ESCONDIDO (CNS) - County park officials, conservationists from the San Diego Zoo and volunteers will fan out in the Lake Hodges area near Escondido Friday to collect data on how native species adapt to change.
The area surrounding the city of San Diego-owned reservoir was burned in a wildfire about seven years ago and is being impacted by the effects of a severe drought.
The teams plan to canvass the 27-mile shoreline and identify plants and animals, and use remote-controlled drones to conduct aerial surveys, according to zoo officials.
The 24-hour survey period will begin at 2 p.m.
The Surfrider Foundation announced that it is filing a lawsuit against the federal agency in charge of water and sanitation issues at the U.S.-Mexico border for its inability to stop Tijuana River sewage flows from polluting local beaches.
San Diego Fire-Rescue later this year will add to its fleet a new helicopter designed to help find and extinguish wildfires quicker, perform rescue missions and deliver initial medical care.
One person was killed Tuesday in a single-car rollover crash on Interstate 8 near El Cajon, authorities said.
Only two days before preview night at Comic-Con kicks off and the streets of downtown San Diego on Monday night were being transformed in Comic-Con fever.
After last week's Build-A-Bear "Pay Your Age" sale fail, the company has announced you can still get the age deal (sort of) with its birthday-month "Count Your Candles" program.
IHOP has gotten over its identity crisis and is going right to a promotion that puts the spotlight on the flapjacks that made it famous.
Moisture levels will increase through Wednesday. Thunderstorms chances are elevated throughout San Diego County Wednesday and Thursday.