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San Diego airport recognized for health measures in pandemic

SAN DIEGO (CNS) – San Diego International Airport has achieved the Airports Council International World’s Airport Health Accreditation for its “Let’s Go Safely” program, intended to prioritize the health and safety of passengers, employees and the community through a number of modifications and improvements at the airport, it was announced Thursday.

The ACI accreditation program assesses the alignment of airports’ health measures with the council’s business restart and recovery guidelines and International Civil Aviation Organization recommendations along with industry best practices.

The San Diego County Regional Airport Authority initiated the request to achieve accreditation by submitting a questionnaire and cleaning-and- disinfecting plan that details the process in which San Diego International has addressed topics including cleaning and disinfection, physical distancing, staff protection, physical layout, passenger communications and passenger facilities. The accreditation is valid for one year.

“This accreditation provides SAN with third-party verification and recognition of professional excellence in maintaining

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Someone San Diego Should Know: Vernon Moore

Excellence and passion.

These two words define the life and work of San Diego native Richard Vernon Moore more than any others that come to mind. At a time when we appropriately focus on the many ways our nation has made success an elusive dream for generations of African Americans, the story of generations of Moores is one of tremendous accomplishment.

Moore grew up in San Diego and despite his parents first being turned away from Allied Gardens in the late 1960s, they ultimately purchased a home in San Carlos, near Patrick Henry High School, where Vernon would move through the public schools to graduate as a Patriot. The son of a dentist and an elementary school principal, Moore’s early life was shaped by the time he spent in his immediate neighborhood as well as by the experiences he had around the Southeast Medical Center that his father, Gene Moore,

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