SAN DIEGO - It’s almost time for the school bells to ring again and the American Red Cross has steps that everyone can take to make the trip back to the classroom safer.
Make sure your child knows their phone number, address, how to get in touch with parents at work, how to get in touch with another trusted adult, and how to dial 9-1-1.
School bus safety:
Get to school safely:
Have you considered taking a first aid class? Red Cross training can give you the confidence and skills to help with everyday emergencies from paper cuts to school sports injuries.
You can download the free Red Cross First Aid App (redcross.org/apps) for instant access to expert advice whenever and wherever needed.
For local classes and more information on how to keep your family safe, visit the Red Cross San Diego website: www.redcross.org/san-diego.
As part of the "Connect, Support, House" strategy to reduce homelessness, Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer kicked off a daylong effort Thursday to connect homeless individuals living in downtown's East Village neighborhood with the supportive services they need to get their lives back on track.
Sparks from a passing vehicle -- not an arsonist, as previously believed -- ignited a wildfire that spread over about 100 open acres this week near San Diego Zoo Safari Park, authorities reported Wednesday.
Newspapers from Maine to Hawaii pushed back against President Donald Trump's attacks on "fake news" Thursday with a coordinated series of editorials speaking up for a free and vigorous press.
Authorities identified a 12-year-old girl who was found dead in San Vicente Reservoir, five days after she fell from a boat.
San Diego County has agreed to settle a pair of lawsuits filed by twin boys who were molested by their former foster father.
San Diego police said Wednesday that no charges will be filed at this time against a man accused in the fatal shooting of a bar manager following a fight between two groups in the Gaslamp District.
Scattered thunderstorms in the mountains during the afternoon and evening hours Thursday. High pressure will move westward, moisture drying out but slightly warmer through the weekend.