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Air Pollution Control District's kid's calendar contest is back

The "calend-air" contest is back! San Diego County's Air Pollution Control... — Updated 10/21/2020

 
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New Assessor/Recorder/County Clerk Office and Archive wins coveted Orchid Award

The County of San Diego's new Assessor/Recorder/County Clerk's Office &... — Updated 10/15/2020

 

Winter's coming, time to get discounted rain barrels

It's still hot outside, but fall has officially arrived and that means the... — Updated 10/14/2020

 

Agriculture blossoms again in annual crop report, nears $1.8B

Agriculture values blossomed for the third year out of the past four and grew close to $1.8 billion, a height they last reached in... — Updated 9/4/2020

 

County marks Overdose Awareness Day: No one has to die

Standing in front of 645 placards representing every person who died by accidental drug overdose in San Diego County last year,... — Updated 9/4/2020

 

There's lots of free stuff to do in July

It’s the summer of coronavirus – and to keep it from spreading we’re staying home more, foregoing big vacations and looking... — Updated 7/16/2020

 

Mosquito in Black Mountain Ranch area tests positive for West Nile virus

A mosquito caught in routine trapping in the Black Mountain Ranch area has... — Updated 6/18/2020 Full story

 
 By Gig Conaughton    News

County unveils online census kiosks at county libraries

County Board of Supervisors Chairman Greg Cox, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and other officials unveiled new census... — Updated 3/27/2020

 
 By Gig Conaughton    News

County unveils online census kiosks at county libraries

County Board of Supervisors Chairman Greg Cox, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and other officials unveiled new census... — Updated 3/21/2020

 
 By Gig Conaughton    News

County libraries move to curbside pickup to help stop coronavirus

The county of San Diego’s libraries are going to curbside pickup to help county residents practice social-distancing to stop the... — Updated 3/21/2020 Full story

 
 By Gig Conaughton    News

County libraries move to curbside pickup to help stop coronavirus

The County of San Diego’s libraries are going to curbside pickup to help county residents practice social-distancing to stop the... — Updated 3/17/2020 Full story

 

3 wild mice test positive for hantavirus

Three wild mice collected in routine monitoring in Carlsbad have tested positive... — Updated 3/4/2020

 

County creates online portal to track General Plan progress

Since San Diego County adopted its general plan nine years ago, 5,802 residences... — Updated 2/28/2020

 

County creates online portal to track General Plan progress

Since San Diego County adopted its general plan nine years ago, 5,802 residences have been built in the county’s unincorporated... — Updated 2/27/2020

 

County, Solana Center offering discounted rain barrels

It's been pretty dry so far this winter, but the National Weather Service says... — Updated 2/12/2020

 

Board votes to reduce greenhouse gases, divert building debris from landfills

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Thursday, Jan. 29,... — Updated 2/6/2020

 

Giving, receiving, recycling

The gifts! The wrapping! The packages! The lights! Even the trees! The holiday season brings lots of stuff – lots of stuff that... — Updated 1/2/2020

 
 By Gig Conaughton    News

This holiday season: Don't pack a pest

County of San Diego Communications The holidays are a time for traveling and sending gifts, which means it’s also time to make... — Updated 12/12/2019

 

Free sandbags and sand available for county residents

San Diego County recently experienced a second round of rainstorms, but if... — Updated 12/6/2019

 
 By Gig Conaughton    News

This shopping season, be like Santa: check your receipts, check them twice

Thanksgiving and Black Friday, one of the biggest shopping events of the year,... — Updated 12/5/2019

 

Mouse in Escondido tests positive for hantavirus

A western harvest mouse collected in Escondido has tested positive for... — Updated 12/1/2019

 
 By Gig Conaughton    News

Want to be Santa's Helper? It's Toys for Tots Time at County Airports

What would be cooler: getting to be Santa's helper, or putting a holiday smile... — Updated 11/30/2019

 

Mouse in Escondido tests positive for hantavirus

A western harvest mouse collected in Escondido has tested positive for... — Updated 11/30/2019

 

Hawk in Ramona tests positive for West Nile virus

A dead Cooper's hawk found in Ramona has tested positive for West Nile virus,... — Updated 11/21/2019

 

Thanksgiving leftovers, a terrible thing to waste

For a lot of families, one of the best things about Thanksgiving is all those... — Updated 11/19/2019

 

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