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 By Gig Conaughton    News

Find Problems? 'Tell Us Now' app available in English and Spanish

San Diego Supervisor Greg Cox and San Diego County officials said Friday that the county’s “Tell Us Now” smartphone app is... — Updated 3/11/2019


County, Solana Center offer rain barrels for a drop in the bucket

January's rains have ended, but there are still a couple of potentially rainy... — Updated 2/1/2019 Full story


Mice test positive for hantavirus, the first in 2019

Five mice trapped in routine monitoring in southeastern, north central and north... — Updated 1/23/2019


Keep off Santa's naughty list – don't pack a pest

It could be mealy bugs in that homemade fruit basket, gypsy moth eggs hidden in... — Updated 12/26/2018

 By Gig Conaughton    News

It's Toys for Tots time at Fallbrook Airpark

Santa's sleigh typically touches down on rooftops, not runways, but four county... — Updated 12/6/2018

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Check those shopping receipts

Cash registers ring and sales are glistening, but make sure your shopping is sweet by double-checking those receipts to insure... — Updated 11/30/2018


Board of Supervisors approve new improved bike plan

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors approved a new plan Wednesday that... — Updated 11/13/2018


Student artists can get free airtime on APCD calendar

Art doesn't just appear out of thin air; but it can come out of clean air. San... — Updated 10/26/2018

 By Gig Conaughton    News

County website serves up information on restaurants

SAN DIEGO – It's got a new name, a new location and there's more on the menu.... — Updated 9/28/2018


Backyard bird owners urged to watch for Newcastle disease

It hasn't shown up here in San Diego County yet, but county Agriculture, Weights... — Updated 9/1/2018

 By Gig Conaughton    News

A back to school quiz to save you money: check receipts

The back-to-school shopping season is back – and that makes it the perfect time for your first pop quiz of the new school year!... — Updated 8/28/2018


Beware of summer bugs that bite or sting

Living in San Diego County means enjoying the outdoors, whether it's hitting the... — Updated 8/10/2018

 By Gig Conaughton    News

Agriculture rising in new crop report

Agriculture values sprouted for a second straight year in the annual County Crop... — Updated 7/1/2018


Ten tips to keep pool season safe and clean

The summer solstice, the first official day of summer, has arrived – which... — Updated 6/30/2018


Typhus case prompts flea protection warning

County health officials are urging pet owners who let their animals outside to... — Updated 7/9/2018


Invasive 'Aussie Mozzie' found in San Diego County

San Diego County residents now have one more reason to find and dump out... — Updated 6/15/2018


Check water conditions before hitting the beach

The Memorial Day weekend marked the unofficial start of summer around San Diego County, and that means it’s time to start... — Updated 6/15/2018


Five tips for a great, and safe, spring cleaning

It's still cool outside, but spring has sprung – and that means it's time... — Updated 4/21/2018


County seeks public's help with mosquito prevention

With mosquito season near, San Diego County officials remind people that they need to dump out standing water and protect... — Updated 5/14/2018

 By Gig Conaughton    News

Winter storm expected; free sandbags available

The National Weather Service is predicting rain around San Diego County this... — Updated 3/21/2018

 By Gig Conaughton    News

Planning Commission recommends approval of County Climate Action Plan

The San Diego County Planning Commission voted 6-1 Jan. 18 to recommend that the County’s Board of Supervisors approve the... — Updated 2/9/2018


Deer mouse tests positive for hantavirus

A California deer mouse caught in routine trapping in the Santa Ysabel area has tested positive for the potentially deadly... — Updated 2/9/2018


Tips to stop wasting food

It’s a new year and you are resolved. Maybe you’ve already decided to exercise more, spend less, read more or learn a new... — Updated 1/30/2018


Tips to help keep ticks away

Sure, it's the winter season, but here in San Diego County it's also tick... — Updated 1/7/2018

 By Gig Conaughton    News

Rain Finally Coming, Got Sandbags?

It's been a dry winter so far around San Diego County, but National Weather... — Updated 1/5/2018


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