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SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA – Missed today’s headlines? Here are the Patch stories from San

SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA – Missed today’s headlines? Here are the Patch stories from San Diego County that people are talking about today:

Supes Meeting Briefly Recessed Due To COVID Restriction Opponents

Board Chairman Nathan Fletcher called for a brief recess after opponents of COVID-19 restrictions angrily criticized county supervisors.

19-Year-Old Shot In Neck In San Diego’s Rolando Neighborhood

The man suffered the gunshot wound in a drive-by shooting in the Rolando area, police said.

Spot Fires In North County Cause Stretch Of SR-78 To Close

At least five spot fires in Vista Monday evening caused closure of a stretch of westbound state Route 78 and apartments to be evacuated.

San Diego Foundation Awards $252K To 11 Nonprofits Helping Children

“We’re thankful to these regional partners who will equitably serve San Diego families with sensitivity and care.”

4 Things To Know About The Rapidly Spreading Delta Variant In CA

The contagious Delta variant now makes up 23% of the Golden State’s coronavirus cases. At least one county has sounded the alarm.

An Entire California Town Is Without Running Water — In A Heat Wave

A rural Central Valley community is without running water during a heat wave, prompting authorities to haul in aid to people in Teviston.

Recall Election: Newsom Sues Over Ballot Blunder

Newsom may not be listed as a Democrat on the recall ballot after a paperwork misstep and a dispute with the state’s top election official.

Proposed Budget Doesn’t Do Justice To Water Storage

The agreement provides $258 million for wildfire prevention and response and $3 billion for drought, but lacks any water storage commitment.

Special Ed And High-Needs Students Get Windfall In Budget Deal

A record boost in funding will allow educators to make investments in high needs students, special education and early childhood education.

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