Environment

Two County Children Win Virtual Earth Day Art Contest

| 11:35 AM

Samarth Joshi of San Diego and Yoshie Sannwald of El Cajon have been named winners of the County Land Use and Environment Group’s Earth Day 2020 drawing and animation contests for their artistic expressions of how to save and love the Earth.

Environment

County Land Use and Environment Group’s Earth Day Celebration Goes Virtual

| 11:19 AM

Our beaches, parks and trails may have limited access under physical distancing to prevent the spread of COVID-19, but the coronavirus can’t stop Earth Day 2020. And the County’s Land Use and Environment Group is helping San Diegans enjoy it —virtually — at LUEG’s Earth Day webpage at www.sandiegocounty.gov/earthday.

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.