Public Safety
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Stay Clear of Danger This Fourth of July

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The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department wants everyone to have a safe Independence Day free of serious injuries or jail time. That means never driving if you’ve been drinking alcohol or taking drugs (including medications that impair your driving), never setting off illegal fireworks and not allowing juveniles to drink alcohol at your house party.

Families
Fourth of July 2014 at Waterfront Park

60 Fun and Free Things to Do in July

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As the calendar hits July, certain things are inevitable. The summer tourist season is in full swing, bringing friends and relatives to town on the hunt for some fun in the sun. The kids are always looking for things to do, and you probably wouldn’t mind finding an activity or two to give you some […]

Parks and Rec
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Wild Tips to Thrive in the Great Outdoors

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Make nature your classroom this summer—attend Wilderness Survival School at San Dieguito County Park. San Diego County Park rangers will teach basic awareness and safety skills during this four-part workshop, held select Sundays this summer from 2 to 3 p.m.

Public Safety
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Crime Lab Construction Hits Milestone

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County officials and building crews celebrated a construction milestone on the new Sheriff’s crime lab. A “topping out” ceremony marked the last beam being put into place. The 156,000 square-foot facility will house the Sheriff’s Regional Crime Laboratory, Central Investigations Division, and Property and Evidence Division. The building will be the next addition to the […]