Veterans holiday closings; parade

All federal, state and county government offices will be closed Tuesday in observance of Veterans' Day, along with state and federal courts, post offices, schools and banks.

Parking meters will not be enforced in San Diego County communities - except in Del Mar.

Trash collection will be delayed one day starting Tuesday for San Diego city residents.

County residents serviced by Allied Waste, EDCO, Escondido Disposal, Fallbrook Refuse Service, Ramona Disposal, Waste Management for North County and Waste Management for East County will be on their regular schedules.

More than 3,500 current and retired military personnel will take to the streets of downtown San Diego today during the city's 22nd annual Veterans Day parade.

"The Forgotten War: Korea'' is the theme of this year's parade in honor of the 1.79 million Americans who served in the Korean War between 1950 and 1953 and the 33,000 who were killed during the conflict.

The parade, hosted by the Veterans Day Parade Committee in conjunction with San Diego Count be held in Fallbrook featuring a flyover by Navy F/A-18 Hornets followed by a ceremony.

The University of San Diego will mark Veterans Day with a 1 p.m. ceremony.

   
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