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.

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.

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.

Shop With A Cop Brings Holiday Joy to Children

San Diego, California - Check out San Diego County's fun photo lineup from Saturday’s Shop With a Cop, where more than 300 officers teamed up with children and took them to SeaWorld for breakfast and a show and then out for a $150 shopping spree.

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.

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.