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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.

Balboa Park To Plant 500 Trees As Part Of City Initiative

Balboa Park To Plant 500 Trees As Part Of City Initiative

June 29
By City News Service

San Diego officials are scheduled to announce Thursday that they are embarking on a program to plant 500 trees in Balboa Park over the next two years, thanks in part to a $378,000 state grant.

San Diego Poised To Sharpen Options To Change Northeast Mission Bay

San Diego Poised To Sharpen Options To Change Northeast Mission Bay

June 28
By Erik Anderson

A major facelift is coming for the northeast part of San Diego's Mission Bay, but exactly what shape those changes will take remains up in the air.

California Attorney General's Office Faces Scrutiny Over San Onofre...

California Attorney General's Office Faces Scrutiny Over San Onofre Inquiry

June 27
By Amita Sharma

Questions are again being raised about the California Attorney General’s investigation of how consumers were left with a $3.3 billion bill for the closure of the San Onofre Nuclear Generation Station.

SANDAG Reform Bill Wins Backing Of San Diego City Council

SANDAG Reform Bill Wins Backing Of San Diego City Council

June 27
By Andrew Bowen

In a 5-4 vote, the San Diego City Council has decided to support a bill in Sacramento that would make big changes to the county’s regional planning agency, SANDAG.