Government

San Diego County Wins Big at State Awards Competition

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Judges for the California State Association of Counties (CSAC) have honored San Diego County with eight awards for innovation in County government, the greatest number of CSAC awards ever won by the County. The most prestigious honor, the California Counties Innovation Award, was given to San Diego County for reforming In-Home Supportive Services (IHSS). CSAC also selected the County for two Challenge awards and five Merit awards.

Government
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VIDEO: Dental Identification

| 9:49 PM

The Medical Examiner is having to change the way dental records are used for identification. WARNING: some images may not be appropriate for children.

Health

County Awarded $3 Million Disease Prevention Grant

| 4:56 PM

Today, the County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) was awarded a grant of over $3 million for prevention of chronic disease in San Diego. Today’s grant award has the potential to bring over $15 million to the region over the next 5 years. This is the second largest Community Transformation Grant awarded to a county government in the nation.