Government

Supervisors Approve General Plan Update

| 12:00 PM

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 Wednesday to approve the General Plan Update, the first sweeping upgrade in 30 years of the County’s growth and development plans.

Animals, Public Safety

New Rooster Ordinance Approved by County

| 12:00 PM

Cockfight organizers in the region, beware! The San Diego County Board of Supervisors approved a rooster ordinance that aims to reduce or eliminate cockfighting by limiting the number of roosters residents can keep on their property.

Parks and Rec

County’s 2011 Waterfront Park Debt Earns High Ratings

| 4:00 PM

Three national credit rating agencies rated the County of San Diego’s debt issuance for its County Administration Center Waterfront Park project among the highest, citing the County’s continued strong fiscal discipline and financial management. Moody’s Investors Service, Standard & Poor’s and Fitch Ratings rated the County’s upcoming Certificates of Participation sale “Aa3”, “AA+” and “AA+,” respectively.

Health

TB Case Reported at Juvenile Court and Community School

| 4:37 PM

An individual at a Southeast San Diego Juvenile Court and Community School was recently diagnosed with tuberculosis (TB) and may have exposed students and staff to the disease, the County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) reported today.

Health

Rabid Bat Found in North County

| 4:30 PM

The County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) is reporting that a bat found in Vista has tested positive for rabies. This brings the total number of bats that have tested positive for rabies this year to five.