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Supervisor Jim Desmond

By   /  November 28, 2022  /  North County  /  No Comments

Where has the year gone? I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving. I wanted to give you an update on some of the happenings going on in North County and a few groups we have honored at our Board meetings. I hope everyone has a safe and happy holiday season! Pancreatic Cancer I honored the […]

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Supervisor Jim Desmond

By   /  November 25, 2022  /  North County  /  No Comments

Next month, the Board of Supervisors is looking at ending its zero-tolerance policy for illegal drug activity in County funded housing. This would allow those in County housing to use and deal drugs. At our last Board meeting, I spoke about why I think this would be a terrible idea. Illegal fentanyl is killing people […]

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Supervisor Jim Desmond

By   /  November 17, 2022  /  North County  /  No Comments

I cannot be the only one that is thrilled the campaign commercials are over, signs are being removed, and finally my mailbox isn’t full of campaign literature.  Let’s all be grateful election season is over. Savor this time, because the 2024 election coverage will start soon (ugh). I hope you were able to cast a […]

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Supervisor Desmond -Fire Safety, Solving Homelessness & Mandating Fentanyl Education

By   /  November 8, 2022  /  North County  /  No Comments

Can you believe it? It’s already November and it’s starting to feel a bit like Fall! We have an important election coming up on Tuesday and I want to encourage everyone (if you haven’t already done so) to go out and vote. I say this often, but we win the lottery by being born in the […]

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Supervisor Jim Desmond -North County Update

By   /  October 29, 2022  /  North County  /  No Comments

Get Out and Vote! We are so lucky to live in the best country in the world. A country that allows us the freedom to choose what we want to do, what we want to say, and who we want to elect to office. With that freedom, comes responsibility and it is our responsibility to […]

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Supervisor Jim Desmond -Major Upgrade Safety of North County

By   /  October 27, 2022  /  North County  /  No Comments

Back in March, I allocated a grant to the San Diego Fire Foundation. The funds went towards purchasing new battery-powered extrication equipment for the Escondido Fire Department. Last week, I got to see the new devices in action and even got to try them out!  These tools are commonly used during traffic accidents when a person […]

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Supervisor Jim Desmomd -More Problems With SanDag

By   /  October 24, 2022  /  North County  /  1 Comment

Here we go again, SANDAG is once again mismanaging taxpayer dollars. Last week, an internal audit was released that found multiple issues with the way SANDAG manages and processes contracts with outside vendors. Key takeaways include a disproportionate preference to certain vendors, with some contractors receiving up to 700% more than initially awarded. One vendor received a $64 million […]

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Supervisor Jim Desmond-Sexually Violent Predator Town Hall

By   /  October 20, 2022  /  North County  /  4 Comments

Thank you to everyone who attended the Sexually Violent Predator Town Hall. The goal of the meeting was to explain the placement process for SVP’s and with that knowledge, be equipped to stop them in the future.  My biggest takeaway was we need to get the word out to everyone when a placement hearing is […]

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Supervisor Jim Desmond -Helping Those in Need

By   /  October 18, 2022  /  North County  /  No Comments

When I was elected Supervisor four years ago, I made behavioral health a top priority. Behavioral health and homelessness go hand and hand and unfortunately, many of the people who end up living on our streets, are suffering mentally and aren’t given the proper medicine or care to help stabilize them. our years ago, North […]

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Supervisor Jim Desmond- One Safe Place

By   /  October 17, 2022  /  North County  /  No Comments

You’ve probably heard me say it before, but I must repeat it, One Safe Place is transforming lives. One Safe Place is a center that serves human trafficking victims, seniors suffering from elder abuse and is a place someone that is being domestically abused can go to escape from their perpetrator. I wanted to share […]

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Supervisor Jim Desmond -Protecting Our Region 

By   /  October 13, 2022  /  North County  /  No Comments

Living in San Diego County, the threat of fires is constant, that is why I have made fire safety one of my top priorities during my time on the Board of Supervisors. We’ve initiated efforts to come up with a pre-fire strategy and evacuation routes. I’ve led the effort to increase roadside vegetation management, especially […]

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Supervisor Jim Desmond -Sexually Violent Predator Townhall

By   /  October 12, 2022  /  North County  /  No Comments

Join Supervisor Desmond, the District Attorney’s office, and the San Diego Sheriff’s office to learn about the placement process for Sexually Violent Predators. Find out how these decisions are made and how you can get involved in stopping these predators from coming to our neighborhoods. Last year, a Sexually Violent Predator was proposed to be placed […]

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Supervisor Jim Desmond

By   /  October 10, 2022  /  North County  /  No Comments

Monday I stood alongside, District Attorney Summer Stephan, San Diego County Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Paul Gothold,  Laura Brinker-White, Mother of Connor White, and Rita & Dave Palet, Parents of Jake Palet to announce our action to mandate fentanyl education in our schools. Tuesday, the Board of Supervisors will vote on the effort, which if approved would do three […]

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Supervisor Jim Desmond

By   /  October 6, 2022  /  North County  /  No Comments

Earlier today, I submitted a California Public Records Act request to the State of California asking for all correspondence regarding Sexually Violent Predators with Liberty Healthcare. It is time for San Diegans to know details regarding the placement of Sexually Violent Predators. Understanding how SVPs are handled will help us to protect our neighborhoods from […]

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Supervisor Jim Desmond -Free Emergency Pet Kit

By   /  October 3, 2022  /  North County  /  No Comments

An important part of being prepared in an emergency is making sure that you have a plan for your pet. Over 60% of San Diego County residents have a pet and we want to do all we can to help. On October 8, my office along with the County of San Diego Department of Animal Services will be […]

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Supervisor Jim Desmond

By   /  October 1, 2022  /  North County  /  No Comments

Yesterday, I stood alongside staff at the Joe and Mary Mottino Family YMCA in Oceanside to announce free swimming lessons in North County! Earlier this week, I proposed to allocate part of our American Rescue Plan Act funds to provide free swimming lessons to those in San Diego County. I’m pleased to say that my colleagues […]

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Supervisor Jim Desmond – Protecting Our Region

By   /  September 29, 2022  /  North County  /  No Comments

Living in San Diego County, the threat of fires is constant, that is why I have made fire safety one of my top priorities during my time on the Board of Supervisors. We’ve initiated efforts to come up with a pre-fire strategy and evacuation routes. I’ve led the effort to increase roadside vegetation management, especially […]

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Supervisor Jim Desmond -We Stopped The Per Mile Tax

By   /  September 26, 2022  /  North County  /  No Comments

On Friday, the SANDAG Board of Directors (after feeling pressure from the public) decided to remove the per-mile tax from the Regional Transportation Plan. You can read more about it here. I want to thank everyone who spoke out against SANDAG’s per-mile tax. I know many of you have helped spread the message on social media […]

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Supervisor Jim Desmond

By   /  September 22, 2022  /  North County  /  No Comments

Homelessness is an issue of great concern in San Diego County. Whenever I meet with groups or people in our community, the most frequently asked question I receive is, ‘What is being done about homelessness?’ I have made homelessness a top priority, by helping individuals get off of streets and sidewalks, and making our communities safer. I’m […]

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Supervisor Jim Desmond

By   /  September 15, 2022  /  North County  /  No Comments

Over the past few years, San Diego County has become a dumping ground for the worst of the worst, Sexually Violent Predators. You’ve probably heard or read about these monsters being placed in communities like Borrego Springs, Mt. Helix and one even being proposed in Rancho Bernardo. Last year, I led the effort at the Board […]

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