Environment
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Supervisors Fletcher, Vargas Open County’s New Demonstration Garden

| 3:58 PM

Hoping to help sow the seeds of sustainable, nutritional living, County Board of Supervisors Chair Nathan Fletcher, Vice Chair Nora Vargas, master gardeners and County staff opened a new demonstration garden at the County Operations Center Wednesday.

Parks and Rec
children in uniforms

County: $1.8 Mill Available to Youth Sports and Camps to Cut Kids’ Registration Fees

| 2:18 PM

The County’s Department of Parks and Recreation wants to give youth sports and camp programs shares of $1.8 million to help get 15,000 to 20,000 kids back out to play in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Parks and Rec
collage of four different parks

County Parks Earn National Thumbs Up

| 3:31 PM

The County’s parks and recreation system was awarded reaccreditation this week from the national Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies, once again winning kudos for its parks, programs, community involvement and operations.

Families
adult and child holding hands

Board Receives Report on Strong Families, Thriving Communities Initiative

| 11:40 AM

The County Board of Supervisors received an in-depth look today at how the Strong Families, Thriving Communities initiative has improved the lives of minority families interacting with the County’s child welfare and juvenile justice systems.