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Rain Drenches San Diego As Storm Moves Through

May 8
By City News Service
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A chilly, blustery storm swept through the drought- parched region Friday morning, bringing drenching rain to low-lying areas and snow to the mountains.

San Diego Rain Storm Won't Decrease Fire Danger By Much

May 8
By Claire Trageser
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While a mid-May rain storm is unusual for San Diego, the downpour will only temporarily decrease the risk of wildfires, according to the National Weather Service.

Commission Opts To Compare Alternatives Before Voting On Carlsbad Power Plant

May 7
By Alison St John
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The California Public Utilities Commission has decided not to approve SDG&E's proposed contract for a new power plant in Carlsbad until they have more information about renewable alternatives.

San Diego Biologists Find New Populations Of Rare Plant

May 7
By Erik Anderson
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Biologists have found six new populations of a rare San Diego plant that was thought to be extinct just a few decades ago.

Scientists Investigate Mysterious 'Blob' At UC San Diego

May 6
Midday Edition
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Questions about a mysterious mass of warm water in the Pacific Ocean and its effects on marine life bring researchers to the La Jolla campus.

Storm Brings Sprinkles To San Diego County

May 7
By City News Service
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Heavier rain is expected in parts of San Diego County overnight. Gusty winds continue to buffet the desert.

Drought Drives Some San Diegans To Go Grass-Free

May 7
By Claire Trageser
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If you drive through any local residential neighborhood you’d see the same green grass you'd find in the rest of the country. But the drought means homeowners are not only letting their lawns go brown, they’re changing them to entirely different kinds of landscape.

San Diego Protesters Urge Peters To Oppose Fast-Tracking Trade Deal

May 6
By Erik Anderson
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An international trade deal has raised concern among local political activists. Protesters are asking Rep. Scott Peters to take a stand.

Water Authority Disappointed Over California's New Rules

May 6
By City News Service
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San Diego County Water Authority Chairman Mark Weston said the agency is disappointed the state regulations don't encourage the development of new water supplies.

Gusty Winds Expected In San Diego County's Deserts

May 6
By City News Service

A National Weather Service wind advisory for the deserts is scheduled to take effect at 4 p.m. Wednesday and extend until 3 a.m. Friday.