San Diego, California - There are approximately 17,000 of your friends and neighbors who work for the County of San Diego. They’re all dedicated to ensuring we have a healthy, safe and thriving place to call home.

May 4-10 has been designated as Public Service Recognition Week to honor men and women who work in all levels of government in our country.

Here are just a few stories, in no particular order, that highlight the variety of jobs San Diego County employees do – all in the name of public service.