Chronicles

Guardian of Water

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The Donal Hord sculpture "Guardian of Water" has long kept watch over the bay from outside the County Administration Center. We take a look at its transformation from block of granite to waterfront fixture.

The Little Engines That Still Can

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It's a place where you can go back 100 years and see how things were done, and it's on land owned by County parks. Find out more about the Antique Gas and Steam Engine Museum online.

Librarians Rock Mohawks After One Million Checkouts

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The Vista library staff said they would do something big if they hit one million checkouts in a year. See what they had to do to keep their promise.

A Voice For Those In Need

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Patrick Hanson spends his time at long term care facilities, but he doesn't live there. He's an advocate for our aging population when they have trouble advocating for themselves.

The Noses Know... from San Diego to Eureka

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They sniff, they find, they save our agriculture industry! San Diego County was the spot for a summit, of sorts, for agricultural inspector dogs from all over California.

Vector Control Goes To School

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Mosquitoes ... you’ve been schooled!  Third graders at Temple Heights Elementary School learned all about mosquitoes and how to protect themselves from West Nile Virus, through a pilot program taught by Vector Control.

4-H Club: Healthy and Hands-on

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When you think of 4-H clubs, you may picture kids raising farm animals. But that's only a small part of what 4-H does. Here in San Diego, the County, the UC Cooperative Extension and the US Dept. of Agriculture fund a program that helps kids make healthy choices. Print the recipe from the video here.

Meet One of the 2014 Library Volunteers of the Year

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Ann Omsted is one of the eight 2014 Library Volunteers of the Year. See just how much she contributes at the Encinitas Branch.

"Fight The Bite!" App Takes On West Nile Virus

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In 2008, one man's experience with West Nile Virus left him close to death. The County's Vector Control Program is proactive in monitoring mosquito breeding sources so life-altering events like these can be avoided. Download the "Fight the Bite!" app and help stop West Nile Virus in San Diego County.

The Magic Flute

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Volunteering is the most generous gift anyone can give, the gift of time. Meet one County volunteer who brings his music and craft to the kids who visit Felicita Park.

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