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County Honored for Green Innovations
Mar 27, 2009 9:00:00 AM:

Movies in the Park Wins Achievement Award
Mar 24, 2009 9:00:00 AM:

County Budget Earns Distinguished Award
Mar 24, 2009 8:00:00 AM:

Children's Mental Health Services Wins National Award
Dec 3, 2008 10:00:00 AM: The County is the first organization to receive the Karl Dennis: Unconditional Care Award.

County Ranks 1st as America's Top Digital County for 2008
Oct 20, 2008 9:00:00 AM: Center for Digital Government, National Association of Counties (NACo) Also Awards County ‘Best in Web”

County Leads Nation in Achievement Awards for 4th Year
Oct 2, 2008 7:00:00 AM: County programs won 39 awards from the National Association of Counties.

Office of Emergency Services Earns Award for AlertSanDiego
Oct 1, 2008 9:00:00 AM: The Golden Watchdog award was presented by the San Diego Taxpayers' Association for saving lives and tax dollars with technology.

Library Receives National “Library of the Future Award"
Sep 11, 2008 9:28:00 AM: The Al-Bawaba project teaches computer skills to Middle Eastern immigrants in their native Arabic language.

Behavioral Health Services Receives Recognition
Sep 11, 2008 9:24:00 AM: Several programs and employees have earned local, state and national awards.

District Attorney Elected President of Statewide Association
Sep 11, 2008 8:09:00 AM: On July 10, District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis was sworn in as President of the California District Attorneys Association (CDAA).

Department of Environmental Health Earns Leadership Award
Jun 28, 2008 5:00:00 PM: County department selected from 84 programs for excellence through leadership and innovation.

County Annual Report Wins Communication Award
Jun 20, 2008 1:00:00 PM: The County's annual highlight of programs and tax expenditures has earned national recognition.

County Television Network Wins Six Emmy Awards
Jun 17, 2008 11:00:00 AM: Government Station Holds Its Own In Pacific Southwest Region

Edgemoor Honored As "Restraint-Free" Facility
May 28, 2008 4:50:35 PM: Edgemoor staff have been recognized by Long Term Living magazine for eliminating medical and physical restraints from their facility.

County Counsel Attorneys Receive Statewide Recognition
May 28, 2008 9:07:00 AM: More County Counsel attorneys from San Diego County received awards than from any other California county.

County Television Network Takes Top Regional Award
May 27, 2008 12:00:00 AM: CTN has won the Overall Excellence award for its programming, selected from the largest government television channels in California and Nevada.

Public Works Receives Five Awards for Projects
May 24, 2008 9:10:00 AM: Increasing quality of life and safety through five projects has led to recognition from the San Diego chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers.

Director of Mental Health Services Named "Mental Health Person of the Year"
May 23, 2008 11:50:00 AM: County Director of Mental Health Services Alfredo Aguirre has been selected as the 2008 “Mental Health Person of the Year” by a panel of representatives from the mental health stakeholder community.

San Pasqual Academy Accepts Intergenerational Award
May 23, 2008 9:00:00 AM: The San Pasqual Academy Neigbors (SPAN) intergenerational mentoring program is the recipient of an Intergenerational Shared Site Best Practices Award and will be highlighted at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.

Emergency Services Recognized for Outstanding Information Sharing During Firestorm 2007
May 18, 2008 7:09:00 AM: The Office of Emergency Services was recognized by the advisory council of its WebEOC emergency coordination software for exemplary use of the program.

Child Welfare and Public Health Staff Named STARS
May 18, 2008 5:10:00 AM: East County children and families have benefited from the award-winning efforts of County employees.

County Budget Wins Distinguished Award
Apr 17, 2008 1:07:00 PM: The County’s 2007-08 and 2008-09 Operational Plan has earned the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA).

Healthy Garden-Healthy Home Wins Award
Apr 15, 2008 5:07:00 PM: The Department of Public Work’s Watershed Protection Program and UC Cooperative Extension’s “Healthy Garden-Healthy Home” program was awarded the 2007 Integrated Pest Management Innovator Award from the California Department of Pesticide Regulation.

General Services to Receive 2007 Award of Excellence
Apr 3, 2008 10:13:31 PM: The California Counties Facilities Services Association has chosen the Department of General Services to receive their 2007 Award of Excellence.

Library to Receive NACo Acts of Caring Award
Mar 31, 2008 12:00:00 AM: The County Library’s L.E.A.R.N./Laubach ESL Program is one of 18 programs selected by the National Association of Counties (NACo) as a recipient of a 2008 Acts of Caring Awards.

General Services Fleet Management Does It Again
Feb 29, 2008 12:00:00 AM: For the third time in three years, the Fleet Management division of General Services placed in the top five in the 100 Best Fleets in North America competition sponsored by Government Fleet Magazine.

Parks Facility & Staff Earn Multiple State-wide Honors
Feb 29, 2008 12:00:00 AM: The Department of Parks and Recreation was honored with numerous awards at the 2008 California Parks and Recreation Society Conference held in February.