People around the world are marking a somber World Refugee Day on Saturday as more than 45 million people globally are displaced from their homes because of war and violence. San Diego provides a welcome mat to approximately 3,500 refugees every year.
California’s wildfire season is off to an early and dangerous start. Firefighters have already battled 1,600 wildfires throughout the state, which is 500 more fires compared to the same period last year and 85 percent more fires than in an average year.
A project to extend the San Diego Trolley to the University City community is taking another step forward. SANDAG is scheduled on Friday to kick off the public review and comment period and a draft environmental report.
The San Diego County Grand Jury is applauding the methane-to-power conversion at the Miramar Landfill. The garbage dump has also helped create a unique partnership between city and government officials.
The final California snow survey was bad news for the millions of residents and farmers who rely on the snowpack for their water. It also means water officials will have to draw from storage reserves for the first time since 2009 to meet demand.
A San Diego proposal to ban the retail sale of dogs, cats and rabbits in pet stores and commercial establishments was approved Wednesday by the City Council's Public Safety and Neighborhood Services Committee.
Greenhouse gas carbon dioxide (CO2) is increasing at a steep rate in the Earth's atmosphere and approaching a troubling new milestone: The heat-trapping gas could reach sustained levels of 400 parts per million of carbon dioxide by next month.
A red flag warning is in effect for the mountains and valleys of San Diego County from 9 a.m. Thursday through 5 p.m. Friday as gusty Santa Ana winds, combined with single-digit humidity, are expected to increase the danger of wildfires.
Environmentalists opposing the Keystone XL oil pipeline are planning to protest in Coronado today, where the primary trade association of the oil and gas industry, American Petroleum Institute (API), will be holding its annual Pipeline Conference.
More than 70 members of Congress wrote to the Obama administration last week requesting that the gray wolf be removed from the endangered species list. The move could jeopardize local efforts to help save the critically endangered Mexican Gray Wolf.
More than 100 activists gathered at Santee Lakes on Sunday to commemorate the 2nd anniversary of the Syrian uprising, including some newly-arrived Syrians who are rallying to help their war-torn homeland.