynote address at the invitation-only UC San Diego All Campus Commencement June 16, 2018. “Rep. John Lewis has... Read More

Rain? It's Finally On Its Way!

Hello, rain?? As we all know, it's been an extremely dry start to the water year in San Diego. By this time a year ago, we were thoroughly drenched and had been hit by several storms already. But things may be changing. The National Weather Service in San Diego says we can expect a storm system to... Read More
Surfin' Santa

Santa Won't Need a Coat When He Comes To San Diego

Santa better bring the sunscreen. While nights will be seasonably cool, San Diego and vicinity is shaping up to be dry and sunny for Christmas weekend. While no alerts are in place yet for San Diego County, portions of Riverside, San Bernardino and Orange Counties are under high wildfire risk... Read More
Surfin' Santa

Santa Won't Need a Coat When He Comes To San Diego

Santa better bring the sunscreen. While nights will be seasonably cool, San Diego and vicinity is shaping up to be dry and sunny for Christmas weekend. While no alerts are in place yet for San Diego County, portions of Riverside, San Bernardino and Orange Counties are under high wildfire risk... Read More

San Diego #1 In The Nation for Volunteering

As Christmas approaches, San Diego can be proud of the fact that it places very high on the list of U.S. cities that are most caring, and in fact ranks #1 in cities where the people volunteer the most hours. The ranking comes from a recent WalletHub study. The city's penchant for charitable giving... Read More

San Diego #1 In The Nation for Volunteering

As Christmas approaches, San Diego can be proud of the fact that it places very high on the list of U.S. cities that are most caring, and in fact ranks #1 in cities where the people volunteer the most hours. The ranking comes from a recent WalletHub study. The city's penchant for charitable giving... Read More

San Diego Firefighter Killed Battling Thomas Fire

A Cal Fire firefighter, based in San Diego, was killed Thursday on the lines of the Thomas Fire in Ventura County, the chief of Cal Fire announced. The firefighter was Cory Iverson, 32. His family has been notified. Iverson had been with Cal Fire since 2009. He leaves behind a 2-year-old daughter... Read More

Smooth Life Hack: Holiday Shopping

With thanks to Sunny 98.1's Gene Knight... We all like to save money, especially around the holidays. Well, if you have any expired coupons, you might want to hang on to them. A lot of stores will honor coupons they sent you in the mail, way past the expiration date! Of course, it's a good idea not... Read More

Disaster In Our County: Lilac Fire Images

After igniting shortly after 11am on Thursday, December 7, the Lilac Fire in North County quickly grew to 2,500 acres by late in the afternoon. Below, just a few of the frightening images shared on social media throughout the day... Heartbreaking scene in Bonsall. Home on Redondo Rd destroyed... Read More