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Supervisor Jim Desmond

By   /  January 18, 2021  /  North County  /  No Comments

Vaccine Available for Those 75 and Older The County of San Diego has expanded the category of those eligible to receive the COVID-19 to include those aged 75 and up.At this time, individuals in Phase 1A and those aged 75 and older may visit County-hosted vaccination sites. These individuals may schedule an appointment to be vaccinated.The County is hopeful that […]

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Supervisor Desmond Vaccine/Youth Sports Update

By   /  January 14, 2021  /  North County  /  No Comments

Let Our Kids Play It is absolutely devastating what is happening to our kids. No school and no youth sports is creating a mental health crisis.I will do whatever I can and talk to whomever I can to make sure we get our kids back in the classroom and get our kids competing again! Two […]

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Supervisor Jim Desmond -Videos

By   /  January 12, 2021  /  North County  /  No Comments

Today was our first Board of Supervisors meeting of 2021.I wanted to update you on the topics that were discussed and what our next steps are moving forward. Vaccine Rollout Update We must get the COVID-19 vaccine to San Diegans! To me, this is the most important task in San Diego County.Today, I asked our […]

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Supervisor Jim Desmond -Town Hall Video

By   /  January 7, 2021  /  North County  /  No Comments

Thank you to everyone who attended today’s COVID-19 Vaccine Town-Hall. If you missed it, the entire presentation is below.Also, if you didn’t have your question answered, or still have questions email me: Jim.Desmond@sdcounty.ca.gov Supervisor Jim Desmond | 1600 Pacific Highway, San Diego, CA 92101

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Supervisor Jim Desmond

By   /  January 5, 2021  /  North County  /  No Comments

WE CAN DO BOTH –We are at a crucial point in our fight against COVID-19. Our numbers are the highest they’ve been, despite the lockdowns, which don’t seem to be working. This should not be a choice between businesses operating with all of the COVID precautions and keeping people alive. COVID-19 Vaccine Town-Hall This Thursday, […]

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Supervisor Jim Desmond

By   /  December 16, 2020  /  Local  /  No Comments

JUST NOW: A judge just ruled restaurants can open! Effective immediately, the County will not be enforcing restaurant closures. I hope it’s not too late for the many restaurants hanging on. The County will not be enforcing restaurant closures. Thank you to the business owners and their workers for their courage. How this all plays […]

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Supervisor Jim Desmond

By   /  December 14, 2020  /  North County  /  No Comments

Standing with Businesses This weekend, I visited several businesses in Carlsbad to talk to the owners about why they’re “defying” the Governor’s order and staying open. The Compass is a great example of staying open and doing it safely! The Arrival of the Vaccine Great news, the first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine arrived today […]

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Supervisor Jim Desmond

By   /  December 12, 2020  /  North County  /  No Comments

Places of Worship Are Essential — A huge ruling allowing churches to open for indoor worshipping was just announced. However, three of my colleagues voted to appeal the ruling using taxpayer dollars and keeping places of worship closed. I believe churches are essential especially during the holiday season! READ MORE UPDATE: The Board of Supervisors […]

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Supervisor Jim Desmond

By   /  December 9, 2020  /  North County  /  No Comments

Today, I made a motion that the County not enforce the ban on the closures of playgrounds. I was hopeful we could all come together for our children. Unfortunately, three of my colleagues voted against opening playgrounds locally.There is an absence of data for the closures and our kids and families will not have playgrounds […]

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Supervisor Jim Desmond

By   /  December 7, 2020  /  North County  /  No Comments

Southern California Region Never Forget May we never forget all those who lost their lives on December 7, 1941! SDSU Top 25! As a San Diego State alum, I’ve thrilled to see the men’s basketball team back in the top 25!  Supervisor Jim Desmond | 1600 Pacific Highway, San Diego, CA 92101

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Supervisor Jim Desmond

By   /  November 30, 2020  /  North County  /  No Comments

Supervisor Jim Desmond…They set the rules, Now they own the outcome. Last week, the Board of Supervisors approved additional $20 million to help businesses impacted by recent move to Purple Tier: restaurants, gym/fitness centers, movie theaters, museums, zoos/aquariums, events industry. If you have already applied or have questions, please email candyce.yee@sdcounty.ca.gov to express your interest to be […]

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Supervisor Jim Desmond

By   /  November 25, 2020  /  North County  /  No Comments

Today, the Board of Supervisors approved $20 million to allocate to businesses that are struggling. While I was supportive of this motion, I’m worried this is putting a band-aid over a much bigger wound. A wound inflicted by state government.Businesses affected aren’t looking for handouts, they aren’t looking for anything free, they just want their […]

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Supervisor Jim Desmond

By   /  November 19, 2020  /  North County  /  No Comments

Behavioral Health Progress When I came into office two years ago, North County was facing a behavioral health crisis with the suspension of Tri-City Hospital’s behavioral health unit and losses of other facilities and resources. Law enforcement was having to take people in crisis from North County all of the way to our facility at […]

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Supervisor Jim Desmond

By   /  November 10, 2020  /  North County  /  No Comments

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Supervisor Jim Desmond

By   /  November 9, 2020  /  North County  /  No Comments

Podcast: Dr. Teryn Clarke – We sat down with Dr. Teryn Clarke a neurologist in Newport Beach, California. Dr. Clarke has been advocating against the lockdowns when it comes to COVID-19, citing the mental health aspects many people are suffering from. Download the Podcast

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Supervisor Jim Desmond

By   /  November 2, 2020  /  North County  /  No Comments

Valley Center Parks – Today, LAFCO took action to dissolve the Valley Center Parks Board and simultaneously created a County Service Area to provide jurisdiction to the County Board of Supervisors. Earlier this year, the County Board of Supervisors, at my request, approved approximately $4.5 million to improve the existing Valley Center parks to the […]

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Supervisor Jim Desmond

By   /  October 26, 2020  /  North County  /  No Comments

Podcast: Michael Duggan Download the Podcast While youth sports competitions are banned in California, many teams are driving to Arizona to play in tournaments. I sat down with Michael Duggan, Director of Soccer Operations for Our City SC in Carlsbad to talk about the impact this is having on all youth sports.

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Supervisor Jim Desmond

By   /  October 24, 2020  /  North County  /  No Comments

COVID-19 Update October, 23rd, 2020 The I-15/ SR-78 HOV connectors are one step closer to becoming a reality! As anyone who has tried to get on the 78 from the 15 knows, the onramp to the 78 currently bottlenecks during rush hour. These connectors will help reduce that traffic. CALTRANS is currently preparing their environmental […]

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Supervisor Jim Desmond

By   /  October 19, 2020  /  North County  /  No Comments

Supervisor Jim Desmond | 1600 Pacific Highway, San Diego, CA 92101

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Three Counties Come Together

By   /  September 29, 2020  /  North County  /  No Comments

Today, I stood next to Riverside County Supervisor, Jeff Hewitt, and Orange County Supervisor, Don Wagner as we continue to ask for local control when it comes to reopening our businesses. OpenCalNow No Sexually Violent Predator! I want to express my thanks to District Attorney, Summer Stephan for fighting to keep a Sexually Violent Predator […]

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