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VIDEO: Free Computers Given to Foster Families

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Some San Diego County foster families got a little help bridging the digital divide. The County and the San Diego Futures Foundation teamed up to distribute computers to 150 foster families. Computer access is common, but it hasn’t reached all homes. Supervisor Greg Cox helped pass out the computers during the annual giveaway event. The computers […]

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It’s Toys for Tots Time at County Airports

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Santa’s sleigh typically touches down on rooftops, not runways, but four County airports want to help you make that happen—and make this holiday happier for local, less fortunate children! All you have to do is drop off a new, unwrapped toy to be Santa to a good girl or boy!

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Family members,  Superior Court Judge Kimberlee Lagotta and court staff all applaud after the adoption of Hector, by his mother Issis Aranda (right, black shirt), became official.

A New Home for the Holidays Through County Adoptions

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It was barely 5:30 a.m., and 10-year-old Hector was already out of bed and bound for the shower. Today was one of the most important days of his life, and he was up earlier than usual, taking no chances that he would miss anything. Today was the day Hector’s adoption became official. His “new” mother, […]

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Insect Festival Means the Bugs Are Back in Town

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Comic-Con may be grabbing the headlines this weekend, but a lot of people will be eagerly scurrying off to a very different event — the Insect and Ladybug Festival at the San Diego Botanic Gardens in Encinitas.

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Kayaking and Birding with a Park Ranger is just one of hundreds of free Summer activities the County of San Diego is offering in July.

Over 100 Free Summer Activities from A to Z

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With summer in full swing, parents are busy planning activities to keep the kids busy, entertain out-of-town guests or maybe trying to find some time for themselves. The County of San Diego’s got you covered from Acoustic Showcases to Zumba classes. There are hundreds of events going on all month that can help you find […]