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

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]

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

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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.