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It's All About Collective Impact

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It's $5 billion from... you. So, what do we do with your money? Here's a look at how we work with the community to deliver services and make people's lives a little better each day. We call it Collective Impact.

It's Time to Cut Back that Brush

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"Be prepared." That's the message officials are still urging residents, despite all of our recent rains. The storms helped sprout thicker-than-usual wild grasses and weeds, which can serve as “fuel” for wildfires and helping strengthen flames. Be sure to clear defensible space around your home.

County Salutes Its Volunteers

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They provide valuable service for one very low cost - free! Last fiscal year, 41,772 residents gave their time to the County of San Diego, resulting in an estimated value of nearly $44.5 million. That's a lot of volunteering and a lot of money saved! Watch the ways these volunteers give their time to the County.

The Saints Came Marching In ... and Cleaned!

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Hundreds of St. Augustine High School students work together Friday to clean up County Parks in three different locations.

60 Years of Giving Back to the Community

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The San Diego County Employees' Charitable Organization (CECO) held its annual awards breakfast and distributed money donated by County employees to close to 70 non-profit organizations. The nearly $178,000 raised was given in grants to places like the Fallbrook Food Pantry and San Diego Second Chance

Creating Closure: Identify the Missing 2016

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"It's not the closure I wants, but it's closure in my life." Milan "John" Nellans discusses how important Identify the Missing Day is for families that have lost loved ones. Read the full story here

New Citizens Elect to Exercise Their Voting Rights

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For these people, a new U.S. citizenship means new rights - including the right to vote. County Registrar of Voters staff is on hand at Golden Hall to sign up new U.S. citizens. Are you a citizen? Make sure you're exercising your right, too! Visit sdvote.com for more.

Nonpartisan Voter? What You Need to Know for June Primary

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The Registrar’s office is sending out more than 300,000 postcards to nonpartisan vote-by-mail voters this week to let them know what steps they must take if they want to vote for a presidential candidate in the June primary.

Artifacts and Rare Photos on Display at CAC

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The permanent exhibit of building history by artist Jay Johnson consists of eight artistic displays on the first and second floors of the historic County Administration Center.

DUI Probationer Participates in Restorative Justice Program

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It helps heal emotional wounds and teaches valuable lessons. That’s why the Probation Department recommended the Restorative Justice Mediation Program for this DUI offender. As part of his agreement in his rehabilitative case plan, the offender came face-to-face with his victims and learned that creating dialogue about the incident allows them all to positively move forward.

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