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SD installs portable restrooms, handwashing stations to thwart hepatitis A

After an outbreak of hepatitis A, San Diego is doing its best to prevent any further infections.

One way they are combating the disease is to set up multiple portable restrooms, four were recently installed downtown near City Hall. They will be maintained at least twice per day and monitored by full-time security.

There is also a hand washing station on site.

Lori Saldaña enters race for Board of Supervisors

Former member of the California State Assembly, Lori Saldaña (D), has announced that she is running for an open seat in the San Diego Board of Supervisors, District 4.  

She is the fourth Democrat to enter the race.

San Diego ranks fourth in Airbnb rentals this summer

San Diego ranks fourth in summer rentals for Airbnb.

San Diegans are fourth on the list of top Airbnb rentals this past summer, behind New York, Los Angeles, and Seattle.

The company according to Fox 5 says 33,800 rentals were booked and that brought in over 187,700 visitors to America’s Finest City.

Rita's in Mission Hills is closed for good

Rita’s Italian ice shop at 768 W Washington Street in Mission Hills has closed and there are no plans to re-open it. 

A spokesperson for Rita’s confirmed with SDGLN that it has been shuttered for good, but gave no explanation to why.

Bonnie Dumanis officially enters race for County Board of Supervisors

Dumanis will campaign against another big San Diego political name, Nathan Fletcher, who is a former Republican.

Former municipal and superior court judge Bonnie Dumanis has officially announced her candidacy for the San Diego County Board of Supervisors, District 4.

She made the announcement on Thursday, two days after filing the paperwork for running.