SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA – Missed today’s headlines? Here are the Patch stories from San Diego County that people are talking about today:
Still No State Guidance For Reopening San Diego County
“We still have not yet received clarity,” said County Supervisor Greg Cox. “We do not yet know when we will get these guidelines.”
Local Leaders Urge County To Allocate $5.4M For Behavioral Health
The board is scheduled to meet Tuesday to have a final discussion and vote on its $6.4 billion fiscal year 2020-21 budget.
SeaWorld San Diego To Reopen With Limited-Capacity Zoo Days Event
“Zoo Days: Bayside BBQ & Brews” will allow guests to explore 40 acres of the park while enjoying barbecue foods, craft beer and wine.
Horse Dies During Training At Del Mar Thoroughbred Club
A 4-year-old gelding died Monday during training at the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, the second horse lost during the 81st summer meet.
Hot Temperatures Continue This Week In San Diego County
The record-setting heat wave that gripped the region last week is over, but temperatures are expected to remain warm throughout the county.
Balboa Park, Convention Center To Honor 19th Amendment Centennial
“This week San Diego will be illuminated in colorful lights to celebrate the single largest expansion of voting rights in American history.”
Margaret Hunter Avoids Prison In Campaign Funds Misuse Case
Margaret Hunter was sentenced Monday to eight months of home confinement, slated to begin immediately, and three years probation.
Qualcomm Begins Small Business Program With 33 Businesses
The Small Business Accelerator Program began in June, and Qualcomm received over 375 applications.
Calif. Supreme Court Overturns Scott Peterson’s Death Penalty
The justices in a separate ruling upheld Peterson’s 2004 murder conviction.
CA Up 2,700 More Wildfires In 2020, 1.2M Acres burn with 7 Dead
Everything we know about the wildfires in California as of Monday, Aug. 24.
Steps California Can Take Now To Reimagine An Equitable Recovery To The Pandemic
COMMENTARY: A great deal of attention has been focused on the provision of unemployment benefits and evictions.
Who Responds To Nonviolent Crises? New Urgency To Remove Police From The Equation
Efforts aim to dispatch mental health teams — not armed officers — for most crises calls involving mental illness and homelessness.
From the weekend:
CA Fires: Nearly One Million Acres Burned, 6 dead
Here’s the latest on information on California’s wildfires.
White House Approves Newsom’s Request For Fire Disaster Relief
Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Saturday that the White House approved the state’s request for a Presidential Major Disaster Declaration.
California Wildfires Ignite Political Firestorm
Nearly a million acres have burned in California since July, and legislators are demanding an investigation into politicization of FEMA aid.
San Diego County Reports 291 COVID-19 Cases and Eight Deaths
The county came off the watchlist last week and officials are now awaiting new guidance.
Activists In San Diego Rally For The U.S. Postal Service
A group of activists led by MoveOn.org planned over 700 nationwide rallies Saturday in support of the U.S. Postal System.
SD Man Robbed In Hotel Room By Armed Suspects
A 25-year-old man was robbed at gunpoint by two men in black shirts who forced their way into his hotel room.