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San Diego County is a county located in the southwestern corner of the state of Californiain the United States. San Diego County comprises the San Diego-Carlsbad Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Most of the county has a mild Mediterranean climate to semiarid climatethough there are mountains that receive frost and snow in the wintertime. Marine Corpsand the U. Coast Guard in San Diego County. These include the Naval Spanish sex massage San Francisco San DiegoMarine Corps Base Camp PendletonMarine Corps Air Station Miramarand Naval Air Station North Island.
From north to south, San Diego County extends from the southern borders of Orange County and Riverside County to the Mexico—United States border and Baja California. From west to east, San Diego County stretches from the Pacific Ocean to its boundary with Imperial County. This treaty designated the new border as terminating at a point on the Pacific Ocean coast which would result in the border passing one Spanish league south of the southernmost portion of San Diego Baythus ensuring that the United States received all of this natural harbor.
As such it included areas of what are now Inyo County and San Bernardino Countyas well as all of what is now Riverside County and Imperial County. According to the U. Snow-capped in winter mountains rise to the northeast, with the Sonoran Desert to the far east. Cleveland National Forest is spread across the central portion of the county, while the Anza-Borrego Desert State Park occupies most of the northeast.
Although the western third of the county is primarily urban, the mountains and deserts in the eastern two-thirds of the county consist primarily of undeveloped backcountry.
Most of these backcountry areas are home to a native plant community known as chaparral. The eastern suburbs are collectively known as East Countythough most still lie in the western third of the county. The southern suburbs and southern detached portion of the city of San Diego, extending to the Mexican border, are collectively referred to as South Bay. Periodically the area has been subject to wildfires that force thousands to evacuate. California defines a fire season in which fires are most likely to occur, usually between the months of late July and late October which are the driest months of the area.
Signs are posted in numerous spots of the county providing information on the level of threats from fires based on weather conditions. Most rainfall occurs from November to April. The climate in the San Diego area, like much of California, often varies significantly over short geographical distances resulting in microclimates.
This happens every year in May and June. Though there are few wet days per month during the rainy period, rainfall can be heavy when it does occur. However, the rainfall is greater in the higher elevations of San Diego.
Four of these are integral parts of Cleveland National Forest, whereas three are managed by the Bureau wife getting happy ending massage Springfield, Massachusetts Land Management.
It contains all or most of the cities of Carlsbad, Encinitas, Solana BeachDel Marand Poway in addition to a substantial portion of northern San Diego. The County government provides countywide services such as elections and voter registration, law enforcement, jails, vital records, property records, tax collection, public health, and social services.
In addition the County serves as the local government for all unincorporated areas. Other cities such as Del Mar and Vista arrange to have the County provide some or all of these services on a contract basis. In addition, several entities of the government of California have jurisdiction conterminous with San Diego County, such as the San Diego Superior Court. Under its foundational Charter, the five-member elected San Diego County Board of Supervisors is the county legislature, California.
The board operates in a legislative, executive, and quasi-judicial capacity. As a legislative authority, it can pass ordinances for the unincorporated areas ordinances that affect the whole county, like posting of restaurant ratings, must be ratified by the California city.
As an executive body, it can tell the county departments what to do, and how to do it. As a quasi-judicial body, the Board is the final venue of appeal in the local planning process. The Board was criticized for this homogeneity, which was made possible because supervisors draw their own district lines and are not subject to term limits, spanish sex massage San Francisco.
The Administrative Code establishes the powers and duties of all officers and the procedures and rules of operation of all departments. The county motto is "The noblest motive is the public good. Republican strength is concentrated in North County, as well as the inland portions.
Supporters and political observers gather to watch the results come in; supporters of the various candidates parade around the hall, carrying signs and chanting; candidates give their victory and concession speeches and host parties spanish sex massage San Francisco campaign volunteers and donors at the site; and television stations broadcast live from the floor of the convention center.
Arising California an effort by the state government to identify regional economies, San Diego County and Imperial County are part of the Southern Border Regionone of nine such regions. As a regional economy, the Southern Border Region is the smallest but most economically diverse region in the state. However, the two counties maintain weak relations and have little in common aside from their common border.
Tourists are drawn to the region for a well rounded experience, everything from shopping to surfing as well as its mild climate. Its numerous tourist destinations include Horton PlazaWestfield UTCSeaport VillageWestfield Mission Valley and Fashion Valley Mall for shopping. SeaWorld San Diego and Legoland California as amusement parks. Golf courses such as Torrey Pines Golf Course and Balboa Park Golf Course.
Museums such as the San Diego Museum of ManSan Diego Museum of ArtReuben H. Fleet Science CenterSan Diego Natural History MuseumUSS Midway Museumand the San Diego Air and Space Museum.
Historical places such as the Gaslamp QuarterBalboa Park and Old Town San Diego State Spanish sex massage San Francisco Park. Outdoor destinations include the Peninsular Ranges for hikingbikingmountainboarding and trail riding. Major private universities in the county include University of San Diego USDPoint Loma Nazarene University PLNUAlliant International University AIUand National University. The Naval Special Warfare Center is the primary training center for SEALsand is also located on Coronado, California.
The area contains five major naval bases and the U. Marines base Happy ending massage clearwater Centennial, Colorado Pendleton. Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton is the major West Coast base of the United States Marine Corps and serves as its prime amphibious training base.
The culture of San Diego is influenced heavily by American and Mexican cultures due to its position as a border townits large Hispanic population, and its California as part of Spanish America and Mexico. Privately published papers like the Military Press Newspaper and the Navy Dispatch serve the military community both on and off base.
County Television Network is a public-access television cable channel, offering a "hometown blend of C-SPANthe Lifetime, History, Travel, and Discovery channels" for the county, and funded by fees paid by cable companies. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. For the city by the same name, see San Diego. For other uses, see San Diego disambiguation. Supervisors Main article: History of San Diego. Main article: Climate of San Diego, California.
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