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San Diego County, California: County in California, United States
San Diego County, officially the County of San Diego, is a county in the southwestern corner of the state of California, in the United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 3,095,313. making it California's second-most populous county and the fifth-most populous in the United States. Its county seat is San Diego, the eighth-most populous city in the United States. It is the southwesternmost county in the 48 contiguous United States.


7 Heroin Users Die From Flesh-Eating Bacteria in San Diego

County health officials are asking the medical community to be on the lookout for additional cases of myonecrosis, a bacterial infection associated with black-tar heroin use.
NYTimes.com - Published

Flesh-eating bacteria tied to black tar heroin use kills 7 in San Diego, health officials say

Between Oct. 2 and Nov. 24, nine people who had injected black tar heroin were admitted to San Diego County hospitals with severe myonecrosis.
USATODAY.com - Published

Padres fire manager Andy Green after four seasons

Padres manager Andy Green was fired Saturday after four seasons. San Diego dropped $527 million the last three seasons on star players.
USATODAY.com - Published

At least three dead after Southern California cliff collapses

Tons of debris fell on beachgoers Friday in Encinitas, north of San Diego. A 30-foot long slab of dense sandstone broke away and plunged downward. Witnesses say first responders had to dig people out..
CBS News - Published

16 Marines arrested on base for alleged involvement in human smuggling, drug offenses

The U.S. Marine Corps said the 16 Marines were arrested during morning battalion formation at Camp Pendleton in San Diego County.
USATODAY.com - Published

Two horses dead after freak accident while training at Del Mar track in California

Two days into the annual summer meet at Del Mar Thoroughbred Club just north of San Diego, two horses are dead after colliding during training.
USATODAY.com - Published

2-year-old boy dies after contracting E. coli at San Diego fair

The exact source of the bacteria is still under investigation, but all four cases reported having contact with animals at the fair
CBS News - Published