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Police, Firefighters Will Compete for Gold in 2015

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Drawing participants from around the nation, the 2015 U.S. Police & Fire Championships will again be held in San Diego, continuing an event that began back in 1967. Visit their website for more information.

A New System For County Jails

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In 2011, Assembly Bill 109 drastically changed the way the state deals with its prison population. In the past three years, San Diego County has made changes to our system to reduce the number of people in our jails and initiated new programs that help those on the way out of jail, stay out of jail.

Residents Urged to Get Flu Shot

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The county kicked off the season's flu vaccination campaign at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Recreation Center in Encanto. To find out where you can get your flu shot, visit sdiz.org or call 211.

First Local Enterovirus D68 Cases Reported

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Three San Diego County children were among the first four cases of enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) respiratory infection confirmed in California this year.

Fostering Higher Education

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When it comes to college, foster youth have the deck stacked against them. The County and Cal State San Marcos are teaming up once again to make it a little easier. It's called the ACE Scholars Services Program.

Crop Report Shows Growth in San Diego County

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The 2013 Crop Report is out with a list of the top crops, their dollar value, acres farmed and many more details of the region's $1.85 billion agriculture industry. Full Crop Report (PDF, 9MB) 

Baby Horse Born After Mom Rescued

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Take a look! A new arrival is charming the Department of Animal Services after a recently rescued horse delivered a foal at the Bonita Animal Shelter. The baby horse is healthy and cute as can be!

Commuters to Get Needed Relief

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So many cars ... so few traffic lanes. But that'll change. Groundbreaking took place on a $15 million expansion of a major roadway in Escondido.

Seized Horses

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The Department of Animal Services served a search warrant after being denied access to check on the care and attention of a group of horses in north county.

Life-saving CPR App Launched

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Sudden Cardiac Arrest is a leading cause of death in the United States, with less than 8 percent of victims surviving the condition. Many adults are trained in CPR, but aren't aware of when or where their help is needed. A coalition of local leaders hopes to change that with PulsePoint.

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