Parks and Rec
County Brain Camp Keeps Seniors Sharp00:52

VIDEO: County Brain Camp Keeps Seniors Sharp

| 4:10 PM

San Diego County Parks help in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease. The disease affects more over 45 million people worldwide. There’s still no cure, but scientists have been releasing more and more studies about possible ways that we can reduce the risks of dementia and Alzheimer’s … and this is where County Parks come in. For information on activities […]

Animals
Pet of the Week – Akora00:41

VIDEO: Pet of the Week – Akora

| 2:28 PM

Akora is a sweet and cuddly Siamese cat. She’s five years old and loves to be around other cats and little ones. Akora loves to play, but also likes to have her laid-back time. You can see Akora at the Department of Animal Services shelter in Carlsbad or visit www.sddac.com to give another animal their […]

Public Safety
A thief breaks into a car. Credit: PhotoSpin

Undercover Auto Theft Operation Busts 60

| 1:40 PM

Sixty defendants have been indicted as a result of ‘Operation Kill Switch,’ an 8-month vehicle theft crackdown, the District Attorney’s Office announced Thursday. The undercover operation was conducted by the San Diego County Regional Auto Theft Task Force, working with Homeland Security Investigations and Naval Criminal Investigative Service.

Health
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County Warns of Potential EBT Card Scam

| 9:22 AM

The County’s Health and Human Services Agency is warning anyone who uses an electronic benefit transfer (EBT) card to access benefits to be aware of a text messaging scam. While there have been no reported victims in San Diego County, there have been cases in other parts of California and HHSA wants clients to be […]

Health
Hand washing with soap and water can help to stop the spread of hepatitis A.

Hepatitis A Outbreak is Showing Signs of Slowing

| 12:41 PM

The hepatitis A outbreak appears to be slowing as the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency announced today it had topped 100,000 vaccinations in the effort to bring the outbreak under control. The County and community partners have given 100,147 vaccinations, including 84,895 to at-risk populations, as part of the County’s vaccination, sanitation […]