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Santa Ana Winds Raising Fire Danger In San Diego County

Nov. 16
By City News Service
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Gusty Santa Ana winds in San Diego County's mountains and inland valleys, combined with low humidity, will raise the risk for wildfires over a roughly 24-hour span starting Sunday evening.

California Treasurer's Office Says Twin Tunnels Could Be Affordable

Nov. 14
Amy Quinton, Capital Public Radio
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The study says water contractors will pay between $1.8 billion and $2.5 billion dollars a year under a best and worst case scenario.

San Diego Is On The Verge Of A Major Water Recycling Project

Nov. 14
By Erik Anderson
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San Diego is on the cusp of addressing two big problems: diverting sewage headed for the Point Loma wastewater treatment plant and creating 83 million gallons of potable water a day.

San Diego Port's Greenhouse Gas Emissions Drop 42% Over Six Years

Nov. 12
By City News Service
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Greenhouse gas emissions caused by operations at the Port of San Diego dropped by 42 percent between 2006 and 2012, according to a report released Wednesday by the agency.

San Diego Researchers Measure Ice Shelf Stress In Antarctica

Nov. 12
By David Wagner
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Scripps Institution of Oceanography researchers made the difficult trek to Antarctica in order to study the continent's largest ice shelf.

California Solar Farms Spur Job Growth

Nov. 11
Capital Public Radio
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A new report form UC Berkeley finds more than 15,000 new jobs have been created by California’s solar farm construction boom.

Despite New Law Plastic Bag Ban Fight Not Over

Nov. 7
Ed Joyce / Capital Public Radio
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If opponents collect 500,000 signatures by the end of December to qualify a referendum for the November 2016 ballot, the plastic bag ban would be put on hold until voters consider the issue.

Severe Fire Warning For San Diego Valleys, Mountains Through Thursday

Nov. 5
By City News Service
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A red flag warning — the most serious fire-related warning — is in effect until 5 p.m. Thursday.

National Bike Conference Gearing Up In San Diego

Nov. 5
By City News Service
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The four-day National Bicycle Tourism Conference will get underway Wednesday with workshops and lectures on safe and successful bicycling.

Californians Drink Up $7.5B Water Bond; Measure Passes Overwhelmingly

Nov. 4
By Erik Anderson
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California lawmakers hope a massive $7.5 billion will help the state deal with a punishing four-year drought. The measure would fund a variety of water projects, possibly including the first new dams to be built in decades.