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California’s Stormwater Regulations Are Themselves A Toxic Mess

California’s Stormwater Regulations Are Themselves A Toxic Mess

Jan. 6
Ry Rivard / Voice of San Diego

Across California, there could be thousands or even tens of thousands of businesses dodging environmental rules and sending pollution into the state’s waters.

Light Rains Sweeping Through San Diego County

Light Rains Sweeping Through San Diego County

Jan. 5
By City News Service

A mild winter storm brought gentle rains and increased winds to the San Diego area Thursday, ushering in another round of inclement weather as the new year gets off to a wet start.

Californians' Water Use Up Despite Drought

Californians' Water Use Up Despite Drought

Jan. 4
By Associated Press

The latest figures show Californians' water use is still on the rise since the state lifted mandatory conservation for the drought.

San Diego County Continues To Reduce Water Consumption

San Diego County Continues To Reduce Water Consumption

Jan. 4
By City News Service

Customers in most of the two dozen water districts in San Diego County continued to reduce consumption in November, though not by as much as the same month in the prior year, according to data released Wednesday by state water officials.

More Rain Moving Into San Diego County

More Rain Moving Into San Diego County

Jan. 4
By City News Service

Rain may start falling late Wednesday night in much of San Diego County other than the deserts.

US-Trained Dolphins To Help Locate Mexico's Vaquita Porpoise

US-Trained Dolphins To Help Locate Mexico's Vaquita Porpoise

Jan. 4
By Associated Pressand Mark Stevenson

U.S. Navy-trained dolphins and their handlers will participate in a last-ditch effort to catch, enclose and protect the last few dozen of Mexico's critically endangered vaquita porpoises to save them from extinction.

Halfway Through Wet Season, California's Snowpack More Than Halfway...

Halfway Through Wet Season, California's Snowpack More Than Halfway There

Jan. 3
By KPBS News, Associated Press

California's snowpack is on track to reach normal levels by the end of the wet season, but state water officials are "playing this one moment to moment."

SDG&E's Plan To Lobby On Community Choice Is Suspended

SDG&E's Plan To Lobby On Community Choice Is Suspended

Jan. 3
By Claire Trageser

The California Public Utilities Commission says SDG&E is not doing enough to show its lobbying arm is separate from the utility.

Low Overnight Temperatures Trigger San Diego's Emergency Homeless S...

Low Overnight Temperatures Trigger San Diego's Emergency Homeless Shelter

Jan. 2
By City News Service

Shelters will provide 280 additional beds overnight as the temperature in downtown San Diego drops below 50 degrees.

San Diego Opens Emergency Homeless Shelters Overnight Friday And Sa...

San Diego Opens Emergency Homeless Shelters Overnight Friday And Saturday

Dec. 30
By City News Service

San Diego housing officials have called for 280 additional beds for the homeless Friday and Saturday nights due to the wet weather.