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Supervisors Approve Traffic Study to Reduce Air Pollution in Portside Neighborhoods

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The County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a plan this week to reduce air pollution and improve health in the region’s Portside neighborhoods — Barrio Logan, Logan Heights, Sherman Heights and western National City — by studying the types of trucks and cars driving through them.

Health

Edgemoor Celebrates its 10-year Anniversary

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There was a lot to celebrate Wednesday as the County of San Diego’s Edgemoor Skilled Nursing Facility turned 10 years old with a gathering of residents, family, employees and dignitaries to mark the occasion.

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Suicides Rise Slightly in San Diego County

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The number and rate of people who died by suicide in San Diego County rose slightly again last year, according to the San Diego County Suicide Prevention Council’s 2019 Report to the Community released Thursday.

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VIDEO: Marilu Henner Offers Older Adults Healthier Living Tips

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Actress and New York Times best-selling author Marilu Henner shared healthy living tips with older adults and caregivers at the County’s 2019 Vital Aging event Wednesday.

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Solar Permits Issued by the County Surge

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The County of San Diego is on pace to have one of its busiest years for solar rooftop permits, and it could get busier as a 30% federal tax break to help offset the costs ends in 2019.

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Board Approves $6.4 Million Land Buy for Potential Spring Valley Park

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San Diego County’s Board of Supervisors has taken a step toward creating a new park for Spring Valley residents, voting to spend $6.4 million to buy nine acres of potential park land in the community.