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County Board Approves $2 Million Tree-Planting Program

| 11:59 AM

The Board of Supervisors Wednesday approved a $2 million expansion of a program to remove and replace weakened trees in County parks. The action authorizes the Department of Parks and Recreation to advertise and award the contract for its Comprehensive Tree Program.

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Farmers, Businesses May Be Eligible for Drought Assistance

| 9:32 AM

San Diego County farmers, ranchers and businesses may seek some relief from the drought through two loan programs. Eligible farmers and ranchers of “family-sized” farming operations may apply for a U.S. Department of Agriculture disaster loan for physical damage and crop production loss that has occurred since Jan. 1, 2016. The maximum disaster loan amount […]