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County Supervisor Ron Roberts Looks Back On 31 Years In Government

Dec. 12
By Andrew Bowen

Outgoing San Diego County Supervisor Ron Roberts has been in elected office since 1987. He spoke with KPBS on his proudest accomplishments, the hepatitis A outbreak and the term limits that forced him out of office.

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San Diego Biologist Finds Fish Living In Extremely Low Oxygen Content Waters

Dec. 11
By Erik Anderson

A San Diego marine biologist has found two species of fish that can live in water with almost no oxygen content.

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City Council Reroutes Trucks In Barrio Logan Away From Residential Areas

Dec. 7
By City News Service, Ebone Monet

The San Diego City Council voted 9-0 Tuesday to reroute heavy duty trucks away from Barrio Logan residents' homes, schools and senior centers.

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Lilac Fire Ravaged San Diego's North County A Year Ago

Dec. 7
By Erik Anderson

North San Diego County endured a December Santa Ana wind event that fueled a wildfire that destroyed more than 100 homes last year.

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Hundreds Evacuated From Downtown Homeless Shelter Due To Flooding

Dec. 7
By City News Service

Authorities say more than 300 homeless people remain at SDCCU stadium this morning after heavy rain and flooding prompted evacuations from a tented shelter in the East Village.

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Storm Brings Flood Fears To Southern California Burn Areas

Dec. 7
By Associated Press

Authorities kept a worried eye Friday on fire-scarred Southern California hillsides after a storm brought flooding fears and prompted evacuation orders for hundreds of homes.

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Fall Storm Drenches San Diego

Dec. 6
By City News Service

A blustery autumn storm doused the San Diego area with steady rains Thursday for a second straight day, dropping an inch or more of additional moisture in some areas and occasionally illuminating the skies with flashes of lightning.

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Steady Rain, Thunderstorms Expected Across San Diego County

Dec. 6
By City News Service

The second winter storm to roll across the region in a week is expected to drop moderate but steady rain throughout San Diego County Thursday and bring a slight chance of thunderstorms in coastal areas, forecasters said.

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Mission Bay Wetland Project Moves Forward

Dec. 5
By Erik Anderson

The effort to reshape Mission Bay's northeast corner is moving forward with conservationists unveiling their plan to put sustainable wetlands in the bay.

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Storm Brings Rain To San Diego County

Dec. 5
By City News Service

A low-pressure system sweeping into Southern California will bring rain throughout San Diego County Wednesday and continue through Friday morning, according to the National Weather Service.

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