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Foster Families Receive Free Computers During County Giveaway

| 5:12 PM

More than 150 local foster families are setting up computers in their homes this holiday season thanks to a collaboration between the County of San Diego and the San Diego County Futures Foundation.

Government
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Supervisors Waive Fees for Modified Health Permits Issued in Poway’s Boil Water Order

| 1:46 PM

San Diego County Supervisors voted to help 27 Poway restaurants and businesses that serve food recover from last week’s Boil Water Order by waiving the County’s fee for the Modified Health Permits those facilities were able to use to continue operating.

Health
An exam room at the Gary and Mary West Senior Emergency Care Unit at UC San Diego Health Credit: UC San Diego Health

New Initiative Ensures Emergency Rooms are Senior-Friendly

| 11:20 AM

Hospitals across the region are making significant commitments to improve emergency care for senior citizens, pledging Monday to participate in a new Senior Emergency Care Initiative.

Consumer
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This Holiday Season, Remember: Don’t Pack a Pest!

| 8:07 AM

The holidays are a time for traveling and sending gifts, which means it’s also time to make sure you’re not carrying or shipping something that nobody wants — a pest. So, remember, don’t pack a pest!