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Showers Forecast For San Diego County

May 22
By City News Service
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The strong gusty winds blustering through the deserts of San Diego County are expected to continue Friday as rain fell elsewhere in the region.

One Paseo Project In Carmel Valley Will Be Scaled Back

May 21
By Megan Burks, City News Service
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Kilroy Realty, which had won approval for its 23.6-acre mixed-use project in Carmel Valley, will be redesigning the project to reduce traffic and lower the height of buildings, among other changes. The project faced much opposition, and the change of plans was announced just before a San Diego City Council vote.

Environmentalists Push For Alternatives To Adding Lanes To Route 94

May 21
By Erik Anderson
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Transportation planners want to ease traffic congestion on state Route 94, which brings commuters in and out of downtown San Diego.

'Peaker' Plant To Replace Carlsbad's Power Station

May 21
By Alison St John
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The state's Public Utilities Commission approved Thursday a new gas power plant in Carlsbad to replace almost a quarter of the energy lost when San Onofre shut down. Opponents say the decision misses an opportunity to move toward more sustainable energy sources.

San Diego County Water Authority Proposes Water Rate Hikes

May 21
By City News Service
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The water authority — which obtains water from a variety of sources and distributes it to member agencies such as the city of San Diego — proposed an increase of 6.6 percent for untreated water and 5.4 percent for treated water in the 2016 calendar year.

Strong Winds Expected In San Diego County Deserts

May 21
By City News Service
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A National Weather Service wind advisory for the deserts is scheduled to take effect at 2 p.m. and extend until 8 a.m. Friday. Westerly winds of 25 to 35 miles per hour are forecast for the area along with gusts that may reach 50 mph.

San Diegans Reduced Water Use By 3.5% In April

May 20
By City News Service
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The city's Public Utilities Department said she was troubled by the mild response to demands to use less water, especially now that state officials have ordered the city to cut back water deliveries by 16 percent.

Surfrider Launches Ocean Friendly Restaurants Campaign In San Diego County

May 20
By City News Service
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Surfrider wants to get restaurants to cut back on using containers made of polystyrene, plastic bags and disposable cups and utensils, which frequently get washed down storm drains to area beaches and coastal waters.

Pollution Alert In Effect For North County Waterway

May 19
By City News Service

An estimated 154,000 gallons of treated sewage spilled in an Oceanside waterway.

Lilac Hills Project: 'Leapfrog' Development Or Smart Growth?

May 18
By Alison St John
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Lilac Hills Ranch, a proposed development in Valley Center, pits millions of dollars in private investment against years of public planning.