Government
Group photo of 25 teens honored for their accomplishments on stage with award presenters.

County Public Defender Seeks Nominations for Remarkable Teens

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Do you know of any teens in San Diego County who deserve recognition for something remarkable they do? The San Diego County Public Defender is seeking nominations through April 1 for teens ages 13 through 19 who are doing something extraordinary in 25 non-traditional categories, many of which showcase creativity or social activism.

Public Safety

Youth Council Encourages Classmates, Community to Vote

| 12:42 PM

Voting is about making everyone’s voice mean something. That’s why the San Diego County Public Defender Youth Council has been out doing non-partisan voter outreach at their high schools and in their communities this month.

Public Safety

Top Public Defender Announces Retirement

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Public Defender Henry C. Coker announced his intention to retire this spring, after nearly three decades of service with the County of San Diego. Coker, 66, said the time had come for him to switch gears, after a lengthy and fulfilling career. He plans on spending more time with his children and playing tennis, which […]

Veterans

County Helps Homeless Veterans at Stand Down 2016

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Many homeless veterans were given much needed assistance with social, health, legal and court services from San Diego County departments and other agencies over the July 22 weekend as part of Stand Down 2016.