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New Campaign Exposes the “Ugly Truth” About Sex Trafficking02:04

VIDEO: New Campaign Exposes the ‘Ugly Truth’ About Sex Trafficking

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“The ugly truth is that San Diego has a thriving, underground sex economy.” It’s a harsh reality, but an important one to recognize. A new campaign, “The Ugly Truth,” seeks out to correct myths and the general public’s misperceptions about sex trafficking. Listen to a local woman who was trafficked at just 13 years old […]

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County Offices to Close Monday for Fourth of July

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County of San Diego offices, libraries and animal shelters will be closed Monday, July 4 in observance of the Fourth of July holiday. Essential services, including law enforcement and emergency animal services, will remain open.

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The Potrero welcome sign suffered some fire damage.

GALLERY: The Aftermath of the Border Fire

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The Border Fire started Sunday, June 19. Since then, it has burned more than 7,000 acres, destroyed five homes and 11 structures. These images, taken on June 23 in the Potrero and Campo communities, show the aftermath and the efforts taking place to help residents get back to their lives.