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Suspected Fuel Spill Causes Closure of Silver Strand State Beach

June 22
By City News Service

Silver Strand State Beach has been closed because of a suspected fuel spill.

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California Utilities Commission Rejects $639M SDG&E Pipeline Proposal

June 21
By City News Service

The California Public Utilities Commission Thursday rejected a $639 million proposed San Diego Gas & Electric and Southern California Gas natural gas pipeline that would have run from Rainbow to Miramar.

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San Diego's Audit Of Water Bills Delayed

June 21
By Claire Trageser

The city of San Diego audit that is meant to answer why some customers were overcharged hundreds of dollars on their water bills has been delayed.

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Researchers Find 4 Mountain Lion Kittens In Southern California Mountains

June 19
By Associated Press

Four new mountain lion kittens have been found by researchers studying the wild cats living in Southern California’s Santa Monica Mountains, wildlife officials announced in video posts Tuesday showing the blue-eyed babies meowing and one feisty one hissing and even taking a swipe at the person filming her.

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Colorado River Reservoirs Expected To Be Less Than Half Full, Headed To A Historic Low

June 18
Luke Runyon/KUNC

Reservoirs that store water along the Colorado River are projected to be less than half full later this year, potentially marking a historic low mark for the river system that supplies water to seven U.S. states and Mexico.

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Sea Level Rise Could Sink California Property Values

June 18
By Erik Anderson

A new report says California property values along the coast could drop as the level of the ocean rises. The study found more than $15 billion worth of private property is at risk in California over the next 25 years.

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San Diego Storm Water Spending Not Nearly Enough, Says City Auditor

June 14
By City News Service

Projected infrastructure spending for the city of San Diego's Storm Water Division isn't even halfway sufficient to meet future needs, a deficiency that could increase the deferred maintenance backlog and affect the city's ability to meet water quality requirements, according to an audit released Thursday.

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Court Rules San Diego Can Keep Closing La Jolla Beach To Protect Seals

June 8
By Associated Press

In a decision filed Thursday, the 4th District Court of Appeal reversed a lower court ruling that set aside the ordinance governing Children's Pool Beach in La Jolla, an affluent seaside community in San Diego.

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Reminder: San Diego Water Rates Will Increase In August

June 8
By City News Service

City of San Diego officials Friday reminded water customers that their rates will increase 2.16 percent starting Aug. 1.

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Report Card Has Good Grades For San Diego's Beaches

June 7
By City News Service, Erik Anderson

Dry weather is good news for San Diego County beach water quality.

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