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This Holiday Season, Remember: Don’t Pack a Pest!

| 8:07 AM

The holidays are a time for traveling and sending gifts, which means it’s also time to make sure you’re not carrying or shipping something that nobody wants — a pest. So, remember, don’t pack a pest!

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Talking Turkey: Food is a Terrible Thing to Waste

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Too much of a good thing, they say, can be bad — but that can’t possibly include Thanksgiving leftovers, can it? Yes, even Thanksgiving leftovers can be too much of a good thing — if they go to waste.

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New Storms on the Way, Still Time to Get Free Sandbags

| 3:10 PM

San Diego County is expecting a second round of rainstorms this week, including the possibility of heavy rains Thanksgiving, so if you haven’t picked up some free sandbags yet there’s still time to do it.

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Supervisors Approve Traffic Study to Reduce Air Pollution in Portside Neighborhoods

| 2:42 PM

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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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.