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SAN DIEGO COUNTY, CA – Missed today's headlines? Here are the Patch stories from San Diego County that people are talking about today:

Coronavirus Deaths Cross 400 In San Diego County

"The disease is still widespread in our community, as evidenced by the rising cases," said Wilma Wooten, the county's public health officer.

Deadly Rabbit Virus Found In San Diego County

A deadly virus targeting domestic and wild rabbits has been detected in San Diego County, prompting officials to issue new guidelines.

Police Chase Auto Theft Suspect Through North County

An auto theft suspect led authorities on a nearly hourlong road chase from Oceanside to the Rainbow area of San Diego County.

2 Suspected Gang Members Arrested In Violent Vista Carjacking

Two men were behind bars for threatening a motorist with a gun, yanking him out of his car and stealing it, officials said.

DUI Killing In Palm Springs: 85-Year-Old Man Faces Murder Trial

Palm Springs resident Leroy Silva is accused in a crash that left Connie Clark of Lemon Grove fatally injured.

San Diego County To Distribute Small Business Stimulus Money

The five supervisors will allocate the funding to help businesses in their districts impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.

San Diego To Waive Permits For Outdoor Restaurant Operations

San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer signed an emergency executive order Tuesday waiving permits and other regulatory requirements.

State Water Department Grants Over $15M To San Diego Projects

The projects range from water recycling and reuse to water conservation, from as far south as National City up to Oceanside and Fallbrook.

Second Padres Player Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Recently acquired infielder Jorge Mateo has become the second San Diego Padres player to test positive for the coronavirus.

USS Bunker Hill, USS Russell Return To San Diego

The guided-missile cruiser USS Bunker Hill and the guided-missile destroyer USS Russell returned to their home port of San Diego Wednesday.

UC System Picks First Black President

After a six-month search, the University of California Regents picked Michael V. Drake as the new head of the school system.

Coronavirus PPP Loans In California: Where The Money Went

More than 87,000 California companies received loans, according to new data released this week. Search businesses or towns here.

2020 CA Ballot Measures Are Mostly Do-Overs

The big action will be 12 statewide ballot measures that may differ widely in subject matter, but have a common theme: do-over.

United Airlines Layoff Notices Sent To Half Of U.S. Employees

With coronavirus infection rates rising in most of the U.S., the layoffs ar a sign of the grim outlook for airlines and the travel industry.

Check out these Wow Houses:

Upgraded Carlsbad Home Has Ocean And Lagoon Views

This $1.179 million home has hardwood floors, wall-to-wall sliding glass doors, a master view balcony, and a landscaped yard with fire pit.

Encinitas Home Comes With Theater, Office And Views

This $2.25 million home offers an entertainer's backyard with a pool and spa, covered cabana, wet bar, outdoor fireplace and putting green.

Santee Home Offers Panoramic Mountain Views

This $1.27 million home features an open floor plan with oversized windows, hardwood floors and an upgraded chef's kitchen.

La Mesa Home Features Swimming Pool, Spectacular Views

This $850,000 home features an open floor plan, exposed beam ceilings, multiple patios, a pool and spa, a two-car garage and views.

Single-Story Oceanside Home On Cul-De-Sac: $575,000

This property's backyard features a partially covered wraparound patio, fig and pine trees, and a private gate to the master bedroom.

Newly Constructed Imperial Beach Home Has Rooftop Deck

This $1.245 million home features an oversized two-car garage and rooftop deck with views of the beach, nature preserve and city.

Poway Home With Swimming Pool: $579,000

Located on a large corner lot, this home features a spacious patio area and a newly remodeled pool and spa.

Ramona Home With Spectacular Mountain Views: $564,900

This fenced property features mature landscaping with shade and fruit trees, a vegetable garden and an outdoor spa.

This article originally appeared on the San Diego Patch

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