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County Offices to Close on Labor Day

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County of San Diego offices, libraries and animal shelters will be closed Monday, Sept. 5 in observance of the Labor Day holiday. County parks, campgrounds, and neighborhood day-use parks will all be open during normal business hours with only the following facilities closed: Spring Valley Community Center Fallbrook Community Center Lakeside Community Center Spring Valley […]

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Tuberculosis Case Reported at Two Chula Vista Schools

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A person who spent time at both Harborside Elementary School and Castle Park Middle School recently started treatment for active tuberculosis and may have exposed others, the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency reported Monday.

Animals
One of the horses seized Friday from a Boulevard property.

Neglected Horses Seized in Boulevard

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County Animal Services seized four horses from a property in Boulevard Thursday and Friday after investigating reports of neglect. One severely malnourished horse was seized on Thursday night as the officer believed that very prompt action was necessary to try to save it. After discussions with the equine veterinarian who observed the horse last night, […]

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Top Cat Names in San Diego County

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The Department of Animal Services records felines’ names at the time of adoption, claim or microchipping and found out which names were most popular in the County. Which names were the cat’s meow? We let the cat out of the bag.

Health
An Aedes aegypti mosquito Credit: CDC

County to Spray to Prevent Mosquito-borne Illness

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UPDATED Aug. 23, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. The California Department of Public Health has confirmed the South Park resident who developed symptoms associated with the mosquito-borne diseases chikungunya, dengue fever and Zika has tested negative for all three, the County Health and Human Services Agency said Tuesday. County Vector Control detected invasive Aedes adult and […]