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San Diego City Council Approves Mandatory Water Restrictions

Oct. 20
By Tarryn Mento
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The San Diego City Council voted to up the city's water rules to a drought response level 2 — or "drought alert."

Central Valley Finds New Life In Milk And Oil

Oct. 20
Julia Mitric, Capital Public Radio
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The collapse of the housing market devastated cities like Stockton and Modesto. But the Central Valley’s agriculture industry weathered The Great Recession just fine. It even saw record growth, with one painful exception: dairy.

What Would Prop. 1 — The State Water Bond — Do For San Diego?

Oct. 20
By Erik Anderson
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California's punishing four-year drought sets the parched scene for Proposition 1 — a $7.5 billion water bond on the Nov. 4 ballot. Critics say most of the money won't help San Diego.

Forecast: California Drought To Continue Or Worsen

Oct. 17
Capital Public Radio / Ed Joyce
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Some improvement expected in California's drought, but not until Dec. or Jan.

San Diego County Temps Below Average Into Next Week

Oct. 17
By City News Service

The National Weather Service also said that night and morning low clouds will develop along lower mountain slopes "and will take longer to clear than what we have seen in recent weeks."

Pollution Alert For La Jolla Beaches After Sewage Spill

Oct. 15
By City News Service
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Signs warning of contamination hazards will stand at the Children's Pool and along 1,000 feet of shoreline on both sides until follow-up testing shows the bacteria count is safe for recreational uses.

Californians To Receive Credit On October-November Electricity Bills

Oct. 15
Capital Public Radio
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The credit comes from California’s cap-and-trade program to fight climate change. It's a result of payments power plants and industries make when they buy carbon emission permits.

Companies Bid To Build Casks For San Onofre's Nuclear Waste

Oct. 14
Promise Yee
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Southern California Edison's Community Engagement Panel is considering options for storing nuclear waste at San Onofre.

San Onofre Siren To Sound At Least Once More

Oct. 14
By City News Service
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San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station's siren warning system is designed to alert people in case of a nuclear emergency and is checked annually.

California Council Works To Streamline Water Quality Data

Oct. 14
Capital Public Radio
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Once the project is completed Californians will be able to use a website to see the source and quality of their water.