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Extreme Heat Expected In San Diego County Deserts

Aug. 21
By City News Service

The National Weather Service issued an excessive heat warning that will be in effect from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday in the county deserts.

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Rhino Calf Explores San Diego Zoo Safari Park Main Exhibit For First Time

Aug. 20
By City News Service

In his first foray out of the maternity area, Edward and his mother Victoria ran around the perimeter of the two-acre Nikita Kahn Rhino Rescue Center for nearly 30 minutes, according to zookeepers.

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North Park Group Inflates Neighborhood Opposition To Bike Lanes, Review Shows

Aug. 16
By Andrew Bowen

A group of San Diego residents and business owners suing to block a bike lane project have said their supporters are all in North Park. But documents the group submitted to Mayor Kevin Faulconer's office indicate otherwise.

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Temperatures On The Rise in San Diego County, Worst Heat Expected Wednesday

Aug. 20
By City News Service

Highs in desert areas could reach 119 on Wednesday, then temperatures will drop significantly heading into the weekend, forecasters said. Temperatures in the inland valleys will reach the high 80s on Wednesday and the mercury could rise to 98 that day near the foothills.

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Carlsbad Commuters Have New Last-Mile Solution

Aug. 19
By John Carroll

New Carlsbad Connector shuttle service meant to solve "first mile/last mile" gap between the Coaster train and the rest of the city.

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Extreme Temperatures Expected In San Diego County Deserts By Midweek

Aug. 19
By City News Service

A high-pressure system passing through Mexico will cause temperatures to warm through Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service.

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Climate Advocates Rally Outside Congressman Scott Peters' San Diego Office

Aug. 16
By Matt Hoffman

Dozens called on the Democratic Congressman Friday to support the Green New Deal — a plan to slash the nation’s carbon emissions.

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How SDG&E's New Time-Of-Use Plan Could Affect Your Electric Bill

Aug. 15
By John Carroll

With San Diegans cranking up the air conditioning, KPBS looks at how SDG&E's new Time-Of-Use billing plan could impact what you pay for power.

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Climate Change Still Threatens Key US River After Wet Winter

Aug. 15
Felicia Fonseca / Associated Press

Snow piled up in the mountains across the U.S. West last winter, leaving enough to thrill skiers into the summer, swelling rivers and streams when it melted, and largely making wildfire restrictions unnecessary. But the wet weather can be misleading.

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Another Day Of Extreme Heat Expected In San Diego County

Aug. 15
By City News Service

The NWS issued an excessive heat warning that will last until 9 p.m. Thursday for desert areas. A heat advisory will also last until 9 p.m. Thursday for the inland valleys, including El Cajon, Santee and Escondido.

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