Public Safety

County Proclaims Local Emergency Due to Recent Storms

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The County of San Diego proclaimed a local emergency Friday, due to damage caused by the severe winter storms that hit the region late last month. The proclamation will cover damage experienced by cities, special districts and the unincorporated area in the region, helping make the region eligible for potential federal and state resources. These […]

Public Safety

Top Public Defender Announces Retirement

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Public Defender Henry C. Coker announced his intention to retire this spring, after nearly three decades of service with the County of San Diego. Coker, 66, said the time had come for him to switch gears, after a lengthy and fulfilling career. He plans on spending more time with his children and playing tennis, which […]