Government
SDSO_LilacFire Credit: San Diego County Sheriff's Department

Lilac Fire Damaged or Destroyed Properties May Be Eligible for Federal Disaster Grants

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Homeowners or renters affected by the Lilac Fire are encouraged to register for a Federal Emergency Management Agency grant that can help cover temporary housing assistance, essential home repairs and uninsured or underinsured personal property losses. Residents and business owners can also apply for a low interest loan from the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Public Safety
County Probation Clients Among San Diego Teens Treated to ‘Hamilton’03:04

VIDEO: County Probation Clients Among San Diego Teens Treated to ‘Hamilton’

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An all-student matinee performance in San Diego provided 2,800 high school students the opportunity to experience the musical Hamilton after having spent several weeks in their classrooms studying American History through a special curriculum about Alexander Hamilton and the nation’s Founding Fathers. Included here were six juvenile probation clients who worked hard and earned a […]

Parks and Rec
tree planting

County Board Approves $2 Million Tree-Planting Program

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The Board of Supervisors Wednesday approved a $2 million expansion of a program to remove and replace weakened trees in County parks. The action authorizes the Department of Parks and Recreation to advertise and award the contract for its Comprehensive Tree Program.

Public Safety
Three of  the Disrupt Sex Trafficking campaign posters  which aim to educate parents and the community on  victim recruitment.

County, Non-profit Partner on Anti-Sex Trafficking Campaign

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A new awareness campaign that shines light on methods sex traffickers use to recruit victims launched this week in San Diego County. The County’s District Attorney’s Office and Child Welfare Services are partnering with the anti-human trafficking organization, Abolitionist Mom, to help promote the public service ads. They will appear on billboards, poster boards, transit shelter displays and in radio public service announcements beginning this week as part of an education effort called Disrupt Sex Trafficking.