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Chess Makes its Move at the County’s Waterfront Park

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County Board of Supervisors Chair Nathan Fletcher and dozens of young competitors unveiled the County Waterfront Park’s newest feature Saturday — permanent chess tables — with a tournament and ribbon-cutting event.

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Supervisor Vargas, Parks Officials Reopen Expanded Lincoln Acres County Park

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County Supervisor Nora Vargas, County Parks officials, National City fire officials and others held a family-friendly grand reopening and dedication of Lincoln Acres County Park Saturday, Aug. 28.

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Three County Parks Closed in August Due to Summer Heat

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Three San Diego County parks, El Capitan Preserve near Lakeside, Hellhole Canyon Preserve in Valley Center and Mt. Gower Preserve in Ramona, will be closed for the month of August starting Sunday, a measure taken each year because of the month’s typically high temperatures.

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Top 5 “Cool” Ways to Beat the Heat This Summer in County Parks

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Summer is in full swing and hey — it can be hot out there. But you can beat the heat and still enjoy the County of San Diego’s parks. Here’s a list of the Top 5 “Cool” ways to stay cool, be cool and have a cool time at County Parks!

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Board Approves New Playground Equipment, Sunshades For 18 County Parks

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Staying fit, enjoying nature and just playing around will soon be cooler and more fun at 18 County parks after the Board of Supervisors approved installing new sunshade structures and playground equipment.

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County Opens Unique Campground and Newest Bike Park in South Bay

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County and other officials held opening events Wednesday for two eagerly awaited projects: the new Tijuana River Valley Regional Park Campground and the Otay Valley Regional Park’s Bike Park, named for the district’s former County Supervisor Greg Cox.