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City Applies For Emergency Closure Of La Jolla Sea Lion Rookery

Aug. 3
By City News Service

San Diego officials are seeking a temporary emergency closure of a portion of Point La Jolla at Ellen Scripps Browning Park to protect the sea lion rookery from tourists during the annual sea lion pupping season, it was announced Tuesday.

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EPA Close To Picking Cross-Border Sewage Fix, But Help Remains Far Off

July 23
By Erik Anderson

Federal money has been set aside to fix the cross border sewage flows fouling local beaches, but that solution remains a long way off.

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Juvenile White Sharks Spotted Off Del Mar Beach

July 14
By Tania Thorne

Sunny weather and warm waters are making San Diego beaches a popular place to be, not just for surfers, but for sharks too. Juvenile white sharks have been spotted at a Del Mar beach.

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Surfrider San Diego Hosts Beach Cleanups Across County Following Holiday Weekend

July 5
By City News Service

Volunteers are slated to remove trash and debris expected to be left behind at county beaches by thousands of residents and visitors flocking to the shores for the Fourth of July holiday weekend.

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La Jolla Cove Fireworks Show Canceled Due To Lack Of Permit

June 30
By Erik Anderson

San Diego officials said Wednesday that they will not allow a Fourth of July fireworks show planned to take place at La Jolla Cove to go forward due to a lack of required permitting from event organizers, news that delighted an animal rights organization that sued to stop the show.

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Three San Diego County Beaches Ranked Among Cleanest In State

June 29
By City News Service, Erik Anderson

San Diego County beaches making the grade were Carlsbad at Encina Creek, Carlsbad at Palomar Airport Road and the Solana Beach Tide Beach Park at Solana Vista Drive.

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Worries Over Nearby Sea Lions Could Derail La Jolla's July 4th Fireworks Show

June 29
By Erik Anderson

The plan to review La Jolla Fourth of July fireworks has hit a legal bump: There are concerns the explosions will impact sea lions who give birth to their young on the rocky shore of La Jolla Point.

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Port Of San Diego To Replenish Sand At Kellogg Beach To Protect From Erosion

June 28
By City News Service

Around 2,200 cubic yards of natural sand will be placed on the beach between Kellogg and McCall streets on the Shelter Island basin beginning on or shortly after July 6. T

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San Diego Sewage Runoff Closes South County Beaches Again

June 24
By City News Service

San Diego County's environmental health department closed the San Diego Tijuana Slough shoreline in southern San Diego County Thursday, cautioning people against coming into contact with the ocean water.

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San Diego Mayor Will Not Close Public Access To La Jolla Sea Lion Rookery

June 17
By Erik Anderson

La Jolla sea lions will have to endure the crowds walking up and down the La Jolla shore, because the city is not shutting down access to a sea lion nursery.