DEL MAR (CNS) - Teen pop singers Demi Lovato and Cody Simpson headline the list of performers set to take the Grandstand Stage at the San Diego County Fair this summer, fair organizers announced Tuesday.
Lovato, 19, will perform June 12, while Simpson, a 15-year-old Australian import, will take the stage the next night.
Also on the schedule:
-- the eighth annual Gospel Festival featuring Donnie McClurkin, June 9;
-- Larry Hernandez, June 10;
-- Kenny Loggins, June 14;
-- Switchfoot, the San Diego-based Grammy winners, June 15;
-- Joan Sebastian, a veteran Mexican singer and actor, June 17;
-- the band Hot Chelle Rae, June 20;
-- comedian Jeff Dunham, June 23;
-- La Arrrolladora Banda El Limon, June 24;
-- Creedence Clearwater Revisited, June 28;
-- KC & The Sunshine Band, June 29;
-- Julion Alvarez, July 1;
-- the reggae and alternative rock musician known as Matisyahu, July 3; and
-- "Weird Al" Yankovic, with a fireworks show, July 4.
Most shows are free with admission to the fair, which will run from June 8 to July 4. Fair-goers will have to pay extra to see Sebastian and Dunham, according to organizers, who hope to announce additions to the lineup soon.
With the weather warming up, many in San Diego will be enjoying time outdoors again. But do you know how to stay safe in the sun?
The crowds of people visiting Walker Canyon to see the poppies have been so overwhelming the City of Lake Elsinore on Sunday evening announced a poppy field "shutdown" before re-opening Monday with limited access and parking.
Authorities Monday publicly identified a 53-year-old Georgia man who was fatally injured when he crashed a motorized scooter into a tree in downtown San Diego.
The San Diego Fleet lost for the first time in their four games at SDCCU Stadium as former San Diego Charger Nick Novak kicked a 44-yard field goal as time expired to give the Birmingham Iron a 32-29 victory Sunday night.
Two fires that broke out within a block of each other destroyed two trailers at a mobile home park and damaged at least two apartment units Monday morning in Chula Vista, authorities said.
Crews battled an apartment fire that erupted in Chula Vista early Monday morning, just moments after an earlier fire at a mobile home park across the street.
Construction crews will begin Monday to build a trolley underpass at La Jolla Colony Drive, according to the San Diego Association of Governments.
Sunny skies with above-average temperatures are expected throughout San Diego County. Low clouds and fog could return Monday night and temperatures are expected to cool through Wednesday.
Spring is almost here and as the temperatures start to rise more and more people will be out and about enjoying San Diego trails. But with the sun and warmth come critters – including rattlesnakes.