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High School Students Rally For Climate Change Solutions

Sept. 24
By M.G. Perez

Students went "on strike" Friday to draw attention to climate change.

Palm trees against cloudy skies in the Golden H...

Flash Flood Warning Issued For San Diego County Friday Afternoon

Sept. 24
By City News Service, KPBS Staff

Southeastern San Diego County is under a flash flood warning until 5:15 p.m. Friday due to thunderstorms.

Tease photo for First Egyptian Vulture Bred In Captiv...

First Egyptian Vulture Bred In Captivity In San Diego

Sept. 23
By Erik Anderson

San Diego Zoo Wildlife Alliance officials are celebrating this year's hatching of an endangered Egyptian Vulture. It could be the first of many.

North Fortuna Mountain in Mission Trails Region...

Cool-Down Expected to Begin Thursday Across Southern California

Sept. 22
By City News Service

Mother Nature gave Southern California a farewell blast of summer heat this week, but forecasters said it'll start feeling more like fall Thursday as temperatures slip back to normal.

In this Aug. 22, 2021, file photo, visitors loo...

California Struggles To Conserve Water Amid Historic Drought

Sept. 22
By Associated Press

New data released Tuesday shows residents reduced their water consumption by 1.8% compared to 2020. Gov. Gavin Newsom had asked people to voluntarily cut back their water use by 15%.

Jeffrey Osborne rallies with residents of Jacum...

Jacumba Neighbors Sue To Block Construction Of San Diego County's Largest Solar Farm

Sept. 22
By Camille von Kaenel / inewsource

The fight between the developer of what is slated to become San Diego County’s largest solar farm and neighbors in Jacumba who fear the project will strangle their town is heading to court.

People cool off at Waterfront Park in front of ...

San Diego City Council Approves Sewer, Water Rate Hikes

Sept. 21
By City News Service

The increase will hit single-family homes hardest, while multi-family homes such as condos and apartments, as well as nonresidential ratepayers will actually see a decrease of 5% and 12.1%, respectively.

Line safety director Joe Labak marks a falling ...

Sequoia National Park's Giant Forest Unscathed By Wildfire

Sept. 21
By Associated Press

The ancient massive trees of Sequoia National Park’s famed Giant Forest are unscathed even though a wildfire has been burning near them in California’s Sierra Nevada for nearly two weeks.

Lightning strikes over Lake Mead near Hoover Da...

California Water Agencies Resolve Colorado River Dispute

Sept. 21
Felicia Fonseca / Associated Press

Two major California water agencies have settled a dispute that once threatened to derail a multi-state agreement to protect the Colorado River.

People fishing off Imperial Beach pier in this ...

Imperial Beach Pier Reopens After Five-Day Closure

Sept. 20
By City News Service

Imperial Beach Pier reopened Saturday after being closed for five days because of the loss of a piling.

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