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Three County Parks Closed in August Due to Summer Heat

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Three San Diego County parks, El Capitan Preserve near Lakeside, Hellhole Canyon Preserve in Valley Center and Mt. Gower Preserve in Ramona, will be closed for the month of August starting Sunday, a measure taken each year because of the month’s typically high temperatures.


Pet of the Week – Hendrix & Elvis

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It’s not often you have the opportunity to add a pair of rock ‘n’ roll legends to your household. We have a 2-for-1 deal in this week’s Pet of the Week! Meet Hendrix and Elvis, two potbellied pigs from Bonita who are looking for a new forever home.


VIDEO: San Diego County Library Breaks Ground on New Lakeside Branch

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County Supervisor Joel Anderson, County library officials, Friends of the Lakeside library, library staff, partners and Lakeside residents gathered Thursday to celebrate the groundbreaking of the County’s new Lakeside library branch. The new library will be a Zero Net Energy (ZNE) building and will feature a 2,200-square-foot dividable community room with a patio and serving […]

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Top 5 “Cool” Ways to Beat the Heat This Summer in County Parks

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Summer is in full swing and hey — it can be hot out there. But you can beat the heat and still enjoy the County of San Diego’s parks. Here’s a list of the Top 5 “Cool” ways to stay cool, be cool and have a cool time at County Parks!