Health
Intergenerational Games Unite the Young and the Young at Heart03:07

VIDEO: Intergenerational Games Unite the Young and the Young at Heart

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The Chula Vista Training Center welcomed youth along with older adults in the community to experience the fun of the 15th Annual South Bay Intergenerational Games. This half-day event pairs older adults with 3rd grade students for an unforgettable experience of fun, fitness, and intergenerational connection. Almost 100 older adults joined third-graders for physical challenges such […]

Housing
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VIDEO: Results of Annual Count of Homeless Announced

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The annual count of San Diego County’s homeless population found 9,116 people living on the streets or in shelters, a 5 percent increase from last year. Results were released Thursday from the Point-in-Time Count held in the early morning hours of January 27, 2017. The effort is organized by the Regional Task Force on the […]

Parks and Rec
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Go Green with Earth Day Events at County Parks

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Celebrate Earth Day this weekend by enjoying the great outdoors and maybe even pitching in to protect it. County Parks and Recreation will host several family- and environmentally friendly events on Saturday, April 22 and Sunday, April 23.

Public Safety
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Process to Begin to Fill District Attorney Vacancy

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The Board of Supervisors will review the process for appointing a new County District Attorney at its May 2 meeting. District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis announced her retirement today after nearly 15 years in the position. Her last day on the job is July 7. Since the position of County District Attorney is an elected post […]

Health
Larvicide Drop

Mosquito Season is Back; County Conducts First Larvicide Drop of 2017

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The County of San Diego’s Vector Control Program will drop its first batch of larvicide of the year on 48 rivers, streams, ponds and other waterways to kill mosquito larvae Wednesday. (Update 4/19/17: Conditions did not allow all sites to be treated Wednesday. Remaining sites will be treated Thursday.)

Health
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Bat Found Inside Safari Park Tests Positive for Rabies

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A bat found at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park has tested positive for rabies, the County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency reported. The bat was found alive on Saturday, April 15 at approximately 3 p.m. near the Oasis Deli in Nairobi Village.  Trained park staff collected the bat, which was not […]

Library
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Imperial Beach Community Celebrates New Library Opening

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A new state-of-the-art library branch opens its doors in Imperial Beach. Eight years in the making, the new library is triple the size of the old branch and is also a zero net energy building.

Animals
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Snakes Alive! Animal Services Wrangles Backyard Rattler

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It’s spring and it seems everyone is enjoying the sunshine, even snakes. A Rancho Peñasquitos couple found a red diamond rattler in their backyard Monday evening and called County Animal Services for help. Animal Control Officer Joni Palumbo responded to the call. She’s handled snake calls before but never with a snake this large. The […]