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Volunteers Vital to Senior Disaster Preparedness02:33

VIDEO: Volunteers Vital to Senior Disaster Preparedness

| 7:59 AM

When disaster strikes, the Office of Emergency Services can’t handle everything alone. Volunteers Regina New and Joyce Ballesteros recognized the need to educate senior assisted living facilities by helping form the Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly Disaster Preparedness Task Force. Learn more about volunteering with the County.

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County Employee Donations Help Local Nonprofits02:05

VIDEO: County Employee Donations Help Local Nonprofits

| 12:26 PM

Today the San Diego County Employees’ Charitable Organization distributed $178,630 in grants to 92 nonprofit organizations throughout the San Diego region. The funds are provided through the donations of County of San Diego employees and retirees. Checks were presented to recipients by CECO at its annual awards breakfast. Charitable organizations receiving grants included Access Youth […]

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VIDEO: Bottled Up: Unearthed Artifacts Now on Display03:03

VIDEO: Bottled Up: Unearthed Artifacts Now on Display

| 9:00 AM

When the County of San Diego began excavating for a new employee parking garage at the corner of Kettner and Cedar, they uncovered fascinating bits and pieces of San Diego’s past. And the prettiest unearthed pieces are now up for everyone to see.

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VIDEO: Meet the ‘Betsy Ross’ of San Diego County03:28

VIDEO: Meet the ‘Betsy Ross’ of San Diego County

| 8:30 AM

Back in 1957, the County was looking for someone to create its flag. Estelle Secor was a County employee back then who just so happened to have some really great artistic abilities. So she hand-sewed the flag during the evenings while her husband watched TV. And for many years, it sat proudly in a case in the […]