Government
Chairwoman Gaspar Delivers State of County Address40:57

Chairwoman Gaspar Delivers State of County Address

| 8:16 AM

Board of Supervisors Chairwoman Kristin Gaspar delivered the annual State of the County address from Scripps Seaside Forum in La Jolla Tuesday, recapping County accomplishments and looking at the year ahead.

Environment
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More Wild Mice Test Positive for Hantavirus

| 1:03 PM

County officials are reminding people to avoid rodents in the wild and to never sweep up or vacuum up rodent infestations in their homes, sheds and garages after more wild mice have tested positive for hantavirus.

Animals
VIDEO: Pet of the Week – Oreo00:38

VIDEO: Pet of the Week – Oreo

| 12:00 PM

Oreo is human’s favorite dog! Oreo (#N611) is a 7-year-old Chihuahua looking for her humans. She loves fashion and is the ultimate cuddler! She isn’t one for playing with toys, but she loves to play with other dogs. You can see Oreo at the Department of Animal Services shelter in Carlsbad or visit www.sddac.com to give another […]

Health
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More Ticks Test Positive for Tularemia

| 2:24 PM

Several more batches of ticks trapped along Lopez Canyon Trail in Sorrento Valley have tested positive for tularemia, a potentially dangerous bacterial disease, prompting County officials to warn people to protect themselves from ticks when they are outdoors.