The $1 billion desalination plant in Carlsbad was dedicated Monday in the name of the late Mayor Claude "Bud" Lewis, who died last year. Lewis served on the City Council for four decades, including 27 years as mayor.
The largest ocean desalination plant in the western hemisphere opens for business Monday in Carlsbad. A San Diego County Water Authority official explains what the $1 billion project means to the region.
The last northern white rhino in North America died this past weekend at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. Nola was 41. The critically endangered rhino suffered from a bacterial infection that took hold in September.
Ballast Point officials say they plan to continue pushing to get their product in more markets. The company was bought for $1 billion by Constellation Brands, the nation's third largest beer distributor.
Ballast Point, a nearly 20-year-old operation known for its popular Sculpin IPA and Grapefruit Sculpin IPA, will continue as a stand-alone company with its existing management team and employees running the day-to-day operations.
The wreck of the Canadian destroyer Yukon is a magnet for divers looking for adventure near the San Diego coast. The ship also attracts a wide range of marine life. Scientists are documenting the area to help understand how the wreck is affecting the underwater environment.
A Vista greenhouse covers the largest aquaponics facility in Southern California, and the business is getting bigger. Local operators are hoping to build a money-making facility that does more than just grow high quality food.
Residents in one San Diego County water district are able to get recycled water even if they do not have purple pipes connected to their property. A new recycled water filling station is open in 4S Ranch.