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Holidays Are Coming; 5 Tips to Get Rid of Junk Mail

| 11:21 AM

The holidays. They bring friends, family — and more junk mail than you can probably imagine! Want to keep the friends and family but get rid of the junk mail? Here are five tips to help you our from the Department of Public Works.

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County Approves Electric Vehicle Roadmap

| 11:55 AM

The County Board of Supervisors took significant steps Wednesday to build out electric vehicle charging infrastructure in the County’s unincorporated area and encourage electric vehicle (EV) ownership among residents. The board approved a roadmap that puts the County on a path to meet state vehicle and charging infrastructure goals in the next decade. The roadmap […]

Environment

Got a Rainy Day Fund? Get a Discounted Rain Barrel!

| 3:17 PM

The rainy season is coming, but you still have time to get a discounted rain barrel to “harvest” the upcoming rains, cut your watering costs and protect local beaches by reducing pollution.

Government

Board Votes to Preserve 300 Acres of Agricultural Land

| 4:10 PM

Supervisors voted unanimously to pay property owners to keep roughly 300 acres of their land in agricultural production instead of possibly selling it into development, as part of a program to preserve agriculture and still support farmers and ranchers.

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County on Track to Meet 2020 Greenhouse Gas Reduction Target

| 2:06 PM

San Diego County is on track to meet 2020 greenhouse gas reduction targets through actions including reducing water use, planting thousands of local trees and acquiring open and agricultural space, the County’s first Climate Action Plan update reported this week.