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A Framework for the Future of San Diego County

Chair Nathan Fletcher is creating a Framework for the Future of San Diego County. The Framework prioritizes communities and populations in San Diego that have been historically left behind. Through this Framework, Chair Fletcher is fighting for:

  • Racial Justice
  • Health Equity
  • Economic Opportunity
  • Environmental Protection
  • Government Transparency
  • Fundamental Changes to County Operations

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News: A Framework for the Future of San Diego County

SUPERVISORS PASS NEW COMMON-SENSE GUN REFORM ORDINANCE

01/11/22

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors today during its first meeting of the New Year addressed gun violence by passing an ordinance to require safe firearm storage and to prohibit untraceable “ghost guns”' to be distributed or created in San Diego County.

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San Diego Pride Parade And Festival To Return In 2022

12/30/21

San Diego Pride is excited to announce the return of the annual in-person San Diego Pride week, including the Pride Parade and Festival, in July of 2022.

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CVPD partners with county mental health teams that responds to emergencies

12/29/21

The Chula Vista Police Department partnered with county behavioral health teams that may respond to non-violent mental health and substance use emergencies instead of law enforcement, when appropriate.

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Despite pandemic, San Diego’s Asian and Pacific Islander-owned businesses added $5B to economy

12/28/21

Local Asian and Pacific Islander-owned businesses generate approximately $5 billion for the region’s economy and yet they were some of the hardest hit during the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new study by the Asian Business Association of San Diego.

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More shelters, services, outreach for homeless expected in 2022

12/26/21

Efforts to get homeless people off the street and into shelters, housing and programs are expected to increase in the new year as more cities throughout the county are taking actions to address the issue.

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3 YEAR IMPACT REPORT RELEASED BY SUPERVISOR NATHAN FLETCHER’S OFFICE

12/21/21

Nathan Fletcher, Chair of the San Diego County Board of Supervisors, has released an interactive, multimedia “3 Year Impact Report” to highlight some of the progress that has taken place at the County since January 2019 when he began representing San Diego County’s 4th Supervisorial District.

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San Diego County supervisors size up, get to know their new districts

12/21/21

New voting maps for San Diego County will shift the lines of representation, establishing a majority Latino district in South County, and another central district with high numbers of Latino, Asian, Black and immigrant populations.

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Supervisor Nathan Fletcher speaks with News 8 about why sanitation workers are on strike

12/21/21

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Countywide Homeless Outreach is Underway Through Partnership with PATH

12/20/21

The County of San Diego in 2021 stepped up its commitment to tackling homelessness, and since July teams from People Assisting The Homeless (PATH) have spread out across the county to help connect unsheltered individuals with services.

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County, homeless service providers ramping up staffing for outreach workers

12/17/21

Homelessness is not just in the city of San Diego. Other communities are grappling with how to house the unsheltered, and the county is stepping in to help.

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Trolley-to-airport extension coming to San Diego

12/17/21

A Metropolitan Transit System study released Thursday has determined that the long-desired extension trolley to the San Diego International Airport is possible and can be completed within the next decade.

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Mayor Gloria, Chair Fletcher Launch Shelter for Homeless Residents with Behavioral Health Needs

12/15/21

Continuing their collaborative partnership to meet the broad needs of San Diego residents experiencing homelessness, Mayor Todd Gloria and County Board of Supervisors Chair Nathan Fletcher today announced the opening of the new Community Harm Reduction Team (C-HRT) facility for unsheltered residents who struggle with substance abuse and often co-occurring mental illness.

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Shelter for homeless people with addictions, mental health issues nears opening

12/15/21

Aiming to help one of the most challenging homeless populations on the street, officials from the city and county of San Diego on Wednesday gave a preview of a soon-to-open shelter that will serve people with addiction and mental health issues.

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San Diego County fights COVID misinformation with doctor panels

12/09/21

"COVID doesn't exist," said a speaker during the public comment of San Diego County's Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday. That was followed by a barrage of other speakers also denying COVID-19 and sharing medical misinformation about the virus that has sickened, permanently disabled and killed thousands across the county.

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268 SAN DIEGANS HAVE BEEN HELPED BECAUSE OF MOBILE CRISIS RESPONSE TEAMS

12/07/21

The countywide Mobile Crisis Response Team (MCRT) initiative launched several months ago has already responded to 268 calls (as of Nov. 29, 2021) for service with 30% transported to Crisis Stabilization Units and 45% connected to community services. Thirty-four percent of the people the MCRTs helped were experiencing homelessness.

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Supervisors Expand Mobile Crisis Teams to Treat Mental Health and Dug Abuse

12/07/21

San Diego County supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to expand the countywide Mobile Crisis Response Team initiative as an alternative to treat people with mental health or substance abuse issues.

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CHAIR FLETCHER & SUPERVISORS TAKE STEPS TO PROVIDE MORE OPIOID TREATMENT SERVICES

12/07/21

Chair Nathan Fletcher and the San Diego County Board of Supervisors voted 5 to 0 today to move forward several harm reduction drug treatment projects being undertaken by the County’s Behavioral Health Services. Earlier this year, Chair Fletcher won the support of his colleagues to give the Behavioral Health Services team more authority to implement industry best practices to help San Diegans manage their addiction to opioids and other debilitating substances.

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Mental health teams that respond to emergencies in lieu of police will soon be available countywide

12/07/21

Behavioral health teams that can respond to mental health and substance use emergencies instead of police will be available to all county residents starting Wednesday, officials announced.

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SD County Supervisors OK over $1M in fire suppression grants

12/07/21

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors Tuesday unanimously approved receiving more than $1.09 million in grants for fire suppression activities, including defensible space and training.

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CHAIR FLETCHER & OTHER SUPES APPROVE NEARLY $1.1M MORE FOR COUNTY FIRE PREVENTION & SUPPRESSION ACTIVITIES

12/07/21

Chair Nathan Fletcher and the other members of the San Diego County Board of Supervisors today authorized receipt of $1,097,129 in grants from four different entities to support fire prevention activities such as creating defensible space, fire suppression tools, and training.

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Supervisors approve over $1M in fire suppression grants

12/07/21

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors Tuesday unanimously approved receiving more than $1.09 million in grants for fire suppression activities, including defensible space and training.

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San Diego Pride set to return in person in 2022

12/03/21

After two years of being a mostly virtual event due to the COVID-19 pandemic, San Diego Pride — highlighted by the 1.5-mile-long parade in Hillcrest and two-day festival in Balboa Park — will return in person in 2022.

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County Focuses More Attention on Mental Health

11/28/21

For the first time, San Diego County is poised to dispatch mobile teams of mental health professionals dedicated to responding to people in crisis instead of sending police officers and sheriff’s deputies.

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First recipient of the San Diego Black Homebuyers Program settles into his new home

11/26/21

Tyshawn Cook has big plans for his newly purchased two-bedroom, two-bathroom condo in Spring Valley. “I am in the middle of renovating everything so the whole kitchen is going to get moved and destroyed,” said Cook, as he walked around his new living room.

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Program to help lower-income San Diego residents buy electric vehicles expected to launch next year

11/24/21

Delayed more than a year amid the pandemic, a state program designed to help lower-income Californians buy electric vehicles got funding approval last week to launch in San Diego County next year. The California Air Resources Board voted on Nov. 19 to approve a funding plan that includes $5 million to implement the Clean Cars 4 All program in San Diego County.

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