Consumer
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Spring Cleaning: Do it Right, Stay Safe

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It’s that time of year. Spring is back, which means it’s time to roll up your sleeves and tackle those big cleaning projects around the house before the summer heat arrives! We’ve got five tips to help you make sure you clean thoroughly and keep you and your family safe year-round!

Government
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Vendors Learn to Do Business With County, City

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More than a hundred vendors – from landscapers to builders, engineers to chemical suppliers, to many others – attended a joint County and City outreach event Wednesday to help them to learn how to do business with the two local governments. County and City purchasing and contracting representatives described their procurement processes and encouraged vendors […]

Health
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First Local Zika-related Birth Defect Reinforces Travel Advisory

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Pregnant women, women who could become pregnant and couples considering pregnancy are advised to avoid traveling to areas with known Zika transmission after a baby with the severe birth defect microcephaly was born in San Diego County. The County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency reports the mother was infected with the Zika virus […]

Government
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VIDEO: County Employee Donations Help Local Nonprofits

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Today the San Diego County Employees’ Charitable Organization distributed $178,630 in grants to 92 nonprofit organizations throughout the San Diego region. The funds are provided through the donations of County of San Diego employees and retirees. Checks were presented to recipients by CECO at its annual awards breakfast. Charitable organizations receiving grants included Access Youth […]

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County Offices Closed for Cesar Chavez Day

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In observance of Cesar Chavez Day, a state holiday, the County of San Diego offices, libraries and animal shelters will be closed Friday, March 31. Law enforcement, emergency animal control response, and other essential services will continue through the holiday. County parks, campgrounds and neighborhood day-use parks will remain open, with the exception of the […]