Parks and Rec
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County, Community Celebrate Opening of Santa Ysabel Nature Center

| 1:34 PM

County Board Chairwoman Dianne Jacob, environmental groups, tribal representatives, Parks officials and hundreds of visitors celebrated the opening of the $9.5 million Santa Ysabel Nature Center Saturday.

Government
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Supervisors Waive Fees for Modified Health Permits Issued in Poway’s Boil Water Order

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San Diego County Supervisors voted to help 27 Poway restaurants and businesses that serve food recover from last week’s Boil Water Order by waiving the County’s fee for the Modified Health Permits those facilities were able to use to continue operating.

Consumer
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This Holiday Season, Remember: Don’t Pack a Pest!

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The holidays are a time for traveling and sending gifts, which means it’s also time to make sure you’re not carrying or shipping something that nobody wants — a pest. So, remember, don’t pack a pest!

Consumer
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Talking Turkey: Food is a Terrible Thing to Waste

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Too much of a good thing, they say, can be bad — but that can’t possibly include Thanksgiving leftovers, can it? Yes, even Thanksgiving leftovers can be too much of a good thing — if they go to waste.

Consumer

New Storms on the Way, Still Time to Get Free Sandbags

| 3:10 PM

San Diego County is expecting a second round of rainstorms this week, including the possibility of heavy rains Thanksgiving, so if you haven’t picked up some free sandbags yet there’s still time to do it.

Consumer
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This Shopping Season, Be Like Santa: Check Your Receipts, Check Them Twice!

| 9:15 AM

Thanksgiving, Black Friday and holiday shopping are here again. This shopping season, be like Santa! Remember to double-check your receipts so you don’t get accidentally overcharged by faulty cash register price scanners.