Chronicles

Mobile Mechanic Keeps County Moving

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Taking vehicles to get serviced can be costly both in time and money - especially for large vehicles like firetrucks. But this mobile mechanic makes things easy for County cars. He delivers on-the-go oil changes, light repairs and more.

Program Helps Kids Take Steps to More Mobility

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California Children Services provides treatment to children with a variety of physical limitations and chronic conditions, often at no cost to families. Therapists' work with one little girl offers an example of how the program operates. Learn more at California Children Services

"Sixty-Four Men on the Run, Now as One"

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It's a line from a song composed by inmates at the Vista Detention Facility; a song penned to celebrate the expansion of the Veterans Moving Forward program. The program is a unique attempt to reach out to jailed military veterans who can benefit from specialized rehabilitation.

If You Go On Vacation, Who Are You Going To Call?

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They'll not only check your home for you while you're on vacation, but they visit our aging population to make sure they are safe and healthy. They're the Sheriff's Senior Volunteer Patrol.

This is Happening at a County Library

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Think the library is for quiet time spent sitting in a chair? Think again! The Rockin' Recess program at the Lemon Grove Library gets kids up and moving after school.

A Home for Injured Wildlife

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Project Wildlife is an essential partner to our Department of Animal Services, treating and releasing thousands of wild animals in San Diego County each year. You can contact Project Wildlife if you have a wild animal that needs care.

Digging Deep

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Girls in the San Diego County juvenile justice system get their hands dirty in hopes of getting a clean chance to start over in life.

The Red Bug is Here - Should We Worry?

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It's official. San Diego County's Department of Agriculture, Weights and Measures just confirmed the first occurrence of Scantius aegyptius within our borders. And they'd like your help in finding out more about it.

How to Keep Sleeping Babies Safe; Facts About Sudden Infant Death

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"We're a walking nightmare." Listen to one couple’s story of losing their child to SIDS and learn ways of safe sleeping for your infant. Visit the CDC's SIDS website for more information.

Crossing Over to a New Path

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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.

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