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California Adds Monsanto Weed Killer To List Of Cancer-Causing Chem...

California Adds Monsanto Weed Killer To List Of Cancer-Causing Chemicals

July 7
By David Wagner

Some local governments, including the city of Encinitas, have already implemented municipal bans on the weed-killing chemical glyphosate.

California Gov. Brown Plans To Host 2018 Global Climate Summit

California Gov. Brown Plans To Host 2018 Global Climate Summit

July 6
By Associated Press

California Gov. Jerry Brown plans to convene a climate conference next year, his latest action to position the state as a leader in battling global warming as the White House recedes.

San Diego Zoo Opens New Africa Rocks Exhibit

San Diego Zoo Opens New Africa Rocks Exhibit

July 6
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

The $68 million, 8-acre exhibit features lesser known animals of the African continent, including endangered African penguins, baboons, leopards and lemurs.

Heat Wave Returns To San Diego

Heat Wave Returns To San Diego

July 6
By City News Service

Temperatures in inland San Diego County will begin rising Thursday and could climb past the 115-degree mark in certain areas in the coming days.

33 Years After Her Death, Eccentric Opera Singer’s Garden Still Grows

33 Years After Her Death, Eccentric Opera Singer’s Garden Still Grows

July 5
Diane Bock / KQED

Like many, Madame Ganna Walska came to California in search of spiritual enlightenment.

Eco Learning Lab Gives Fairgoers Chance to Get Their Hands Dirty

Eco Learning Lab Gives Fairgoers Chance to Get Their Hands Dirty

July 3
By KPBS News, Kris Arciaga

This year the San Diego County Fair at Del Mar offered a tour of the Eco Learning Lab, which provides hands-on environmental education to the community.

House To Consider Bill To Make Yucca Mountain Permanent Storage Sit...

House To Consider Bill To Make Yucca Mountain Permanent Storage Site For Nuclear Waste

July 3
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

The House Energy and Commerce Committee last week approved a bill that would create a permanent storage site and a temporary storage site in New Mexico or Texas. The bill will now be considered by the full House of Representatives.

La Jolla Cove Named Fifth Most Bacteria-Ridden Beach In State

La Jolla Cove Named Fifth Most Bacteria-Ridden Beach In State

July 3
By Claire Trageser

La Jolla Cove has been named the fifth-most polluted beach in California by the annual Beach Report Card from the environmental nonprofit Heal the Bay.

San Diego's Mission Bay Getting A Localized Facelift

San Diego's Mission Bay Getting A Localized Facelift

June 30
By Erik Anderson

San Diego planners took another step closer Thursday to a major redesign of the northeast corner of Mission Bay.

San Diego Program To Offer Low-Income Residents Water Bill Credits

San Diego Program To Offer Low-Income Residents Water Bill Credits

June 29
By City News Service

A program to help financially struggling San Diegans pay their water bills is scheduled to begin Saturday, according to a presentation scheduled to be delivered to the City Council's Environment Committee Thursday.