Alternate power sources during outages

San Diego Gas and Electric regularly shuts off power during high wind or extreme weather conditions to avoid fire risk from the combination of...

Don’t miss a beat during a power outage

Short-term power outages can be a minor inconvenience. A long-term power outage can cause a major disruption to daily life. The U.S. Energy Information Administration’s...

Grappling with the right or wrong of masks

The face mask has come to symbolize a political divide between citizens who say the practice infringes on their per­sonal rights and people who...

Seeing purple

The county of San Diego, including Alpine and the back country, remain in the purple tier of COVID-19 re­strictions, as mandated by the state. Under...

The connection between myocarditis, COVID-19 and sports

Life as the world knew it was put on hold in the winter of 2019-20. The outbreak of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 that began...

Boulder Oaks student tests positive

On Oct. 15 a Boulder Oaks Elementary School parent informed the Alpine Unified School District their child test­ed positive for COVID-19. AUSD Superintendent Rich Newman...

Fighting domestic violence from inside

Domestic violence affects children, women, men, families and the community. Many times, it goes unnoticed by outsiders, but the problem remains, and the results...

Avoid falling for streaming-related scams

With COVID-19 keeping many families at home, streaming services have become a popu­lar way to pass the time. Services such Netflix, Hulu, and Disney-plus...

SVP may go to new site

A sexually violent predator whom a judge refused to release in Pauma Valley has a new location where a judge could release him--in Jacumba...

SAFE PLACES AND SHELTERS

Temporary evacuation sites have been established through­out the county to offer services to those seeking refuge from the Valley Fire.. According to the American...
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