Chronicles

Behind the Scenes at Juvenile Hall

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Parents and children got a chance to walk through the juvenile detention facility in San Diego during the one day a year that it opens to the public.

This Big Tent Could Save Lives in a Huge Disaster

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Emergency officials call it an Alternate Care Site. We'd call it a mobile hospital. There are two of them in San Diego County, and one was broken out for a big disaster drill in Carlsbad.

Alternatives to Detention Gives Youth Sense of Direction

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He was looking at two to three years behind bars, but thanks to the Alternatives to Detention program, funded by the Probation Department, this teen is heading in the right direction. Watch how the program benefits not just teens, but police officers, courts and juvenile hall systems.

Stone Store Museum Helps Preserve Campo History

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Take a look inside the Campo Stone Store, which was built in 1885. You'll learn how a gun fight played a role in its structure and how it shows off the history of the east county town.

Housing Program Gets Veterans Off the Streets

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More than 500 homeless veterans have found hope thanks to the Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing program, or VASH. Watch the story of one veteran who has a new start. The rental assistance program needs more landlords. If you’re interested, call 858-694-4808.

The Old Building Speaks

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The County Administration Center is one of the most iconic buildings in downtown San Diego. Stepping into her halls is now a history lesson, thanks to eight new artistic displays by Jay Johnson. He previously made public displays at the County Operations Center.

Meet Lake Morena's 'Fishing Guy'

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Have you ever gone fishing at Lake Morena? Whether you have or plan to, there's one park employee you must consult with when you're there. He'll have you catching the big one - hook, line and sinker. Learn more about park fees and fishing permits and boat rentals at Lake Morena.

County Departments Get Their Feet Wet

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If El Niño rainfall predictions are correct, this season could be a wet one. County Sheriff continued their water rescue training exercises while Animal Services took the plunge with some training themselves.

Take a Hike: Moonlight Canyon Trail

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Drive about two hours east of San Diego, and you're in another world. At Agua Caliente County Park, there's a trail that will show you the magic of the desert. And don't worry about the drive. You can stay the night.

Staying in Shape by Staying in Line

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"If you can walk, you can dance." These residents line up every Tuesday at the Ramona Library for some fun, coordinated group exercise. Watch how line dancing is helping keep everyone there in shape. Find out about more library activities at sdcl.org.

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