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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.

Meet San Diego's 'Johnny Hempseed'

July 21
By David Wagner
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San Diego hemp booster Chris Boucher wants to sow hemp across the United States. But his seeds keep getting seized.

Tracking Animals In San Diego's Urban Wild Lands

July 19
Promise Yee
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The San Diego Tracking Team offers classes to teach volunteers how to track wild animals in the region's canyons and wildlife corridors and to keep surveys on their findings.

Water Conservation Could Lead To Financial Hardship For Water Agencies

July 18
Katie Orr/ Capital Public Radio
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Conserving water might have a negative financial affect on some California water agencies.

Mountain Thunderstorms, Warming Temperatures In Store For San Diego

July 18
City News Service
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An upper level trough that will move across Southern California on Friday may cause thunderstorms with dry lightning over the mountains on Saturday, followed by high pressure bringing higher than average temperatures in much of San Diego County next week, forecasters said.

What Mandatory Water Conservation Means For San Diegans

July 17
Midday Edition
Evening Edition
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Spurred by the State Water Board for mandatory water conservation, the San Diego County Water Authority is recommending adoption of a "Level 2 Drought Alert." On KPBS Midday Edition we'll talk about what that means for San Diego County.

Open-Air Seafood Market Coming To San Diego Bay

July 16
By Claire Trageser
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A new open-air seafood market has won approval from San Diego County and will open Aug. 2.

California Hearing Set On Tough Oil Refinery Rules

July 16
John Rogers / Associated press
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Under consideration is a rule that would order the adoption of new technology to better monitor and control emissions.