Chronicles

Stone Store Museum Helps Preserve Campo History

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Take a look inside the Campo Stone Store, which was built in 1885. You'll learn how a gun fight played a role in its structure and how it shows off the history of the east county town.

Housing Program Gets Veterans Off the Streets

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More than 500 homeless veterans have found hope thanks to the Veterans Affairs Supportive Housing program, or VASH. Watch the story of one veteran who has a new start. The rental assistance program needs more landlords. If you’re interested, call 858-694-4808.

The Old Building Speaks

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The County Administration Center is one of the most iconic buildings in downtown San Diego. Stepping into her halls is now a history lesson, thanks to eight new artistic displays by Jay Johnson. He previously made public displays at the County Operations Center.

Meet Lake Morena's 'Fishing Guy'

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Have you ever gone fishing at Lake Morena? Whether you have or plan to, there's one park employee you must consult with when you're there. He'll have you catching the big one - hook, line and sinker. Learn more about park fees and fishing permits and boat rentals at Lake Morena.

County Departments Get Their Feet Wet

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If El Niño rainfall predictions are correct, this season could be a wet one. County Sheriff continued their water rescue training exercises while Animal Services took the plunge with some training themselves.

Take a Hike: Moonlight Canyon Trail

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Drive about two hours east of San Diego, and you're in another world. At Agua Caliente County Park, there's a trail that will show you the magic of the desert. And don't worry about the drive. You can stay the night.

Staying in Shape by Staying in Line

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"If you can walk, you can dance." These residents line up every Tuesday at the Ramona Library for some fun, coordinated group exercise. Watch how line dancing is helping keep everyone there in shape. Find out about more library activities at sdcl.org.

You Got Your Sandbags. Now What?

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Sandbags are great to keep water from heavy rains away from your property. However, there are do's and don'ts when it comes to filling and placing them. Call 211 or visit our El Niño page to find the location for sandbags nearest you.

Out with the Oak; In with the New

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They tower at 30 feet and weigh between 7,800-9,000 pounds. These 25-year-old California Sycamores were recently relocated to the County's Dos Picos Park in Ramona. They'll provide plenty of shade for campers, but the real reason for their new home is Parks and Recreation's dedication to preservation.

Finding a Home for Veterans

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She served her country – but through a series of events wound up on the streets with her children. The story of how she got back on her feet is one example of the County’s participation in 25 Cities, a national campaign to end homelessness among veterans.

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