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Rendering of Southeast SD Live Well Center

County Selects Contractor for Southeastern Live Well Center

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The County of San Diego has selected PCL Construction and Steinberg Hart/RJC Architects to begin negotiations and contract finalization for the design and construction of the new Southeastern Live Well Center. The 80,000-square-foot facility will be built at the intersection of Market Street and Euclid Avenue.

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Live Well San Diego Kicks Off 10th Anniversary Celebration

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Live Well San Diego kicked off its 10th anniversary celebration this weekend with a pair of fun activities. The County’s vision for a region that is healthy, safe and thriving was celebrated at a San Diego Gulls ice hockey game and during the grand opening of the new Sweetwater Bike Park.

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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.

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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.