Chronicles

A Brush with Reality

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Fabian Debora has been expressing himself through art since his childhood. Having grown up in L.A., the former gang member uses his talents as a vehicle to communicate, educate and motivate young people at an annual Probation event known as "Passport to Life."

Fishing for Cleaner Air

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The County's doing its part to help keep the deep blue green. A local boat business owner was able to replace older diesel engines with newer, cleaner models thanks to a grant program and the Air Pollution Control District.

Backstage Visit Readies Detainees to Exit Right

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Youth from the County’s Camp Barrett juvenile detention facility were given a sneak peek into theater production, thanks to a unique partnership between the County's Probation Department, San Diego County Office of Education and the La Jolla Playhouse. Watch how being “zombified” has created a valuable experience for youth looking to start a new life.

Urban Soul Line Dancing - What's That?

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This ain’t your average cowboy’s line dancing! Residents gather at the Spring Valley Community Center each week to work on their foot work, their fitness and even their friendships through a different kind of line dancing.

Kids Combat Oak Pest With New Plantings

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A group of children camping in Louis Stelzer County Park joined the fight to protect the future of our oak woodlands. The gold spotted oak borer is killing thousands of mature oaks, and the kids were given a tool to fight their march through our county.

New Little Italy Garage Tops Out, Opening Soon

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The garage, on the corner of Cedar and Kettner in downtown's Little Italy neighborhood, will bring parking relief to the area.

Brush Up On Your Local Legends

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San Diego County Library and Aging & Independence Services presents San Diego Legends: Living Well, an annual recognition comprised of painted portraits by local artist Mona Mills, photographs, and impact statements about local elders who lead by example.

CAC History Will Soon Be On Display

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Artist Jay Johnson is working on round two. After completing historic art displays for the County Operations Center, he has begun work on a new set for the County Administration Center.

Off the Leash: County Dog Park is a First

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A new addition to one County Park gives pooches a place to roam... and their owners a chance to get out, get active and socialize.

County Still Has Large Presence in Balboa Park

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In 1915, one year after the Panama Canal opened, San Diego decided to celebrate by staging the Panama-California exposition in Balboa Park. It was the biggest party in our history, and the County of San Diego had an exhibit you didn’t want to miss! Unfortunately, most of it is gone now, but one famous part still remains.

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