He may be low to the ground, but Edgar is high on enthusiasm. His job? “Morale director” for the Department of Animal Services. This four-legged ambassador is responsible for socializing with other dogs waiting to be adopted. He’s even helped bring out the good in seemingly aggressive dogs! Edgar’s sure to brighten your day – whether you have two legs or four.
In 2011, Assembly Bill 109 drastically changed the way the state deals with its prison population. In the past three years, San Diego County has made changes to our system to reduce the number of people in our jails and initiated new programs that help those on the way out of jail, stay out of jail.
Da'Von was 14, in and out of trouble for most of his young life, and headed down the wrong path as he neared adulthood. Then, he entered into a unique partnership between County Probation and Health & Human Services that helped turn his life around.
In 2013, the County of San Diego designated the Chula Vista Elementary School District a "Live Well San Diego" partner. Students are now more active and watching what they eat. This is one school's success story.
Fireworks, fountains, and fun. The ribbon is cut on the County's brand new Waterfront Park in front of thousands of visitors.
As the County introduces its Operational Plan and budget for the coming fiscal year, we offer this video overview of how we run and where we’re going next. Read full Operational Plan.
The San Diego County Sheriff's Department and the St. Baldrick's Foundation hosted a "Shave-A-Thon" to raise money to help combat childhood cancer. For more information and to donate, visit the St. Baldrick's Foundation online.
The County and dozens of health care providers are teaming up to offer free blood pressure screenings around the county on Valentine's day. Check out the locations here.
Kids in 5th through 8th grade can win $1,000 for themselves and their school if their video is the winner in a special contest. The last day to enter is February 28th. Click here for rules and more information.
Imagine having a job where you sit in the desert all day long. One County employee gets to do that... taking care of a valuable resource used by thousands every year.