Families

A New Home for the Holidays Through County Adoptions

| 12:36 PM

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

| 3:47 PM

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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Over 100 Free Summer Activities from A to Z

| 1:17 PM

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 […]

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VIDEO: Helping One Child at a Time

| 9:06 AM

County Health and Human Services delivers the California Children’s Services program down to where it’s needed most — to the children. CCS is a statewide program that provides funding for treatment of kids with certain physical limitations and chronic health conditions or diseases.