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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

31st Annual San Diego Economic Roundtable

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The annual San Diego Economic Roundtable was held at the University of San Diego on Jan. 16, and local economic experts weighed in on what to expect for 2015.

These 'Fields of Dreams' Won't Drain Our Pockets

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4S Ranch Sports Park is shutting off the water... to their new playing fields. With the installation of new synthetic-turf fields, there's now no excuse for not playing year round.

Get Charged Up at the Waterfront Park

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New electric vehicle charging stations have opened at the Waterfront Park's underground parking garage. There are six stations and 12 spaces for vehicles, with both Level 2 and DC Fast chargers. Rates vary depending on the station. These stations are the first to be installed in a project that will expand to 10 other County facilities.

Hundreds of New Sneakers Given to Children's Center

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San Diego-based Millennium Health donated more than 500 pairs of new shoes for youth at the A.B. and Jessie Polinsky Children’s Center on Thursday. The holiday donation is part of the company’s Pay It Forward campaign.

County Adoptions Process Streamlined

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Improvements are being made to the County’s adoption process, making it easier for empty-nesters, singles and non-traditional families to adopt local children. More than 325 children are placed in adoptive homes each year in San Diego County, but at any given time, more than 40 children are waiting to find a permanent home. Learn more about adoption at iadoptu.org.

Foster Families Get Donated Computers

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Many children still lack access to a computer. The County and the San Diego Futures Foundation gave 150 refurbished computers to foster families on Thursday, continuing an annual giveaway aimed at closing the digital divide.

Healthy for the Holidays: Get Your Flu Shot

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There's no excuse not to get one. The County is reminding residents that the best way to protect yourself and your family from influenza is to get your flu shot. Visit sdiz.org for a list of local clinics that offer it and to learn the truth about five myths about the vaccine.

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.

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