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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


Holidays are coming; use these tips to get rid of junk mail

The holidays are coming, bringing friends, family – and unfortunately, more... — Updated 11/1/2019

 By Gig Conaughton    News

Supervisors receive San Diego County Fire 5-year strategic plan

San Diego County supervisors received a 5-year strategic plan Tuesday, Sept. 24,... — Updated 10/4/2019


Got a rainy day fund? Get a discounted rain barrel!

The rainy season is coming, but you still have time to get a discounted rain... — Updated 10/2/2019


Board votes to preserve 300 acres of agricultural land

San Diego County supervisors voted Wednesday, Sept. 11, to pay property owners... — Updated 9/23/2019

 By Gig Conaughton    News

County on track to meet 2020 greenhouse gas reduction target

San Diego County is on track to meet 2020 greenhouse gas reduction targets... — Updated 9/14/2019

 By Gig Conaughton    News

County releases crop report

Three of San Diego County's Top 10 Crops reached their highest total values in... — Updated 8/27/2019


Orb weaver season is back

They're big. They're scary looking. And they spin enormous, circular webs that... — Updated 8/26/2019

 By Gig Conaughton    News

Summer parties mean lots of cooking, so cook safely

Summers mean celebrations, get-togethers with families and friends, barbecues and... — Updated 8/24/2019


Deer mouse tests positive for hantavirus

A deer mouse trapped during routine monitoring in Warner Springs has tested... — Updated 8/13/2019


County receives state grant to help whack invasive weed

San Diego County has received a $53,966 state grant to continue efforts to... — Updated 6/17/2019


Solar permits issued by the county surge

San Diego County is on pace to have one of its busiest years for solar rooftop permits, and it could get busier as a 30% federal ta... — Updated 6/6/2019


Mouse tests positive for hantavirus

A deer mouse trapped in routine monitoring in the Fallbrook area has tested... — Updated 6/3/2019

 By Gig Conaughton    News

Wings of Freedom Tour to come to McClellan-Palomar, Ramona airports

San Diego County residents can get a close-up look at an entire squadron of World... — Updated 5/6/2019


Supervisor Cox, health officials kick off mosquito, West Nile Virus prevention season

County Supervisor Greg Cox and public health and environmental health officials held a West Nile virus prevention kickoff event... — Updated 4/29/2019


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