Parks and Rec

Top 5 “Cool” Ways to Beat the Heat This Summer in County Parks

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Summer is in full swing and hey — it can be hot out there. But you can beat the heat and still enjoy the County of San Diego’s parks. Here’s a list of the Top 5 “Cool” ways to stay cool, be cool and have a cool time at County Parks!

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County Board Adopts First Environmental Justice Element for General Plan

| 1:21 PM

County Supervisors voted this week to adopt a first-ever Environmental Justice Element for the County’s general plan and heard updates on the County’s new Climate Action Plan and the regional zero-carbon plan they approved pursuing in January.

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County Launches Electric Vehicle Consumer Guide

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Looking to help County residents who are thinking about buying an electric vehicle, the County of San Diego has created a new Electric Vehicle Consumer Guide website with information about benefits, costs, incentives — even a link to start shopping for vehicles.

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McDonald’s, County Team up for COVID-19 Vaccinations

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Yes! Now you can even get fries with that COVID-19 vaccination — at eight McDonald’s restaurants in San Diego County. The County and McDonald’s are teaming up to offer free shots at special one-day events starting Monday at McDonald’s, in Chula Vista, El Cajon, Escondido, National City, Oceanside, Ramona, San Diego and Vista.