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Summer Storm Brings Showers, Lightning To San Diego County

Aug. 25
By City News Service
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The banks of wet clouds out of the south mostly dropped insignificant traces of moisture across the county, according to the National Weather Service.

San Diego Padres Pave The Way For Sustainable Food

Aug. 25
By Matt Hoffman
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American sports stadiums aren't just places to watch a game, they’re places to eat. But where does that food come from, and what happens to the waste?

New San Diego Research Center Plans Deeper Dive On Climate Change

Aug. 24
By David Wagner
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The Center for Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation aims to address how humans will live with rising sea levels, climbing temperatures and other effects of greenhouse gas emissions.

Laboratory To Bring Career Pathways — And A Bit Of The Ocean — To City Heights

Aug. 24
By Megan Burks
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A long-awaited science facility in City Heights now has enough funding to break ground.

Climate Change Intensifies California's Drought

Aug. 24
By Susan Murphy
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California’s catastrophic wildfires, massive tree mortality and water crisis can be partly blamed on human-induced climate change, according to a new report by Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory.

Roundtable Digs Into Coastal, Backcountry Development Controversies

Aug. 21
By Pat Finn, Mark Sauer
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Huge planned developments are riling up residents of Carlsbad and the rural backcountry near Valley Center. Meanwhile, three luxury hotels on Harbor Island may not be built at all, unless developers can comply with a little-known law.

Edison Disputes San Onofre Ruling

Aug. 20
By City News Service
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Southern California Edison disputed a ruling that it should have reported 10 communications between its executives and the California Public Utilities Commission regarding a settlement over costs related to the shutdown of the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station.

North Park Waits For Transit Revamp

Aug. 19
By Steve Walsh
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Business owners in North Park nervously wait for the city of San Diego to begin work on the $5.8 million revamping of University Avenue. The comprehensive transit project is designed to make the area more friendly for buses, bikes and pedestrians.

Officials: Less Chance Of Colorado River Water Cuts In 2017

Aug. 18
By Associated Press
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The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation projected normal water deliveries to residents, farms, tribes and businesses at least through 2016 and possibly through 2017, water agency officials in Arizona, Nevada and California said.

San Diego Approves Changes For Car Share Service

Aug. 17
By Steve Walsh
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Working under a pilot program since 2011, the City Council approved changes to the municipal code designed to help the electric car sharing company car2go to operate in San Diego.