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Study: Causes Of Drought Linked To Climate Change

Sept. 30
Amy Quinton / Capital Public Radio
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The drought currently hitting California is one of the worst in state history. A new study by climate scientists at Stanford links the cause of the drought to climate change.

City Council Members Propose Mandatory Water Use Restrictions In San Diego

Sept. 29
By City News Service
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Two City Council members proposed Monday that San Diego's voluntary water use restrictions — like cutting back on watering the lawn — be made mandatory.

UC San Diego To Install 2.5 Megawatt Energy Storage System

Sept. 29
By City News Service
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A 2.5-megawatt storage system with enough capacity to power about 2,500 homes will be installed at UC San Diego next year.

Santa Ana Winds, Triple-Digit Heat To Increase Fire Risk In San Diego

Sept. 29
By Susan Murphy
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Fire danger is expected to increase starting Thursday and continuing through Sunday as hot temperatures and weak to moderate Santa Ana winds arrive to San Diego County, according to the National Weather Service in San Diego.

Drought Hurts Julian's Apple Crop

Sept. 29
By Susan Murphy
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It’s that time of year when San Diegans flock to Julian for apple picking, apple pie, and apple cider. But this year, the star of the show has been hit in the core by drought.

Roundtable Analyzes Convention Center, Storm Water Fines, Taxi Open Market

Sept. 26
Midday Edition
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Do we or don't we need a bigger Convention Center? San Diego faces big fines and upgrade costs for storm water violations. And a City Council proposal would make the market for taxi permits wide open.

Mammoth Mountain Owner Buys Big Bear Resorts

Sept. 25
By Susan Murphy
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The owner of Mammoth Mountain has struck a deal to buy two Big Bear ski resorts, located 100 miles from San Diego.

Edison: San Onofre Nuclear Clean-Up Will Cost $4.4 Billion

Sept. 23
By City News Service
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The idled San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station on the northern San Diego County coastline has been inoperative since January 2012, when a small, non-injury leak was discovered in one of the two reactors.

Plan To Fix Section Of Salton Sea Shore Approved

Sept. 23
Associated Press
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Federal officials have approved wildlife conservation plans involving restoration of about 700 acres of Salton Sea wetlands.

Brown Promotes California Climate Efforts At UN

Sept. 23
Associated Press
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Gov. Jerry Brown is joining world leaders Tuesday at the United Nations Climate Summit, where he will discuss California's attempts to slow climate change through laws that put a monetary value on carbon emissions and the state's agreements with other governments to reduce emissions.