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Take Me Home Program Now Online

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The goal is to save precious time when lives are at stake. Now there's an online way to help law enforcement find those with dementia who are at-risk and prone to wandering away. Register to help save a life.

New App Aims to Locate Life-saving Devices

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Somebody has a heart attack right in front of you. What would you do? Automatic External Defibrillators (AEDs) can save lives--if you can find one! Now, there's a new partnership that'll help do just that.

Breaking Ground for New Alpine Library

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After years of work, the community of Alpine is finally getting a dedicated library building. The branch will be four times larger than the current branch.

Artistic Impressions to Adorn Parking Structure

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Watch as artist David Adey takes his first big step towards the creation of a large art project for the County's downtown parking garage. The garage, on Cedar and Kettner, is expected to open later in 2015.

New Push to Cut Airport Taxi Pollution

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A program to provide a $4,000 rebate to taxi cab owners was launched by the County of San Diego and the San Diego International Airport. The cab owner receives the rebate after trading in an older car for a hybrid or alternative fuel vehicle.

After Trauma, Frankie Adopted Into New Home

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A miniature poodle found his forever home when a family was chosen out of 27 applications at County Animal Services. Carolyn and Cynthia Hart of Pacific Beach were thrilled to take Frankie home, and for a very sweet reason. READ: Suspect Sought in Poodle Abuse

Love Your Heart, Check Your Blood Pressure

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The county and many community partners urge residents to take a simple step towards better health. For one county employee, the results were immediate.

County, EPA Unveil New Air Monitor Near Border

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The San Diego County Air Pollution Control District and Environmental Protection Agency unveiled new smog detection equipment that will provide real-time data to better understand local pollution near the U.S.-Mexico Border. The equipment was paid for by an EPA grant.

Crosswalks Make a Splash in Escondido

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New crosswalks at a busy intersection are making walking routes to school safer, thanks to efforts from the County, the city of Escondido and the local school district.

New Task Force to Combat Human Trafficking

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It's not a victimless crime. That's the message as local law enforcement teams up for a first-of-its-kind assault on the growing problem of human trafficking. See also: Human Trafficking Poses Unique Challenges for Prosecutors

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