Turn Black Friday Green

San Diego, California - Don’t want to fight the crowds on Black Friday? Enjoy a park at your own pace. County Parks and Recreation has declared Friday, Nov. 23 “Green Friday” to prompt families and friends to spend more quality time together outside on the day after Thanksgiving. Take a hike, tour a canyon, meet an animal ambassador – it’s all possible at parks on Green Friday.

New Home for the Holidays Through County Adoptions

San Diego, California - 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.

Wells Fargo Personal Banker Indicted for Money Laundering

San Diego, California - Luis Fernando Figueroa, a former Wells Fargo personal banker, was arrested Wednesday by FBI agents and made his initial court appearance today on charges of participating in an international money laundering conspiracy. Figueroa’s apprehension marks the latest in a string of indictments and arrests tied to an international money laundering organization based in Tijuana, Mexico that operated primarily in San Diego, California.  Between January and March of 2018, seven leaders of this organization were charged and arrested in San Diego.

Your Donation Can Bring Holiday Happiness to Vulnerable and At-Risk County Residents

San Diego, California - It could be something as simple as tossing a few extra tubes of toothpaste in your shopping cart. Or maybe you just click twice and add an extra sweatshirt to your online order. But that simple gesture could help bring smiles and joy to those less fortunate this holiday season and throughout the year ahead.

San Diego County Offices Will Close for Thanksgiving Holiday

San Diego, California - San Diego County offices including records, family resource centers, library branches and animal shelters will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, and Friday, November 23.

San Diego County Gets Grant for Bicycle/Pedestrian Safety Education

San Diego, California - Making sure that people who use local roadways to walk or ride their bikes are safe is the focus of a new safety education program the County of San Diego’s Health and Human Services Agency will be launching.