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Activists Push For Environmental Justice In San Diego Neighborhoods

Oct. 22
By Erik Anderson

Environmental activists push for benefits to San Diego's low-income neighborhoods as the city advances plans to meet tough climate action plan goals.

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NRC'S Preliminary Report On San Onofre 'Near Miss' Finds Oversight Lacking

Oct. 22
By Alison St John

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has issued a preliminary report on a “near miss” accident at the San Onofre nuclear power plant and criticizes SoCal Edison for its procedures and oversight.

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Strong Santa Ana Winds Prompt Red Flag Warning For San Diego County

Oct. 19
By City News Service

Strong and gusty Santa Ana winds, low humidity and warm temperatures prompted the National Weather Service to issue a red flag fire warning Friday denoting a strong risk of wildfire in San Diego County.

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UC San Diego Earthquake Simulator Getting Upgrade

Oct. 18
By Erik Anderson

UCSD earthquake simulator is getting a multi-million dollar upgrade soon.

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California Agency, Gas Tax Backers Worked Closely Together

Oct. 16
By Associated Press

As the political battle to overturn California's gas tax increase intensified, the state transportation agency coordinated frequently with the public affairs firm working to block the repeal on behalf of unions, construction companies and local government groups, emails obtained by The Associated Press show.

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San Diego County Has Enough Water For 2019, Water Authority Says

Oct. 16
By City News Service

San Diego County will have enough water for 2019 in spite of low rainfall and high temperatures over the past year, the San Diego County Water Authority announced Monday.

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Fire Weather Still Threatening San Diego County

Oct. 16
By City News Service

Strong and gusty Santa Ana winds, low humidity levels and warm temperatures will persist Tuesday, with a red flag fire warning denoting a strong risk of wildfire in effect in San Diego County.

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County Environmental Officials Close Water Access Near International Border

Oct. 15
By City News Service

The San Diego County Department of Environmental Health posted a beach closure notice Monday at the Tijuana Slough National Wildlife Refuge and Border Field State Park due to water contamination.

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SDG&E Shuts Off Power To 360 Customers Due To High Winds

Oct. 15
By KPBS News

San Diego Gas and Electric shut off power to about 360 customers in San Diego County on Monday due to high wind conditions that could pose a risk for wildfires.

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City Council Approves Ban On Polystyrene Foam

Oct. 15
By City News Service

Despite stiff opposition from restaurant owners, a divided San Diego City Council Monday tentatively approved a ban on the use and distribution of polystyrene foam products, such as egg cartons and food service containers.

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