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, […]

Animals
Chantilly

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 […]

Housing
Homeless-street

Landlords Needed to Help Homeless

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The County of San Diego and its many partners are looking for landlords who are willing to rent apartments to help house 130 people who are currently homeless.

Environment
San Diego County Online Solar Permits Provide Bright Future02:47

VIDEO: San Diego County Online Solar Permits Provide Bright Future

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San Diego County’s solar industry is growing big time… 500 percent growth in the last five years. Anticipating this growth, the County expanded its online permitting to include solar permits, reducing 75 percent of staff time for each solar permit and shorter wait times for you. The County’s online permitting has received several national awards […]