HILLCREST (NEWS 8) - The city continued its efforts to stop the spread of hepatitis A on Friday by spraying and sanitizing sidewalks and cleaning up areas frequented by the homeless around Midway District and Balboa Park.
Over the past few weeks, the city has ramped up its efforts to combat the spread of the disease that has killed 17 people and infected more than 450 at last count.
In addition to spraying, the city opened up public restrooms 24 hours a day, added new restrooms, put up hand washing stations and provided free vaccination clinics.
Homeless outreach teams have gone out and encouraged the at-risk group to get vaccinated.
Residents in Hillcrest say their homeless frequent neighborhood also and say that it should be next on the city’s to-do list.
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.