Float Over to Waterfront Park for the Holiday Bowl Parade

San Diego, California - The County’s Waterfront Park is a prime spot to watch the annual Holiday Bowl Parade. If you are planning to attend “America’s largest balloon parade,” here’s what you need to know before you march down to this 12-acre park situated along the parade route.

Treat Yourself to Free E-books and Audiobooks

San Diego, California - If you’re like many San Diegans, funds are a bit tight after recent gift-giving. That can make it tough to buy a book or magazine for that shiny new Kindle or iPad you may have gotten as a present.

San Diego County Closures for New Year’s Day Holiday

San Diego, California - County offices, libraries and animal shelters will be closed to the public Tuesday, January 1 for the New Year’s Day holiday.

Pilot Program Provides Help To Seniors In Crisis

San Diego, California - A new pilot programs helps those with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia who are in crisis. The County-led Alzheimer’s Response Team, also called ART, launched earlier this year in the East County. It links first responders, social workers and others together to get the right type of help in an emergency for patients and their families. Dementia can cause those with the disease to become disruptive and violent, behaviors that can land them in jail or an emergency room when social service programs may be a better fit.

Four Defendants Receive Significant Sentences for Child Exploitation Crimes

San Diego, California - Federal judges sentenced four defendants -- Kenneth Bigler, Jospeh DeLeon, Denziel Buirke, and Karl Kenneth Abbott -- in separate Project Safe Childhood (PSC) criminal matters to significant time in custody Monday, recognizing the gravity, irreparable harm and heinous nature of sexual offenses that victimize society’s most vulnerable citizens, our children.

Free Computers Given to Foster Families

San Diego, California - 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.