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Fourth of July Means Lots of Cooking, So Cook Safely

| 9:35 AM

The Fourth of July is upon us, and as they say, now we’re cooking! Whether it’s dogs and burgers or something more ambitious, here are some tips to keep bacteria like listeria, E. coli and salmonella from ruining your Fourth of July feast!

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Find Problems? ‘Tell Us Now’ App in English y en Español!

| 12:55 PM

The County announces its free “Tell Us Now” smartphone app is now available in Spanish—“Repórtelo Ahora”—and that people can now also report mosquito-related issues in addition to problems including potholes, air pollution, graffiti and price scanner overcharges.

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Rains are Coming, Get Your Free Sandbags

| 1:52 PM

Forecasters say the rains are coming, which means this may be a good time to pick up some free sandbags from the County and CAL FIRE to protect your home and property if you need them.

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Make Your Christmas Tree a Giving Tree: Recycle It

| 11:18 AM

We love them, twinkling with holiday lights, adorned with ornaments and loaded with gifts beneath them. But eventually, we all have to say goodbye to our Christmas tree. And if yours is a real tree, the County of San Diego urges you to recycle it properly.