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Most city and county offices and schools in San Diego will be closed Thursday for Cesar Chavez Day.
All public San Diego County offices, family resource centers, library branches and animal shelters will be closed. In the city of San Diego, all administrative offices, libraries and city swimming pools will be closed.
About half of the county-operated COVID-19 testing and vaccination sites will be closed, but the state-operated ones will be open. For information, visit fhcsd.org/vaccination-site.
The city of San Diego will carry out curbside trash, recyclables and yard waste pickup. Those outside of the city’s service area should check with their waste hauler for holiday service.
All public buildings in Balboa Park will be closed, including the Balboa Park Activity Center, Botanical Building, Casa del Prado, Municipal Gym and War Memorial Building. Residents wanting to visit other individual museums and attractions should check for holiday schedules.
Barrett, El Capitan, Sutherland and Lower and Upper Otay reservoirs will be closed, but all other city reservoirs will be open during regular operating hours. Chollas Lake will be open from 6:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.
The Miramar Landfill, Greenery and Recycling Center will be open Thursday, but the container sales office at 8353 Miramar Place will be closed.
Torrey Pines, Mission Bay and Balboa Park golf courses will be open for regular play. San Diego city recreation centers will be closed Thursday, reopening Friday.
Parking meters, time restrictions for parking on streets, yellow zones and street sweeping routes within San Diego city limits will not be enforced today. All other parking violations will be enforced. Parking rules on Port of San Diego property and in different cities may vary, based on posted signage.
Cesar Chavez Day was proclaimed a federal commemorative holiday by President Barack Obama in 2014. It celebrates the birth and legacy of labor movement activist Cesar Chavez, who died in 1993.
Union-Tribune staff contributed to this report.
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