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Tease photo for Water Board Proposes Fining San Diego $4.6 Million

Water Board Proposes Fining San Diego $4.6 Million

July 19
By City News Service

The fine is for the city's alleged failure to make sure construction sites did not prevent the pollution of local waterways.

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Scripps Announces Discovery Of Way To Measure Global Warming

July 18
By City News Service

A Scripps Institution of Oceanography climate scientist and a fellow researcher announced Monday they have developed a way to accurately measure global warming and can tell the difference between naturally occurring and human-caused warming.

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San Diego Could Revive Ban On Plastic Bags

July 18
By Andrew Bowen

The San Diego City Council on Tuesday is considering a ban on single-use plastic bags. The local ordinance has been on hold for nearly three years, amid an uncertain future for similar legislation statewide.

Tease photo for San Diego Coastkeeper Offers Lessons For Students, Teachers

San Diego Coastkeeper Offers Lessons For Students, Teachers

July 18
By Megan Burks

The nonprofit is helping teachers meet Common Core science education standards while helping the environment, too.

Tease photo for Examining The Effects Of Climate Change On Barrio Logan

Examining The Effects Of Climate Change On Barrio Logan

July 14
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

The Air Resources Board is holding 15 workshops in low-income communities across California this month to inform the next update to the overarching document that will help the state meet its greenhouse gas reduction goals.

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Section Of Bluffs In Del Mar Collapse

July 13
By City News Service

A section of the bluffs in Del Mar collapsed onto the beach Wednesday, but while witnesses at first thought people may have been caught under the rubble, no one was found.

Tease photo for San Diego County Water Authority, Coastkeeper Trade Barbs Over Conservation

San Diego County Water Authority, Coastkeeper Trade Barbs Over Conservation

July 13
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

San Diego Coastkeeper is criticizing the San Diego County Water Authority's decision to eliminate mandatory water conservation targets.

Tease photo for Will Urban Park In Downtown San Diego Get The Boot?

Will Urban Park In Downtown San Diego Get The Boot?

July 13
By Claire Trageser

The Quartyard park, built on a city-owned vacant lot, was designed to be temporary. The community became attached to it, and now it's set to become a high-rise condo complex.

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With Ample Supply, San Diego Eases Water Use Restrictions

July 12
By City News Service

Water conservation efforts will be voluntary with the switch from a Level Two Drought Alert response to a Level One Drought Watch, though city officials will continue to urge efficient use.

Tease photo for Roundtable: Dallas Police Attack, Homelessness In San Diego And Balboa Park

Roundtable: Dallas Police Attack, Homelessness In San Diego And Balboa Park

July 8
By Pat Finn, Mark Sauer

A sniper attack in Dallas left five police officers dead. San Diego's homelessness problem took a turn for the worse. Balboa Park and Seaport Village may be about to get makeovers.