Public Safety
What Messages Do the Dead Leave for the Living?01:06

What Messages Do the Dead Leave for the Living?

| 12:00 PM

Deaths investigated by the San Diego County Medical Examiner provide lessons for the living by tracking trends, such as the increasing number of deaths caused by accidental falls, the growing prominence of heroin deaths among young people, and a decline in motor vehicle accidents that coincides with the rise in gas prices.

Health
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VIDEO: Pets For Patriots

| 12:00 AM

For many veterans coming home from war, there are programs that help them deal with the stress they’ve been through. One of those programs not only helps local veterans cope with their trauma but it also gives older dogs and cats a new home.  Pets For Patriots

Government
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Filing Period Opens for Property Tax Assessment Appeals

| 12:00 PM

Residents and business owners who disagree with their property tax assessments for the 2011-2012 year may file an application to appeal it between July 2 and Nov. 30, said Thomas J. Pastuszka, Clerk of the County Assessment Appeals Boards today.

Health
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Hantavirus Found in North County

| 12:00 PM

Six rodents trapped during routine monitoring in the last week in North County and East County have tested positive for the potentially-deadly hantavirus.