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 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.

Seniors "Glean" For Those In Need

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Ann Evans and her group of Senior Gleaners are “gleaning” extra fruit and other food, making sure it doesn’t go to waste. These retired seniors are all volunteering their time. If you’re retired and would like to volunteer, check out these opportunities online.

The Trees Are Here!

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As the Waterfront Park nears completion, many different projects are underway. The site is also finally starting to look like a park because, for the first time, new trees are arriving on site.

What's This Kid Doing at the Library?

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No kidding: a baby goat visits the Lakeside Library! Find out how library patrons learned about sustainable living and how to save a few bucks.

An Oasis in the Desert

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The town of Jacumba is known for its hot springs. Even the word Jacumba is a Kumeyaay Indian word meaning "hut by the water."

But as therapeutic as the mineral water may be, another destination in this small, border town is as popular as ever.

Beny and the Drugs

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Meet a probation worker who uses his sense of smell to find drugs.

What on Earth is a "Cattery"?

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Simply put, it's the best place a cat can live while waiting for you. The County of San Diego's Animal Services built this specialized building to show off its impressive collection of felines available for adoption. You can visit the cattery at the County shelter - Bonita.

Wings and Things

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Imagine having a job where you sit in the desert all day long. One County employee gets to do that... taking care of a valuable resource used by thousands every year.

Baking Program Gives Inmates Recipe for Success

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The East Mesa Re-entry Facility has a baking program that lets those in custody learn valuable skills that may help once they re-enter the workforce.

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