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Ted Kagan

San Diego Seniors Vote ‘Aye’ on Making a Difference

| 9:45 AM

Have you ever had ambitions to run for office but found the prospect of lawn signs, advertising and public appearances daunting? If you’re a San Diego County resident over the age of 55, you can still fulfill your political aspirations without the rigors of a major campaign. The California Senior Legislature offers older adults the […]

Health

New County Program Offers Relief for Alzheimer’s, Dementia Caregivers

| 1:20 PM

A new San Diego County program is offering sorely needed relief to those caring for local residents with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia. The new Respite Voucher Program, started at the request of Board of Supervisors Chairwoman Dianne Jacob, provides family members and others who need a break with a voucher to cover […]

Government

Two County Employees Honored as Women of the Year by Local Legislators

| 10:31 AM

Two County of San Diego employees were honored by local legislators as Women of the Year at the state Capitol on Monday. Charisma de los Reyes, coordinator of the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children program for San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency Child Welfare Services, was honored as the 2019 Woman of the […]

Health

Kawasaki Disease Cases Increasing in the County

| 1:37 PM

The County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency issued a health advisory to area doctors today and is asking parents to be alert about a local increase in Kawasaki disease. Sixteen San Diego children have been diagnosed with the disease in 2019 and more cases may occur through March because of the wet, cool […]

Health

Meningococcal Disease Case Reported at Bonita Vista High School

| 2:53 PM

The San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency is working with Bonita Vista High School officials to alert students and staff to be aware of the symptoms of meningococcal disease after a member of their school community was diagnosed with the disease. The previously healthy person is currently undergoing treatment at a local hospital […]