SAN DIEGO–The County Office of Emergency Services has been selected by the state to participate in Disaster Corps, a program to standardize and coordinate highly-trained volunteers that will be able to respond to disasters across the state. “The concept behind this program started after the 2007 wildfires that impacted our county and the rest of […]
Archives for June 2010
LA JOLLA–The La Jolla Playhouse is pleased to announce that it was recently named the recipient of a $900,000 grant from The James Irvine Foundation. The grant will fund the Playhouse’s new Theatre Without Walls program over the next four years. Underscoring the theatre’s mission of providing “unfettered creative opportunities for the leading artists of […]
San Diego County Crime Stoppers and Investigators from the San Diego Police Department’s Western Division are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a suspect wanted for an outstanding felony warrant and a new case of terrorist threats. Investigators said Eddie Lavelle Smith is a registered sex offender who has a no-bail felony warrant for violating […]
The Twilight Saga: Eclipse star Taylor Lautner opens up to TV Guide Network’s Adrianna Costa about keeping fame in perspective and the difficulty maintaining those six pack abs. Find out how he really feels about his co-stars.
Singer Paul McCartney discusses his tours.
(Newswise)–Obesity is climbing steadily among American women and an inactive lifestyle is one risk factor. A new study finds that sedentary white women are more apt to become obese than are sedentary African-American women. Researchers looked at data from 22,948 African-American women and 7,830 white women in 12 Southeastern U.S. states, where obesity is most […]
(Newswise)–If you suspect your parent or upstairs neighbor would get more out of life if they’d turn off their TVs, you might be on to something, according to new research. “Older adults watch two or three times more TV than other people, yet enjoy it less,” said Colin Depp, Ph.D., lead author of a study […]
SAN DIEGO–A budget proposal requesting $5 million to implement recommendations of the San Diego County Regional Fire Deployment Study received full support from the San Diego County Board of Supervisors Tuesday. The study offered suggestions to improve regional fire services. The proposal, submitted by Chairwoman Pam Slater-Price and Vice Chairman Bill Horn, directs the Chief […]
SAN DIEGO–The San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) will conduct a series of public meetings in June and July to share the results of a recent survey about social services transportation needs in the region’s rural areas, and to discuss how providers can apply for grants to help meet those needs. “Our survey results show […]
SAN DIEGO COUNTY–The County of San Diego’s Department of Parks and Recreation plans to hold community meetings starting next week in Fallbrook, Lakeside, Pine Valley, Ramona and San Diego to hear from residents about what kind of county parks they want. The County, which operates 61 parks, five community centers, two teen centers and 326 […]