Report: San Diego falling short on tree-planting goals
In 2015 the city had a goal to grow the tree canopy by 13-15% by 2020. Now, virtually no progress has been made as the overage canopy remains at 13%.
In some areas like Barrio Logan, tree canopy coverage sits at barely 1%
Emily Busam, a WELL-accredited professional who focuses on health in urban environments, joined Midday Edition on Tuesday with more on the implications of San Diego's lagging tree-planting goals.
The Army veteran who helped stop Saturday’s mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Colorado Springs has deep ties to San Diego. In other news, San Diego soccer fans cheer on both U.S. and Mexico. Plus, a local food organization prepares for a huge pre-Thanksgiving pie delivery, to help feed critically ill San Diegans.
Congressman Mike Levin, D-San Juan Capistrano, secured a third term representing San Diego’s 49th District. He joins us to talk about bipartisianship and the next Congress. Then, if you’ve been to the San Diego International Airport lately, you may have noticed it’s very much under construction. We have tips and advice for holiday travelers.