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Steep Decline In Giant Sea Turtles Seen Off US West Coast

April 8
Gillian Flaccus and Haven Daley / Associated Press

Leatherback sea turtles have been plying the world's oceans for tens of millions of years, but scientists say a rapid decline in their numbers means they could disappear from U.S. West Coast waters within decades.

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Sewage Flows Continue To Foul South San Diego County Beaches

April 6
By Erik Anderson

Sewage tainted flows continue to foul ocean waters off the coast of San Diego and hope for progress has stalled.

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What Biden's Infrastructure Plan Means For San Diego

April 5
By Andrew Bowen

The president's $2 trillion infrastructure plan would invest heavily in public transit and intercity rail — goals that are closely aligned with what San Diego transportation planners hope to achieve.

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After Nearly 50 Years, Carlsbad's Iconic Landmark Coming Down

April 5
By Alexander Nguyen

A part of Carlsbad’s history and identity is being torn down. Demolition has started on the smokestack at the Encina Power Station.

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County Health Agency Lifts Closure of Coronado Beaches

April 4
By City News Service

Health officials lifted the water contact closure for the Coronado shoreline Sunday, after testing confirmed that water quality meets state health standards following recent Tijuana River sewage contamination.

People on the beach in Coronado on July 12, 2020.

Silver Strand, Coronado Beaches Closed After Sewage Contamination

April 3
By City News Service

Sewage contamination from the Tijuana River caused the closure Saturday of the Silver Strand and Coronado shorelines, San Diego County environmental health officials said.

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Spring Weather Predicted For San Diego County Into Next Week

April 3
By City News Service

San Diego County's spring weather pattern was expected to persist Saturday and well into next week, the National Weather Service said.

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Port Of San Diego Weighs Including Environmental Justice In Master Plan

April 2
By Erik Anderson

The public agency that manages the tidelands around San Diego Bay is considering adjusting the way it does business, essentially adding environmental justice to the Port of San Diego's master plan.

Sean de Guzman, chief of snow surveys for the C...

California Snowpack Below Normal With Wet Season Ending

April 1
By Associated Press

The water content of California’s Sierra Nevada snowpack was measured at 59% of the April 1 average, when it historically is at its peak, the state’s chief of snow surveys and water supply forecasting said Thursday.

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Spring Heat Wave Sets Temperature Records In San Diego Area

March 31
By City News Service

Less than two weeks into spring, a spell of sultry Santa Ana conditions provided a preview of summer in the San Diego area Wednesday.

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