The County wants to be sure young people are just as ready as anyone else during an emergency or disaster. A new program is being offered to teachers and school districts at no cost to help prepare kids in fourth and fifth grade. Order copies of the curriculum online.
Bill Nye has some competition out there. The County Department of Environmental Health's HAZMAT division has its own set of Science Guys who share their love of science with middle schoolers in their own unique way.
Beth Baker got a phone call saying that her grandson was in trouble. A week later, she had lost tens of thousands of dollars.
After a trip to the beach, visitors should leave with sandy feet and smiles, not an illness. Stormwater pollution and sewage spills can put our health at risk, so the County's Department of Environmental Health is here to monitor the water and let us know if the water we swim in is safe for a dip.
Potholes on our roads aren't just a nuisance, they can be dangerous. In the unincorporated parts of the county, the Department of Public Works tackles the job. In this case it's two potholes in Rancho Santa Fe. Report a pothole or request road service.
It's easy to make New Year's resolutions, but a lot harder to keep them. The County can help you make good on some of those promises to yourself.
From floods to fires, being prepared for disaster is key if you own large animals. Evacuating with a horse is much different than leaving quickly with a cat. Here are some tips to make sure your animals will make it home after the disaster is over.
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.
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