Public Safety
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VIDEO: County Breaks Ground on New Crime Lab

| 3:54 PM

The County Operations Center will soon add another large building to the growing campus in Kearny Mesa. A new 156,000 square-foot facility will house the Sheriff’s Regional Crime Laboratory, Central Investigations Division, and Property and Evidence Division. The current crime lab resides in an old, converted hospital. The new building will give staff more space to grow and collaborate […]

Health
Photo courtesy of cdc.gov

Mumps Case Reported at Cal State San Marcos

| 3:38 PM

An undergraduate student at California State University San Marcos has been diagnosed with mumps and may have exposed others on campus between Sept. 6-9 and 12-14, the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency reported.

Government
A woman who lost her home and all her belongings in the Border Fire accepts a blanket from a Tzu Chi team member. The woman, who also lost her home in 2007 and was helped by Tzu Chi, told members she hopes to help others by volunteering with Tzu Chi after she settles into a new home. Credit: Tracy Fu

Want to Help in a Disaster? Get Involved Now

| 11:59 AM

After our recent disasters, the County has turned to a solid network of volunteer organizations to help with disaster relief. You may be familiar with some, but one group whose members arrive wearing uniforms of blue polo shirts and white pants is less well known, despite its regular work here.