Housing
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VIDEO: County to Offer Free, Pre-Approved Housing Plans

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County Supervisor Dianne Jacob, joined by affordable housing advocates and builders, launched an incentive program aimed at spurring the development of granny flats and other accessory homes. The County will start offering free, pre-approved accessory home plans to property owners and others in the region’s unincorporated area. The plans will be available at the County’s […]

Public Safety
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VIDEO: Time to Prepare for Wildfire in San Diego County

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CAL FIRE and the County Fire Authority say don’t let the rainy weather fool you … fire season will be here before you know it. You should have a plan and be prepared now to protect yourself, your home and your community. Learn more at readysandiego.org.

Health
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VIDEO: County Public Health Nurses on the Front Lines at SDSU

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County public health nurses are distributing medicine to students at San Diego State University after a student was hospitalized this week with a probable meningococcal infection. Antibiotics are recommended for anyone who was notified they were in close contact with the person to prevent any possible infection. Potential contacts who attended a Delta Sigma Phi […]

Parks and Rec
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VIDEO: Volunteering to Keep Things Quiet … and Meditative

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A County Parks volunteer is making a big impact by barely saying a word. He earned the title of Parks Volunteer of the Year by teaching free tai chi classes for almost 12 years at Lindo Lake Park in Lakeside, and he’s one of about 4,400 volunteers who contributes more than 100,000 service hours to the County Department of Parks and Recreation each year.

Library
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VIDEO: Check Out Free Laptops at the Library

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San Diego County Library is now offering laptops for checkout through a vending-machine-style kiosk. You can use the computers for a few hours, or all day, if you need to. The free service can be used by anyone with a County library card. Right now, patrons can visit the Imperial Beach Library or the Borrego Springs Library […]