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Record Number Of Tourists Visited San Diego Last Year

Record Number Of Tourists Visited San Diego Last Year

Feb. 16
By Erik Anderson, City News Service

The Major League Baseball All-Star Game and other major events lured record numbers of tourists to the San Diego region last year, the Tourism Authority announced Thursday.

Seismic Research Explores San Onofre's Earthquake, Tsunami Risks

Seismic Research Explores San Onofre's Earthquake, Tsunami Risks

Feb. 16
By Alison St John

New seismic research from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography explores the earthquake and tsunami threats to the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station site, where nuclear waste will be stored indefinitely. The results will be presented Thursday night to Edison's Community Engagement Panel.

California's State-Run Retirement Program Imperiled By House Vote

California's State-Run Retirement Program Imperiled By House Vote

Feb. 16
Ben Bradford / Capital Public Radio

The U.S. House of Representatives has voted for a resolution that could disallow a new state-run retirement program in California, affecting as many as seven million workers.

Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Double In San Diego

Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Double In San Diego

Feb. 15
By Erik Anderson, City News Service

San Diego city leaders announced Tuesday the completion of a project that more than doubled capacity for drivers to charge up their electric vehicles at public locations.

San Diego County Will Not Pursue Community Choice In Unincorporated...

San Diego County Will Not Pursue Community Choice In Unincorporated Areas

Feb. 15
By Claire Trageser

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors will not move forward with an alternative energy program known as community choice aggregation.

County To Decide Whether To Begin Pursuing Community Choice Energy

County To Decide Whether To Begin Pursuing Community Choice Energy

Feb. 14
By Claire Trageser

The San Diego County Board of Supervisors will decide Wednesday whether to take the first step toward pursuing the alternative energy program community choice aggregation.

News In Numbers: Getting Cash For Turning Off Your Lights In San Diego

News In Numbers: Getting Cash For Turning Off Your Lights In San Diego

Feb. 13
By Ingrid Lobet / inewsource

Saving energy is supposed to be boring. But one startup has turned reducing your personal power use into a game. It’s a game that lowers pollution, relieves demand on the grid at critical times, and even pays a little. They’ve done it using data.

Imperial Valley Food Bank Launches Capital Campaign

Imperial Valley Food Bank Launches Capital Campaign

Feb. 10
By Kenny Goldberg

Prompted by widespread hunger, the Imperial Valley Food Bank is launching a campaign to upgrade its aging facilities.

Less Than 40 Percent Of Californians Can Afford Median Priced Homes

Less Than 40 Percent Of Californians Can Afford Median Priced Homes

Feb. 10
Chris Nichols / POLITIFACT

The home affordability index has been under 40 percent for nearly four years.

Coastal Commission Appeal Could Delay Embarcadero Project

Coastal Commission Appeal Could Delay Embarcadero Project

Feb. 8
By KPBS News

The replacement of the Anthony’s Seafood Grotto on the San Diego waterfront could be delayed.