In San Diego County African American infants are twice as likely to die during their first year of life in comparison to other infants. The goal of the Black Infant Health program is to reduce African American infant deaths and improve the health and well-being of African American women and children. To learn more click here.
On this second installment of our look at the San Diego County Animal Law Enforcement Academy, we head out with the trainees to the Rawhide Ranch in Bonsall for some livestock training. Part 1
A group of mostly older adults participate in a pickleball tournament at the Lakeside Community Center. Pickleball is a newer sport that combines elements of tennis, badminton and table tennis. Because it is a slower paced game (thanks to the use of a wiffleball, which travels one-third the speed of a tennis ball), the game is very accessible to children and seniors.
She wanted to help adults learn a second language. The story of how one woman found a new life purpose in volunteering for the County and she's not alone. If you would like to find out more about becoming a volunteer for the County click here.
Animal Control Officers go through weeks of training to graduate from the County's Animal Law Enforcement Academy. It's more mental than physical. This is part one of a series that takes you through the academy.
Life at an 1800s stagecoach station came back to life at the 7th Annual Vallecito Days event at Vallecito County Park.
Vallecito County Park info
The first section of the parking garage 'deck,' or floor, has been poured. So why is there carpet on top of it?
The Vista Sheriff's Station is forming a relationship with local kids by hosting a Junior Deputy Academy. During this 8-week academy, they shared what law enforcement officers go through during their training. For more information on the Vista Junior Deputy Academy, call the Vista Sheriff's Station at 760-940-4564.
Meet Retired Sheriff's Captain Leland McPhie. He turned 99 years young on March 10th. Captain McPhie is the oldest retired deputy in San Diego County.
UCSD music student Stephen Lewis plays classical compositions on the piano at the Spring Valley Community Center to an audience made up of mostly seniors. The performance is part of the Gluck Music Series - a partnership between the County and UCSD.