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Wind Advisory Issued For San Diego County Mountains, Valleys

April 13
By City News Service
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The National Weather Service said wind gusts up to 50 mph will be possible in the mountains and valleys beginning at 2 a.m. Monday and continuing until 2 p.m.

California City Declares Sriracha Maker A Nuisance

April 10
Associated Press
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The Irwindale City Council's vote on Wednesday gives the factory 90 days to make changes to stop the spicy odors that prompted complaints from some residents last fall.

Anza Borrego Desert Wildflower Bloom A Bust After Dry Winter

April 9
By Susan Murphy
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Spring wildflowers typically paint the Anza Borrego Desert floor this time of year in an array of vibrant colors, drawing thousands of visitors from San Diego. But ongoing drought conditions have kept the annual blooms at bay.

California Legislature Debates Fracking Moratorium

April 9
Amy Quinton, Capital Public Radio
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The move comes less than a year after the passage of legislation that regulates the oil-extraction process.

San Diego Scientists Offer Free Online Course On Climate Change

April 8
By Susan Murphy
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Researchers have warned for years of climate change's potential effects, including higher sea levels and increasing extreme weather events. Now the general public has an opportunity to explore the science and share ideas with participants from around the world.

Ratepayer Group: Proposed Settlement Of San Onofre Nuclear Costs 'Theft'

April 7
Ed Joyce / KPCC
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A ratepayer group said the proposed settlement of costs related to the failed San Onofre nuclear plant is a bad deal for customers.

Above Average Temperatures Predicted For San Diego This Week

April 7
By City News Service
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Temperatures Monday will peak in the high 70s to mid-80s in coastal areas, and high 80s to low 90s in the western valleys, 70s in the mountains, and high 80s to low 90s in the deserts.

Tapped-Out Farmers Applaud Escondido Decision To Recycle Wastewater

April 7
By Megan Burks
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Escondido is moving forward with a wastewater recycling program that could provide relief for farmers struggling with rising water costs.

Roundtable: Fewer Fire Engines; More Opera Intrigue; Scarce Ensenada Water

April 4
Midday Edition
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San Diego Fire & Rescue has 32 reserve engines in case of a major wildfire, but only three of them are ready to roll. The intrigue surrounding the San Diego Opera's demise is somewhat, um, operatic. Ensenada is facing a water shortage.