Government
Group photo of 25 teens honored for their accomplishments on stage with award presenters.

County Public Defender Seeks Nominations for Remarkable Teens

| 10:38 AM

Do you know of any teens in San Diego County who deserve recognition for something remarkable they do? The San Diego County Public Defender is seeking nominations through April 1 for teens ages 13 through 19 who are doing something extraordinary in 25 non-traditional categories, many of which showcase creativity or social activism.

Animals
Valentine's Day cards with drawings of a cat and dog on them asking to be your Valentine.

County Shelters Offer Pet Adoption Special

| 10:07 AM

Looking for companionship, somebuddy who loves you to go on long walks on the beach with or just cuddle with on the couch? Wouldn’t it be great if he or she jumped up and down when you got home? Forget Tinder. People aren’t always truthful on those sites.   

Public Safety
group gathers as County launches evacuation plan

County Launches Evacuation Plan Focused on Vulnerable People

| 3:30 PM

If you needed to evacuate for an emergency, could you just get in your car and go? For some, the answer may be no because they lack transportation, need additional help with medical equipment or gathering items in their home.

Public Safety
Logo for the Neighborhood Evacuation Team that shows two homes and the name of the program.

Student Interns Help County Promote Evacuation Program

| 3:27 PM

Nine students at Kearny High School of Digital Media and Design worked together with the County Office of Emergency Services to help develop and create a promotional campaign for a new Neighborhood Evacuation Team program, which would help vulnerable groups in a disaster.

Public Safety
Jeff Toney headshot photo

New County Emergency Services Director to Focus on Partnerships, Technology

| 12:26 PM

The San Diego County Office of Emergency Services has a new director at the helm who arrives with experience both in the field and in our region.