Health

VIDEO: County Launches Cool Zones to Keep Seniors Safe

| 3:48 PM

Having air-conditioned Cool Zones where seniors and others can congregate to beat the heat not only reduces their individual energy costs, but can protect their health. The Cool Zones program was started by Supervisor Dianne Jacob in 2001. The San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency Aging & Independence Services partners with SDG&E to […]

Environment

VIDEO: We’re Mowing Down Pollution on May 12

| 3:29 PM

You can roll your old, gasoline-powered lawn mowers and other gas-fueled gardening equipment down to SDCCU Stadium on Saturday, May 12, and come away with new, zero-emission models. The new mowers are only $99.99 and chainsaws, hedge trimmers and string trimmers are $79.99.

Families

VIDEO: Helping One Child at a Time

| 9:06 AM

County Health and Human Services delivers the California Children’s Services program down to where it’s needed most — to the children. CCS is a statewide program that provides funding for treatment of kids with certain physical limitations and chronic health conditions or diseases.

Health

VIDEO: Love Your Heart Event Draws Thousands

| 3:55 PM

The County of San Diego’s Love Your Heart is a one-day, annual event in which organizations from across the U.S. and Mexico join together to provide free blood pressure screenings to the public on Valentine’s Day. Last year’s event helped over 50,000 people get to know their blood pressure numbers and take charge of their own […]

Public Safety

VIDEO: County Probation Clients Among San Diego Teens Treated to ‘Hamilton’

| 3:31 PM

An all-student matinee performance in San Diego provided 2,800 high school students the opportunity to experience the musical Hamilton after having spent several weeks in their classrooms studying American History through a special curriculum about Alexander Hamilton and the nation’s Founding Fathers. Included here were six juvenile probation clients who worked hard and earned a […]