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HIGHLIGHTS Serves Up Restaurant Info
On the Fly
Sep. 14, 2018 | 12:23 PM
The County’s Department of Environmental Health has created a new mobile website,, that gives people a quick, easy way to find and get information about thousands of restaurants, food trucks and markets across the county.
The site will not only let people see three years’ worth of health inspection results for restaurants, it will show a map of the restaurants near them, draw street directions to get there on the map, and even let them call the restaurant if they want to check about reservations. Just bookmark on your smartphone or desktop computer and you’re ready to go.  Read more...
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Increase the compliance rate of price verification inspections to 84 percent by June 2018
This fiscal year, we have a goal to increase the number of retail business charging accurate prices (no overcharges) from 83% (5 year average) to 84%, when customers pay for merchandise at the cash register.  Currently, we are at 88.5% compliance at the end of the 3rd Quarter.
Increase the number of test sale inspections to 80 by June 2018
In Fiscal Year 2015-2016, we had a goal to complete undercover test sale inspections of recyclable beverage containers at 72 of our registered California Redemption Value (CRV)recycling centers.  We surpassed that goal, by completing inspections at 74 locations.  In Fiscal Year 2016-2017, we increased our goal to 86 inspections.  We have achieved this goal, by conducting inspections at 89 recycling centers as of June 30, 2017.
Increase the number of weights and measures devices inspected to 30,000 by June 2018
In Fiscal Year 2016-2017, we had a goal to inspect 100% of the total registered number of taximeters, retail gas pumps, retail water vending dispensers, and computing/counter scales (approximately 30,000).  We met that goal, by completing inspection of 30,091 devices.  In Fiscal Year 2017-2018, we have completed inspection of over 29,636 devices.