SAN DIEGO (CNS) - Since New Year's Day falls on Saturday, there will be a patchwork of holiday closures in the days ahead, with most city, county and federal offices closed Friday.
With some government services available and others not, officials suggest anyone hoping to do business with a public agency to check first to make sure it is open.
In the city of San Diego, all administrative offices, recreation centers, community pools and libraries will be closed Friday and Saturday.
Offices in most of the other cities will also be closed, except for the city of Vista, where City Hall will be open Friday.
County offices will be closed, and libraries will not be open either Friday or Saturday. County animal shelters in Oceanside, San Diego and Bonita will be closed Friday and open Saturday. Parks will be open.
Some state offices will be open Friday.
Trash collection will not be delayed. However, the Miramar Landfill will be closed on Saturday.
Fire and law enforcement agencies will operate normally.
According to Scripps Ranch residents, for weeks they've been waking up to deep scrapes and scratches that someone keyed in their vehicles, and on Sunday an arrest was made in connection with the incidents.
One person was killed and several others seriously injured in a head-on crash Sunday in Scripps Ranch.
A 71-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of stabbing her 31-year-old son at least four times with a kitchen knife, when an argument at their San Diego home Sunday escalated into a fight.
The San Diego Gulls will seek their team-record ninth consecutive victory Sunday when they face their rival, the Ontario Reign, at Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario.
Some public facilities will be closed Monday in observance of Presidents Day and the Metropolitan Transit System will offer reduced service.
Just the thought of free agent first baseman Eric Hosmer joining the downtrodden, youthful San Diego Padres sent a morning jolt through the spring training clubhouse.
Cold weather, light rain, mountain snow and gusty winds are all in the cards for San Diego County, forecasters said Sunday.