Government
VIDEO: Meet the ‘Betsy Ross’ of San Diego County03:28

VIDEO: Meet the ‘Betsy Ross’ of San Diego County

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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 […]

Veterans
Deputy Public Defender Paige Stevens counsels a homeless veteran with his legal case Friday at Stand Down.

County Helps Homeless Veterans at Stand Down 2016

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Many homeless veterans were given much needed assistance with social, health, legal and court services from San Diego County departments and other agencies over the July 22 weekend as part of Stand Down 2016.

Health
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SoCal Meningococcal Disease Cases Spike Among Gay Men

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The California Department of Public Health is reporting an increase in cases of invasive meningococcal disease in Southern California, particularly in Los Angeles and Orange counties. The cluster of cases in the last several months has disproportionately affected men who have sex with men and is prompting the County of San Diego Health and Human […]

Environment
Leave Your Rodent Problem Outside

5 Tips to Keep Rats Out of Your Home

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Unless they’re a pet and you’ve given them a name, nobody wants rats or rodents skittering around their homes, scaring them at night, creeping them out by day and maybe even making them sick. But it can happen easier than you think.