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SANDAG Begins Next Phase Of Del Mar Bluff Emergency Repairs

May 17
By City News Service

The next phase of emergency repairs began Monday morning on the Del Mar Bluffs, where a bluff collapse occurred in late February, according to the San Diego Association of Governments.

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Scientists Decode The Physics Of Wave Surfing Pelicans

May 10
By Erik Anderson

UC San Diego researchers have figured out the math that explains how pelicans can fly for miles along the coast while barely flapping their wings.

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California Trucks Salmon To Pacific; Low River Levels Blamed

May 1
By Associated Press

California officials will again truck millions of young salmon raised at fish hatcheries in the state's Central Valley to the Pacific Ocean. The say projected river conditions show the waterways the fish use to travel downstream will be historically low and warm due to increasing drought.

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Scientists: Up To 25,000 Barrels At DDT Dump Site In Pacific

April 26
By Associated Press, Erik Anderson

Marine scientists say they have found what they believe to be as many as 25,000 barrels that possibly contain DDT dumped off the Southern California coast near Catalina Island.

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San Diegans Clean Up State Beaches On Earth Day

April 22
By Jacob Aere

To mark the 51st anniversary of Earth Day, some San Diego County organizations have been cleaning up state beaches and parks in coastal areas.

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Tijuana River Valley Pummeled By Garbage

April 22
By Erik Anderson

The Tijuana River Valley is frequently swamped with sewage-tainted water, but those cross-border flows also carry trash into an ecologically sensitive region.

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Beloved Ocean Beach Pier Faces Uncertain Future

April 16
By John Carroll

It is an icon of Ocean Beach. But a new engineering report shows the OB Pier is in bad shape. It might have to be demolished.

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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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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.