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Board of Supervisors Approve Beach Water Testing Funding

| 2:43 PM

San Diego County’s Board of Supervisors voted Wednesday to authorize the County’s Department of Environmental Health to carry out an agreement with the state for $348,000 to help fund the County’s beach water quality program that protects residents and visitors year-round.

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VIDEO: Green Thumbs Abound in the Master Gardener Program

| 8:53 AM

Did you know San Diego County has a master gardener program to help turn your thumb green? These plant experts provide home gardening and pest control information throughout the county.

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County, Solana Center Offer Rain Barrels for a Drop in the Bucket

| 8:51 AM

Last week’s rains have ended, but there are still a couple of potentially rainy months ahead in San Diego County. And there’s still time to get a discounted, top-of-the-line, $90 Ivy rain barrel to be ready to “harvest” the next rains, cut watering costs and protect our beaches. Order one by Feb. 10!

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It’s Not Just the Holiday Season, It’s Tick Season

| 9:32 AM

You may not know it, but in San Diego County, winter is tick season, and San Diego County’s Vector Control Program is reminding people to remember to wear insect repellent and take simple precautions like wearing long sleeves and long pants when hiking or heading out into nature.