SAN DIEGO (NEWS 8) - A Red Flag Warning is again in effect in parts of San Diego County just a few days after a 4,100-acre fire that is still burning sparked in the Bonsall area.
The warning is a pressing reminder for all of us to take extreme caution and make sure we're living safely in dry and windy conditions.
Cal Fire San Diego Unit Chief Tony Mecham and San Diego Fire-Rescue Department Chief Brian Fennessy joined News 8's Dan Cohen on Friday to talk about some of the concerns associated with fire season.
They also discuss hot topic issues like San Diego Gas and Electric's decision to shut off power in some communities ahead of dangerous wind events, what their departments learned from fires in 2007 and 2013 and new tools and resources being developed that will help them in the future.
Unfortunately, the threat of scammers trying to take advantage of fire victims is very real so both chiefs talked about how fire victims can protect themselves and have a seamless road to recovery.
Temperatures overnight drop to below freezing for inland locations. Skies begin to clear as the storm system moves out of the area.
Snow and icy conditions following a winter storm prompts the closure of a portion of Interstate 8 in Alpine Friday morning.
Alaska Airlines this week launched daily nonstop service between El Paso and San Diego International Airport.
A federal judge in California ruled Thursday that a twin son of a gay married couple has been an American citizen since birth, handing a defeat to the U.S. government, which had only granted the status to his brother.
The San Diego area's notably wet and frigid winter continued unabated Thursday as the latest in a lengthy series of blustery storms soaked and frosted the region with rain and mountain snow for a second straight day.
More than two-billion users are on Facebook but there are far more who are not. Still, it may seem like a rarity to meet someone who is not on social media.
A Bay Area state senator has introduced a new bill that would require clergy to report suspected child abuse.
San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer and representatives from the U.S. Marine Corps signed a memorandum of understanding Thursday to work together on overlapping issues.