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San Diego Zoo Makes Bamboo Cake For Panda's Second Birthday

July 28
By KPBS and City News Service
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The San Diego Zoo has a second birthday celebration planned tomorrow for Xiao Liwu, a giant panda cub.

Developing San Diego's Zero Waste Plan

July 28
Midday Edition
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California cities have to recycle 75 percent of their waste by 2020. San Diego has set an ambitious goal of zero waste by 2040. A series of meetings are underway to jump start the efforts, we'll tell you about the program and how to get involved.

203 Lightning Strikes In San Diego Area Since Friday

July 27
By City News Service and KPBS
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Afternoon thunderstorms on Sunday led to a flash flood warning in northern San Diego County and southwestern Riverside County and a rash of lightning strikes over the weekend.

Rain, Lightning Roll Through San Diego

July 25
By KPBS , City News Service
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San Diego County residents woke to something Friday morning they don't usually hear or see: rain, thunder and lightning.

San Diego County Under Mandatory Water Restrictions

July 24
By City News Service
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The continuing drought led the San Diego County Water Authority board of directors to vote Thursday to change voluntary water use restrictions to mandatory.

Temperatures Set To Soar In Inland Areas Of San Diego

July 24
By City News Service

Temperatures of 112 to 118 degrees are forecast for the deserts and highs could reach 105 degrees in the mountains, meteorologists say.

Heat Wave Expected To Hit San Diego On Thursday

July 23
By KPBS , City News Service
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A National Weather Service heat advisory is set to take effect for the inland areas at 11 a.m. Thursday and will extend until 9 p.m. Friday.

Elementary School Students Spend Summer Exploring Science

July 22
By Dwane Brown
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Elementary school students from southeastern San Diego have been spending part of their summer learning about the environment.

Environmental Groups Pressure Faulconer On Plastic Bag Ban In San Diego

July 22
By City News Service
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Approximately a half-billion plastic bags are used in San Diego annually, and 350 million fewer would be used if the proposed ordinance were adopted.

Enforcement Of Water Restrictions Varies Around State

July 21
Katie Orr / Capital Public Radio
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California has approved tough new water restrictions, but how they’ll be enforced depends on where you live.

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