SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A rally and march to observe Women's Equality Day is scheduled Thursday afternoon in Balboa Park.
Participants will gather at the Kate Sessions statue at Sixth Avenue and Laurel Street and march over the Cabrillo Bridge to the Spreckels Organ Pavilion for a free concert.
Women's Equality Day marks the 95th anniversary of women being granted the right to vote via the 19th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.
According to the organizers of the rally and march, the turnout rate for women has been higher than for men in every presidential election since 1996, with the difference in the last few elections between four million and seven million votes.
The event will include participation by the League of Women Voters, the United Nations Women's Equity Council, the Older Women's League, and members and supporters of the Women's Museum of California.
Weak onshore flow returns late Friday morning. Inland areas will remain dry but with light winds. Morning fog possible Saturday morning as marine layer returns.
Pop culture videos can be fun to watch on social media until they end in a fail and people get hurt.
The roving teams of forensic anthropologists have come from across the region to find the dead. They wear boots and masks, and use gloved hands and trowels to carefully pick through the ash of the quick-moving inferno.
The San Diego Humane Society on Thursday deployed its emergency response team to Butte County to assist in animal rescues as the Camp Fire continues to devastate Northern California.
Aided by diminishing winds, fire crews expanded the containment line around the deadly Woolsey Fire Thursday, while more evacuation orders were lifted and a firefighter was hospitalized after being run over by a vehicle while sleeping.
Each week, the News 8 Crimefighters help authorities in looking for fugitives in San Diego. This week’s fugitive is: Jennifer Michelle Kidd
Cool weather helped fire crews gain ground Thursday against the nation's deadliest wildfire in a century, as the search went on for more bodies. At least 56 people were killed and 300 were unaccounted for a week after the flames swept through.
The strong winds we saw this week left a mess in some parts of the county - including at a very special horse-riding facility in Ramona.
Five nurses from Scripps Health, who are part of a medical response team, are traveling to Northern California to care for the people affected by the Camp Fire.