Environment
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County Examines Job Impacts of Decarbonization

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Recognizing things will change for workers in a decarbonized economy, the County of San Diego has undertaken a study to better understand how different policies may affect the region’s labor force and to identify tailored workforce development resources to adapt the skills of our region’s workers, including those from disadvantaged communities.

Parks and Rec
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Supervisor Vargas, Parks Officials Reopen Expanded Lincoln Acres County Park

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County Supervisor Nora Vargas, County Parks officials, National City fire officials and others held a family-friendly grand reopening and dedication of Lincoln Acres County Park Saturday, Aug. 28.

Transportation

Summer is Time for Road Trips — and Road Work!

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Summertime means road trips — not just for those of us heading out for fun or vacation, but also for crews working to maintain and improve San Diego County’s unincorporated roads to protect drivers and keep the public safe.

Agriculture

Agriculture Tops $1.8 Billion in New Crop Report

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Agriculture values topped $1.8 billion for the first time since 2014 in the County of San Diego’s annual Crop Report that covers the 2020 growing season, overcoming decreases in many crop values and reported mixed effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

Government
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County Board Adopts First Environmental Justice Element for General Plan

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County Supervisors voted this week to adopt a first-ever Environmental Justice Element for the County’s general plan and heard updates on the County’s new Climate Action Plan and the regional zero-carbon plan they approved pursuing in January.

Environment
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County Launches Electric Vehicle Consumer Guide

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Looking to help County residents who are thinking about buying an electric vehicle, the County of San Diego has created a new Electric Vehicle Consumer Guide website with information about benefits, costs, incentives — even a link to start shopping for vehicles.