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Opiates: A Fatal Epidemic in San Diego County

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Prescription drug abuse has become an epidemic in San Diego. Statistics from the County Medical Examiner’s Office show a significant rise in fatal heroin and other opiate drug cases in recent years.

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Map Shows Disaster Risks by Location

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Is there an earthquake fault near your home, your workplace or your child’s school? Or perhaps you live or work in a floodplain, high-risk wildfire area or a tsunami inundation zone. If so, there are steps you can take to reduce your risk in some cases, register for emergency notifications, and to better prepare your family for an emergency.

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DA Looking for Owners of Stolen Items

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The San Diego County District Attorney’s Office is looking for the owners of hundreds of stolen items. The unique property was impounded by law enforcement in connection to a burglary series throughout San Diego County in late 2015 and 2016.

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Stay Clear of Danger This Fourth of July

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The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department wants everyone to have a safe Independence Day free of serious injuries or jail time. That means never driving if you’ve been drinking alcohol or taking drugs (including medications that impair your driving), never setting off illegal fireworks and not allowing juveniles to drink alcohol at your house party.