Long before the County Administration Center opened its doors to the public or boasted the Waterfront Park, a landscape architect envisioned it as part of something much larger. And it had nothing to do with a bayfront view.
It’s the seventh year the County of San Diego and the City of San Diego have teamed up with San Diego Gas & Electric to use its heavy lift helicopter to battle blazes during fire season throughout the county.
Back in 1957, the County was looking for someone to create its flag. Estelle Secor was a County employee back then who just so happened to have some really great artistic abilities. So she hand-sewed the flag during the evenings while her husband watched TV. And for many years, it sat proudly in a case in the […]
A show of force as law enforcement, religious and community leaders came together Monday to denounce violent attacks that have occurred in recent days all across the United States.
It’s not just humans that are in need during emergencies. The County’s Department of Animal Services sometimes has to intervene.
County animal control officers have carried out dozens of rescues of animals threatened by the Border Fire. Everything from dogs and cats to sheep, horses and chickens. Residents facing evacuation from the fire who need help rescuing or removing animals can call the County of San Diego Department of Animal Services dispatch at (619) 236-2341.
They provide valuable service for one very low cost – free! Last fiscal year, 41,772 residents gave their time to the County of San Diego, resulting in an estimated value of nearly $44.5 million. That’s a lot of volunteering and a lot of money saved! Watch the ways these volunteers give their time to the County.