Health
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Rodent Tests Positive for Hantavirus, First Local Detection in 2022

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A wild vole ― a small, mouse-like rodent ― collected in routine monitoring in an open, rural area in Chula Vista has tested positive for hantavirus, the first local detection of the potentially deadly disease in 2022.

Government
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Board Unanimously Approves 2-year Home Kitchen Ordinance

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The Board of Supervisors Wednesday unanimously approved a two-year temporary authorization of an ordinance that will ultimately allow people to legally operate “mini-restaurants” out of their homes.

Environment
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It’s the Most Recyclable Time of the Year!

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It’s the most — recyclable — time of the year! Think about it. The holiday season brings all kinds of recyclable things into our homes, from wrapping paper and packages, to yes, even our Christmas trees if you’re using a real one.

Consumer

Rain Around the Corner; Get Free Sand Bags from County, CAL FIRE

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With potentially heavy rains expected around the county early next week, the County of San Diego and CAL FIRE are offering free sandbags to residents who live in the unincorporated areas.

Government

Board Approves New Master Plan for McClellan Palomar Airport Master

| 4:15 PM

County Supervisors voted unanimously Wednesday to adopt a new 20-year master plan for McClellan-Palomar Airport designed to make the airport safer and quieter and which could entice small commercial air service back to the airport.