SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) — The San Diego County Department of Environmental Health was testing the water quality at local beaches Tuesday.
The testing comes after a massive sewage spill from Mexico raised major safety concerns throughout the county.
The county says new test results on sewage-contaminated ocean water along the Silver Strand will take about 24 hours.
Workers collected samples, after an estimated 230 million gallons of raw sewage flowed into the ocean from the Tijuana River Valley last week.
Beaches from the border to the northern end of the Silver Strand remain off limits to water contact.
Scattered showers and lower temperatures are in the forecast Friday for San Diego County with snow possible in the mountains at gradually lower elevations throughout the day.
Teachers in the Solana Beach School District, who have been without contracts for months, on Thursday pushed for new contracts, but the district is not backing down.
A Ramona man was arrested Thursday on suspicion of stealing tip jars from a half-dozen Poway businesses.
People who take their pets to Del Mar's dog beach wanted to know who planted the incredible garden there.
Local first-responders who put their lives on the line to help victims of the deadly Montecito mudslides were back home Thursday.
A man accused of stabbing a woman to death near an Encanto Park made his first court appearance Thursday.
The San Diego Blood Bank Thursday solicited donations through the end of the month in honor of Father Joe Carroll, who will undergo surgery Feb. 1 due to complications with diabetes.
If you need ideas to help you keep that New Year's resolution going head to Santee for an active lifestyle expo and race this Saturday.