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Stories by Erik Anderson

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Sea Level Rise Could Sink California Property Values

June 18
By Erik Anderson

A new report says California property values along the coast could drop as the level of the ocean rises. The study found more than $15 billion worth of private property is at risk in California over the next 25 years.

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Report Card Has Good Grades For San Diego's Beaches

June 7
By City News Service, Erik Anderson

Dry weather is good news for San Diego County beach water quality.

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San Diego State Eyes Private Partners For Mission Valley Development

June 6
By Erik Anderson

San Diego State University tests a private-public partnership to build student housing, just off campus.

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Moreno Takes Early Lead To Replace Alvarez In San Diego's 8th District

June 5
By Erik Anderson

The seat was opened up by termed-out incumbent David Alvarez.

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Incumbent, City Council President Myrtle Cole Takes Lead In District 4 Race

June 5
By Erik Anderson

The San Diego City Council District 4 incumbent President Myrtle Cole attracted three challengers.

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Gas Prices Crimping San Diego Economy

May 28
By Erik Anderson

San Diego's average gasoline price is edging closer to the $4 a gallon mark and that is starting to put a squeeze on driving in Southern California.

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San Diego Parks Get Good Marks

May 23
By Erik Anderson

San Diego got good marks in a national survey of parks in the country's largest 100 cities.

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Artificial Insemination Yields Rhino Embryo At Zoo's Safari Park

May 17
By Erik Anderson

San Diego Zoo researchers have successfully used artificial insemination to get a southern white rhino pregnant.

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Four Candidates Running For District 8 San Diego City Council Seat

May 10
By Erik Anderson

The race for the eighth district council seat will bring a new face to the San Diego City Hall.

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Survey Considers Options For Proposed SDSU Sports Stadium

May 9
By Erik Anderson

San Diego State University’s athletic department is reaching out to the community to gauge what residents want in a new football stadium.

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Three Candidates Challenge Incumbent In San Diego's District 4 Council Race

May 8
By Erik Anderson

The San Diego City Council District 4 race features an incumbent running for re-election against three challengers.

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San Diego's Urban Neighborhoods Suffer Shortage Of Parks

May 3
By Erik Anderson

A new report on the region's parks finds San Diego's poorest neighborhoods endure a shortage of green space.

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Housing Crunch Forcing People To Leave California

May 3
By Erik Anderson

A new report from a California think tank finds the cost of housing is one of the major reasons people move out of the state.

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A Tentative No: SDG&E Gas Pipeline Gets Negative Evaluation

May 2
By Erik Anderson

An administrative law judge is rejecting a San Diego Gas and Electric plan to build a 47-mile long natural gas pipeline from Rainbow to Miramar.

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Diesel Fuel May Be On The Way Out At California Ports

April 18
By Erik Anderson

An Escondido company is helping fuel change in the nation's cargo transportation industry.

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San Diego Water Bills May Be Going Up, Again

April 9
By Erik Anderson

San Diego County residents could be facing significantly higher water bills if a Sacramento Delta tunnel project moves forward.

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Helicopter Crash Kills Four Southern California Marines

April 4
By Erik Anderson

Military helicopter crash kills four marines in Imperial County.

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Smaller Water Tunnel Project Means Higher Costs For San Diego

April 3
By Erik Anderson

The plan for two water tunnels under the Sacramento Delta is dead, but the replacement plan with only one tunnel may be more expensive for local water users.

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EPA To Ease Back Emissions Standards

April 2
By Associated Press, Erik Anderson

Environmental regulators announced on Monday they will ease emissions standards for cars and trucks, saying that a timeline put in place by President Barack Obama was not appropriate and set standards "too high."

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Congressional Delegation Presents Unified Voice On Border Sewage Spills

March 26
By Erik Anderson

San Diego’s congressional delegation is speaking up about the region’s cross-border pollution problem.

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KPBS Drought Tracker Finds Drier Than Normal Conditions

March 22
By Erik Anderson

San Diego has quietly slipped back into a moderate drought condition and this week’s rain isn’t significant enough to end that.

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San Diego County Climate Plan Under Fire

March 19
By Erik Anderson

The San Diego Sierra Club is back in court challenging San Diego County’s latest Climate Action Plan.

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10 Years Later, California Still Reviewing Pesticide That Kills Bees

March 19
By Erik Anderson

One decade after beginning a rigorous review, California is still trying to decide how to best regulate powerful insecticides that first hit the market in the mid-1990s.

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Trump Boosters Rally Near The Border For President's First San Diego Visit

March 13
By Erik Anderson

About 200 pro-Trump people gathered in Otay Mesa as the president flew into town to visit the border wall prototypes.

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Council OK's SDSU West Ballot Measure To Redevelop Mission Valley Stadium Site

March 12
By Erik Anderson

The San Diego City Council voted unanimously to put the SDSU West initiative on the November ballot.

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City Attorney Reviews SDSU West's Mission Valley Proposal

March 5
By Erik Anderson

San Diego’s city attorney reviews the SDSU West proposal and she sees a lot of uncertainty in the initiative.

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Feds Facing Lawsuit Over Cross-Border Sewage Spills In San Diego

March 2
By Erik Anderson

Imperial Beach and the Port of San Diego are pushing forward with plans to sue the federal government over cross-border sewage flows.

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Global Hawk Celebrates 20th Birthday

Feb. 28
By Erik Anderson

An unmanned plane designed and built in San Diego hits a key milestone.

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Supervisor Roberts: Bullish On Electric Car Future In California

Feb. 20
By Erik Anderson

A long-time member of the California Air Resources Board considers the future of the electric vehicles in California.

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Ruling Expected Soon In Trump Border-Wall Case

Feb. 9
By Erik Anderson, Jean Guerrero, KPBS News

A ruling is expected this week after further briefing in the lawsuit challenging the Trump administration's effort to bypass environmental laws to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.

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Solar Deal Shines On San Diego Sierra Club

Feb. 7
By Erik Anderson

San Diego County’s Sierra Club stands to get a windfall from a local solar energy installer.

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San Diego Takes Charge Of New EV Rebate Program

Feb. 6
By Erik Anderson

San Diego is testing a new approach that could make it easier to buy fully electric or hybrid cars and trucks.

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San Diego State Might Tap Taxpayer Funds To Expand Into Mission Valley

Feb. 6
By Erik Anderson

San Diego State University’s vision to reshape part of Mission Valley into an auxiliary campus is being touted as a $3 billion plan that will not use taxpayer dollars. But the prohibition on public funding is not an ironclad directive.

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San Diego Zoo Mourns Passing Of Rhino

Feb. 5
By Erik Anderson

San Diego Zoo loses rhino who served as a companion of a critically endangered northern white rhino that died just over two years ago.

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Study Finds California Clean Vehicle Target Within Reach

Jan. 30
By Erik Anderson

A new report finds California is on track to have 1.5 million electric vehicles on the road in 2025.

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Buena Vista Lagoon's Future Still Unclear

Jan. 26
By Erik Anderson

SANDAG needs more time to consider whether the county’s only freshwater coastal lagoon will remain walled off from the ocean.

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SDG&E To Unveil New Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure Projects

Jan. 19
By City News Service, Erik Anderson

San Diego Gas & Electric Friday will unveil several new projects at the 10th Avenue Marine Terminal to expand the county's electric vehicle charging infrastructure to support semi-trucks and other commercial vehicles.

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SoccerCity Backers Blast SDSU West Plan For Mission Valley Development

Jan. 19
By Erik Anderson

The soccer-focused group aiming to redevelop the Mission Valley Stadium site took aim at a similar proposal being pushed by Friends of San Diego State University.

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Scripps Institution Of Oceanography Researcher Dies After 5-Year Battle With Cancer

Jan. 17
By Erik Anderson

A San Diego geochemist is being remembered as a diligent and wise colleague after succumbing to cancer.

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A Look At The Incredible Shrinking Salton Sea

Jan. 16
By Erik Anderson

California’s largest lake, the Imperial Valley’s Salton Sea, is poised to begin shrinking at unprecedented speed this year. Look at these photos that show you how the lake is changing.

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The Shrinking Salton Sea Endangers Region's Health

Jan. 15
By Erik Anderson

California’s largest lake, the Imperial Valley’s Salton Sea, is poised to begin shrinking at an unprecedented speed this year. The retreat is raising concerns about the future of a place that is considered both an ecological treasure and a looming public health disaster.

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San Diego Researcher Finds Oxygen Getting Rarer In Oceans

Jan. 4
By Erik Anderson

A growing threat to the planet’s oceans may be getting worse because of climate change.

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SDSU West Backers Press Public For More Signatures

Dec. 20, 2017
By Erik Anderson

Signature gathering to put the SDSU West measure on the ballot continues to march forward.

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San Diego Researchers Use Drone To Study Polar Bears And Arctic Ice

Dec. 15, 2017
By Erik Anderson

San Diego researchers and engineers have had a successful test of a special cold weather drone.

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San Diego Researchers Digging For Information On Sand Berms

Dec. 14, 2017
By Erik Anderson

San Diego researchers are studying sand berms on a Coronado beach, hoping to learn how ocean waves affect the protective structures.

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South San Diego County Beaches Getting More Water Testing

Dec. 13, 2017
By Erik Anderson

The Surfrider Foundation's San Diego chapter will begin organizing testing of ocean water quality off the coast of Imperial Beach, the Tijuana River Estuary and Coronado.

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Mission Bay Facelift Considered By Park Committee

Dec. 5, 2017
By Erik Anderson

The effort to transform Mission Bay's northeast corner could be moving forward.

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King Tides Apply Pressure To San Diego Coastline

Dec. 4, 2017
By Erik Anderson

San Diego got a peek at the future Monday of rising ocean levels thanks to the yearly phenomenon known as King tides.

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SDSU Unveils Campus Expansion Plan For Mission Valley

Nov. 29, 2017
By City News Service, Erik Anderson

San Diego State University Wednesday unveiled a $3 billion plan to expand the campus into Mission Valley and redevelop the former Qualcomm Stadium property.

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Increased Homeless Population Along San Diego River Hampers Water Quality

Nov. 28, 2017
By Erik Anderson

The San Diego River is more crowded since the city began moving homeless people off of downtown streets. The extra people are putting additional pressure on an already stressed ecosystem.

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