Library
exterior of library

County Libraries Move to Digital to Help Stop Coronavirus

| 1:09 PM

County library branches are going to curb-side pickup to help county residents practice social-distancing to stop the spread of coronavirus and still enjoy all the library books, digital magazines, music, movies and other fare they love.

Government
computer with census website

Board Chairman Cox, County Unveil Online Census Kiosks at County Libraries

| 4:45 PM

County Board of Supervisors Chairman Greg Cox, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra and other officials unveiled new census laptop stations Thursday that will let the public fill out online census forms at all 33 County branch libraries.

Health

Three Wild Mice Test Positive for Hantavirus

| 9:09 AM

Three wild mice collected in routine monitoring in Carlsbad have tested positive for hantavirus, prompting County officials to remind people they should never sweep or vacuum up after rodents if they find them in living spaces.

Housing

County Creates Online Portal to Track General Plan Progress

| 1:59 PM

Since the County adopted its General Plan nine years ago, 5,802 residences have been built in the county’s unincorporated communities, leaving capacity for another potential 60,748 residences under the plan. And now you can track progress on the General Plan and local development online, thanks to a new County website.

Environment

County, Solana Center Offering Discounted Rain Barrels

| 2:34 PM

It’s been a dry winter, but there’s still going to be rain as we head toward spring. And you still have time to make sure you catch every drop, cut your water costs and protect our beaches by ordering a discounted $90, top-of-the-line rain barrel.